The 2016 Bike

Martin Jessopp will be riding BMW for the 2016 season - the S 1000 RR.


With an aluminum bridge, radial brakes, ultimate combination of electronic rider assistance systems, an engine with 193 CV and a sharp and dynamic design, BMW S 1000 RR is the benchmark of hypersport bikes.

Technical data

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminum, load-bearing engine



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

Bore x Stroke

80 mm x 49.7 mm


999 cc

Rated output

142 kW (193 cv) a 13,000 rpm

Max. torque

112 Nm a 9,750 rpm

Compression ratio

13.0 : 1

Mixture control / Engine management

Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K+)

Power transmission


Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, anti hopping clutch, mechanically operated


Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox, spur toothing



Chasses /Brakes



Front suspension

Upside-down telescopic K-Tech fork

Rear suspension

Cast aluminium dual swing arm, continuously adjustable rear inbound-rebound damping, high and low speed K-Tech shock


1,432 mm

Steering head angle

66,1 °


Magnesium wheels

Rim, front

3.50 x 16.5"

Rim, rear

6.00 x 16.5"

Tyres, front

120/70 ZR 16.5

Tyres, rear

190/55 ZR 16.5

Brake, front

Brembo dual disc brake, floating brake discs,diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed Brembo calipers, 5 mm thickness

Brake, rear

Brembo single disc brake, two-piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm, 5 mm thickness



  • Handlebars
  • Handlebar levers (clutch, brake)
  • Throttle controls
  • Wheel and rims
  • Engine components
  • Cam drive components, gear-box and clutch parts, valves, pistons, connecting rods, oil pump, radiator, oil cooler, air filter, engine control unit and software, exhaust system, electric cables, connectors, battery, switches, sensors, electric starter, rear sub-frame, front forks, swing-arm, rear suspension unit
  • Brakes: Front master cylinder, rear master cylinder, front callipers, rear callipers, brake pads, Brake discs, brake lines
  • Foot rest
  • Foot controls
  • Fuel tank
  • Fairing
  • Seat
  • Fasteners (nuts, bolts, screws, etc)
  • Chain and sprokets