Supercharged BMW S 1000 RR patent drawing

Is BMW chasing a supercharged future?

BMW Motorrad has filed a patent for a supercharger with a drawing of an S 1000 RR (above) which could challenge the supercharged Kawasaki H2R as the fastest and most powerful motorcycle in the world. Bimota and Hesketh have also launched supercharged models in recent years and Honda is rumoured to be working on a …

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Are motorbikes too big and powerful?

Are motorbikes too big and powerful? It seems a dumb question, right? After all, for years we’ve chased more and more engine capacity and greater horsepower. So why would we suddenly think bikes are becoming too big and powerful? However, it seems that a downsizing trend may be on the rise. Sales figures for the past couple of …

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