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All motorcycles are supplied only with equipment required by law. BMW Motorrad IE reserves the right to alter prices and specification without notice. BMW Motorrad IE has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of information but does not accept liability for any errors or omissions. Actual configuration may differ slightly in appearance to images shown

The new BMW R 18.

Soul is all that matters.

The new R 18 invokes our history and the iconic hallmarks of our brand which we have worked very hard on. The result: a cruiser that is full of character boasting a boxer engine with the most displacement that we have ever built as well as timeless design features, such as the white double striping on the R 18 First Edition. 

Specification

R 18 First Edition

Standard Specification:

  • Speedometer with multifunction display (On-board computer)
  • LED Headlight
  • LED Rear and Brake Light included rear indictors
  • Automatic Stability Control (ASC)
  • 3 Riding Modes (Rock, Roll and Rain)
  • Keyless Ride
  • Datatool STEALTH S5   o First Edition Package
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The design of the R 18

Your style counts.

Be one of the first and get yourself the R 18. The choice is yours.

R 18 First Edition

The double striping and chrome design option are characteristic of the First Edition, as are the sticker and logo.

R 18

The basic version of the R 18 in Black storm metallic insists on purity.

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 customisation. 

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Machined engine housing cover.
Machined engine housing cover.
Footboards.
We see the footboards of the  R 18.
2-Tone-Black cylinder head covers.
2-Tone-Black cylinder head covers.
Fishtail rear silencer.
The long fishtail rear silencer also emphasises the cruiser silhouette.
Machined fuel filler cap.
Machined fuel filler cap.
Boxer with pushrods.
We see the imposing 1802 ccm two-cylinder boxer engine of the R 18.
Open drive shaft and double-cradle frame.
The open drive shaft: another hallmark from the history of BMW Motorrad.
Fork bridge.
We see the puristic fork bridge of the R 18.

3 years warranty.

Ride on & on & on. We`re giving you an extra year. 

Now there's a 3-year warranty on all motorcycles. 

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Experience the sound of the R 18

We have counted on the boxer since 1923  – by conviction. The 1802 ccm two-cylinder boxer engine of the R 18 is the boxer with the most displacement that we have ever built. It delivers its maximum torque of 158 Nm at 3000 min-1. From 2000 bis 4000 min-1, it always delivers over 150 Nm, meaning a consistently high torque with the typical running characteristics of a boxer. At 4750 min-1, the Big Boxer delivers 67 kW (91 hp). Thereby combining its core tradition with modern technology. For pure emotion on the road.

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1802
ccm capacity
158
Nm torque at 3,000 rpm
690
mm seat height
290
km range (min.)

The right way? Your own

#soulfuel means always keeping your passion and curiosity. Even when you are not sitting on your bike.    

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