BMW Motorrad BMW M 1000 RR 50 Years M

BMW has announced its M 1000 RR 50 Years M Anniversary Edition, a premium evolution of the fearsome S 1000 RR. The new model celebrates the 50th anniversary of BMW’s renowned M performance sub-brand, with several notable upgrades over the standard RR. It features carbon fiber wheels, a lighter silver anodized aluminum swingarm with an adjustable pivot, GPS-based data logger and lightweight lithium-ion battery, plus a taller windshield and multiple parts machined aluminum and carbon fiber. .

The new M features a 205hp inline-four engine and a top speed of 189mph. It weighs 423 pounds when fully powered and sells for $36,995 in its special anniversary edition Sao Paulo Yellow. More information in the press release below.

BMW M 100 RR 50 Years M

To mark the 50th anniversary of BMW M GmbH, founded in 1972 as BMW Motorsport GmbH, BMW Motorrad presents the M 1000 RR 50 Years Anniversary Edition in Sao Paulo Yellow with the historic 50 Years BMW M crest. This striking combination pays homage to the spirit of nearly 100 years of BMW Motorrad production and 50 years of BMW M vehicles. To get the Anniversary Edition, the M 1000 RR should be equipped with the 50 Years option /// M Package. Along with the extensive use of M milled aluminum and M carbon parts, this package includes a lighter silver anodized aluminum swingarm, M GPS trigger release software as well as the M endurance chain and seat. passenger and the seat cover.


The M 1000 RR can also be ordered in non-anniversary form by selecting the Light White / M Motorsport Competition package.

M – The most powerful letter in the world

At the end of 2018, BMW Motorrad unveiled M Special Equipment and M Performance Parts for selected existing motorcycle models. The M 1000 RR, the first BMW motorcycle to carry the M brand, made its world debut in September 2020.

The letter M stands for racing success worldwide as well as high-performance BMW vehicles for customers with high demands on performance, exclusivity and individuality. The BMW M 1000 RR delivers on all these expectations and continues the BMW M racing tradition by being the base bike of the BMW Motorrad World Superbike team since 2021 and being used by many racing teams around the world.

BMW Motorsport GmbH and BMW M GmbH

BMW Motorsport GmbH was founded in 1972 with the idea of ​​uniting all of BMW’s motorsport activities under one roof and consolidating the construction of high-performance racing cars and racing engines. The BMW 3.0 CSL (CSL = Coupe Sport Light) made its debut as the first racing car of BMW Motorsport GmbH in 1973. On the occasion of the founding of BMW Motorsport GmbH, Robert A. Lutz, member of the Board of administration of BMW AG for Sales in 1972, said: “A company is like a human being. If he plays sports, he stays fit, enthusiastic, more efficient and more powerful.

BMW M 100 RR 50 Years M

The BMW 3.0 CSL debuted in the European Touring Car Championship in 1973 sporting the three characteristic BMW Motorsport colours: blue, purple and red on a snow-white background. The updated Motorsport colors today are blue, dark blue and red.

This legendary color combination can be found on BMW M road vehicles that appeared in the second half of the 1970s as well as on successful racing cars. Iconic cars such as the 1978 BMW M1 and the Brabham BMW with which Nelson Piquet won the Formula 1 world championship in 1983.

From the Isle of Man to Dakar – BMW Motorrad and Motorsport

Racing success was not the exclusive domain of BMW four-wheelers, however. Innovation stems from motorsport and this was especially true in the early decades. Legendary names from those early years include Ernst Jakob Henne who set no less than 76 world land speed records between 1929 and 1937 on supercharged BMW motorcycles and Georg “Schorsch” Meier who won the 1939 Senior Tourist Trophy on the island. de Man on his supercharged 500cc. BMW.

In 1976, exactly 37 years later, Helmut Dähn and Hans Otto Butenuth celebrated fifth place in the Isle of Man Production TT class. They had actually set the fastest time on their BMW R 90 S but due to handicap rules they were seeded in fifth place behind two 250cc and two 500cc bikes. Nevertheless, given the fastest time, this fifth place was celebrated as a victory.

