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.
- The BMW feels much smaller and more compact than the other Hypesport machines.
- 2012 BMW S1000RR.
- The BMW is one of few sportbikes that offer heated hand grips straight from the factory.
- The BMW’s traction control gives the rider a relatively large safety net when accelerating at lean.
- The BMW’s impressive power-to-weight ratio makes it an easy contender in the Hypersport class.
- The two-time Superbike Smackdown winner, the BMW S1000RR faces off against the Hypersport competition for ’12.
- As expected the BMW is in its element at the racetrack.
- Ground clearance is plentiful aboard the S1000RR.
- The 2012 BMW S1000RR is priced at $15,015 with optional Dynamic Traction Controls, Race ABS, and electronic quickshifter.
- The BMW delivers a pretty aggressive ride on the street.
- While great for the track, the BMW’s suspension delivers a rigid ride on the street.
- 2012 Hypersport Shootout
- 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.
- The BMW S1000RR is more tricky to launch than the other bikes but it still managed the fastest quarter mile time.
- 2012 Hypersport Shootout horsepower dyno chart.
- 2012 Hypersport Shootout torque dyno chart.