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Bayerische Motoren Werke AG ( pronunciation ; English: Bavarian Motor Works), commonly known as BMW or BMW AG, is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1916. read more at WikiPedia

  • BMW C600 Sport ABS Scooter

    The C600 Sport  is BMW attempt to fight the challenges of inner-city traffic, rising energy costs, and greater CO2 regulations. It’s also an expansion of their model range into what BMW scooter calls the urban mobility sector.

    For 2012, BMW enters the lucrative scooter segment with a pair of twin-cylinder maxi-scoots claimed to combine the agility and comfort of a scooter with the riding qualities of a motorcycle.

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    BMW dedicated site about the 2012 BMW C600 Sport scooter

  • BMW S 1000 RR Motorcycle

    BMW is presenting the very latest in racing power, the 2012 S 1000 RR. With an aluminum bridge-type frame, radial brakes, a super sporty tail-up nose-down design, hot colors and the ultimate combination of electronic rider assistance. The Race ABS, includes four modes, two for the road and two for the track, a banking rotation speed, gear-related Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) which allows slip. The 2012 S1000RR features new chassis geometry including reduced triple clamp offset.

    2012 MSRP $15,050 (Incl. ABS)

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    BMW dedicated site about the 2012 BMW S 1000 RR

    Technical data

    Engine  
    Type Water/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine, four titanium valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts
    Bore x stroke 80 mm x 49.7 mm
    Capacity 999 cc
    Rated output 193 hp (142 kW) at 13.000 rpm
    Max. torque 83 lb/ft (112 Nm) at 9.750 rpm
    Compression ratio 13.0 : 1
    Mixture control / engine management Electronic injection, digital engine electronics with integrated knock control (BMS-KP)
    Emission control 2 closed-loop 3-way catalytic converters, EU-3 norm with electronically controlled interference pipe and acoustic valves
    Performance / fuel consumption  
    Maximum speed over 120 mph
    Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h Fuel Economy: 41 mpg, at a constant 55 mph
    Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h  
    Fuel type Premium unleaded.
    Electrical system  
    Alternator Three-phase alternator 350 W
    Battery 12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free
    Power transmission  
    Clutch Multiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, mechanically controlled
    Gearbox Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox, straight-toothed
    Drive Chain
    Chassis / brakes  
    Frame Aluminum composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting engine
    Front wheel location / suspension Upside-down telescopic fork Ø 46 mm, compression and rebound stage adjustable
    Rear wheel location / suspension Aluminum 2-sided swing arm, compression and rebound damping, high and low speed adjustable
    Suspension travel front / rear 4.7"/5.1"
    Wheelbase 56"
    Castor 3.9" (98.5 mm)
    Steering head angle 65,99°
    Wheels Aluminum cast wheels
    Rim, front 3.50 x 17"
    Rim, rear 6.00 x 17“
    Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17
    Tyres, rear 190/55 ZR 17
    Brake, front twin disc brake, floating brake calipers, 4-piston fixed caliper, diameter 320 mm, 5 mm thick
    Brake, rear Single disc brake, single piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm, 5 mm thick
    ABS BMW Motorrad Race ABS, disengageable, 4 modes to select: Rain, Sport, Race, Slick (optional equipment)
    Dimensions / weights  
    Length 80.9"
    Width (incl. mirrors) 32.5"
    Height (excl. mirrors) 44.8"
    Seat height, unladen weight 32.3"
    Inner leg curve, unladen weight  
    Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 451 lbs (incl. Race ABS)
    Dry weight 2) 398 lbs (incl. Race ABS)
    Permitted total weight 893 lbs
    Payload (with standard equipment) 442 lbs
    Usable tank volume 4.6 US Gallons
    Reserve approx. 1 US Gallon
  • The S 1000 RR represents a milestone in electronic rider safety: ultra-lightweight ABS (2.5kg), which can be used in conjunction with the extremely efficient DTC dynamic traction control


     
    Engine  
    Type Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder-engine, two camshafts, four valves per cylinder
    Bore x stroke 80 mm x 49.7 mm
    Capacity 999 cc
    Rated output 193 hp (142 kW) at 13,000 rpm
    Max. torque 83 ft-lb (112 Nm) at 9,750 rpm
    Compression ratio 13.0 : 1
    Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K-P)
    Emission control Catalytic- 2 Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4 ready
    Performance / fuel consumption  
    Maximum speed Over 125 mph (200 km/h)
    Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h Euro Rating: 5.7 l
    Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h Euro Rating: 5.9 l
    Fuel type Unleaded premium, octane number 91-93, automatic knock control
    Electrical system  
    Alternator three-phase alternator 350 W
    Battery 14 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free
    Power transmission  
    Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, anti hopping clutch, cable operated
    Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox
    Drive chain
    Chassis / brakes  
    Frame Bridge-type frame, cast aluminum, load-bearing engine
    Front wheel location / suspension 46 mm Upside-down fork, rebound and compression adjustable
    Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminum swing arm, Continuously adjustable rear inbound-rebound damping, high and low speed
    Suspension travel front / rear 4.7/5.1 inch (120 mm / 130 mm)
    Wheelbase 56 inches (1,432 mm)
    Castor 3.7 inches (95.9 mm)
    Steering head angle 66,1 °
    Wheels Cast aluminum
    Rim, front 3.50 x 17"
    Rim, rear 6.00 x 17"
    Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17
    Tyres, rear 190/55 ZR 17
    Brake, front Twin disc, floating brake discs,radial-fixed 4-piston calipers, diameter 320 mm, 5 mm thickness
    Brake, rear Single disc brake, one-piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm, 5 mm thickness
    ABS DTC**: DTC 4 mode dynamic traction control adjustment, only avalibale with Race ABS, disengageable
    Race-ABS*: 4 mode Race-ABS adjustment, disengageable
    Dimensions / weights  
    Length 80.9 inches (2,056 mm)
    Width (incl. mirrors) 32.5 inches (826 mm)
    Height (excl. mirrors) 44.8 inches (1,138 mm)
    Seat height, unladen weight 32 inches (820 mm)
    Inner leg curve, unladen weight 71.2 inches (1,810 mm)
    Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 450 lbs (204 kg), 455 lbs (206.5 kg) incl. Race-ABS
    Dry weight 2) 403 lbs (183 kg)
    Permitted total weight 859 lbs (390 kg)
    Payload (with standard equipment) 412 lbs (187 kg)
    Usable tank volume 4.5 gln (17.5 l)
    Reserve approx. 1 gln (4.0 l)