Are you in the market for an R18 First Edition or Classic? Then we have good news for you. We're delighted to announce a new contribution of €1,500 towards the cost. Contact our sales team to find out more on (01) 864 7756
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 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.
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 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.