BMW Motorrad India is set to start the F 900 R along with Also the F 900 XR at India tomorrow. This will be the very first example of BMW introducing middleweight bikes in two sections, which can be nude roadster and experience sport-tourer. The F 900 R is a nude roadster that will lock horns with the likes of this Triumph Street Triple RS, Ducati Monster 821 along with the KTM 790 Duke. The F 900 XR is an adventure sports tourer that will go up against the likes of the Ducati Multistrada 950 and the Tiger 900 GT range in India. We expect the costs of the BMW F 900 R to begin at $10.5 lakh or so while the costs of this BMW F 900 XR could begin at $11.5-12 lakh roughly. Anticipate the F 900 R to be placed over the F 900 XR at BMW’s motorcycle hierarchy.
The BMW F 900 R shares its engine with the F 900 XR. Both BMW bikes get an 895 cc parallel-twin motor that is a bored-out version of this 853 cc parallel-twin which does obligation on the BMW F 850 GS as well as also the F 750 GS. About the F 900 range, it’s a larger 86 mm bore, with stroke staying the same in 77 mm. The engine has 2 balancer shafts to maintain vibrations in check and it’s a load-bearing member too. Both bikes perform exactly the 0-100kmph sprint in 3.6 seconds and 3.7 minutes respectively. Both versions have a high rate of over 200kmph.
Both bikes will be provided with a lot of electronic rider assists. ABS is regular and also the roadster will get Rain and Road style together with automatic stability control as standard also. The ABS and stability control could be disengaged completely. Other regular features include complete LED lighting. Like other BMW middleweights, the bicycle does get discretionary ‘Guru’ modes together with drag torque control, dynamic traction control, ABS Guru, and dynamic brake controller too. Another optional feature that’s on sale is your BMW electronic suspension modification (ESA). You might also decide to find adaptive cornering lights around the F 900 R along with also the F 900 XR.