Tag Archive for S 1000 RR

Ridden: Ian Hutchinson’s Tyco BMW

I’m sat on the startline at Goodwood Festival of Speed, waiting for my run up the hill. James Hillier has just peppered me in Metzeler rubber after smoking his rear tyre. Initially, I thought he was warming the tyre. It soon transpired he was purposely trying to cover me in specks of rubber, like a rubber bukkake. I took it… Read more →

BMW owns 2015: S 1000 RR best-selling supersports

As well as bragging the best-selling supersports bike over 125cc with the S 1000 RR, BMW Motorrad UK has announced its most successful year to date in 2015. 136,963 bikes were sold worldwide last year – 8,478 in the UK with a 22% increase over 2014 – ensuring BMW was officially the most popular brand over 500cc in Blighty. With… Read more →

eRR: BMW unveils electric-powered S 1000 RR

Launched alongside the G 310 R today, BMW has just given the world a teaser of future technologies with the eRR: basically a fully electric-powered S 1000 RR created as a project with the Technical University of Munich. Dubbed an ‘experimental vehicle’ (loosely translated as concept), the eRR is one of the first genuine electric superbikes that doesn’t replicate a… Read more →