BMW F900 Adventure launched in India at Rs. 9.90 lakh:
German brand BMW’s two-wheeler branch BMW Motorrad has recently launched the all-new BMW F900R and F900 XR. BMW has managed to perfectly blend luxury with sports motorcycle in the F900 series in India with the launch of these new bikes. These motorcycles will come at a starting price of Rs 9.9 lakh (Ex-showroom) and will go up to Rs 11.5 lakh (Ex-showroom).
Furthermore, BMW will bring the two motorcycles to India as completely built-up units (CBU) throughout the entire BMW Motorrad dealership network, BMW said in a statement. The BMW F900R is priced at Rs 9.9 lakh, BMW F900 XR Standard at Rs 10.5 lakh, and BMW F900 XR Pro is tagged at Rs 11.5 lakh. With these motorcycles, BMW wants to strengthen its grip in the middleweight segment. Besides, it is an affordable motorcycle compared to its siblings BMW S 1000 R and S 1000 XR.
About the BMW F900R & F900XRmotorcycles:
“With the introduction of the dynamic duo, BMW Motorrad is set to redefine and captivate the popular mid-range segment in India at a truly attractive value proposition,” BMW Group India acting President Arlindo Teixeira said.
Furthermore, BMW F900R is an accurate and intuitive sports bike that offers classic riding fun at all times. However, BMW F 900 XR’s adventure sports tourer unique performance combined with a powerful design that is perfect for long-distance riding in a distinctive and future-oriented style according to BMW Motorrad. “The sporty riding fun, straightforward handling, and a unique range of equipment options on both these bikes will be a value-added package for the ultimate thrill-seekers,” Teixeira said.
Engine & Power:
Furthermore, both the motorcycles feature an 895cc parallel-twin engine, which has with 86 mm bore. It has the same 77 mm stroke and is borrowed from the 853cc motor which provides power on the F750 GS and F850 GS. This engine delivers the power of 105 bhp at 8,500 rpm and torque of 92 Nm at 8,500 rpm. Besides, this motor also comes with two balancer shafts to reduce the vibrations and also to carry more weight. It takes just 7 seconds for the BMW F900R to sprint from 0 to 100 mph. On the other hand, the XR takes 3.6 seconds to reach the same speed.
Note: All Images (Courtesy: BMW Motorrad)
BMW F900R Specifications:
|Type||Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication|
|Engine Output||77 kW (105 hp) at 8,500 rpm|
|Torque||92 Nm at 6,500 rpm|
|Fuel System||Electronic Injection|
|Compression Ratio||13.1 :1|
|Emission Control||closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-5|
|Clutch/ Drive Line||Anti-hopping clutch , 2-cylinder engine|
|Transmission Type||multiple-disc wet clutch (anti hopping), mechanically operated|
|Gearbox||constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated in crankcase|
|Drive||endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub|
|Chassis & Suspension|
|Frame||Bridge-type frame, steel shell construction|
|Front wheel location / suspension||Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm|
|Rear wheel location / suspension||Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable|
|Features||Cast aluminium wheels, ASC (Automatic Stability Control), BMW Motorrad ABS, Rear pre-load adjustable, Rear rebound adjustable, Upside-down fork, Steering stabiliser.|
|Front||Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, Ø 320 mm, 4-piston radial brake calipers|
|Rear||Single disc brake, Ø 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper|
|Wheels||Cast aluminium wheels|
|Front||120/70 ZR 17|
|Rear||180/55 ZR 17|
|Width (without mirrors)||815 mm|
|Height (without mirrors)||1,130 mm|
|Wheel Base||1,518 mm|
|Seat height||815 mm|
|Kerb Weight||211 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||13 Ltrs|
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