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The '''[[BMW]] R80RT''' was a two cylinder boxer, [[four-stroke]] Touring [[motorcycle]] produced by [[BMW]] between 1981 and 1994. It could reach a top speed of 101 mph (163 km/h). Max [[torque]] was 41.97 ft/lbs (56.9 Nm) @ 4000 RPM. Claimed [[horsepower]] was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 6500 RPM.   
 
The '''[[BMW]] R80RT''' was a two cylinder boxer, [[four-stroke]] Touring [[motorcycle]] produced by [[BMW]] between 1981 and 1994. It could reach a top speed of 101 mph (163 km/h). Max [[torque]] was 41.97 ft/lbs (56.9 Nm) @ 4000 RPM. Claimed [[horsepower]] was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 6500 RPM.   

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BMW R80RT
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called R 80 RT
Production 1981 - 1994
Class Touring
Engine
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 84.8mm x 70.6mm
Compression ratio 8.2:1
Top Speed 101 mph (163 km/h)
Horsepower 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 6500RPM
Torque 41.97 ft/lbs (56.9 Nm) @ 4000RPM
Spark Plug NGK BP6ES `82-87 [1]
Battery YUASA YIX30L-BS `82-87 [1]
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: dry, single plate, diaphragm spring
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension Front: telescopic hydraulic fork
Rear: dual adjustable shocks
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 90/90-18
Rear Tire 120/90-18
Wheelbase 57.72 inches (1466 mm)
Length 87.01 inches (2210 mm)
Width 29.41 inches (747 mm)
Seat Height 31.77 inches (807 mm)
Weight 456.36 pounds (207.0 Kg) (dry), 243.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-161[2]
Fuel Capacity 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The BMW R80RT was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Touring motorcycle produced by BMW between 1981 and 1994. It could reach a top speed of 101 mph (163 km/h). Max torque was 41.97 ft/lbs (56.9 Nm) @ 4000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 6500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 84.8mm bore x 70.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 797.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate, diaphragm spring.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90-18 front tire and a 120/90-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic hydraulic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual adjustable shocks. The R80RT was fitted with a 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 456.36 pounds (207.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 57.72 inches (1466 mm) long.

1985[edit]


1987[edit]


1981 BMW R 80 RT[edit]

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The 1981 MY BMW R 80 RT is a middle-class touring machine that offers a gritty performance in a light(for its class) package, capable of tackling both busy traffic and leisure, highway long hauls. It comes with a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a large windscreen, a half-fairing, for increased protection against the elements, laced wheels, dual front disc brakes coupled to a rear drum, an analogue instrument panel, plus a suspension package composed of a front telescopic hydraulic fork and dual adjustable shocks in the rear.

In the tech/engine department it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 58 Nm of torque.


1982 BMW R 80 RT[edit]

The 1982 MY BMW R 80 RT has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can reach a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 59 Nm of torque.

This touring machine also comes with standard features such as a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a large windscreen, a half-fairing, for increased protection against the elements, laced wheels, dual front disc brakes coupled to a rear drum, an analogue instrument panel, plus a suspension package composed of a front telescopic hydraulic fork and dual adjustable shocks in the rear.


1983 BMW R 80 RT[edit]

The 1983 MY BMW R 80 RT is a middle-class touring machine from the House of Munich that offers the unmistakable sound and feel of a boxer engine. It comes with a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a large windscreen, a half-fairing, for increased protection against the elements, laced wheels, dual front disc brakes coupled to a rear drum, an analogue instrument panel, plus a suspension package composed of a front telescopic hydraulic fork and dual adjustable shocks in the rear.

In the engine department it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that boasts a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 59 Nm of torque.


1984 BMW R 80 RT[edit]

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The 1984 MY BMW R 80 RT is a touring machine that is capable of putting a smile on the rider's face with every twist of the throttle, sharing virtually all its mechanical components with the R 80 R. It boasts a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 59 Nm of torque from its air-cooled, four-stroke, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse.

In addition, it comes with standard fittings such as a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a large windscreen, a half-fairing, for increased protection against the elements, laced wheels, dual front disc brakes coupled to a rear drum, an analogue instrument panel, plus a suspension package composed of a front telescopic hydraulic fork and dual adjustable shocks in the rear.


In Media[edit]


References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019. 
  2. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.