BMW R 100 R (Classic, Mystic): review, history, specs

Class: heritage
Production: 1991-1995
Successor: BMW R1100R

BMW R 100 R Classic (Europe, USA), 1991-1995
BMW R 100 R Mystic (Europe, USA), 1993-1995

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
Europe1991-1995Name: BMW R100R (Classic)
Model code: 2473
Europe1993-1995Name: BMW R100R (Mystic)
Model code: 2473
USASeptember 1991 – December 1995Name: BMW R100R (Classic)
Model code: 2473
USAMarch 1994 – September 1995Name: BMW R100R (Mystic)
Model code: 2473

Specifications


BMW R100R: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2210 mm / 87,0 in
Overall width1000 mm / 39,4 in
Overall height1190 mm / 46,8 in
Seat height800 mm / 31,5 in
Wheelbase1495 mm / 58,8 in
Ground clearance200 mm / 7,9 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight218 kg / 481 lbs – Classic
215 kg / 474 lbs – Mystic
FRAME
Frame (type)Double loop tubular frame with bolt on rear section
Front suspension, travelTelescopic fork, 135 mm / 5,3 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW Paralever, 135 mm / 5,3 in
Front tire size110/80-V18
Rear tire size140/80-V17
Front brakeDouble disc, 285 mm, 4-piston calipers
Rear brakeDrum
Fuel capacity24,0 l / 6,3 US gal
Fuel economy4,9 l / 100 km (48 mpg)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Air&Oil-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangementFlat twin (boxer)
Bore & Stroke94,0 x 70,6 mm
Displacement980,0 cm³ (59,8 cu in)
Compression ratio8.5:1
Valve trainOHV, 2 valves per cylinder
Max. power60,0 hp (44,0 kW) / 6500 rpm
Max. torque76,0 Nm (7,7 kg-m) / 3750 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)4,8 sec
Top speed181 km/h (112 mph)
Fuel system (type)Carburetor, 2x Bing 94/40/123 – 94/40/124
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchSingle dry plate, cable operated
Transmission5-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

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ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemContact free electronic ignition (Bosch)
AlternatorAlternator Bosch 240W
Battery capacity

Images


BMW R100R: images, gallery.

BMW R100R (Classic)
BMW R100R (Classic)
BMW R100R Mystic
BMW R100R Mystic

Videos


BMW R100R: video.

Manuals


BMW R100R: documentation.

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