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2020 BMW S 1000 R [Model Overview]

2020 BMW S 1000 R

2020 BMW S1000 R

The 2020 BMW S 1000 R is a naked sportbike that brings together the BMW S 1000 RR’s characteristics to the naked category. It’s a different animal than the R 1000 RR, but that’s a good thing if the S 1000 RR is a little too track-focused for you.

The model features a 999cc four-cylinder engine that makes 165 hp and 84 lb-ft of torque. It’s essentially the same engine as is in the S 1000 RR. This engine has enough power to put a smile on your face, thrill you on the motorway, and even be competent on the track.

The S 1000 R is at home on the open road, but it’s also a fantastic urban machine. The motorcycle is sporty but still comfortable, and it offers a unique naked sportbike experience. This makes the $13,995 price tag reasonable.

The motorcycle is available in Black Storm Metallic, Racing Red/Black Storm Metallic, and Motorsport.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new BMW S 1000 R in one place.

2020 BMW S 1000 R

Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $ 13,995
  • Key Features:
    • ABS (Disengageable)
    • HP Titanium Slip-On Exhaust
    • 2 Ride Modes (Rain/Road)

Key Specs

  • Engine type: 999 cc Liquid-cooled 4-stroke in-line 4-cylinder engine
  • Power: 165 hp
  • Wet weight: 445 lbs (202 kg)
  • Seat height: 32 Inch

Key Competitors

2020 BMW S 1000 R

2020 BMW S 1000 R Specifications

From BMW


Engine 999 cc Liquid-cooled 4-stroke in-line 4-cylinder engine
Power 165 hp
Bore x Stroke  80 mm x 49.7 mm
Compression Ratio 12.1 : 1
Fuel System Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system and knock sensor
Starter Electric


Clutch Multi-disc clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, mechanically operated
Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Chain 2.647:1


Suspension Front Upside-down telescopic fork Ø 46 mm, compression and rebound stage adjustable
Suspension Rear Aluminum 2-sided swing arm, rebound damping adjustable
Brakes Front Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm
Brakes Rear Single disc brake, diameter 220 mm, single piston floating caliper
Tires Front 120/70 ZR 17
Tires Rear 190/55 ZR 17
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.5 L (4.6 US gal.)
Color Black Storm Metallic, Racing Red/Black Storm Metallic, and Motorsport


Spark Plugs
Headlight LED
Tail Light LED


Overall Length 81.0 in (2,057 mm)
Overall Width 33.3 in (845 mm)
Overall Height 48.3 in (1,228 mm)
Wheelbase 56.7 in (1,439 mm)
Ground Clearance
Seat Height 32 in (812 mm)
Curb Weight 445 lbs (202 kg)


Warranty 3 year

2020 BMW S 1000 R

2020 BMW S 1000 R Features

Ride Modes Pro with ABS Pro, DTC, Launch Control, and pit lane limiter.

With optional Ride Modes Pro, you can extend the technical repertoire of the S 1000 R with ABS Pro and with the additional Dynamic and Dynamic Pro Ride Modes. ABS becomes ABS Pro in the Rain, Road, and Dynamic Ride Modes. Other features that come with this equipment are Launch Control for perfect race starts and the configurable pit lane limiter for exact adherence to speeds in the pit lane. Furthermore, the standard ASC is replaced with the Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) with angular rate sensor.

Gear Shift Assist Pro for dynamic shifting.

The optional Gear Shift Assist Pro is a feature known and loved by racers allowing riders to upshift and downshift without actuating the clutch, meaning you always have the handlebars firmly in your grip while reducing shift time. In addition, load change influence on the rear wheel is considerably reduced, leading to better lane retention.

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