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European Model Shown

European Model Shown

The BMW R 18 Classic

Iconic. Nostalgic. Soulfuel

The R 18 Classic is a modern cruiser with a nostalgic sense of BMW design. It reminds one of the first BMW cruisers suitable for touring. It also invokes timeless marks of our motorcycle history, such as with the white double pinstripe found on the R 18 Classic First Edition. The heart of the machine is obviously the boxer engine with the most displacement we have ever built. It is designed for relaxing tours and pure enjoyment.

The design of the R 18 Classic

A cruiser inspired by icons

Streamlined silhouette, high-quality details: The R 18 Classic is a style that attracts attention.

R 18 Classic First Edition

The R 18 Classic First Edition, brings distinctive characteristics from BMW Motorrad tradition: The First Edition is characterized by its white double pinstripe and chrome features, as well as the distinctive badging.

R 18 Classic

The pure Blackstorm Metallic emphasizes the elongated cruiser silhouette of the bike.

The highlights at a glance

The drop-shaped tank and elongated exhaust are  icons from our history and emphasize the  traditional BMW design of the R 18 Classic. Its double cradle steel frame envelopes the enormous sculptured boxer engine that turns every mile into an experience.

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Seat with passenger seat
We see the divided seat with pillion passenger seat.
Boxer with pushrods
We see the impressive boxer including pushrods.
LED additional lights
We see both of the smaller auxiliary lights to the left and right of the main headlights.
Footboards
We see the step of the R 18 Classic.
Windshield
We see the windshield of the R 18 Classic.
Round exhaust pipe, open driveshaft, double cradle frame
We see the round exhaust pipe, the open drive shaft, and the double cradle frame.
Black tank with double pinstripe and classic BMW logo
We see the black tank with double lining.
Saddle bags
We see the softbags of the R 18 Classic.

Make the bike your own

Make the bike your own

The R 18 Classic’s extensive range of accessories give you all the freedom to  design your own bike. 

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Experience the engine of the R 18 Classic

The engine delivers instant response early in the torque curve: The 1802 cc twin-cylinder boxer engine of the R 18 Classic is largest we have ever built. An engine you can see, hear, and feel. It delivers its maximum torque of 116 lb-ft at 3,000 rpm. From 2,000 to 4,000rpm , it delivers over 100 lb-ft , which translates to  a consistently high torque delivery and the typical running characteristics of a boxer. At 4,750 rpm, the Big Boxer delivers 91 hp. 

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1802
ccm capacity
116
lb-ft @ 3,000 rpm
28.0
inch seat height
91
hp @ 4,750 rpm

More about #Soulfuel

#Soulfuel means always keeping your passion and curiosity. Because the next tour won't wait for long.

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