BMW R1100R

BMW R1100R

Obviously, the bags are useful for longer trips, and the R1100R, with the aid of its firm-yet-comfortable seat, is capable of making them. Add BMW's optional windscreen and the RI 100R becomes a first-rate tourer.

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Model year
1997
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Make
BMW
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Engine Power
79.95 HP (58.8 kW) @ 6750 rpm
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Top Speed
122.41 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    2 cylinders, 4-stroke, Boxer
  • Displacement:
    1085 cc (66.29 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    3.9 inch × 2.78 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    79.95 HP (58.8 kW) @ 6750 rpm
  • Torque:
    97 Nm (71.54 lb-ft) @ 5250 rpm
  • Valves
    Valve train:
    SOHC, variable
    Valves per cylinder:
    4
  • Fuel and ignition
    Sparks per cylinder:
    1
    Fuel supply system:
    Fuel injection
    Ignition type:
    Digital CDI
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Compression:
    10.3:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Longitudinal
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Dry, single plate, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Shaft
  • Spark plug pipe type:
    Bosch, FR5 DTC
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Physical measures
    Length:
    86.5 inch
    Width:
    35.4 inch
    Height:
    41.7 inch
  • Weight
    Curb weight:
    518.1 lbs
    Dry weight:
    471.8 lbs
  • Wheel base:
    58.5 inch
  • Ground clearance:
    5.43 inch
  • Seat height:
    29.9 inch (variable)

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Telelever
    Suspension travel:
    4.72 inch
    Brake:
    Twin Disk, Ø12.01 inch
    Tire:
    120 / 70 R17 ZR
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Paralever
    Suspension travel:
    5.31 inch
    Brake:
    Disk, Ø10.87 inch
    Tire:
    160 / 60 R18 ZR
  • Frame type:
    steel, Backbone frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.25 KW/lbs (4.00 lbs/HP)
  • Acceleration (0-60 mph):
    4.3 sec
  • Top speed:
    122.41 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    5.55 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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