News 18 Aug 2009

BMW announces pricing for S 1000 RR superbike

BMW Motorrad Australia has revealed the pricing of the 2010 model S 1000 RR superbike, with a very competitive base price.


BMW's S 1000 RR superbike

BMW's S 1000 RR superbike

BMW Motorrad Australia is pleased to announce that the highly-anticipated BMW S 1000 RR Supersports motorcycle is scheduled to arrive in Australian showrooms in early 2010 with pricing from $21,900*. (No, this is not a typo).

The S 1000 RR features an all-new, race-bred 999cc water-cooled, DOHC, sixteen valve, inline four-cylinder power unit, developing a maximum output of 193 hp at 13,000rpm and maximum torque of 82.5lb-ft at 9,750rpm.

Combined with a sophisticated lightweight chassis weighing just 184kg dry, (204kg including fuel and lubricants), the S 1000 RR will take its place as the lightest ABS equipped motorcycle in the Supersports category, with a power-to-weight ratio of just 1.05 kg and, respectively, 1.06kg (2.31lb and, respectively, 2.34lb) per horsepower without/with Race ABS.

The S 1000 RR will be equipped as standard with race style Quickshift, providing riders with lightening fast gear changes and uninterrupted acceleration.

Available in four dramatic colors: Thunder Grey Metallic, Acid Green Metallic, Mineral Silver Metallic and the optional BMW Motorrad Motorsport color combination of Alpine White, Lupin Blue and Magma Red, there is sure to be a colour for everyone.

Available options will include:

  • Multi-mode Race ABS with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)    $2,500
  • Anti-Theft Alarm System    $505
  • Motorsport Colour scheme    $765

With initial demand expected to exceed supply BMW Motorrad Dealers are currently taking customer orders for supply in the first part of 2010.

The BMW S 1000 RR is currently proving itself in its inaugural year in competition, with Team BMW Motorrad Motorsport riders Troy Corser and Ruben Xaus already achieving multiple top-10 finishes in the 2009 Superbike World Championship.

*Manufacturer List Price is shown and excludes dealer charges, stamp duty, statutory charges and on-road charges which are additional and vary between dealers and States/Territories. Customers are advised to contact their nearest BMW Motorrad dealer for all pricing inquiries.