BMW R1100S

BMW R1100S

The BMW R1100S isn't going to radically change sportsbike rider's perception of Beemers overnight but it's actually a pretty capable track bike.

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Model year
1996
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Make
BMW
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Engine Power
98.03 HP (72.1 kW) @ 7500 rpm
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Top Speed
137.94 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:
    Oil/air cooled
  • Power:
    98.03 HP (72.1 kW) @ 7500 rpm
  • Torque:
    97 Nm (71.54 lb-ft) @ 5750 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:
    11.3:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Longitudinal
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 6-speed
  • Clutch:
    Dry, single plate, hydraulic operated
  • Final drive:
    Shaft
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Length:
    85.8 inch
  • Width:
    34.6 inch
  • Height:
    45.7 inch
  • Wheel base:
    58.2 inch
  • Seat height:
    31.5 inch
  • Curb weight:
    504.9 lbs
  • Dry weight:
    458.6 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Telelever
    Suspension travel:
    4.33 inch
    Brake:
    Twin Disk, Ø12.01 inch
    Tire:
    120 / 70 R17 ZR
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Paralever
    Suspension travel:
    5.12 inch
    Brake:
    Disk, Ø10.87 inch
    Tire:
    170 / 60 R17 ZR
  • Frame type:
    composite, Backbone frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    Yes
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.31 KW/lbs (3.18 lbs/HP)
  • Acceleration (0-60 mph):
    3.7 sec
  • Top speed:
    137.94 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    4.76 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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