The new R18 symbolizes the BMW brand’s heritage and recognizable trademarks. The result is a real BMW cruiser with personality, built around the largest displacement boxer engine we’ve ever had, and classic aesthetic elements like the white double stripping on the R18 First Edition.
The R18 includes several distinctive BMW design elements such as the exposed drive shaft. We rediscovered these discriminatory elements and brought them into being.
2022 BMW R18 Cruisers – Features and Specs
First Edition R 18
The first edition is distinguished by its double stripping and chromed design components, as well as its logo.
In the First Case, it looks like a Cruiser
The fly line is long and thin. The double-cradle steel frame protects the robust and sculpted engine, emphasizing the motorcycle’s commanding position. Riders can also choose from various bespoke device options: the R18 has been lowered into its base to allow full customization.
The new R18 symbolizes the BMW brand’s legacy and recognizable trademarks. The result is a classic BMW Cruiser with a personality that focuses on our largest displacement boxer engine ever and features a timeless design.
2022 BMW R18 Cruisers – Price
The new 2022 BMW R18 Cruisers is available at $17,495 only.
2022 BMW R18 Cruisers – Technical Specifications
|Design||Air/oil-cooled two-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the drive shaft.|
|Bore x stroke||4.2” x 3.9”|
|Nominal capacity||91 hp at 4,750 rpm|
|Max. torque||116 lbs-ft at 3,000 rpm|
|Compression ratio||9.6 :1|
|Fuel preparation||Electronic intake pipe fuel injection, BMS-K+ electronic engine management with overrun cut-off, and twin-spark ignition.|
|Emission control||The regulated three-way catalytic converter|
Mileage / consumption
|Maximum speed||Over 111 mph|
|Fuel type||Super plus lead-free (max. 15% ethanol, E15) Gasoline (min. 90 AKI Octane Rating, max. 15% ethanol content)|
|Alternator||Permanent magnet generator 600 W (nominal capacity)|
|Battery||12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Clutch||Single-disc dry clutch|
|Secondary drive||Shaft drive|
Suspension / brakes
|Frame||Double-cradle steel frame|
|Front suspension / spring elements||Telescopic fork|
|Rear suspension / spring elements||Steel swingarm with central shock strut|
|Spring travel, front/rear||4.7” / 3.5”|
|Steering head angle||57.3°|
|Rim dimensions, front||3.5″ x 19″|
|Rim dimensions, rear||5.0″ x 16″|
|Tire, front||120/70 R 19|
|Tire, rear||180/65 B16|
|Brake, front||Twin disc brake, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed calipers|
|Brake, rear||Single disc brake, diameter 300 mm, four-piston fixed caliper|
|ABS||BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral)|
Dimensions / weights
|Seat height, unladen||27.2”|
|Rider step length, unladen||64.2”|
|Usable tank capacity approx.||4.23 gal|
|of which reserve||One gal|
|Height (excluding mirrors)||44.3″|
|Height (above the mirror, at DIN empty weight)||48.5″|
|Width (with mirror)||38.0″|
|Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready||761 lbs|
|Max. permitted weight||1,234.6 lbs|
|Max. load (with standard equipment)||474 lbs|