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PICS: Aamir Khan turns biker in Dhoom 3

Last updated on: August 23, 2012 15:41 IST

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Faisal Ali Khan, Motorbeam.com

Aamir Khan was spotted on the BMW K1300R shooting for the latest edition of Dhoom

The third movie from the Dhoom series starring Aamir Khan has begun shooting. Although not many details are available, the movie will have Aamir Khan as the villain and Katrina Kaif as the cop.

Aamir Khan is busy shooting in Chicago, where he was caught by fans on his steed.


Image: Aamir Khan on the sets of Dhoom 3
Photographs: UniTezz.com

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Interestingly, Aamir Khan will be riding the BMW K1300R in Dhoom 3.

The K1300 R was launched in 2008, when it replaced the K1200R. It is a naked sports motorcycle and is BMW's flagship motorcycle for urban commuting.

The bike retails for a price of Rs 21 lakh (Rs 2.1 million) in India.


Photographs: UniTezz.com

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The BMW K1300R is powered by a 1300cc, 4-cylinder, petrol engine which produces 173 HP of power and 140 Nm of torque.

All this results in a 0 to 100 kmph timing of just 2.81 seconds. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.


Photographs: UniTezz.com

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The K1300R weighs 243 kgs and sports 120 section tyres at the front and 180 section tyres at the rear. It has a 19-litre fuel tank and gets optional ABS system along with Electronic suspension adjustment. Dhoom 3 will release in India next year.


Photographs: UniTezz.com

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