BMW R 1100 R: review, history, specs

Class: heritage
Production: September 1993 – April 2001
Predecessor: BMW R100R
Successor: BMW R1150R

BMW R 1100 R (Europe, USA), cast wheel, 1993-2001
BMW R 1100 R (Europe, USA), spoked wheel, 1993-2001
BMW R 1100 R (Europe, USA), 1993-1996
BMW R 1100 R (Europe, USA), 1997-2001

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeSeptember 1993 – April 2001Name: BMW R1100R
Model code: 259R
Parts Catalog Code: 0402
USASeptember 1994 – November 2000Name: BMW R1100R
Model code: 259R
Parts Catalog Code: 0407

Specifications


BMW R1100R: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2197 mm / 86,5 in
Overall width761 mm / 30,0 in
Overall height1170 mm / 46,1 in
Seat height760/780/800 mm (adjustable seat)
Wheelbase1487 mm / 58,5 in
Ground clearance138 mm / 5,4 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight235 kg / 518 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular space frame (steel)
Front suspension, travelBMW Telelever, 120 mm / 4,7 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 135 mm / 5,3 in
Front tire size120/70 ZR17 – R1100R (cast wheel)
110/80 ZR18 – R1100R (spoked wheel)
Rear tire size160/60 ZR18 – R1100R (cast wheel)
150/70 ZR17 – R1100R (spoked wheel)
Front brakeDouble disc, 305 mm, 4-piston calipers (ABS-II)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 276 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS-II)
Fuel capacity21,0 l / 5,5 US gal (reserve – 6,0 l)
Fuel economy4,6 l / 100 km (51 mpg)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Air&Oil-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangementFlat twin (boxer)
Bore & Stroke99,0 x 70,5 mm
Displacement1085 cm³ (66,2 cu in)
Compression ratio10.3:1
Valve trainChain driven SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power80,0 hp (59,0 kW) / 6750 rpm
Max. torque97,0 Nm (9,8 kg-m) / 5250 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)4,3 sec
Top speed197 km/h (122 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


4.163
2.914
2.133
1.740
1.450
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemMotronic (mapped characteristic control)
AlternatorBelt driven three-phase generator, 14V / 700W
Battery capacity12V-19Ah

Images


BMW R1100R: images, gallery.

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BMW R1100R

Videos


BMW R1100R: video.

Manuals


BMW R1100R: documentation.

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