2018 BMW HP4 Race Review
2018 BMW HP4 Race Release - The most discerning BMW bike ever: the BMW HP4 RACE. Pushed version with full carbon fiber basic edge as well as carbon fiber edges displayed at the EICMA in Milan. Serial generation lorry declared for 2017. Ducati increased the bar when it pertains to light-weight products, introducing its carbon fiber 1299 Superleggera at EICMA. It didn't take wish for various other makers to adhere to, with BMW announcing plans for a HP4 RACE design showcasing a carbon fiber framework and also wheels.
While the new Superleggera is ready for manufacturing (and all 500 units currently sold out, apparently) the HP4 RACE is still in the model phase. The task is still early enough in its growth that BMW didn't give much information regarding it. All we have are the visual ideas as well as a solitary statement from BMW President Stephan Schaller stating "The HP4 RACE will certainly include the full carbon fibre primary structure and also carbon fiber edges as shown right here. We will expose more regarding this version following spring."
The prototype presented at EICMA likewise showed a carbon fiber fairing and also fenders as well as an Akrapovic exhaust with carbon heat shielding. Unlike with the Superleggera nonetheless, the swingarm seems aluminum and also not carbon fiber also.
The structure has a somewhat various shape compared to the S1000RR's aluminum structure yet likely shares comparable measurements. The fairing style looks similar to the present S1000RR yet with various installing factors.
The model utilizes an Öhlins FGR 300 fork as well as exactly what appears like a TTXGP rear shock. The front brake caliper appears to be Brembo's nickel-coated CNC GP4-RX. Certainly, all of this is subject to change before going into complete manufacturing.
BMW will reveal even more info concerning the HP4 RACE in the spring with a minimal manufacturing run slated to release in the 2nd half of 2017.