It is to be famous that this isn’t your common BMW HP4 and what lies beneath would possibly shock you.
- Last Updated: March 22, 2020, 5:42 PM IST
The BMW HP4 is among the most celebrated superbikes on the earth. It is identical bloodline because the S1000RR however with the efficiency quotient elevated by a thousand notches. In its inventory type you may get your arms on one in case you have Rs 86.70 lakh tucked beneath your mattress, however not the one you see above.
The one above may be yours in slightly below Rs 5 lakh and we perceive that brings a whole lot of inquiries to your thoughts. Well, to clear it out enable us to interrupt it to you that underpinning that HP4 is a Yamaha R15 V2.
A ruse carried out effectively, this R15 V2 was dropped at its present avatar by Vietnam-based modification home, Leat Motors. Starting with the entrance, the bike ditches its inventory entrance fascia for an aerodynamic fairing from the unique superbike complemented by the golden forks that makes the tweak eerily convincing.
The tall seat-height of the R15 has helped the bike to hold out a extra convincing ensemble which is additional accentuated with the fake carbon fibre components. The bike will get body sliders on either side that protects the delicate fairing.
While a fleeting glimpse may not fail you to consider in any other case, there are a number of components that may give it away. For occasion, the most important of them are the tyres which are nonetheless inventory to forestall engine overkill. There can also be a pillion seat and a well-padded one for that matter that’s in any other case absent on the HP4.
At its coronary heart, the bike remains to be powered by the identical 149-cc engine that delivers 17hp. The braking equipment stays the identical apart from the addition of Brembo grasp cylinder. Also, the exhaust is a brand new unit that fits the meant goal.