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R 18 Classic

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THE BMW R 18 CLASSIC

ICONIC. NOSTALGIC. SOULFUEL

The R 18 Classic is a modern cruiser with a nostalgic sense of BMW design. It reminds one of the beginnings, of the first cruisers suitable for touring. It also invokes timeless marks of our motorcycle history, such as with the white double lining found on the R 18 Classic First Edition. The heart of the machine is obviously the boxer with the most displacement we have ever built. It stands for relaxing tours and pure enjoyment.

THE HIGHLIGHTS AT A GLANCE

The drop-shaped tank is an icon from our history and emphasises - as does the elongated end silencer - the typical streamlined flyline of the R 18 Classic. Its double cradle steel frame envelopes the enormous sculptured engine that turns every kilometre into an experience.

EXPERIENCE THE ENGINE OF THE R 18 CLASSIC

An early, high torque ensures the powerful cruiser torque: The 1802 ccm twin-cylinder boxer engine of the R 18 Classic is the boxer with the most displacement we have ever built. An engine you can see, hear, and feel: It delivers its maximum torque of 158 Nm at 3.000 min-1. From 2.000 to 4.000 min-1, it always delivers over 150 Nm, meaning a consistently high torque with the typical running characteristics of a boxer. At 4.750 min-1, the Big Boxer delivers 67 kW (91 hp). Start every tour with some zip.

R18 Classic Features


Seat with passenger seat

The seat bench consists of two individual seats. You decide whether to start with a passenger seat or not.
R18 Classic Features


Boxer with push rod

Built with conviction, for over 95 years: The R stands for boxer.
R18 Classic Features


LED additional headlights

Typical nostalgic touring bike: two auxiliary headlights.
R18 Classic Features


Footboards

These ensure relaxed and comfortable handling, as the overall appearance of the bike already suggests.
R18 Classic Features


Windshield

The large windshield protects the rider from the wind and weather.
R18 Classic Features


Round exhaust pipe, open drive shaft, double cradle frame

Historic bonds, newly interpreted and implemented with quality.
R18 Classic Features


Black tank with double lining and bolted logo

The black tank with double striping is one of the icons of BMW Motorrad history.
R18 Classic Features


Saddle bags

The softbags have 15.5 litres of space for everything you might need on a trip.
Engine  
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
Capacity 1802 cm³
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 Super plus lead-free (max. 15% ethanol, E15) RON 95 90 AKI
Electrical system  
Alternator Permanent magnet generator 600 W (nominal capacity)
Battery 12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free
Power transmission  
Clutch Single-disk dry clutch
Gears 6-gear shifting claw transmission in separate transmission housing
Secondary Drive Drive shaft
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
Wheelbase 1731 mm
Castor 150 mm
Steering head angle 57.3°
Wheels Spoked wheel
Rim dimensions, front 3.00" x 16"
Rim, rear 5.00" x 16"
Tyres, front 130/90 B16
Tyres, rear 180/65 B16
Brake, front Twin disc brake, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper
Brake, rear Single disc brakes, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed calipers
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral)
Dimensions / weights  
Seat height, unladen 710 mm
Rider step length, unladen 1,655 mm
Usable tank capacity approx. 16 L
of which reserve approx. 4 L
Length 2440 mm
Height (excluding mirrors) 1,342 mm
Height (above mirror, at DIN empty weight) 1,397 mm
Width (with mirror) 964 mm
Vehicle kerb weight, fully fuelled/road-ready 365 kg 1)
Max. permitted weight 560 kg
Max. load (with standard equipment) 195 kg

1)According to Directive (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable fuel tank capacity. 90% of the usable tank capacity./p>