BMW R Nine T Scrambler comes from the house of R nineT Scrambler, and the bike retains the charm of the old world while offering contemporary features for the bike enthusiasts. This is the fourth roadster by the German manufacturer to make its place in the Indian motorcycle market after K13000R,S1000R, and R12000R.
It is a part of the heritage lineup and sports several signature features such as sculpted steel tank, round instrument console, chrome twin-pipe exhaust, belly pan, and black bellows. So, while the BMW R Nine T Scrambler promises all thrill and excitement to the riders, it retains its old school look too. In the past scrambler used to be a street motorcycle transformed into dirt bikes, and there were several competitors from Yamaha and Ducati.
When compared with the competitors, the BMW R Nine T Scrambler boasts the highest power, highest seat and also the highest price. It brings you the adventurous spirit of BMW and the stunning appearance of R nineT. The starting price (ex-showroom Mumbai price) for the bike is INR 18,05,911. It does not have several versions, so you only have the R nineT Standard. It has only one color to choose from and it is Blackstorm Metallic. Although the price is certainly high for Indian market, it seems justified if you consider the legacy it represents and the amazing features it offers.
BMW R Nine T Scrambler comes packed with an array of amazing features that retains it old world look and also adds to its contemporary feel. If you consider the appearance, it beautifully retains the retro charm of R nineT with a tiny round headlight and toaster tanks. The seat is placed at a 32.5 inches height and it sports an Akrapovic-designed exhaust. The bike is powered by an 1170cc air-/oil-cooled engine that deliver 110 hp and 85 lbtorque. The engine has been revamped to meet the specifications of the Euro4 standards. Some of the other features worth mentioning are disc brake type, 16 Kmpl mileage, alloy wheels, and digital fuel indicator.
|Engine & transmission|
|Max Power||110 bhp @ 7,550 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||119 Nm @ 6,000 rpm|
|Valves Per Cylinder||4|
|Spark Plugs||1 Per Cylinder|
|Cooling System||Air/Oil Cooled|
|No. of Gears||6|
|Transmission Type||Shaft Drive|
|Clutch||Single dry plate clutch, hydraulic|
|Brakes, wheels & suspension|
|Front Disc/Drum Size||320 mm|
|Rear Disc/Drum Size||265 mm|
|Calliper Type||Four-piston front|
|Wheel Size||17 inches|
|Dimensions & chassis|
|No. of Tripmeters||2|
|Low Fuel Indicator||Yes|
|Low Oil Indicator||Yes|
|Low Battery Indicator||Yes|
|Brake/Tail Light||LED Tail Lamp|
|Battery||12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Type of headlight||Halogen and Bulb Type|