Updates on the 2015 S1000RR include refreshed styling and updates to the existing power that has been tuned to offer 199 HP of power and 113 Nm of torque.
BMW has unveiled the 2015 S1000RR at the 2014 Intermot Motorcycle show held in Cologne, Germany and has given this superbike a host of upgrades that not only comes with refreshed styling, but also more power from the same engine that will make it go faster. In terms of aesthetics, BMW has worked upon repositioning the headlights retaining the existing and distinguishable asymmetric arrangement, while the vents and fairing have also been revised on the superbike. At the rear, the S1000RR now sports a larger exhaust muffler than its predecessor, while the rear has received subtle tweaks.
The mechanicals see a comprehensive rework on the 2015 BMW S1000RR including the new cylinder head, lighter valves and different intake cams that have been tweaked to offer more power and performance from the same 998cc powerplant. The beast of an engine now produces 199 HP of power at 13,500 RPM, up by 5 HP over the outgoing model and 113 Nm of torque at 10,500 RPM, paired to a 6-speed gearbox. In addition, the Bavarian engineers have also redesigned the exhaust and chassis that is not only lighter, but also offers improved rigidity as well as flexibility and have helped in reducing the weight to 204 kgs, lighter by 4 kgs than the outgoing bike.
In addition, the wheelbase, steering angle and full adjustable springs have received mild tweaks that have improved the handling dynamics on the 2015 BMW S1000RR. Keeping planted at mind boggling speeds is a host of new tech on board and comes standard with Race ABS, stability control, seven-step variable traction control and three riding modes namely Rain, Sport and Race. There is also the optional pro-riding mode that gets two additional modes Slick and User that can be configured for optimum results.
BMW is also offering optional cruise control on the 2015 S1000RR and also gets Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) system with seven different settings. There is also the optional extra electronic package that adds launch control and pit-lane speed limiter on the superbike. There is also the HP Gear Shift Assist Pro system that allows for clutchless gear changes. The 2015 BMW S1000RR is being offered in 3 colour choices which include Racing Red / Light White, Black Storm metallic and BMW Motorsport.