Technical data


Water-cooled, in-line four-cylinder four-stroke engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft
Bore x stroke
80 mm x 49.7 mm

999 cc

Rated output

121 kW (165 hp) at 11,000 rpm

Max. torque
114 Nm at 9,250 rpm
Compression ratio
12.1 : 1
Fuel/engine management
Electric fuel injection
Emission control
Emission standard EU-4, HP titanium rear silencer

Riding performance / consumption

Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Consumption per 100 km based on the WMCT
6.7 l
CO2 emissions based on WMTC

154 g/km

Fuel type

Unleaded super 95-98 (RON) (knock control, rated output at 98 RON)

Electrical system

406 W
12 V / 9 Ah, maintenance-free



Multiplate clutch in oil bath Anti-hopping clutch, mechanically controlled


Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox, straight-toothed 

Secondary drive
Chain 17/45

Suspension / brakes


Aluminium composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting engine

Front wheel location/ suspension

Upside-down telescopic fork Diameter: 46 mm, Adjustable compression and rebound stage

Rear wheel location/ suspension

Aluminium 2-sided swing arm Adjustable rebound damping

Spring travel, front/rear
120 mm / 120 mm
1,439 mm
98.5 mm
Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim dimensions, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim dimensions, rear
6.00 x 17"
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear
190/55 ZR 17
Brake, front

Twin disc brake Floating brake disc Radial 4-piston fixed caliper Diameter: 320 mm Thickness: 5 mm

Brake, rear

Single disc brake Single piston floating caliper Diameter: 220 mm, 5 mm thick


BMW Motorrad Race ABS (part-integral), disengageable

Dimensions / weights

Seat height

814 mm

Inner leg curve

1,805 mm

Usable tank capacity
17.5 l
of which reserve
approx. 4 l
2,057 mm
Height (excluding mirrors)
1,228 mm
Width (including mirrors)
845 mm
Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

205 kg

Max. permitted weight
407 kg
Max. load (with standard equipment)
202 kg

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume

Standard equipment

  • ABS
  • ASC (traction control)
  • HP titanium rear silencer
  • Two-part seat (seat height: 814 mm; step length: 1,805 mm)
  • One key system for ignition, steering, fuel filler cap and passenger seat locks
  • Integrated ignition and steering lock
  • Adjustable handbrake lever
  • Small storage compartment with on-board tools under the passenger seat
  • On-board literature

Special features
  • New main frame rear section same as S 1000 RR
  • Reduced side trim
  • Pro shift assistant
  • Aluminium tank
  • Multi-disc oil bath clutch, anti-hopping, mechanically operated
  • Removable number-plate carrier
  • 2 riding modes “Rain” and “Road”, each with ABS and ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
  • "Best Lap in Progress" function for active racetrack training

Electrical system
  • Permanently illuminated lights and hazard warning lights system
  • Headlamps and high-beam headlamps, asymmetrically arranged
  • Multi-functional display dimmable with 5 gradations (speed indicator with odometer, trip distance counter, clock, lap timer, analogue rev. counter, current gear and range display); two standard riding modes "Road", in combination with dynamic traction control (DTC) and Pro riding modes (Plus 2 modes, ASC becomes DTC, ABS Pro, with launch control and pitlane limiter. Dynamic Pro becomes USER mode and can be configured); statistic functions for the racetrack like average throttle and brake portion, number of gearshifts (Vmin/Vmax), freeze function; programmable shift light, "Best Lap in Progress"
  • 406-W three-phase generator
  • Drop sensor
  • CAN bus with Single Wire System (SWS)
  • Electronic immobilizer
  • Diagnostic interface
  • Smoke grey indicators and LED rear light
  • Improved readability of the instrument panel
  • Adjustment of the inclination
  • OBD cable connector in the rear
+ Read more

More individuality

Special equipment and accessories.

With the wide range of special equipment and Original BMW Motorrad accessories, you can adapt the S 1000 R to best suit your requirements.

Learn more