The 2016 Bike

Martin Jessopp will be riding BMW for the 2016 season - the S1000RR.

With an aluminum bridge, radial brakes, ultimate combination of electronic rider assistance systems, an engine with 193 CV and a sharp and dynamic design, BMW S 1000 RR is the benchmark of hypersport bikes.

Martin Jessopp's S 1000 RR Race Bike
Martin Jessopp's S 1000 RR Race Bike

Technical Data

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminum, load-bearing engine

Type Water- / Oil-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four titanvalves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 80 mm x 49.7 mm
Capacity 999 cc
Rated Output 142 kW (193cv) at 13,000 rpm
Max. torque 112 Nm at 9,750 rpm
Compression Ratio 13.0:1
Mixture control / Engine management Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K+)
Power transmission
Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, mechanically operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox, spur toothing
Drive Chain
Chassis / Brakes
Frame Standard
Front suspension Upside-down telescopic K-Tech fork
Rear suspension Cast aluminium dual swing arm, continuously adjustable rear inbound-rebound damping, high and low speed K-Tech stock
Wheelbase 1,432 mm
Steering head angle 66.1°
Wheels Magnesium wheels
Rim, front 3.50 x 16.5"
Rim, rear 6.00 x 16.5"
Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 16.5
Tyres, rear 190/55 ZR 16.5
Brake, front Brembo dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed Brembo calipers, 5 mm thickness
Brake, rear Bremo single disc brake, two-piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm, 5 mm thickness


  • Handlebars
  • Handlebar levers (clutch, brake)
  • Throttle controls
  • Wheel and rims
  • Engine components
  • Cam drive components, gear-box and clutch parts, valves, pistons, connecting rods, oil pump, radiator, oil cooler, air filter, engine control unit and software, exhaust system, electric cables, connectors, battery, switches, sensors, electric starter, rear sub-frame, front forks, swing-arm, rear suspension unit
  • Brakes: Front master cylinder, rear master cylinder, front callipers, rear callipers, brake pads, Brake discs, brake lines
  • Foot rest
  • Foot controls
  • Fuel tank
  • Fairing
  • Seat
  • Fasteners (nuts, bolts, screws, etc)
  • Chain and sprokets