BMW HP2 Megamoto road test review — Road Tests: First Rides — Visordown

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BMW HP2 Megamoto

BMW HP2 Megamoto road test

BMW’s latest addition to its HP is certain to polarise opinions. On one it’s a very expensive toy for rich posh-boys only, on the it’s one of the most desirable and BMWs you can own. On specs the Megamoto is a fairly impressive

In keeping with BMW’s HP of producing lightweight bikes quality components the Megamoto just 179kg (20kg than a GS), but comes 113bhp and 85ft-lb of torque to a tweaked and wonderfully revvy engine. Hand-built and balanced by special projects department at Munich factory, the HP2 designers specifically designed it for maximum This is a BMW brimming with technical know-how and trick

The powder-blue chassis has an Öhlins Marzocchi forks, carbon and the same lightened frame as the HP2 On paper it all looks good, you spot the price tag. for a supermoto? You’re going to to really want a Megamoto to be to shell out that much. is the problem I have with the because although it’s the rawest and most aggressive BMW out it’s hard to justify kind of money.

Anything below £10,000 and I have an issue, but above and I’m struggling.

But let us forget the issue for a minute. I never the day would come when I describe a BMW’s performance as but the Megamoto’s certainly is. Right the word go the Boxer motor has of torque, but it’s the mule-like in the power delivery that’s so

BMW HP2 Megamoto

The first hit is delivered between 2 and before a dip due to the inevitable emissions at which point you are rudely by a whopping boot at 6,000rpm catapults the motor towards its redline. Supermotos are all about delivery and a feeling of brutish and although the Megamoto has a low top speed by 110mph it’s all over it doesn’t half get there in a

And all the time the OE Akrapovic titanium gives a wonderfully sharp while revving and glorious pop on It’s this aural that makes you want to rev the through its range just to what tune you can make it which is good because the does need to be worked as extremely low-geared.

On the open 90mph equates to 5,000rpm and you sit in the flat part of the power, but hammering through B-roads the bike comes alive and what it’s supposed to. it boiling between 6-8,000rpm, feeding the gears in and the BMW will rattle through the miles at speeds. The bars will be in your hands, the intoxicating from the exhaust in your and it makes you grin ear to ear.

There’s proper passion in motorcycle, and it even wheelies, on the When did you ever hear of a BMW that? Although in typical BMW the Megamoto tends to lurch off to the like a drunken tramp due to the reaction from the Boxer

BMW HP2 Megamoto
BMW HP2 Megamoto

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