BMW K100RT

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BMW K100RT
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called K 100 RT
Production 1983 - 1989
Class Naked
Engine
liquid-cooled, four-stroke, in-line four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 66.0mm x 66.0mm
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Top Speed 128 mph (206 km/h)
Horsepower 89.98 HP (67.1 KW) @ 8000RPM
Torque 61.96 ft/lbs (84.0 Nm) @ 8250RPM
Spark Plug NGK D8EA '85-88
Battery YUASA 53030 '85-88
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension Front: telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber
Rear: Monolever
Brakes Front: dual 285mm discs, 2-piston calipers
Rear: single 285mm disc, 1-piston caliper
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 253.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-163[1]
Fuel Capacity 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW K 100 RT was a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, in-line four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder Naked motorcycle produced by BMW between 1983 and 1989. It could reach a top speed of 128 mph (206 km/h). Max torque was 61.96 ft/lbs (84.0 Nm) @ 8250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 89.98 HP (67.1 KW) @ 8000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled liquid-cooled, four-stroke, in-line four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder. A 66.0mm bore x 66.0mm 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, manual 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 285mm discs, 2-piston calipers in the front and a single 285mm disc, 1-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber while the rear was equipped with a Monolever. The K 100 RT was fitted with a 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 59.69 inches (1516 mm) long.

1983 BMW K 100 RT[edit]

The 1983 MY BMW K 100 RT addresses riders who want to spend more time in the saddle. It has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, four-stroke, 987cc, in-line 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. Also, it comes with features such as hard, lockable side-panniers, a full-fairing, a large, adjustable, windscreen, a radio system with speakers, a dual seat, cast-aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster and, Brembo brakes and a suspension package composed of a telescopic fork in the front and a Monolever unit in the rear.


1984 BMW K 100 RT[edit]

The 1984 MY BMW K 100 RT boasts standard features such as hard, lockable side-panniers, a full-fairing, a large, adjustable, windscreen, a radio system with speakers, a dual seat, cast-aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster and, Brembo brakes and a suspension package composed of a telescopic fork in the front and a Monolever unit in the rear.

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


1985 BMW K 100 RT[edit]

The 1985 MY BMW K 100 RT has, at its heart, a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, four-stroke, 987cc, in-line 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.

It also comes standard with hard, lockable side-panniers, a full-fairing, a large, adjustable, windscreen, a radio system with speakers, a dual seat, cast-aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster and, Brembo brakes and a suspension package composed of a telescopic fork in the front and a Monolever unit in the rear.


1986 BMW K 100 RT[edit]

The 1986 MY BMW K 100 RT is suitable for riders who want to spend as much time as possible behind the bars, whether solo or two-up. It boasts features such as lockable side-panniers, a full-fairing, a large, adjustable, windscreen, a radio system with speakers, a dual seat, cast-aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster and, Brembo brakes and a suspension package composed of a telescopic fork in the front and a Monolever unit in the rear.

In addition, it achieves a maximum power output of 90 horsepower and 86 Nm of torque from its fuel-injected, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 987cc, in-line four cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission.


1987 BMW K 100 RT[edit]

The German engineers from the House of Munich have taken the base K 100 and fitted it with a full-fairing, hard, lockable side-panniers, an adjustable, large windshield and a radio system with speakers for that category of riders who usually take their vacations in the saddle. At its heart lies a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 987cc, transverse four cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 90 horsepower and 86 Nm of torque.

Other features include a 41mm telescopic front fork, a Monolever rear suspension, dual front brakes with Brembo calipers, a dual seat, cast-aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster and a black muffler.


1988 BMW K 100 RT[edit]

The 1988 MY BMW K 100 RT is a touring machine that comes standard with a 41mm telescopic front fork, a Monolever rear suspension, dual front brakes with Brembo calipers, a dual seat, cast-aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster and a black muffler, a full-fairing, hard, lockable side-panniers, an adjustable, large windshield and a radio system with speakers.

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


1989 BMW K 100 RT[edit]

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The 1989 MY BMW K 100 RT boasts a maximum power output of 90 horsepower and 86 Nm of torque from its liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, four-stroke, 987cc, transverse four cylinder engine. The key features for this touring two-wheeler would be the 41mm telescopic front fork, a Monolever rear suspension, dual front brakes with Brembo calipers, a dual seat, cast-aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster and a black muffler, a full-fairing, hard, lockable side-panniers, an adjustable, large windshield and a radio system with speakers.


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References[edit]

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


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