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2012 BMW S1000RR Hypersport Comparison Photo Gallery

Check out photos and images of the BMW S1000RR as it goes head-to-head with the Hypersport class of 2012 in the 2012 BMW S1000RR Hypersport Comparison test.

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2012 Hypersport Shootout horsepower dyno chart.
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2012 Hypersport Shootout torque dyno chart.
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2012 Hypersport Shootout
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As expected the BMW is in its element at the racetrack.
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The BMW’s traction control gives the rider a relatively large safety net when accelerating at lean.
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The BMW feels much smaller and more compact than the other Hypesport machines.
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The BMW’s impressive power-to-weight ratio makes it an easy contender in the Hypersport class.
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Ground clearance is plentiful aboard the S1000RR.
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The 2012 BMW S1000RR is priced at $15,015 with optional Dynamic Traction Controls, Race ABS, and electronic quickshifter.
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2012 BMW S1000RR.
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The BMW is one of few sportbikes that offer heated hand grips straight from the factory.
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The BMW S1000RR weighs in at just 451 pounds with a full tank of fuel. It's a whopping 122 pounds lighter than the Ninja ZX-14R.
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The BMW S1000RR is more tricky to launch than the other bikes but it still managed the fastest quarter mile time.
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The BMW delivers a pretty aggressive ride on the street.
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While great for the track, the BMW’s suspension delivers a rigid ride on the street.