Technical data



Water/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts 

Bore / stroke

80 mm x 49.7 mm


999 cc

Rated output

121 kW (165 PS) at 11,000 rpm

Max. torque
114 Nm at 9,250 rpm
Compression ratio
12.1 : 1
Mixture control

Electric fuel injection

Emission control

Emission standard EU-4, HP Slip on Titanium-Silencer 

Performance / Fuel Consumption

Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Consumption per 100 km based on the WMCT
6.7 l
Fuel type

Super (premium) unleaded, octane number 95 - 98 (RON) (knock control; rated output at 98 RON) 

Electrical System

406 W
12 V / 9 Ah, maintenance-free

Power Transmission


Multiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, mechanically controlled 


Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox, straight-toothed 

Secondary drive
Chain 17/45

Chassis / Brakes


Aluminium composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting engine 

Front wheel location / suspension

Upside-down telescopic fork, diameter 46 mm, rebound/compression damping adjustable

Rear wheel location / suspension

Aluminium 2-sided swing arm, rebound damping adjustable 

Spring travel, front/rear
120 mm / 120 mm
1,439 mm
98.5 mm
Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim, front

3.50 x 17"

Rim, rear

6.00 x 17"

Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear
190/55 ZR 17
Brake, front

Twin disc brake, floating brake calipers, radial 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 


BMW Motorrad Race ABS (part-integral), disengageable 

Dimensions / Weights

2,057 mm
Width (including mirrors)
845 mm
Height (excluding mirrors)
1,228 mm
Seat height

814 mm (Comfort seat (accesssory): 840 mm)

Inner leg curve

1,805 mm

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)

205 kg

Permitted total weight

407 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

202 kg

Usable tank capacity
17.5 l
of which reserve
approx. 4 l

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume

More individuality

Special equipment and accessories.

With the wide range of special equipment and Original BMW Motorrad accessories, you can adapt the S 1000 R to best suit your requirements.

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