BMW R 1150 RT: review, history, specs

Class: tour
Production: January 2000 – March 2006
Predecessor: BMW R1100RT
Successor: BMW R1200RT

BMW R 1150 RT (Europe, USA), 2000-2006

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeJanuary 2000 – March 2006Name: BMW R1150RT
Model code: R22
Parts Catalog Code: 0419
USAFebruary 2000 – February 2006Name: BMW R1150RT
Model code: R22
Parts Catalog Code: 0499

Specifications

BMW R1150RT: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2230 mm / 87,8 in
Overall width898 mm / 35,3 in
Overall height1380 mm / 54,3 in
Seat height805/825/845 mm (adjustable seat)
780/800/820 mm (adjustable low seat)
Wheelbase1485 mm / 58,5 in
Ground clearance153 mm / 6,0 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight279 kg / 615 lbs (without cases)
FRAME
Frame (type)Cast aluminum front frame with tubular steel rear frame, load-bearing drive unit
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
Rear tire size170/60 ZR17
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers EVO (integral ABS-I)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 276 mm, 2-piston caliper (integral ABS-I)
Fuel capacity25,2 l / 6,66 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l)
Fuel economy6,43 l / 100 km (36,6 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 ratio11.3:1
Valve trainChain driven SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power95,0 hp (70,0 kW) / 7250 rpm
Max. torque100,0 Nm (10,1 kg-m) / 5500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)4,97 sec
Top speed204 km/h (127 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


3.863
3.022
2.393
1.961
1.700
1.316
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemMotronic (mapped characteristic control)
2 spark plugs per cylinder – R1150RT (with December 2002)
AlternatorBelt driven three-phase generator, 14V / 700W
Battery capacity12V-19Ah

Images


BMW R1150RT: images, gallery.

BMW R1150RT
BMW R1150RT
BMW R1150RT

Videos


BMW R1150RT: video.

Manuals


BMW R1150RT: documentation.

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