BMW R100RT: review, history, specs

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BMW R100RT
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Manufacturer BMW
Also called R 100 RT
Production 1978 - 1996
Class Touring
Engine two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 94.0mm x 70.6mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Top speed 104 mph (168 km/h)
Horse Power 58.74 HP (43.8 KW) @ 6500RPM
Torque 54.95 ft/lbs (74.5 Nm) @ 3750RPM
Sparkplug BP6ES '88-94
Battery 53030 '88-94
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: dry, single plate, diaphragm spring
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual adjustable shocks
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 90/90-18
Rear Tire 120/90-18
Wheelbase 57.72 inches (1466 mm)
Dimensions L 83.11 inches (2111 mm)
W 29.41 inches (747 mm)
Seat height 33.46 inches (850 mm)
Weight 471.79 pounds (214.0 Kg) (dry), 236.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual
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The BMW R100RT was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Touring motorcycle produced by BMW between 1978 and 1996. It could reach a top speed of 104 mph (168 km/h). Max torque was 54.95 ft/lbs (74.5 Nm) @ 3750 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 58.74 HP (43.8 KW) @ 6500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 94.0mm bore x 70.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 980.0 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 single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual adjustable shocks. The R100RT was fitted with a 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 471.79 pounds (214.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 57.72 inches (1466 mm) long.



1978 BMW R 100 RT[edit]

The 1978 MY BMW R 100 RT has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 980cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can reach a maximum power output of 70 horsepower and 76 Nm of torque.

It also comes with standard features such as die-cast aluminum wheels, a chromed, dual exhaust, a dual seat, a small luggage rack, pillion grab rails. a half-fairing with an adjustable windscreen, a front telescopic fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, dual front disc brakes, a 200mm drum in the rear, a large round headlamp and a center stand.


1979 BMW R 100 RT[edit]

The 1979 MY BMW R 100 RT comes with standard fittings such as die-cast aluminum wheels, a chromed, dual exhaust, a dual seat, a small luggage rack, pillion grab rails. a half-fairing with an adjustable windscreen, a front telescopic fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, dual front disc brakes, a 200mm drum in the rear, a large round headlamp and a center stand.

In the engine department, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 980cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 70 horsepower and 76 Nm of torque.


1980 BMW R 100 RT[edit]

The 1980 MY BMW R 100 RT is a liter-class, half-faired touring machine from the House of Munich, that blends agility and performance, in a package capable of taking you to the four corners of the earth. A maximum power output of 70 horsepower and 76 Nm of torque is achieved by its air-cooled, four-stroke, 980cc, boxer two cylinder powerplant that is mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

It also comes with die-cast aluminum wheels, a chromed, dual exhaust, a dual seat, a small luggage rack, pillion grab rails. a half-fairing with an adjustable windscreen, a front telescopic fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, dual front disc brakes, a 200mm drum in the rear, a large round headlamp and a center stand.


1981 BMW R 100 RT[edit]

The 1981 MY BMW R 100 RT has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 980cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can reach a maximum power output of 70 horsepower and 76 Nm of torque.

In addition, it boasts standard features such as die-cast aluminum wheels, a chromed, dual exhaust, a dual seat, a small luggage rack, pillion grab rails. a half-fairing with an adjustable windscreen, a front telescopic fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, dual front disc brakes, a 200mm drum in the rear, a large round headlamp and a center stand.


1982 BMW R 100 RT[edit]

The 1982 MY BMW R 100 RT addresses touring riders who also want more agility from their two-wheeler. This machine comes with die-cast aluminum wheels, a chromed, dual exhaust, a dual seat, a small luggage rack, pillion grab rails. a half-fairing with an adjustable windscreen, a front telescopic fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, dual front disc brakes, a 200mm drum in the rear, a large round headlamp and a center stand.

Also, it boasts a maximum power output of 70 horsepower and 76 Nm of torque from its four-stroke, air-cooled, 980cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive.


1983 BMW R 100 RT[edit]

1983 BMW R 100 RT 1983 BMW R 100 RT 1983 BMW R 100 RT

The House of Munich has launched the 1983 MY R 100 RT for touring riders who expect more agility and nimbleness from their one-liter machine. It sports a four-stroke, air-cooled, 980cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that produces 70 horsepower and 76 Nm of torque.

In addition, it comes with standard fittings such as die-cast aluminum wheels, a chromed, dual exhaust, a dual seat, a small luggage rack, pillion grab rails. a half-fairing with an adjustable windscreen, a front telescopic fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, dual front disc brakes, a 200mm drum in the rear, a large round headlamp and a center stand.


1984 BMW R 100 RT[edit]

1984 BMW R 100 RT

The 1984 MY BMW R 100 RT comes with die-cast aluminum wheels, a chromed, dual exhaust, a dual seat, a small luggage rack, pillion grab rails. a half-fairing with an adjustable windscreen, a front telescopic fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, dual front disc brakes, a 200mm drum in the rear, a large round headlamp and a center stand.

It mainly addresses riders who want to spend more time in the saddle, but who still want an agile, liter-class machine, and can reach a maximum power output of 70 horsepower and 76 Nm of torque from its four-stroke, air-cooled, 980cc, two cylinder boxer powerhouse.

1995[edit]

1995 BMW R100RT Classic


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