2021 BMW S1000RR, S1000XR: Changes explained
BMW Motorrad recently revealed the entire 2021 model line-up which also includes the new S1000RR and the S1000XR models. The company is referring to these updates as revisions for 2021.
2021 BMW S1000RR:
The BMW S1000RR is considered a benchmark in the supersport category of motorcycle and for 2021 the company has updated the bike with new ‘Black Storm metallic’ and non-metallic ‘Racing Red’ colours. The bike has also received Euro 5 certification, which means that the S1000RR will soon be headed to the Indian market as a BS 6-compliant model.
Some of the optional M division equipment on the S1000RR comprises M titanium exhaust system, M clutch lever protector, M milled parts package, M brake lever protector, M folding clutch lever, M folding brake lever, M engine protectors, M Endurance chain, M rider footrest system left/right, USB charging port and M GPS lap trigger. There is also an optional M GPS lap trigger which uses a GPS sensor. This function sends a signal to the instrument console for allowing the data-logger to trigger the lap timer/lap counter through GPS.
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The company is yet to reveal the updated output figures on the bike. For the record, the previous model was known to draw power from its 999 cc, inline four-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine which was responsible to delivering 200.8 bhp at 13,500 rpm and 113 Nm of torque which peaks at 11,000 rpm. The transmission option remains the same 6-speed unit.
2020 BMW S1000XR:
BMW has given the 2021 S1000XR a new M colour option for its ‘Sport Style’ version. The new S1000XR also benefits from a titanium sports silencer, a tour package with new luggage rack and a USB charging port. Like the S1000RR, the new adventure tourer also features an optional M-branded engine protectors, endurance chain and more.