BMW K1

BMW K1

Its slippery shape helps it maintain a fop speed in comfort for the rider, who is well-protected from the wind-rush.

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Model year
1992
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Make
BMW
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Engine Power
99.25 HP (73 kW) @ 8000 rpm
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Top Speed
146.02 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    4 cylinders, 4-stroke, Inline
  • Displacement:
    987 cc (60.31 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    2.64 inch × 2.76 inch (square)
  • Cooling system:
    Water cooled
  • Power:
    99.25 HP (73 kW) @ 8000 rpm
  • Torque:
    100 Nm (73.76 lb-ft) @ 6750 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valve train:
    DOHC, variable
  • Valves per cylinder:
    4
  • Sparks per cylinder:
    1
  • Fuel supply system:
    Fuel injection
  • Ignition type:
    Digital CDI
  • Compression:
    11:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Longitudinal
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Dry, single plate, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Shaft

Dimensions

  • Length:
    87.8 inch
  • Width:
    34.4 inch
  • Height:
    47.6 inch
  • Wheel base:
    61.6 inch
  • Ground clearance:
    5.51 inch
  • Seat height:
    30.7 inch
  • Curb weight:
    582 lbs
  • Dry weight:
    515.9 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Brake:
    Twin Disk, Ø12.01 inch
    Tire:
    120 / 70 R17 ZR
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Paralever
    Brake:
    Disk, Ø11.22 inch
    Tire:
    160 / 60 R18 ZR
  • Frame type:
    steel, Trellis frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.28 KW/lbs (3.62 lbs/HP)
  • Acceleration (0-60 mph):
    3.9 sec
  • Top speed:
    146.02 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    5.81 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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