Bimota revealed a new concept sportbike at the 2012 EICMA Show equipped with a BMW S1000RR engine. The Bimota BB2 concept is the first product of a new partnership signed with BMW that would see the German manufacturer supply S1000RR engines for Bimota. The S1000RR engine has class-leading numbers, with the 172.4 hp we measured […]
EICMA 2013: 2014 BMW S1000R First Impressions Video
UPDATE: BMW announced U.S. pricing for the S1000R starts at $13,150, plus various options and packages including the $14,950 Premium Package.
Take the BMW S1000RR, remove some plastic, lose a couple of horses and drop an “R”. What are you left with? The brand new S1000R streetfighter that we’re just itching to ride.
This is turning out to be the year of the streetfighter, with the new BMW S1000R joining the also recently revealed Kawasaki Z1000 and KTM 1290 Super Duke R, with returning favorites such as the Aprilia Tuono V4R ready to defend its turf.
Editor-in-Chief Kevin Duke gives us a closer look at the new S1000R.
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