Research Results Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) based in Virginia, United said that the motor with ABS (Antilock Brake System) has kecelekaan level 37% lower when compared with non-ABS motorcycle with the same type.
"It's time for motor manufacturers achieve the benefits of using ABS. Various tests and tests have proven that ABS can reduce accidents and save lives, "said Pieter de Waal, vice president of BMW Motorrad USA.
BMW Motorrad is the first motorcycle manufacturer to apply the ABS in its motor products since 1988. 22 years later, the technology of BMW's ABS has grown to the sixth generation.
This latest generation has an option to disable the ABS that can be used in certain conditions, such as racing for example.
Besides ABS, BMW has several times previously pioneered the use of technology that is useful to improve safety. As the use of Dynamic Traction Control, Electronic Suspension Adjustment to Adaptive Headlight, which until now only in the BMW K 1600 GT series.