Borusan Otomotiv's distributor in Turkey where BMW Motorrad was marked by Europe's largest motorcycle trade fair EICMA 2019 newest models. F 900 R and F 900 XR, which are prepared to become one of the newest representatives of BMW in the middle segment, made their world presentation at EICMA 2019. The new BMW S 1000 XR, which underwent a thorough refurbishment operation, also made its debut at the fair.
In addition to the latest mass production models, BMW Motorrad also exhibited its concept motorcycles, which provided insight into the future models of the brand. The BMW Motorrad Concept R 18 / 2, designed with inspiration from boxer engines that have an important place in BMW's history, represents a more modern version of the BMW Motorrad Concept R 18 introduced in early summer. The BMW Motorrad Concept R 2 / 1800 features a modern air and oil cooling design inspired by the aesthetics of the 18.
Brand new BMW F 900 R and F 900 XR Series
BMW Motorrad's biggest surprise at the EICMA 2019 was the dynamic roadster F 900 R and the F 900 XR in the Adventure Sport segment. Focusing on the mid-segment, which is increasing in popularity with each passing day, BMW Motorrad manages to offer high-end driving pleasure and advanced technology in both models developed specifically for this segment. These two models, which basically share the same infrastructure, are able to offer quite different driving characters. F 900 R, which is appealing to those looking for sporty use in terms of its more aggressive design, stands out with its pleasant sound, high torque and being a daily motorcycle.
Competition in the middle class will be heated
BMW F 900 XR, another of BMW's new mid-range representatives, combines sportiness and long-distance pleasure. Inspired by the BMW S 1000 XR, the BMW F 900 XR combines sporty driving dynamics with GS-like ergonomics that are essential to the Adventure Sport segment, giving the driver and aftershock a unique pleasure on long journeys. Both models feature an 6.5 inch color TFT display as standard, making it easy to talk by phone, listen to music, or track navigation information. Thanks to its high lighting capacity, the indicators can be followed easily in all kinds of road and light conditions.
F 900 XR will also set standards in the mid-segment with features such as Adaptive Bend Lighting from the upper segment, keyless driving and the Intelligent Emergency Call System. Both models feature LED differences and connectivity, as well as ESA, Riding Modes Pro, which allows the selection of driving modes, Gear Assist Assistant for fast gear change, ABS Pro, MSR, DTC, DBC and RDC are optional. . Both models feature Riding Modes, which allow you to choose between 'Rain' and 'Road' driving modes, as well as the ABS and ASC, which can be deactivated, providing stability control. The BMW F 900 R and F 900 XR feature a new in-line two-cylinder engine, which was previously used in the F 850 GS, but was overhauled specifically for these two models. The new engine, whose volume has been increased from 853 cc to 895 cc, produces 105 hp and 112 Nm maximum torque. The MSR system offered in the BMW F 900 XR prevents the rear wheel from locking during braking. In this way, the F 900 XR is much safer.
New BMW S 1000 XR
The BMW S 1000 XR, BMW's representative in the most preferred Adventure Sport bike segment, also made its debut at the EICMA 2019 after a comprehensive makeover operation. The new BMW S 10 XR weighs only 1000 kg, with a renewal in engine and suspension systems, which makes the 226 kg lighter compared to its predecessor. In addition to the new BMW S 1000 XR, Dynamic ESA, riding modes Pro, ABS Pro & DTC and Hill Start Control Pro; The 6.5 stands out for its color TFT display and full LED illumination. The inline 1000 cylinder engine used in the new BMW S 1000 XR, which also serves on the BMW S fastest motorcycle, the BMW S 4 RR, has been completely overhauled. The 11.000 hp power unit at 165 rpm and the 9.250 Nm torque generating unit at 114 rpm are remarkably more efficient.
RIDE & STYLE collection introduced
BMW Motorrad's new equipment collection RIDE & STYLE was also introduced. The 2020 year collection, including the Heritage series, which is a reference to the past, has been presented to the enthusiasts of BMW Motorrad with its stylish and useful products.