BMW K100RS ABS

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BMW K100RS
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called K100RS Motorsport, K 100 RS Motorsport, K100RS ABS, K 100 RS ABS, K 100 RS
Production 34 804 units (1983 - 92)
Engine
Four stroke, horizontal in line four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Top Speed 220 km/h / 136 mph
Ignition Electronic injection, Bosch LE-Jetronic
Spark Plug Bosch XR 5 DC / Beru 12-5 DU / Champion A 85 YC
Battery 20Ah
Transmission 5 Speed
Frame Tubular space frame, engine serving as load bearing component
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber
Rear: Monolever swinging arm
Brakes Front: 2 x ∅285 mm discs, 2 piston calipers, ABS
Rear: Single ∅285 mm disc, 1 piston caliper, ABS
Front Tire 100/90-V18
Rear Tire 130/90-V17
Wheelbase 1516 m /59.7 in.
Seat Height 810 mm / 31.90 in. (760 mm / 29.9 in for low seat model)
Weight 249 kg / 548 lbs (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-163[1]
Fuel Capacity 22 Liters / 5.8 US gal
Manuals Service Manual


It could reach a top speed of 220 km/h / 136 mph.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a Liquid cooled cooled Four stroke, horizontal in line four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder. The engine featured a 10.2:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

Power was moderated via the Dry, single plate, cable operated.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 100/90-V18 front tire and a 130/90-V17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2 x ∅285 mm discs, 2 piston calipers, ABS in the front and a Single ∅285 mm disc, 1 piston caliper, ABS in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber while the rear was equipped with a Monolever swinging arm. The K100RS ABS was fitted with a 22 Liters / 5.8 US gal fuel tank. The wheelbase was 1516 m /59.7 in. long.

Overview[edit]

Make Model BMW K100 RS
Year 1988
Production 34 804 units (1983 - 92)
Engine Type Four stroke, horizontal in line four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Displacement 987 cc / 60.2 cub. in
Bore X Stroke 67 x 70 mm
Compression 10.2:1
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Oil 10W40
Exhaust Stainless steel, 4 into 1
Induction Electronic injection, Bosch LE-Jetronic
Ignition Electronic injection, Bosch LE-Jetronic
Spark Plug Bosch XR 5 DC / Beru 12-5 DU / Champion A 85 YC
Battery 20Ah
Starting Electric
Max Power 65.6 kW / 90 hp @ 8000 rpm
Max Power Rear Wheel 61.7 kW / 83.9 hp @ 8250
Max Torque 86 Nm / 8.8 kgf-m / 63 ft-lb @ 6000 rpm
Clutch Dry, single plate, cable operated
Transmission 5 Speed
Final Drive Shaft
Gear Ratio 1st 4.50 / 2nd 2.96 / 3rd 2.30 / 4th 1.88 / 5th 1.61:1
Frame Tubular space frame, engine serving as load bearing component
Front Suspension Telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber
Front Wheel Travel 185 mm / 7.3 in
Rear Suspension Monolever swinging arm
Rear Wheel Travel 110 mm / 4.3 in.
Front Brakes 2 x ∅285 mm discs, 2 piston calipers, ABS
Rear Brakes Single ∅285 mm disc, 1 piston caliper, ABS
Wheels Alloy, 8 spoke
Front Rim 2.50 x 18 MT H 2
Rear Rim 2.75 x 17 MT H 2
Front Tire 100/90-V18
Rear Tire 130/90-V17
Dimensions Length 2220 mm / 87.4 in Width 800 mm / 31.5 in Height 1271 mm / 50.0 in
Wheelbase 1516 m /59.7 in.
Ground Clearance 175 mm / 6.9 in.
Seat Height 810 mm / 31.90 in. (760 mm / 29.9 in for low seat model)
Wet Weight 249 kg / 548 lbs
Fuel Capacity 22 Liters / 5.8 US gal
Average Consumption 4.3 l/100 km / 23.3 km/l / 55 US mpg
Braking 100 Km/h / 62 Mph - 0 38.7 m / 127 ft
Standing ¼ Mile 12.5 sec / 172 km/h / 107 mph
Standing 0 - 100 Km/h / 62 Mph 4.3 sec
Top Speed 220 km/h / 136 mph
Colours White, Red, Blue

References[edit]

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


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