2015 BMW S1000XR
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The motorbike with the dynamic performance of a racer, the upright seat position of an adventure machine and the endurance of a tourer. The BMW S 1000 XR combines the best aspects of each of these worlds to create BMW Motorrads first adventure sports bike: perfect for anyone who wants performance and comfort in one machine.Design: the perfect fusion.
The S 1000 XR is exceptional and thats exactly how it looks. With its synthesis of sports, touring and adventure, it combines the visual characteristics and qualities of each of these categories, making it one impressive-looking bike. The sporty shape and typical BMW S 1000 RR Splitface emphasize its supersport influence, while its characteristic flyline, beak and relatively long spring travel reflect the look and ergonomics of the GS series. Wherever the S 1000 XR rolls up, its sure to turn heads.Technology: power meets innovation.
The powerful, four-cylinder series motor delivers a huge 160 horsepower at 11,000 rpm and develops a maximum torque of 83 lb-ft at 9,250 rpm. But its more than just the sporty thrills that impress with the S 1000 XR the innovative technology also offers a high level of comfort and safety. The S 1000 XR comes with two selectable driving modes as standard - Rain and Road allowing riders to adapt optimally to riding conditions. The standard ASC (Automatic Stability Control) ensures a high level of riding safety based on optimum traction. In short, the S 1000 XR can do everything from tearing along winding country roads to tours for two with full luggage.Equipment: customized and comprehensive.
As an adventure sport bike, the S 1000 XR is highly versatile by its very nature, and can be supplied with a range of optional extras and accessories for perfect adaptation to the riders preferences. Whats more, the Dynamic and Touring equipment packages offer useful groupings of individual extras that can make the bike even more dynamic and comfortable to suit the riders preferences and riding style.Features may include:
- DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
The BMW DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) system continuously monitors rear wheel traction under acceleration. If a loss of traction is detected, the system intervenes to control unwanted rear wheel spin. The DTC system is unique since it incorporates information from a lean angle sensor to optimize the system’s performance, especially when the motorcycle is banked into a turn.
- Dynamic ESA
The BMW Motorrad semi-active suspension maximizes riding safety, performance and comfort. It monitors suspension travel via sensors at the front and rear suspensions and integrates other parameters such as speed, braking and acceleration to continuously adjust suspension damping according to the riding situation. Dynamic ESA has specific settings for rain, road and dynamic modes and it offers three levels of damping: soft, normal and hard. The spring preload can also be adjusted electronically according to the motorcycle load: solo rider, rider with luggage, or rider and passenger).
- Gear Shift Assist Pro
A landmark innovation for motorcycle technology, Gear Shift Assist Pro allows for smooth, seamless upshifting and downshifting without operating the clutch or throttle.
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