Company BMW has announced a new anti-lock braking system called “ABS Pro”, which guarantees the safety of braking in corner. The main feature of the system is that it provides a modular control braking power on the corners, which is especially important for maximum performance in critical situations.
ABS Pro system does not lock the rear wheel, even if it is very fast and hard smack down. The BMW claims the system ABS Pro monitors not only lock the wheels, but also for the angle motorcycle and general situation on the road. Basically, the system ABS Pro receives data from sensors that provide data on a system traction control and electronic suspension. “The system calculates the motorcycle’s lean angle based on roll rate, yaw rate and transverse acceleration, and adapts the ABS to accordingly. As the lean angle increases, the system limits brake pressure gradient on the initial bite, reducing the pressure build-up. The ABS kicks in, but with more even pressure modulation to maintain stability and prevent wheel lock-up.”
ABS Pro system is available only for motorcycle BMW HP4 (in particular modes “Sport” and “rain”). Modification ABS Pro will cost 380 Euros and will appear in the market in October 2014.