BMW R NineT : Review

BMW debuted the new cafe racer model that comes with all the flamboyant fairings to impress the auto & racing adores to the utmost. It is none other than ‘R NineT’. The main motto behind the screen is to make this new racing theme model a standout and antique one in the Indian & international market. The design & styling of the bike exhibits the artistry & workmanship of the bike maker, for how it is. Let’s see what else does it carry to impress the auto audience.

BMW R NineT gets accessible in only color scheme as;

As of the design, it carries futuristic elements & fairings to allure the auto market. The circular headlamp setup with LED turn blinkers just above the front fender gives plusher stance to the overall front profile of the bike. The handlebar houses twin rear view mirrors on either side to elevate the appearance of the bike. While the rear profile gets a tail lamp unit which adds a premium touch to the bike.

The nicely padded split seat with single seat adjusting mechanism gives comfortable rides without flaws. While the twin silencer exhaust appears robust, stylish and also appealing too.

As of the instrumentation console, it boasts a fully digital speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, twin trip meters, low battery indicator, low fuel indicator and low oil indicator to facilitate the rider with useful info regarding all the parameters said above.

The 18 liters strong fuel tank gives macho stance and also enables good riding posture to the rider. The bike measures 2220 mm in length, 890 mm in width, 1265 mm in height along with 1476 mm of wheelbase which provides perfect dynamic appearance on the road. The rider can maneuver the bike humbly with the decent kerb weight of 222 kg.

BMW R NineT sprints like a missile with the vigorous power that was churned by the powerful 1170cc, Air/oil cooled flat twin (‘Boxer’) 4-stroke engine, with 2-camshafts and 4-radially aligned valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft that churns out a peak power of 110hp @ 7550 rpm along with a 119 Nm of peak torque @ 6000 rpm.

The transmission duties are carried by a 6-speed constant mesh gearbox that uses a single dry plate clutch assembly to deliver the pumped power to the rear wheel. The good throttle response and the 12.0: 1 of compression ratio and a power-oriented bore x stroke ratio of 101 mm x 73 mm ensure joyful rides without disrupts. This powerful racing model claims an efficient mileage figure of 19 km/l effectively.

The bike was built on a 4-section frame where one section at the front and three sections at the rear along with load-bearing engine-gearbox unit and removable pillion seat for single riding. The R nineT offers good driving dynamics to ensure all the acquired easement to both the rider & pillion. As a turn, it gets a 120/70 ZR 17 at the front and 180/55 ZR 17 at the rear tubeless tyres wrapped to a stylish spoke wheels to gives stylish look and also to enable good grip over the surface.

To restrict the speed of this racer that cruising with high speed is made possible with the 320 mm floating dual disc brake with 4-piston radial calipers at the front and 265 mm single disc brake with a double-piston floating caliper at the rear. It further gets a BMW Motorrad ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), to assist the rider with utmost safety.

Hence, with this reliable braking unit, one can sprint the bike with high speed. While the stress-free suspension unit provides all the comfort in long 7 short journeys. The 46 mm Upside-Down telescopic fork at the front and single-sided swingarm aided cast aluminum mono shock absorber at the rear.

It also boasts some standard and unique fitments like anti-theft alarm, ABS which ensure safety and security for the racer.

Finally, the R NineT is the racing model that one should consider if going to buy a model that facilitates you with all the features, specs, performance. Hence the BMW portfolio has another justifying model with all-rounder characteristics.

Also Read; BMW R NineT Features, Specs & Details

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