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2023 R18 BMW Cruisers Review Specs Price

The 2023 R18 BMW Cruisers, powered by a traditional boxer engine displacing 1800 cc, is a glimpse into BMW’s past. The R18 has the most cubic capacity of any BMW series in 2023, and it also doesn’t scrimp on luxury amenities or good looks.

Check out the B, Classic, and Transcontinental models if you need something premade. This low-slung automobile is a perfect canvas for individualization. The other take away extras like luggage and windscreens to varied degrees.

2023 R18 BMW Cruisers

This European bike has a shaft drive system, which requires less maintenance, and a few essential accessories. You won’t have to worry about losing control of this beast despite its power and torque thanks to the anti-lock braking system (ABS) and the dual disc brakes up front. Several riding modes, a multi-function display speedometer, and LED lighting are standard.

The 2023 R18 BMW Cruisers takes cues from BMW’s history in several ways, including the exposed drive shaft. These distinguishing features have been deliberated and implemented in the present.

2023 R18 BMW Cruisers – Features and Specs

Your Style Counts

There are now several more color options for the 2023 R18 BMW Cruisers available. It’s up to you to decide.

A Cruiser at First Glance

We see a long and slack fly line. The bike’s double-cradle steel frame conceals a robust, artistically shaped engine, enhancing its authoritative profile. Although the 2023 R18 BMW Cruisers has been pared down to its core, riders have many equipment options to customize their bikes.

2023 R18 BMW Cruisers

Make your Cruiser

Our 2023 R18 BMW Cruisers’s Option 719 opens you to a world of customization options. The Option 719 Bicolor Icon cast wheel rounds off the bike’s high-end aesthetic. Seats upholstered in black synthetic leather with diamond embossing along the seams and an embroidered BMW symbol are optional (Option 719) for an elevated driving experience.

Since 1923, the boxer has been an unwavering pillar of trust for us. BMW’s largest boxer engine to date is the R 18’s two-cylinder unit, which displaces 1,802 ccs. Its peak torque is 116 lb.-ft. At 3,000 rpm. The Big Boxer combines its classic roots with cutting-edge technology to generate 91 horsepower at 4,750 rpm, providing pure driving enjoyment.

3 Year Warranty

Ride forever and ever.

A warranty covers all new motorcycles for up to 3 years or 36,000 kilometers.

Global RDC Availability (all vehicles with Keyless Ride).

Meteoric Dust Gold/Mineral White Metallic is the new color choice 719.

2023 R18 BMW Cruisers

2023 R18 BMW Cruisers – Price

The new 2023 R18 BMW Cruisers is available at $14,995 only.

2023 R18 BMW 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”
Capacity 1,802 cc
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 A regulated three-way catalytic converter


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)

Electrical system

Alternator Permanent magnet generator 600 W (nominal capacity)
Battery 12 V / 26 Ah

2023 R18 BMW Cruisers

Power transmission

Clutch Single-disc dry clutch
Gears 6-speed transmission
Secondary drive Shaft drive


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.”
Wheelbase 68.1”
Caster 5.9”
Steering head angle 57.3°
Wheels Spoke wheel
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)


Seat height, unladen 27.2”
Rider step length, unladen 64.2”
Usable tank capacity approx. 4.23 gal
of which reserve 1 gal
Length 96.1″
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

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