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What's German for "bargain?" BMW S 1000 RR superbike to be priced close to Japanese competition

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Apr 19th, 2009 at 9:34AM

The street-going version of BMW's upcoming S 1000 RR is scheduled to debut at the World Superbike race on May 29th at Miller Motorsports Park. That's exciting news in and of itself, but we're especially intrigued after hearing that the German manufacturer plans to price the premium machine within spitting distance of its Japanese rivals."We intend to take the four Japanese head-on. We did not intend to build a motorcycle like Ducati does or KTM does. We wanted to build a mainstream motorcycle," says Pieter de Waal, Vice President of BMW Motorrad USA. That would put the price of the BMW... Read More

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