Technical data


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

Bore x stroke
80 mm x 49.7 mm

999 cc

Max. output
121 kW (165 PS) at 11,000 rpm
Max. torque
114 Nm at 9,250 rpm
Compression ratio
Fuel preparation
Electric fuel injection
Riding performance / consumption
Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Consumption per 100 km based on the WMTC
6.7 l
Fuel type
Premium unleaded, 95–98 octane (RON) (knock control; nominal load capacity with 98-octane fuel)
Emission Control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4,  with interference pipe 

Electrical system
486 W
12 V/8 Ah, maintenance-free

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

Six-speed synchromesh gearbox with spur gears
Secondary drive
Chain 17/45
Suspension / brakes

Aluminium composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting engine 

Front suspension / spring elements
Upside-down telescopic fork, diameter 46 mm, rebound/compression damping adjustable
Rear suspension / spring elements
Aluminium double-sided swing-arm, central spring strut, adjustable rebound-stage damping
Spring travel, front/rear
150 mm / 140 mm
1,548 mm
117 mm
Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim dimensions, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim dimensions, rear
6.00 x 17"
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear
190/55 ZR 17
Brake, front
Twin disc brakes, diameter 320 mm, floating discs, radial four-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, twin-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad Race ABS, partially integral, switchable
Automatic Stability Control
Dimensions / weights
Seat height

840 mm (HP Sports seat, high (accessory): 855 mm; Suspension kit (OE): 790 mm) 

Inner leg curve

1.894 mm (lower suspension* 1.790mm) OE*  

Usable tank volume

20 l


approx. 4 l

2,183 mm
Width (including mirrors)
940 mm
Height (excluding mirrors)
1,408 mm
Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

228 kg

Permitted total weight

444 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

216 kg

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

Standard equipment

  • Transparent windscreen, adjustable in two stages
  • One-piece seat (seat height: 840 mm; step length: 1,895 mm)
  • One key system for ignition, steering, fuel filler cap and seat locks
  • Integrated ignition and steering lock
  • Adjustable handbrake lever
  • Storage compartment beneath the passenger seat
  • On-board literature
Electrical system
  • Lights permanently illuminated
  • Headlamps and high-beam headlamps, asymmetrically arranged
  • Multi-functional display, dimmable
  • Single Wire System (CAN Bus)
  • Electronic immobilizer
  • Three-phase generator 486 W and 12 V power socket
  • Drop sensor
  • Diagnostic interface
  • Hazard warning lights system
  • Smoked indicators and LED rear light
Special features
  • 2 adjustable riding modes "Rain" and "Road": BMW Motorrad Race ABS and ASC (Automatic Stability Control) adjusted to the riding modes
  • Multi-disc oil bath clutch, anti-hopping, mechanically actuated
  • Removable number-plate carrier
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  • Specification Sheet for S 1000 XR
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