The all-new BMW R 18 Basic may be ordered as a totally built-up unit (CBU) from immediately onwards by the BMW Motorrad supplier community.
Created in collaboration with Roland Sands Design, two totally different design collections of milled aluminium components can be found: Machined and 2-Tone-Black.
The bike is powered by a newly-developed air/oil-cooled two-cylinder boxer engine. The 1,802 cc engine produces an output of 91 hp at 4,750 rpm. The utmost torque of 158 Nm is already obtainable at 3,000 rpm, with greater than 150 Nm obtainable at any time from 2,000 – 4,000 rpm.
Whereas the R 18 is purist in fashion, the R 18 Basic options a big windscreen, passenger seat, saddlebags, LED extra headlights and a 16-inch entrance wheel. It options the biggest displacement boxer engine ever constructed by BMW, the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
The BMW Motorrad ergonomic triangle consisting of distance to handlebar–seat and the mid-mounted footpeg place gives for an upright seating place.
Vikram Pawah, president, BMW Group India, mentioned, “BMW Motorrad made a putting entry into the cruiser section with BMW R 18. Constructing on the success and recognition of BMW’s first cruiser in India, we now current the BMW R 18 Basic with a re-imagined, much more iconic character.”
Different options embody traction management, engine brake management, hill-start management, keyless trip system and digital cruise management.
The bike comes with an ordinary guarantee for ‘three years, limitless kilometers’, with an choice to increase the guarantee to the fourth and fifth 12 months.