Technical data


Emission control
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
Water/oil-cooled in-line four-cylinder, four-stroke engine with four titanium valves per cylinder and BMW Shiftcam variable intake camshaft control
999 cc
Bore x stroke
80 mm x 49.7 mm
Compression ratio
13.3 : 1
Mixture control
Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management system: BMS-O with throttle-by-wire
Exhaust emission standards
EU 5

Performance / fuel consumption

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC
6.4 l
CO2 emission based on WMTC
149 g/km

Electrical system

Permanent magnet alternator with 450 W (nominal power)

Power transmission

Multiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, with self-reinforcement
Claw-shifted 6-speed gearbox integrated in the transmission housing
Traction control
BMW Motorrad DTC

Chassis / brakes

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, co-supporting engine
Suspension travel, front / rear
120 mm / 117 mm
Steering head angle
Rim, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim, rear
6.00 x 17"
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR17
Tyre, rear
200/55 ZR17
Brake, front
Twin disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 220 mm, 1-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS Pro

Dimensions / weights

Usable tank volume
16.5 l
approx. 4 l
Permitted total weight
407 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)
210 kg


Standard equipment
  • BMW Motorrad ABS Pro 
  • Pro riding modes (Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race, Race Pro 1–3, Pit Lane Limiter, Launch Control, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) +/- Shift, Wheelie Control, Slide Control, Dynamic Brake Control (DBC), shift assistant Pro, Automatic Hill Start Control (HSC) Pro) 
  • TFT display with M start-up animation 
  • LED headlights, rear light and turn indicators 
  • Dynamic Damping Control (DDC). 
  • M battery 
  • M forged wheels 
  • Titanium rear silencer 
  • M brake 
  • M seat 
  • M brake and clutch lever 
  • Handlebar end mirrors 
  • Keyless Ride 
  • Tyre pressure control (TPC) 
  • Heated grips 
  • Cruise control 

Optional equipment
  • M Competition package with M Carbon wheels, M rider footrests, M Carbon wind deflector, M GPS-Laptrigger activation code, Carbon parts (covers for front and rear wheel as well as pinion, chain guard, side and tank trims on the left/right, airbox cover), Passenger package and passenger seat cover 
  • Passenger package (passenger seat, passenger seat cover and milled rear footrests) 
  • Low M Sport seat with 810 mm seat height 
  • High M sport seat with 850 mm seat height 
  • M titanium front silencer/manifold 
  • Sport windscreen (not in conjunction with M Competition package) 
  • Anti-theft alarm 

Optional accessories
  • M Carbon parts 
  • M Cover kit 
  • M tyre heater 
  • M data logger including M GPS-Laptrigger 
  • Radiator grille guards 
  • And much more 
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Specification Sheet of M 1000 R
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