BMW HP4 Supersports Bike | US$tba | www.bmwmotorcycles.com
stock motorcycles, like cars, need quite a fair bit of work to be made them race track worthy. being an everyday rider, you probably want a ride that could be use for your daily commute and at the same time, up to task for some weekend race meet. with the new BMW HP4 Supersports Bike, you can do just that. the HP label there is not to be ignored for it stands for high performance, which pretty much give away what this sleek beast can do. based on the S 1000 RR, this new sports bike from BMW Motorrad is fitted with a water-cooled 4-cylinder in-line unit that delivers 193 horses (142 kW) and 112 Nm of torque, and is touted as the lightest 4-port superbike in the 1000cc class with a dry weight of just 169 kg. by default, the HP4 is race orientated with just a single seat in monoposto look, accompanied by a standard passenger seat cover. however, if riding it with your love one is in the order, you can opt for the passenger package that includes the passenger seat and passenger footrest system, as an ex works option.
other features include Race ABS with four modes, Dynamic Damping Control, Dynamic Traction Control, Launch Control with adapted wheelie detection, shift assistant, light titanium exhaust system, Brembo radial monoblock brake calipers with special brake pads, 9x floating brake discs (front), extended dual-section engine spoiler (longer as compared to the RR), integrated LED turn indicators, tinted windshield, instrument cluster with newly designed dial face (inscribed with ‘HP4’), and forged light alloy wheels in anodized black finish. each HP4 bears a laser-engraved HP4 logo with serial number, located on the upper fork bridge, underscoring the bike’s exclusive character. if the stock racing look of racing metallic blue/light white is not enough for you, you can opt to go with the Competition Package that includes a long, closed Hp engine spoiler in carbon, an adjustable HP rider footrest system, folding HP brake and clutch levers, racing blue metallic wheel finish and wrapping up with a sponsor sticker kit for that authentic competition bike feel. while waiting for more information on its availability and price tag, why not head past the jump for a gallery of this awesome machine?