BMW R1100RS

BMW R1100RS

The R1100RS was the first motorcycle to offer the second generation of anti-lock braking systems. The new fork design, called the Telelever, offered an innovative monoshock front swing arm design.

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Model year
1999
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Make
BMW
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Engine Power
90.01 HP (66.2 kW) @ 7250 rpm
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Top Speed
133.59 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:
    90.01 HP (66.2 kW) @ 7250 rpm
  • Torque:
    95 Nm (70.07 lb-ft) @ 5500 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valve train:
    SOHC, variable
  • Valves per cylinder:
    4
  • Sparks per cylinder:
    1
  • Fuel supply system:
    Fuel injection
  • Ignition type:
    Digital CDI
  • Compression:
    10.7:1
  • 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, FR6 DTC
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Length:
    85.6 inch
  • Width:
    36.2 inch
  • Height:
    50.6 inch
  • Wheel base:
    58 inch
  • Ground clearance:
    6.02 inch
  • Seat height:
    30.7 inch (variable)
  • Curb weight:
    526.9 lbs

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, Ø11.22 inch
    Tire:
    160 / 60 R18 ZR
  • Frame type:
    steel, Backbone frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.28 KW/lbs (3.61 lbs/HP)
  • Acceleration (0-60 mph):
    4.1 sec
  • Top speed:
    133.59 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    6.08 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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