BMW R 18 ROCTANE
TOURING WITH A COOLNESS FACTORBook Test Drive
THE BMW R 18 Roctane
The first step is the easiest – the A2 variant of the R 18 Classic
The R 18 Classic is also available in an A2-compliant variant with 35 kW (48 PS). This variant can be throttled, meaning your machine supports you when you hold your A2 driver’s license. You can enjoy the intuitive handling of the R 18 Classic from the very beginning.
Highlights at a glance
"It’s just the most casual way to go touring."
Heritage product specialist
Striking mini ape-hanger
With these handlebars you are holding liberty in your hands. The mini ape-hanger is perfect for touring, enabling a front-wheel-oriented seating position. Feels casual – looks cool.
Black, straight rear silencer
The impressive boxer sound originates from the equally impressive exhaust system in dark chrome. Its straight shape underscores the horizontal, elongated design line of the R 18 Roctane.
Comfortable dragster seat
The comfortable seat in a dragster look provides support when accelerating. It offers a high level of seating comfort and supports an upright seating position. You can comfortably rest your feet on the footboards.
3 years warranty
Ride on & on & on. We`re giving you an extra year.
Now there's a 3-year warranty on all motorcycles.
The first step is the easiest – the A2 variant of the R 18 Roctane.
The R 18 Roctane is also available with 35 kW (48 hp) to suit holders of a European A2 driving licence. Consequently, you can enjoy this bike when you are on the road with your European A2 driving licence. This means that you can make the most of the R 18 Roctane's intuitive handling from the very beginning.
Numerous assistance systems make sure that you always have your bike under control. These include Automatic Stability Control (ASC), engine drag torque control (MSR) as well as optional Hill Start Control and a reverser. Your three riding modes for more safety and riding pleasure are Rock, Roll and Rain and thanks to optimum seating ergonomics and plenty of storage space you won't have to do without the comfort you are used to on long tours.