THE NEW BMW R 18.
SOUL IS ALL THAT MATTERS..
The all-new R 18 invokes memories of our proud history and the iconic hallmarks of the BMW brand. Countlessly refined over the years, we're excited to deliver a modern take on the classic bikes of old.
The result is a cruiser that is full of character, boasting the largest and most eye-catching boxer engine we've ever built - that also incorporates timeless design cues and the highest quality parts. Starting off with the timeless "First Edition" model, we're about to open up a world of possibility...
2-Tone-Black cylinder head covers.
Fishtail rear silencer.
Boxer with pushrods
Open drive shaft and double-cradle frame.
|Type||Air/oil cooled two-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the drive shaft.|
|Bore x stroke||107.1 mm x 100 mm|
|Normal Capcity||67 kW at 4750 rpm|
|Max. torque||158 Nm at 3000 rpm|
|Compression ratio||9.6 :1|
|Fuel preparation||Electronic intake pipe fuel injection, BMS-K+ electronic engine management with overrun cut-off, twin-spark ignition: BMS-O with e-gas|
|Emission control||Regulated three-way catalytic converter|
|Mileage / consumption|
|Maximum speed||over 180 km/h|
|Consumption per 100 km based on the WMTC||5.6 L/100km|
|Fuel type||Premium unleaded 95 petrol (PULP 95)|
|Alternator||Permanent magnet generator 600 W (nominal capacity)|
|Battery||12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Clutch||Single-disk dry clutch|
|Gears||6-gear shifting claw transmission in separate transmission housing|
|Secondary Drive||Shaft drive|
|Suspension / brakes|
|Frame||Double-cradle steel frame with screwed-on underbeams|
|Front wheel location / spring elements||Telescopic fork|
|Rear wheel location / spring elements||Steel swinging fork with central shock strut|
|Spring travel front / rear||120 mm / 90 mm|
|Steering head angle||57.3°|
|Wheels||Spoke wheel (front only)|
|Rim, front||3.5" x 19"|
|Rim, rear||5.0" x 16"|
|Tyres, front||120/70 R 19|
|Tyres, rear||180/65 B16|
|Brake, front||Twin disc brake, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers|
|Brake, rear||Single disc brakes, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed calipers|
|ABS||BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral)|
|Dimensions / weights|
|Seat height, unladen||690 mm|
|Rider step length, unladen||1630 mm|
|Usable tank capacity||approx. 16 L|
|of which reserve||approx. 4 L|
|Height (excluding mirrors)||1126 mm|
|Height (above mirror, at DIN empty weight)||1232 mm|
|Width (with mirror)||964 mm|
|Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready||345 kg 1)|
|Max. permitted weight||560 kg|
|Max. load (with standard equipment)||215 kg|
1)As defined in EU directive 93/93/EEC, filled with all operating fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable tank capacity