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