BMW K 1100 RS: review, history, specs

Class: sport-tour
Production: April 1992 – December 1996
Predecessor: BMW K100RS
Related: BMW K1100LT
Successor: BMW K1200RS

BMW K 1100 RS (Europe, USA), 1992-1996

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeApril 1992 – December 1996Name: BMW K1100RS
Model code: 89V2 (K589)
Parts Catalog Code: 0522
USANovember 1992 – June 1996Name: BMW K1100RS
Model code: 89V2 (K589)
Parts Catalog Code: 0532

Specifications


BMW K1100RS: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2230 mm / 87,8 in
Overall width802 mm / 31,6 in
Overall height1260 mm / 49,6 in
Seat height800 mm / 31,5 in
Wheelbase1565 mm / 61,6 in
Ground clearance125 mm / 4,9 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight268 kg / 591 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 size120/70 VB17
Rear tire size160/60 VB18
Front brakeDouble disc, 305 mm, 4-piston calipers (ABS-I) – K1100RS (to July 1993)
Double disc, 305 mm, 4-piston calipers (ABS-II) – K1100RS (with July 1993)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 285 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS-I) – K1100RS (to July 1993)
Single disc, 285 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS-II) – K1100RS (with July 1993)
Fuel capacity22,0 l / 5,8 US gal (reserve – 5,0 l)
Fuel economy4,9 l / 100 km (48 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)3,8 sec
Top speed220 km/h (137 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 – K1100RS (to September 1992)
Three-phase generator, 14V / 700W – K1100RS (with September 1992)
Battery capacity12V-19Ah

Images


BMW K1100RS: images, gallery.

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Videos


BMW K1100RS: video.

Manuals


BMW K1100RS: documentation.

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