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BMW K1300S HP

 

Traditionally, BMW motorcycles have been marketed toward silver-haired riders. That changed with the introduction of the S1000RR, aimed not at mature touring aficionados but at younger, performance-oriented sportbike enthusiasts. And while the success of the Bavarian manufacturer’s first true, race-ready superbike has grown its customer base, that has come at the expense of models further down the lineup. One such machine is the K1300S, which is now back with a vengeance, equipped with BMW’s own HP (for High Performance) package.

 

Limited-edition motorcycles are generally characterized by bolt-on goodies or a one-off color scheme; the K1300S HP gets both. The most appealing upgrades are an Akrapovic slip-on muffler and white/blue/black paint, but farther down you’ll find billet-aluminum rider and passenger footpegs and plenty of carbon-fiber body panels. An aluminum serial-number plate on the gas tank signifies the bike’s position in this 750-unit run.



The motor builds power in a surprisingly lax manner up to around 7000 rpm, without that in-your-face feel of the Kawasaki ZX-14R or Suzuki Hayabusa down low. Midrange power is more than adequate, however, and once the engine gets spinning it really impresses. Especially up top, where jail-worthy speeds are reached within seconds of clicking through the flawless electronic quick-shifter. Thankfully, that long wheelbase keeps the K1300 stable when stupidity overcomes logic.

 

As one would expect, these upgrades come at a cost: $20,255 to be precise, up $4700 compared to the base model. Assuming your eyeballs haven’t popped out of their sockets and you’ve continued reading, we’ll add that springing for the HP saves 40 percent compared to purchasing all of the upgraded parts and accessories individually. Whether that’s worth it to you depends on the size of your bank account, but in terms of comfort, refinement and performance, it’s hard to beat the BMW K1300S HP.

 

 

 

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Once the very first edition from the Suzuki Hayabusa premiered within 1999, no one experienced very observed anything at all enjoy it prior to. Numerous created enjoyable of form, toned through terrible pneumatics and never Italian language style talent. However it was a motorcycle which experienced the center in order to problem every thing on the highway using its shouting complete accelerator. Certainly, everyone wished to trip this.

Nearly 10 years down the line, little has changed. Right now inside the 2nd time, the actual 2008 Suzuki GSX1300R (the Busa’s specialized alias) continues to be a motorcycle in which desires to trip. Increase this the truth that it was major bicycles in order to glorify sports activity cycling using its look within the Bollywood successful ‘Dhoom’, and you also curently have the night-sky eyed human population awaiting the actual bike.

Primary upon speed as well as best pace proceeds using the 2008 Hayabusa, that right now bears a good upbored 1340cc engine. Main renovations as well as specialized improvements within the engine imply that much more 12 % much more power compared to the previously edition. Power figures right now peg in a massive 197PS, along with a torque associated with 140Nm. Consider the Suzuki Quick to place the actual Hayabusa’s may within viewpoint. Don’t ever the slower vehicle, the actual Quick can make less than 50 % which power through the comparable 1.3-litre engine, as well as weighs in at 4 occasions just as much. Which means 0-100 km/h within an approximated 2.6 second. along with a best pace that might be northward associated with 300 km/h when the bike has not been digitally limited to this. Defeat all those numbers.