The ultimate fusion of riding adventure and performance is astutely disguised in one stunner of a body in the new BMW S 1000 XR. We quote from one of the most recent reviews of the 2016 model: “the 2016 BMW S 1000 XR brings the best of both worlds together for a high performance, high tech, and high adrenaline adventure riding experience.”
The debut of the first BMW Motorrad adventure sports motorcycle
Also described as “a class-leading superbike with a renowned full ADV,” the BMW S 1000 XR is BMW’s first ever adventure sports motorcycle. This thrilling combination of high speed and touring capability; is packaged in one ultra sexy model. Plus it has an upright seating position that will attract attention wherever you go.
The technology that powers the BMW S 1000 XR
Praised for ‘adventure sports perfection’, the innovative seating arrangement of the S 1000 XR follows a proven concept that is very similar to that of the popular GS series. This makes it comfortable to ride on any road conditions, at any speed. But it also boasts the dynamic performance of a racer:
- Water/oil-cooled 4-cylinder
- 4-stroke in-line engine
- Four valves per cylinder
- Two overhead camshafts
- A max torque of 112 Nm at 9,250 rpm.
Fittings and accessories to suit any rider style
This new addition to the BMW stable has a timeless, classic design and offers a multitude of options for modifications and extras to suit any discerning rider’s style and preference:
- The HP Shift Assistant Pro: curtails use of the clutch between pulling away & stopping & ensures seamless gear shifting
- Electronic suspension control: powered by Dynamic ESA for optimal performance
- Pro riding modes: two highly dynamic set-up options now directly available from BMW
- ABS Pro: For those who enjoy the assurance of maximum safety for braking in the curves
Get the total package from Bavarian Motorcycles only.
Buy the BMW S 1000 XR before the end of July and you will receive a complimentary BMW Navigator V with Maps plus an Akrapovic sports silencer valued at R22, 790 (incl VAT). Buy it from Bavarian Motorcycles and you will also get:
- The exclusive option of an extended warranty & service plan
- An Ultimate Rider Rewards card for 5-10% cash back on future sales of rider gear, services & original BMW part
In conclusion, we have no choice but to echo the journalist who wrote the following about the BMW S 1000 R: “behold the latest – and possibly greatest – motorcycle by BMW…” To get in on the hype, book your test ride now.