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2021 BMW R 18
2021 BMW R 18

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
BMW
BMW
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
R 18
R 18
Model Code
R18
R18
Color
Black Storm Metallic
Black Storm Metallic

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral)

Front - Twin disc brake, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed callipers

Rear - Single disc brake, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed caliper

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral)

Front - Twin disc brake, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed callipers

Rear - Single disc brake, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed caliper

Wheels
Spoke
Spoke
Rims

Front - 3.5 x 19 in.

Rear - 5 x 16 in.

Front - 3.5 x 19 in.

Rear - 5 x 16 in.

Tires

Front - 120 / 70 R 19

Rear - 180 / 65 B16

Front - 120 / 70 R 19

Rear - 180 / 65 B16

Dimensions

Length
96.1 in.
96.1 in.
Height

Excluding mirrors - 44.3 in.

Above mirror, at DIN empty weight - 48.5 in.

Excluding mirrors - 44.3 in.

Above mirror, at DIN empty weight - 48.5 in.

Width
With mirror - 38 in.
With mirror - 38 in.
Weight
Unladen, fully fueled, road ready - 761 lb.
Unladen, fully fueled, road ready - 761 lb.
Wheelbase
68.1 in.
68.1 in.
Seat Height

Unladen - 27.2 in.

Rider step length, unladen - 64.2 in.

Unladen - 27.2 in.

Rider step length, unladen - 64.2 in.

Turning Radius
Steering head angle - 57.3°
Steering head angle - 57.3°

Drivetrain

Transmission
Gears - 6-speed
Gears - 6-speed
Drive System
Secondary - Shaft drive
Secondary - Shaft drive

Electrical

Battery
12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free
12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free
Alternator
Permanent magnet generator 600 W (nominal capacity)
Permanent magnet generator 600 W (nominal capacity)

Engine

Engine
four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the drive shaft
four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the drive shaft
Cooling
Air / Oil
Air / Oil
Cylinders
2
2
Horsepower
91 hp @ 4,750 rpm
91 hp @ 4,750 rpm
Displacement
1,802 cc
1,802 cc
Bore x Stroke
107.1 x 100 mm
107.1 x 100 mm
Torque
Max. - 116 ft. lb. @ 3,000 rpm
Max. - 116 ft. lb. @ 3,000 rpm
Compression Ratio
9.6 :1
9.6 :1
Clutch
Single-disc dry
Single-disc dry
Fuel System
Electronic intake pipe fuel injection, BMS-K+ electronic engine management with overrun cut-off
Electronic intake pipe fuel injection, BMS-K+ electronic engine management with overrun cut-off
Emissions
Control - Regulated three-way catalytic converter
Control - Regulated three-way catalytic converter
Ignition
Twin-spark
Twin-spark
Fuel Type

Super plus lead-free (max. 15% ethanol, E15)

Gasoline (min. 90 AKI Octane Rating, max. 15% ethanol content)

Super plus lead-free (max. 15% ethanol, E15)

Gasoline (min. 90 AKI Octane Rating, max. 15% ethanol content)

Fuel Capacity

Usable tank volume approx. - 4.23 gal.

of which reserve - 1 gal.

Usable tank volume approx. - 4.23 gal.

of which reserve - 1 gal.

Operational

Frame
Double-cradle steel
Double-cradle steel
Front Suspension

Telescopic fork

Spring travel - 4.7 in.

Telescopic fork

Spring travel - 4.7 in.

Rear Suspension

Steel swingarm with central shock strut

Spring travel - 3.5 in.

Steel swingarm with central shock strut

Spring travel - 3.5 in.

Trail
Castor - 5.9 in.
Castor - 5.9 in.
Maximum Speed
Over 111 mph
Over 111 mph
Capacity

Max. permitted weight - 1,234.6 lb.

Max. load (with standard equipment) - 474 lb.

Max. permitted weight - 1,234.6 lb.

Max. load (with standard equipment) - 474 lb.

Features

Features

  • A CRUISER AT FIRST GLANCE: The flyline is elongated and low. The double-cradle steel frame covers the powerful, sculpted engine that underlines the impressive presence of the bike. Riders also have a number of custom equipment options: the R 18 is scaled back to its core to allow for full customization.
  • MACHINED ENGINE HOUSING COVER: The high-quality Machined engine housing cover made of milled aluminium impressively give the boxer engine an attractive look.
  • FISHTAIL SILENCERS: The R 18 design emphasizes the distinctive cruiser silhouette.
  • MACHINED FUEL FILLER CAP: The high-quality Machined fuel filler cap made of milled aluminium adds a striking design highlight with its two-tone look.
  • BOXER WITH PUSHRODS: The R stands for boxers and has done so for over 95 years.
  • OPEN DRIVE SHAFT AND DOUBLE-CRADLE FRAME: The open, nickel-plated driveshaft puts the focus on the torque.
  • FORK BRIDGE: Clean and authentic in every detail.

Features

  • A CRUISER AT FIRST GLANCE: The flyline is elongated and low. The double-cradle steel frame covers the powerful, sculpted engine that underlines the impressive presence of the bike. Riders also have a number of custom equipment options: the R 18 is scaled back to its core to allow for full customization.
  • MACHINED ENGINE HOUSING COVER: The high-quality Machined engine housing cover made of milled aluminium impressively give the boxer engine an attractive look.
  • FISHTAIL SILENCERS: The R 18 design emphasizes the distinctive cruiser silhouette.
  • MACHINED FUEL FILLER CAP: The high-quality Machined fuel filler cap made of milled aluminium adds a striking design highlight with its two-tone look.
  • BOXER WITH PUSHRODS: The R stands for boxers and has done so for over 95 years.
  • OPEN DRIVE SHAFT AND DOUBLE-CRADLE FRAME: The open, nickel-plated driveshaft puts the focus on the torque.
  • FORK BRIDGE: Clean and authentic in every detail.