MSRP excludes destination & handling fee of $695, tax, title and registration.

First Edition Model Shown.

First Edition Model Shown.

The new BMW R 18.

Soul is all that matters.

The new R 18 invokes the history and the iconic hallmarks of the BMW brand. The result: a true BMW cruiser that is full of character,  surrounding the largest displacement  boxer engine we have ever built and timeless design features, such as the white double striping on the R 18 First Edition. 

The design of the R 18

Your style counts.

Be one of the first to get the R 18. The choice is yours.

R 18 First Edition

The double striping and chromed design elements are characteristic of the First Edition, as is the logo.

R 18

The basic version of the R 18 in Black Storm Metallic insists on purity.

A cruiser at first glance.

The flyline is elongated and low. The double-cradle steel frame covers the powerful, sculpted engine that underlines the impressive presence of the bike. Riders also have a number of custom equipment options: the R 18 is scaled back to its core to allow for full customization. 

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Machined engine housing cover
We see the machined engine housing of the R 18.
Available Floorboards
We see the footboards of the  R 18.
Available 2-Tone-Black cylinder head covers.
Available 2-Tone-Black cylinder head covers.
Fishtail silencers
The long fishtail silencers also emphasize the cruiser silhouette.
Machined fuel filler cap.
We see the Machined fuel filler cap.
Boxer with pushrods.
The imposing 1802 cc two-cylinder boxer engine of the R 18.
Open drive shaft and double-cradle frame.
The open driveshaft: another hallmark from the history of BMW Motorrad.
Fork bridge.
We see the fork bridge in its purist form on the R 18.

Experience the sound of the R 18

We have counted on the boxer since 1923 with conviction. The 1,802 cc two-cylinder boxer engine of the R 18 is the highest displacement boxer that BMW has ever built. It delivers a maximum torque of 116 lbs-ft at 3,000 rpm. At 4,750 rpm, the Big Boxer delivers 91 hp combining its core tradition with modern technology for pure emotion on the road. 

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Capacity: 1,802 cc
Torque: 116 lbs-ft at 3,000 rpm
Seat height: 27.2“
Horsepower: 91 hp at 4,750 rpm

The right way? Your own

#soulfuel means always keeping your passion and curiosity. Even when you are not sitting on your bike. 

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