74 years after “Schorsch” Meier’s success in the Senior TT, Michael Dunlop rode his BMW S 1000 RR to victory in the 2014 Isle of Man TT Superbike race. In the following years, the RR would leave its unmistakable mark on the TT with more victories.

BMW M colors would also be represented in off-road conditions such as the Paris-Dakar rallies of the early 1980s which were dominated by BMW GS factory drivers Hubert Auriol and Gaston Rahier.


Like no other BMW motorcycle, the M 1000 RR 50 Years M model carries all of this historic motorsport DNA.

MSRP of $36,995 plus $645 Destination.

$32,495 plus the required lump sum of $4,500 Age 50 ///Mr.


standard equipment

  • High windshield
  • BMW Motorrad Race ABS and ABS Pro
  • 7 riding modes (Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race, Race Pro 1-3)
  • Pit-Lane-Limiter
  • Launch control
  • Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) +/- Shift
  • Wheel control
  • Slide control
  • Hill Start Control (HSC) Pro
  • Dynamic Brake Control (DBC)
  • Shift Assist Pro
  • 6.5″ TFT display
  • LED-headlight, taillight and turn signals
  • Heated grips
  • Speed ​​regulator
  • M light battery,
  • M chassis kit with rear height adjustment and swingarm pivot

50 years ///M Package (optional)

  • Sao Paulo Yellow
  • 50 years anniversary badges M
  • M GPS Lap Timer Trigger Software
  • Rear seat cover and passenger kit
  • M Carbon Package – Carbon front and rear fenders, upper fairing side panels, left and right carbon tank covers, carbon chain guard and sprocket cover.
  • M Billet Pack – Machined aluminum engine guards, folding brake and clutch levers, M rider rear controls, front brake lever guard.
  • Clear anodized swingarm
  • Chain of Endurance M


Type of engine Water-cooled, inline-4, 4-stroke, four titanium valves per cylinder, BMW ShiftCam
Able 205 hp at 13,000 rpm
Couple 83 lb-ft at 11,000 rpm
Compression ratio 13.5:1
intake exhaust 33.5/27.2mm
Throttle body 48.0mm
Engine control BMS-0
Emission control Closed loop 3-way catalytic converters, EU-5
Fuel type Unleaded
Alternator 450 watts
Light Battery M 12 volt / 5 A, lithium-ion
Gearbox Wet sump, 6-speed, constant mesh, straight-cut gears
Primary gear ratio 1.652:1
I 2.647:1
II 2.091:1
III 1.727:1
IV 1.500:1
V 1.360:1
VII 1.261:1
Final drive Chain 17/46
Secondary report 2.706:1
Clutch Anti-jump multi-disc wet clutch
Frame Cast aluminum bridge-type frame, load-bearing motor
Front suspension 45mm inverted telescopic forks, adjustable compression, rebound and preload
Rear suspension Aluminum swingarm, adjustable compression and rebound damping, adjustable preload
Front/rear suspension travel 4.7/4.6 inch
Wheelbase 57.4 inches
Roulette 3.9 inches
Steering head angle 66.4 degrees
Length x Width x Height 81.6 x 33.4 x 47.1 inches
seat height 32.8 inches
Inside leg curve 72.6 inches
Fuel capacity 4.4 gallon
Dry weight 375 pounds.
Curb weight, road ready 423 pounds.
Payload 467 pounds.
Permissible total weight 897 pounds.
wheels M Carbon
Wheel size, front/rear 3.50 x 17/6.0 ​​x 17 inches
Tire size, front/rear 120/70 ZR17 / 200/55 ZR17
Brakes, front Twin 320 mm (12.6″) discs, M 4-piston brake calipers
Brakes, rear Single 220 mm (8.7″) disc, 2-piston fixed caliper
ABS-Pro ABS Pro settings for RAIN, ROAD, Dynamic, no ABS Pro in RACE and RACE 1-3 settings
Acceleration, 0 – 60mph Less than 3.1 sec.
Top speed 189 mph

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