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BMW R nineT Racer [2018-2019]

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Key specs
  • Displacement1,170 cc
  • Transmission6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight221 kg

Last known Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 16,79,228

BMW R nineT Racer [2018-2019] is now discontinued in India.

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BMW R nineT Racer [2018-2019] Summary

R nineT Racer [2018-2019] key highlights

Engine Capacity 1,170 cc
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Kerb Weight 221 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 litres

About R nineT Racer [2018-2019]

The BMW R nineT Racer is based on the standard R nineT but sports a café racer design with a neo-retro appeal. The bike unmistakeably draws inspiration from the ‘70s motorsport bikes with the half-fairing mounted on the frame which exposes the bike’s engine and integrates the round headlamp.

The R nineT Racer also gets a seat cowl which is reminiscent of the early motorcycle racing days. The bike also offers a slightly aggressive riding position thanks to the low-slung handlebars and rear set foot pegs. To boost its vintage appeal, the R nineT Racer gets BMW’s Motorsport livery that runs all the way from the fairing to the seat cowl. It also features a twin pod classic-looking analogue instrument console with small digital displays.

At the heart of the BMW R nineT Racer is a 1170cc air-cooled twin-cylinder boxer engine. It produces 110bhp at 7,750rpm and 116Nm of torque at 6,000rpm via a six-speed gearbox and final shaft drive.

Suspension duties are taken care of by 43mm conventional telescopic forks for the front and a preload adjustable monoshock at the rear. Braking is done by twin 320mm discs up front and a 265mm single disc for the rear wheel. However, the R nineT Racer is not as electronically equipped as the standard R nineT and only gets ABS as standard. BMW offers their ASC (Automatic Stability Control) traction control as an option on the bike.

The BMW R nineT Racer is priced at Rs 17.30 lakhs (ex-showroom). It competes with the Triumph Thruxton R in India.
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BMW R nineT Racer [2018-2019] Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Possibly the best looking scrambler in the country
    • Extremely exclusive
    • 110bhp motor is punchy
  • Could be Better

    • Available only in single seat variant
    • Quite pricey
    • Limited sales, service reach

BikeWale's Take

The BMW R nineT Racer is one exclusive café racer. It has been built for people who appreciate clean design lines along with the concept of café racing. The bike is loaded with a punchy engine and gets features that is seen on most of the BMW bikes. But it’s priced quite high. Plus, BMW doesn’t have a great sales and service reach in the country. 

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Specifications

  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 107 bhp @ 7,750 rpm

    Max Torque 116 Nm @ 6,000 rpm

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Shaft Drive

    Emission Standard BS-IV

    Displacement 1,170 cc

    Cylinders --

    Bore 101 mm

    Stroke 73 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 4

    Compression Ratio 12.0:1

    Ignition --

    Spark Plugs --

    Clutch Single Dry Plate

    Fuel Delivery System Electronic Intake Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 17 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.5 litres

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. --

    Top Speed --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Dual Channel ABS

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 320 mm

    Front Tyre Size 120/70 ZR 17

    Rear Tyre Size 180/55 ZR 17

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 265 mm

    Calliper Type Front-4 Piston Rear-Dual Piston

    Front Wheel Size 17 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 17 inch

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Telescopic Fork

    Rear Suspension Cast aluminum single swing arm

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 221 kg

    Overall Length 2,175 mm

    Overall Width 880 mm

    Wheelbase 1,491 mm

    Ground Clearance --

    Seat Height 820 mm

    Overall Height 1,330 mm

    Chassis Type Three-Section Frame

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Features

Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailNo

Pillion SeatNo

GPS & Navigation --

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) --

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Digital

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Low Battery Indicator Yes

Pillion FootrestNo

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes

KillswitchYes

ClockYes

Electric System12 V / 14 Ah

BatteryMaintenance Free

Headlight TypeLED Headlamp

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightLED Taillamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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BMW R nineT Racer [2018-2019] News

  • BMW R nineT Racer: What else can you buy
    BMW R nineT Racer: What else can you buy
    30 November 2017
    Neil Nair

    The BMW R nineT Racer is priced at Rs 17.33 lakhs. You are spoilt with 11 options to choose from in a similar price range. Here is what else you can buy at the price of a BMW R nineT Racer-

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  • BMW R nineT Racer Photo Gallery
    BMW R nineT Racer Photo Gallery
    26 November 2017
    Neil Nair

    The R nineT Racer is the latest addition to BMW's R nineT range that includes the R nineT Pure and R nineT Scrambler. The Racer which sports a cafe racer inspired design is priced at Rs 17.3 lakhs. Here is the photo gallery of the R nineT Racer straight from the 2017 India...

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