The German giant prices its latest superbike

BMW Motorrad has announced pricing for the highly anticipated 2013 HP4 at the Intermot Show in Cologne, Germany. The new HP4, the lightest 4-cylinder supersport bike in its class, will have a base Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $19,990. It will be available for purchase through authorized BMW Motorrad dealers by the end of 2012.

The base model comes equipped with:

  • DDC (Dynamic Damping Control) semi-active suspension (a world first in production motorcycle construction)
  • Launch control for optimal acceleration
  • Akrapovic full titanium exhaust
  • Seven-spoke forged aluminum wheels in gloss black
  • Radial Brembo Monobloc brake calipers
  • Race ABS with new IDM calibration
  • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) with new 14-step adjustability
  • Gear shift assistant

The Standard Package (offered at an MSRP of $20,525) includes base equipment as well as:

  • A Pillion Rider Package (priced at $285) featuring a rear seat and rear footrests to accommodate a rear pillion rider
  • Heated grips

The Premium Package (offered at an MSRP of $24,995) includes base equipment as well as:

  • A Competition Package (priced at $4,470) featuring:

— HP carbon engine spoiler
— HP carbon trim
— HP folding clutch and brake levers
— HP rider footrests – adjustable
— Forged aluminum wheels in Racing Blue Metallic

— Sponsor decal kit (not mounted)

  • Pillion Rider Package (described above)
  • Heated grips

Optional extras – priced separately – include heated grips ($250) and an anti-theft alarm ($395).

Making its world press debut today in Cologne, the new HP4 is based on the popular BMW S1000RR superbike and combines light weight, massive power with razor sharp handling. The 2013 HP4 is a continuation of BMW Motorrad’s HP model series founded in 2005. Following the boxer models HP2 Enduro, HP2 Megamoto and HP2 Sport, the BMW HP4 is the first 4-cylinder motorcycle in the HP family and the most advanced production sporting motorcycle ever built. Offered with its own distinctive multi-color paint finish in Racing Blue Metallic/Light White/Sapphire Black Metallic, the HP4 will only be available in limited numbers.

Unified Destination and Handling charges through authorized BMW Motorrad Dealers in the U.S. is an additional $495.