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BMW S 1000 XR launched in India at Rs 22.50 lakh

The 2024 BMW S 1000 XR, unveiled by BMW Bikes in India, revives the sport tourer segment. The 2024 BMW S 1000 XR is priced at Rs 22.50 lakh (ex-showroom), Rs 40,000 more than the last known price of the bike. The new model also includes aesthetic improvements. BMW recently unveiled the BMW M 1000 XR, an M-spec variant of the S 1000 XR with even more performance and an ex-showroom price of Rs 45 lakh.

BMW S 1000 XR launch details

New side panels have been added to the rear of the 2024 BMW S 1000 XR. The bike now has a body-color front fender and is 10 mm longer than its predecessor. It also has a new seat that is supposed to be more comfortable for extended riding sessions. Updated graphics and new color options on the motorcycle are examples of additional cosmetic improvements.

Mechanical improvements

The updated 999cc, inline four-cylinder engine with a flow-optimized design powers the 2024 BMW S 1000 XR. At 11,000 rpm, the engine produces 168 horsepower, and at 9,250 rpm, it reaches its peak torque of 114 Nm. The engine is fitted with a 6-speed gearbox with a bidirectional quick-shifter. The S 1000 XR has four riding modes: Rain, Road, Dynamic, and Dynamic Pro. Its top speed is 253 kmph, and it can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 3.25 seconds.

Additional mechanical improvements include a 220 mm single disc brake at the rear and a 320 mm twin disc brake at the front. The new tourer bike also comes with several tech features, including lean-sensitive ABS, traction control, wheelie control, cruise control, and more. The bike has a tall stature, with a seat height of 850 mm, that the rider can lower with add-ons. The modified seat is better suited for track riding and touring.

New features

Additionally, the BMW S 1000 XR offers the Touring and Dynamics packages with some standard features. The Touring Package offers heated grips, a tire-pressure monitoring system, hand protection, a center stand, space for a navigation device, and a luggage carrier. Dynamic ESA Pro, Shift Assistant Pro, and Cruise Control have been added to the Dynamics package.

Additionally, an optional M package offers more features, such as a Light White/M Motorsport paint scheme, an M Sport seat, an M lightweight battery, M forged wheels, an M Endurance chain, an M GPS-lap trigger, a tinted windscreen, a black fuel filler cap, and a sports silencer. The M package costs an additional Rs 2.5 lakh.

In the tourer segment, the Triumph Tiger 1200, BMW R 1250 GS Adventure, and Ducati Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak will compete with the newly launched bike, the BMW S 1000 XR.

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