BMW K100LT

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BMW K100LT
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called K100LT Limited Edition, K 100 LT Limited Edition, K 100 LT
Production 1986 - 1991
Class Touring
Engine
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 67.0mm x 70.0mm
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Top Speed 134 mph (215 km/h)
Horsepower 88.11 HP (65.7 KW) @ 8000RPM
Torque 62.7 ft/lbs (85.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Spark Plug NGK D8EA '88-91
Battery YUASA 53030 '88-91
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: dry, single plate
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension Front: telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber
Rear: Monolever
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 100/90-18
Rear Tire 130/90-17
Wheelbase 59.69 inches (1516 mm)
Length 87.4 inches (2220 mm)
Width 37.8 inches (960 mm)
Seat Height 31.89 inches (810 mm)
Weight 273.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-163[1]
Fuel Capacity 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters)
Related Kawasaki ZG1000A
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW K100LT was a in-line four, four-stroke Touring motorcycle produced by BMW between 1986 and 1991. It could reach a top speed of 134 mph (215 km/h). Max torque was 62.7 ft/lbs (85.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 88.11 HP (65.7 KW) @ 8000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 67.0mm bore x 70.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 987.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 100/90-18 front tire and a 130/90-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber while the rear was equipped with a Monolever. The K100LT was fitted with a 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 59.69 inches (1516 mm) long.

1986 BMW K 100 LT[edit]

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The 1986 MY BMW K 100 LT is mainly addressed for those riders who want to spend as much time as possible behind the bars. It has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, fuel-injected, 987cc, transverse four cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 90 horsepower and 86 Nm of torque.

In addition, it boasts standard features such as hard, lockable side-panniers, a lockable rear trunk, a dual seat, passenger grab handles, a full-fairing with a large windscreen, a large headlight, a radio and speaker system, an analogue instrument cluster, a telescopic front fork, a Monolever rear suspension and Brembo brakes with dual discs in the front.


1987 BMW K 100 LT[edit]

1987 BMW K100LT

The 1987 MY BMW K 100 LT comes with features such as hard, lockable side-panniers, a lockable rear trunk, a dual seat, passenger grab handles, a full-fairing with a large windscreen, a large headlight, a radio and speaker system, an analogue instrument cluster, a telescopic front fork, a Monolever rear suspension and Brembo brakes with dual discs in the front.

In the tech/engine department, it sports a fuel-injected, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 987cc, in-line four cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, that produces a claimed 90 horsepower and 86 Nm of torque.

1988 BMW K 100 LT[edit]

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The 1988 MY BMW K 100 LT boasts a maximum power output of 90 horsepower and 86 Nm of torque from its fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 987cc, transverse four cylinder powerhouse. Also, it comes with hard, lockable side-panniers, a lockable rear trunk, a dual seat, passenger grab handles, a full-fairing with a large windscreen, a large headlight, a radio and speaker system, an analogue instrument cluster, a telescopic front fork, a Monolever rear suspension and Brembo brakes with dual discs in the front.


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References[edit]

  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.