BMW Motorrad has officially announced their exclusive partnership with upcoming Bollywood action-thriller Dhoom:3. This is the first official collaboration by BMW Motorrad with an Indian film venture.
BMW Motorrad andÂ Yash Raj Films, the makers of Dhoom:3, have their collaboration in place and the film will feature theÂ BMW S 1000 RR and K 1300 R models in high-speed chases and edge-of-the-seat action sequences.
“For BMW Motorrad, the focus is always on the riderâ€™s experience. That is why we are incredibly proud to be making our debut not just in an Indian film venture but in the biggest Bollywood blockbuster of the year â€“ and with our BMW bikes playing such a high-profile role. This is a project predestined for high-speed chases on the big screen,” saidÂ Alexander Baraka, head of BMW events, exhibitions and motorsport marketing.
The K 1300 R is considered a ‘muscle’ bike, which is basically a large displacement naked. It is powered by aÂ 1293cc Â inline-4 that churns out 173PS of power and 140Nm of peak torque. It claims a 0-100kmph of around 2.8 seconds. The S 1000 RR on the other hand is a sport bike. A litre-class, this bike gets its power from aÂ 999cc inline-4 that makes 179PS of power and 106Nm of peak torque. It claims a 0-100kmph of around three seconds.