The wink is gone, the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR is is here do you like it?  Below are a list of what the changes are apart from the obvious twin eyed design.

Highlights of the new BMW S 1000 RR:

  • 4 kg lighter, newly developed 4-cylinder in-line engine with BMW ShiftCam Technology for variation of valve timings and valve strokes on the intake side.
  • Increased output and torque: 152 kW (207 hp) (in the USA: 151 kW (205 hp)) at 13 500 rpm and 113 Nm at 11 000 rpm.
  • At least 100 Nm of torque from 5 500 to 14 500 rpm.
  • Effort-saving, linear torque curve: further improved ridability and controllability due to increased torque in the lower and medium engine speed range.
  • Newly developed suspension featuring Flex Frame, with the engine taking on more of a load-bearing function.
  • Significantly improved ergonomics due to Flex Frame.
  • Refined suspension geometry for further improved handling, increased traction and crystal-clear feedback in the threshold range.
  • Further developed electronic damping adaptation Dynamic Damping Control DDC with new valve generation as an optional equipment item.
  • New rear wheel suspension weighing 300 g less than before with Full Floater Pro kinematics.
  • Weight reduction of 11 – 14.5 kg to 197 kg when fully fuelled (DIN unladen) and 193.5 kg with M Package.
  • New exhaust system weighing some 1.3 kg less, with front silencer.
  • New 6-axis sensor cluster.
  • Further developed Dynamic Traction Control DTC as standard
  • DTC Wheelie Function as standard.
  • Adjustable (+/- shift) DTC Wheelie Function as an optional equipment item.
  • Engine brake function, adjustable.
  • ABS Pro for increased safety when braking, also in banking position, as standard.
  • New riding modes “Rain”, “Road”, “Dynamic” and “Race” as standard and “Pro Modes” option with three additional configurable modes “Race Pro 1-3” for optimum individual adaptation to conditions.
  • Launch Control for perfect starts comes with “Pro Modes” option.
  • Pit Lane Limiter for precise pit lane speeds also included with the “Pro Modes” option.
  • Shift Assistant Pro for fast up and down shifting without clutch, standard.
  • Shift pattern can easily be reversed.
  • Electronic cruise control as an ex works option.
  • New instrument panel with 6.5-inch screen offering excellent readability and featuring a Pure Ride screen as well as three Core screens.

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