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BMW launches retro-fit cornering ABS for HP4

BMW has become the first manufacturer to launch cornering ABS for a sportsbike which will available as a retro-fit option on the S1000RR HP4 from October.The new system is called ABS Pro and it%X92s expected this will be the first of many models being offered with the Bosch-developed ABS system that works to stop the bike crashing even when hard...

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VIDEO: Brilliant BMW S1000R

BMW turned the sports bike world on its head when it launched the 193bhp S1000RR in 2010. Can BMW's new %XA39990, 160bhp S1000R change the super-naked world in the same way when it arrives in dealers next March?   brightcove.createExperiences();   You can read all about it in this week's MCN

  • Created 03 December 2013 16:18 by MCN Staff
  • Last comment 167 days ago ago by evilgenius
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BMW S1000RR gets mid-life refresh

BMW is months away from launching a revised S1000RR which insiders say will get semi-active suspension from the HP4, a host of minor revisions along with an even more sophisticated ABS system which can even work when cornering to prevent lowside crashes. This prototype BMW confirms the company is continuing development of the class-leading superbike with a mid-life refresh that also...

  • Created 27 June 2013 17:10 by MCN
  • Last comment 2 years ago ago by preunit
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Ultimate Superbikes 2nd place: BMW HP4 Carbon

Lap time: 1:47.7Top speed at end of straight: 167.7mphMax braking (g): 1.29Max lean: 46.85 Why it%X92s so specialIt%X92s the first sports bike to be produced with semi-active suspension. The damping inside the HP4%X92s Sachs forks and rear shock adjusts as you ride, based on your road speed, throttle position, lean angle, shock movement and intervention from the traction control and ABS.Preload...

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Video: BMW race camp

The BMW Race Camp at Almeria, Spain is heaven on earth for S1000RR racers and trackday riders. It%X92s backed by BMW, and attended by the technicians who actually developed the S1000RR. Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves went along on his BMW Park Lane S1000RR and discovered it%X92s the fastest trackday in the world. Check out the video to see the behind...

  • Created 06 March 2013 10:40 by MCN
  • Last comment 2 years ago ago by daveb
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BMW

BMW S1000RR HP4 arrives at dealers

BMW%X92s new S1000RR HP4 has arrived at UK dealers. The enhanced S1000RR litre sports bike features dynamic traction control, race ABS and semi-active suspension. The HP4 Carbon has extras including a carbon-fibre tank cover. They cost %XA316,700 and %XA319,350 respectively. There are over 80 BMW S1000RRs for sale at MCN bikes for sale, find one here.

  • Created 17 December 2012 11:31 by Steve Farrell
  • Last comment 2 years ago ago by CBR11X
  • 32 comments
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BMW S1000RR vs BMW S1000RR HP4

A few months ago I was lucky enough to ride the new BMW HP4 at its world launch at Jerez, southern Spain. With perfect track conditions and slick tyres to play on, it was a dream. More impressive still was the HP4. BMW has taken its already class-leading S1000RR and made it even better: 9kg lighter, more agile, smoother and even...

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Video: BMW S1000RR HP4 first ride

BMW's new HP4 is the first production motorcycle to feature semi-active suspension - its damping constantly changes as you ride. It's also a massive 9kg lighter than an equivalent S1000RR and has an even more refined traction control system, which can now be adjusted on the move. To find out what makes it tick, we rode the HP4 Carbon at the Jerez MotoGP...

  • Created 17 September 2012 14:48 by MCN
  • Last comment 2 years ago ago by yammy2011
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BMW HP4 available from 1 December 2012

BMW has revealed the prices of the new HP4 and HP4 Carbon which will go on sale from December 1, 2012. The 193bhp standard 2013 HP4 is priced at %XA316,700 OTR while the Carbon version will cost %XA319,350 OTR. The Carbon edition features a range of carbon fibre parts and accessories in addition to the standard model. 2013 BMW HP4 standard %X95 Semi-active...

  • Created 10 October 2012 10:49 by Andy Davidson
  • Last comment 2 years ago ago by rlf3
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BMW S1000RR HP4 first ride: "Is it a huge leap over the standard S1000RR?"

I%X92ve just finished my second riding session on the new BMW S1000RR HP4 at the Jerez circuit in southern Spain. As well as having lighter wheels, a titanium Akrapovic exhaust and improved electronic rider aids, it%X92s the first production bike to have electronically-adjustable rebound and compression damping (Dynamic Damping Adjustment). You still need to manually adjust the suspension, albeit via the dash...

  • Created 04 September 2012 10:18 by Michael Neeves
  • Last comment 3 years ago ago by snev
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