BMW R 18 Classic
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ICONIC, NOSTALGIC, SOULFUL.
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 R 18 combines many iconic hallmarks of BMW history such as the open drive shaft. We have worked these characteristic features over and brought them into the present. Click on the Specifications tab to learn all about the technical data.
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. And more…
Boxer with pushrods — Built with conviction, for over 95 years: The R stands for boxer.
Seat with passenger seat — The seat bench consists of two individual seats.
LED additional lights — Typical nostalgic touring bike: two auxiliary lights.
Footboards — These provide a relaxed and comfortable ride, as the overall appearance of the bike already suggests.
Windshield — The large windshield protects the rider from the wind and weather.
Round exhaust pipe, open driveshaft, double cradle frame — Historic influence, newly interpreted for today.
Saddlebags — The soft bags have 4.1 gallons of space for things you might need on a trip.
A CRUISER INSPIRED BY ICONS
Streamlined silhouette, high-quality details: The R 18 Classic is a style that attracts attention. This one is in Black Storm Metallic, a traditional finish that is always the purist’s first choice. There are three other colors to choose from in this model.
The R 18 C invites further customization. BMW offers plentiful ways to make the bike your own. Contact Bob’s to learn more about what you can do to configure your R 18 Classic to be as unique as you are. A true original.
THE RIGHT WAY? YOUR OWN.
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