This is the BMW eRR, an electric superbike built using the BMW S1000RR framework. This is the first electric sportbike from a major OEM, which is why it’s so surprising that it’s a little lackluster.
Swedish motorcycle racing and slippery stunting badass Robert Gull has beaten his own record and is now recognized by Guinness as the performing the fastest motorcycle wheelie on ice at a speed of 129 mph.
If there was ever a vehicle to represent the stereotypes of German engineering it would be the BMW S1000RR. It's very serious, but somehow, it's still fun.
Banker-turned-biker Valerie Thompson just earned a spot in the Bonneville Salt Flats "200 MPH Club;" setting a new land speed record of 208.81 MPH on her BMW S1000 RR superbike. At race pace the scenery looks halcyon as a duck pond at dawn, but the noise is the kind of fierce you hide under your covers from.
Since 1964, Playboy's given a car to every Playmate of the Year. This year, the magazine gave Hope Dworaczyk a BMW S1000RR motorcycle. This exclusive retrospective shows how her bike stacks up against the rest of the Playmate garage.
This video shows an operational cutaway of a BMW S1000RR — a 193HP superbike — bumping against its 14,200RPM redline. A cam and valvetrain at 118 cycles per second is an amazing sight (and sound). (H/T to Chris!)