BMW Motorrad, the 2 wheeler wing of BMW Group has completed 30 years with its K series bikes. To celebrate this, BMW Motorrad will be unveiling a special 30th anniversary edition of K1300S superbike at EICMA. This bike is also known as “30 Jahre K-Modelle”. The special edition K1300S will have some cosmetic changes and will feature bigger headlights.
There is no official information about the modifications to improve the performance. More information regarding the changes will be revealed at the EICMA. According to the rumour mills the features in this special edition include ABS brakes, BMW’s second-generation electronic suspension adjustment (ESA II), and automatic stability control (ASC). Other major features include a tinted windshield, HP shift assistant, HP footrests for rider and passenger, heated grips, on-board computer etc.
The special anniversary edition of k1300S will retain the 1293cc, 4-stroke in-line 4-cylinder-engine in the earlier model. The four valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts engine with compression ratio 13:1 produces a power output of 173 bhp at 9250 rpm and 140 Nm of torque at 8250 RPM. The top speed attainable is 170 kmph. The engine is mated to a 6 speed constant mesh gearbox. It is built on an aluminum twin open spar type chassis and rides on BMW Duolever single strut. It has a kerb weight of 228 kgs. In this BMW braking performance is provided by 2 x four-piston calipers, 320mm discs at the front and Two-piston floating caliper, 265mm disc at the rear. This will surely be a head turner at EICMA.