2013 BMW S1000RR HP4 First Ride Photo Gallery
The S1000RR HP4 is a true game changing motorcycle that allows rider to ride at a pace they might not be as comfortable riding at on another brand of machine.
MotoUSA test rides the up-spec BMW S1000RR HP4 sportbike. Read the review in the
2013 BMW S1000RR HP4 First Ride
The HP4 can be fitted with a number of factory accessories including these rider foot controls.
The DTC settings are much improved on the HP4. The electronics react more accurately to excessive wheel spin offering the rider greater control.
The HP4 S1000RR comes fitted with Pirelli’s fantastic Diablo Supercorsa SP tire.
It’s astounding how much of a difference the lighter wheels make in steering maneuvers.
Stability continues to be a strong attribute of the BMW S1000RR.
The DDC allowed the suspension settings to be plush where it needed to be and more well damped under heavy throttle or brake load.
The S1000RR HP4 cockpit works well for riders that are taller than average.
The HP4 S1000RR steers much easier than a standard model due to the wheel upgrade.
The BMW S1000RR HP4
This diagram shows the components of BMW’s Dynamic Traction Control – a first for a production sportbike.
The HP4 kit includes new 320mm brake discs and Brembo monobloc brake calipers. The new braking components offer more consistent feel.
The right knob atop the fork modifies spring preload.
Slick mode now offers 14-levels of on-fly-adjustment for fine tuning traction control adjustment for tire wear, track temperature and rider fatigue.
Baseline compression and rebound suspension changes can be made in the menu.
Only a few BMW HP4 S1000RRs are coming stateside. MSRP hasn’t yet been announced but expect the cost to be around $25,000.
The HP4’s instrument display has a tachometer font and functionality for the added electronic features.
The HP4 spec S1000RR is equipped with an full titanium Akrapovic exhaust that is said to weigh 10 pounds less than stock. It is street legal in the U.S.
2013 BMW HP4
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