BMW K1: review, history, specs

Class: sport
Production: 1988-1993
Related: BMW K100RS (2nd generation, 16V)

BMW K1 (Europe, USA), 1988-1993

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
Europe1988 – 1993Name: BMW K1
Model code: 89V1
USAJanuary 1989 – November 1992Name: BMW K1
Model code: 89V1

Specifications


BMW K1: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2230 mm / 87,8 in
Overall width875 mm / 34,4 in
Overall height1210 mm / 47,6 in
Seat height780 mm / 30,7 in
Wheelbase1565 mm / 61,6 in
Ground clearance140 mm / 5,5 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight258 kg / 569 lbs
268 kg / 591 lbs – K1 (ABS)
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular space frame, engine serving as load bearing component
Front suspension, travelTelescopic fork 41 mm, 135 mm / 5,3 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW Paralever (adjustable), 137,5 mm / 5,4 in
Front tire size120/70 VB17
Rear tire size160/60 VB18
Front brakeDouble disc, 305 mm, 4-piston calipers (option: ABS-I)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 285 mm, 2-piston caliper (option: ABS-I)
Fuel capacity22,0 l / 5,81 US gal (reserve – 5,0 l)
Fuel economy4,2 l / 100 km (90 km/h)
5,0 l / 100 km (120 km/h)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement4-cylinders in-line, longitudinally installed
Bore & Stroke67,0 x 70,0 mm
Displacement987 cm³ (60,2 cu in)
Compression ratio11.0:1
Valve trainChain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power100,0 hp (74,0 kW) / 8000 rpm
Max. torque100,0 Nm (9,8 kg-m) / 6750 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)3,9 sec
Top speed240 km/h (149 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection, Bosch Motronic MA 2.1
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchSingle dry plate, cable operated
Transmission5-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

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ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemMotronic (mapped characteristic control)
AlternatorThree-phase generator, 14V / 460W
Battery capacity12V-25Ah

Images


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Videos


BMW K1: video.

Manuals


BMW K1: documentation.

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