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2011 BMW S1000RR Street Smackdown Photo Gallery

Motorcycle USA compares the latest 2011 liter-class Superbike Smackdown sportbike comparison. Read about it in the 2011 BMW S1000RR Street Comparison review.

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The BMW feels very similar to the Japanese Inline-Fours in terms of overall character and handling performance.
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Although it isn’t the lightest bike out there you’d be hard pressed to tell as the BMW S1000RR is very maneuverable bike.
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The BMW S1000RR pictured in its premium Motorsports colorway.
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The BMW S1000RR features unique styling that is slowly growing on us.
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One feature that the S1000RR lacks is adjustable foot controls.
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The optional Gear Shift Assist (electronic quick-shifter) performs marvelously reducing the time it takes to up-shift to a few milliseconds.
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The BMW’s styling continues to grow on us.
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The BMW has the best front braking set-up.
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The 2011 BMW S1000RR retails for $16,630 as tested.
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The BMW’s multi-mode engine power map and traction control system performs well and is easy-to-use.
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Check out this photograph courtesy of Kevin Wing taken atop Palomar Mountain in California.
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Top-end engine power is one area where the BMW is certainly not lacking.
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2011 BMW S1000RR features one of most advanced and easy-to-use displays of the group.
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2011 BMW S1000RR Superbike Smackdown Dyno
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2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Horse Power Dyno
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2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Torque Dyno
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The BMW’s ergonomics were well received and worked for all test riders.
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Although it doesn’t have the mid-range power of the Honda it has superior top-end power that cranks out 182 horsepower at the rear tire.
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Motorcycle USA tests the latest 2011 Superbikes on the street in the 2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Street comparison.