BMW K 1100 LT: review, history, specs

Class: tour
Production: June 1989 – April 1999
Predecessor: BMW K100LT
Successor: BMW K1200LT

BMW K 1100 LT (Europe, USA), 1989-1999

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeJune 1989 – April 1999Name: BMW K1100LT
Model code: 89V2 (K589)
Parts Catalog Code: 0526
USAFebruary 1992 – March 1997Name: BMW K1100LT
Model code: 89V2 (K589)
Parts Catalog Code: 0536

Specifications


BMW K1100LT: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2250 mm / 88,6 in
Overall width915 mm / 36,0 in
Overall height1450 mm / 57,0 in
Seat height810 mm / 31,9 in
Wheelbase1565 mm / 61,6 in
Ground clearance125 mm / 4,9 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight290 kg / 639 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular space frame (steel)
Front suspension, travelTelescopic fork 41 mm, 135 mm / 5,3 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW Paralever (adjustable), 120 mm / 4,4 in
Front tire size110/80 VB18
Rear tire size140/80 VB17
Front brakeDouble disc, 305 mm, 4-piston calipers (ABS-I) – K1100LT (to July 1993)
Double disc, 305 mm, 4-piston calipers (ABS-II) – K1100LT (with July 1993)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 285 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS-I) – K1100LT (to July 1993)
Single disc, 285 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS-II) – K1100LT (with July 1993)
Fuel capacity22,0 l / 5,8 US gal (reserve – 5,0 l)
Fuel economy5,4 l / 100 km (43,2 mpg)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement4-cylinders in-line, longitudinally installed
Bore & Stroke70,5 x 70,0 mm
Displacement1093 cm³ (66,7 cu in)
Compression ratio11.0:1
Valve trainChain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power100,0 hp (74,0 kW) / 7500 rpm
Max. torque107,0 Nm (10,8 kg-m) / 5500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)4,35 sec
Top speed209 km/h (130 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection, Motronic MA 2.2
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchSingle dry plate, cable operated
Transmission5-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V


4.500
2.960
2.300
1.880
1.610
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemMotronic (mapped characteristic control)
AlternatorThree-phase generator, 14V / 460W – K1100LT (to September 1992)
Three-phase generator, 14V / 700W – K1100LT (with September 1992)
Battery capacity12V-19Ah

Images


BMW K1100LT: images, gallery.

BMW K 1100 LT
BMW K 1100 LT
BMW K 1100 LT
BMW K 1100 LT

Videos


BMW K1100LT: video.

Manuals


BMW K1100LT: documentation.
BMW K1100LT: Riders Manual
BMW K1100LT: Repair Manual

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