BMW F900 XR: Top-notch mid-tier BMW

The BMW F900 XR has Bluetooth connectivity, keyless ignition, quickshift system and LED headlights which light up corners during a turn.
The BMW F900 XR has Bluetooth connectivity, keyless ignition, quickshift system and LED headlights which light up corners during a turn.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

The BMW F900 XR is equipped with the latest electronic aids, which are usually found on bigger and pricier motorcycles

Despite its medium-sized engine, the 2020 BMW F900 XR makes you feel like a fighter pilot.

When you attack a bend, its colourful TFT instrumentation shows you braking G-forces. Downshifting on its quickshifter induces that sweet auto-blip grunt as you tip the handlebars to make a turn.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 01, 2020, with the headline 'Top-notch mid-tier BMW'. Print Edition | Subscribe