Data & equipment
The R 18 Classic brings to mind the icons of our history and the qualities of early touring cruisers. We brought these qualities back to life. Learn all about the technical data and here.
Air/oil cooled two-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the drive shaft.
107.1 mm x 100 mm
67 kW (91 hp) at 4,750 rpm
158 Nm at 3,000 rpm
9.6 : 1
Electronic manifold injection / digital engine management: BMS-O with E-gas
Regulated three-way catalytic converter
Mileage / consumption
over 180 km/h
Unleaded super (max. 15% Ethanol, E15) RON 95 90 AKI
Permanent magnet generator 600 W (nominal capacity)
12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free
Single-disk dry clutch
Claw-shifted 6-gear transmission in separate gearbox housing
Suspension / brakes
Half-duplex cragle frame with bolt on lower frame rails
Steel dual swingarm with central spring strut
120 mm / 90 mm
3.00" x 16"
5.00" x 16"
Dual disc brake, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston radial calipers
Single disc brake, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston radial calipers
BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Dimensions / weights
approx. 4 l
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.