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BMW HP4 Race production version unveiled Auto Shanghai 2017

21 April 2017, 01:31 | Melvin Schneider

BMW HP4 Race production version unveiled Auto Shanghai 2017

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BMW Motorrad has just unveiled the HP4 Race, a thorough bred race bike limited for production run of just 750 units.

But no specs or any other information was released; all BMW Motorrad President Stephan Schaller said was that the HP4 RACE would feature the "full carbon-fiber frame and carbon-fiber rims as shown here".

With a limited worldwide production run of only 750 units, each HP4 Race is hand-built by a special team in Berlin, Germany. BMW claims the engine, electronics and spring elements of the HP4 Race is in the same category as current superbike factory racing machines. You might call it a little peaky, as with all sports bike engines, with peak torque of 89lb ft coming at 10,000rpm. The maximum engine speed has been increased as compared to the engine of the S 1000 RR from 14 200 rpm to 14 500 rpm.

Coupled to the engine is a 6-speed close-ratio racing gearbox with optimised transmission ratios and various secondary ratios (diverse pinions and chain sprockets included). Other electronic features are the Pit Lane Limiter for keeping speed limits in the pit lane and Launch Control for flawless race starts. This also includes four ride modes - Wet, Intermediate, Dry 1 and Dry 2 - while an on-board 2D datalogger is included with lap timing and Global Positioning System.

At the business end, both the FGR 300 upside-down fork and the TTX 36 GP spring strut are supplied by Ohlins to meet the highest demands, are are identical parts with those used in Superbike and MotoGP series. The highlight of race bred bike is the main frame made entirely of carbon-fibre and weighing just 7.8 kilograms. Race-ready and fueled up, the bike weighs 171 kg. Fairing and wheels also get carbon fibre treatment.

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Same goes for the two Brembo GP4 PR monoblock calipers, which, in conjunction with 6.75 mm thick 320 mm T-type racing steel brakes ensures excellent brake performance. All told, the HP4 Race tips the scales at 377 lbs.

HP4 RACE' weight reduction is furthered through carbon fibre front and rear wheels.

The racing-grade motorcycle is also equipped with an extensive package of electronic control and assistance systems.

Self-supporting carbon-fiber rear frame with three-stage height adjustment function. This includes Dynamic Traction Control, Engine Brake EBR, and Wheelie Control. The DTC EBR and wheelie control are all programmable for selected gears. The 750 units will go on sale in the United Kingdom in September carrying a price tag of £68,000 (Rs 56.34 lakh).

Yes, yes, we know, this isn't a auto, but it is a carbon-framed BMW that's only marginally heavier than the machines used at the top level of motorsport.



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