Advanced prototype with full carbon fibre main frame and carbon fibre rims presented at the EICMA in Milan.
Serial production vehicle announced for 2017.
MUNICH, GERMANY / MILAN, ITALY – November 11, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – At this year’s EICMA, BMW Motorrad reveals an initial glimpse of the most exclusive model in its history to date: the BMW HP4 RACE.
It was initially left open as to how far the advanced prototype reflected what the final motorcycle would look like. The only definitive information provided by the Stephan Schaller, President BMW Motorrad, related to the frame and wheels: “The HP4 RACE will feature the full carbon fibre main frame and carbon fibre rims as shown here. We will reveal more about this model next spring.”
It is also certain that the BMW HP4 RACE will be manufactured by hand in an exclusive limited series and supplied in the second half of 2017.
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