BMW R 1150 R (Rockster): review, history, specs

Class: heritage / roadster
Production: November 1999 – June 2006
Predecessor: BMW R1100R
Successor: BMW R1200R

BMW R 1150 R (Europe, USA), 1999-2006
BMW R 1150 R Rockster (Europe, USA), 2002-2005

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeNovember 1999 – June 2006Name: BMW R1150R
Model code: R28
Parts Catalog Code: 0429
USAMarch 2000 – February 2006Name: BMW R1150R
Model code: R28
Parts Catalog Code: 0439
EuropeMarch 2002 – July 2005Name: BMW R1150R Rockster
Model code: R28
Parts Catalog Code: 0308
USAMarch 2002 – July 2005Name: BMW R1150R Rockster
Model code: R28
Parts Catalog Code: 0318

Specifications

BMW R1150R / Rockster: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2170 mm / 85,4 in
Overall width825 mm / 32,5 in
Overall height1165 mm / 45,9 in
Seat height800 mm / 31,5 in
770 mm / 30,3 in – low seat
Wheelbase1487 mm / 58,5 in
Ground clearance138 mm / 5,4 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight238 kg / 525 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular space frame (steel)
Front suspension, travelBMW Telelever, 120 mm / 4,72 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 135 mm / 5,3 in
Front tire size120/70 ZR17
Rear tire size170/60 ZR17
180/55 ZR17 – Rockster
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers EVO (integral ABS-I)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 276 mm, 2-piston caliper (integral ABS-I)
Fuel capacity20,4 l / 5,39 US gal (reserve – 5,0 l)
Fuel economy5,74 l / 100 km (41 mpg)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Air&Oil-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangementFlat twin (boxer)
Bore & Stroke101,0 x 70,5 mm
Displacement1130 cm³ (68,9 cu in)
Compression ratio10.3:1
Valve trainChain driven SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power85,0 hp (62,5 kW) / 6750 rpm
Max. torque98,0 Nm (9,9 kg-m) / 5250 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)3,89 sec
Top speed219 km/h (136 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection, Motronic MA 2.4
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchSingle dry plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V

VI


3.864
3.022
2.393
1.962
1.700
1.511
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemMotronic (mapped characteristic control)
2 spark plugs per cylinder – R1150R (with October 2002); Rockster
AlternatorBelt driven three-phase generator, 14V / 700W
Battery capacity12V-19Ah

Images


BMW R1150R / Rockster: images, gallery.

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BMW R1150R Rockster
BMW R1150R Rockster

Videos


BMW R1150R / Rockster: video.

Manuals


BMW R1150R / Rockster: documentation.

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