BMW R1150R: review, history, specs

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BMW R1150R
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called R1150R Rockster Edition 80, R 1150 R Rockster Edition 80, R1150R Rockster, R 1150 R Rockster, R 1150 R
Production 2000 - 2006
Class Naked
Predecessor BMW R1100R
Successor BMW R1200R
Engine
air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 101.6mm x 101.6mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Top Speed 122 mph (197 km/h)
Horsepower 94.94 HP (70.8 KW) @ 7250RPM
Torque 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 5500RPM
Spark Plug NGK BKR7EKC-N '02-03
Battery YUASA 51913 '02-03 , '04-05
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate, hydraulic
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension Front: BMW Motorrad Telelever
Rear: BMW Motorrad Paralever
Brakes Front: dual 320mm discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear: single 276mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire 170/60 ZR18
Wheelbase 58.5 inches (1486 mm)
Length 85.39 inches (2169 mm)
Width 37.01 inches (940 mm)
Height 48.03 inches (1220 mm)
Seat Height 31.5 inches (800 mm)
Weight 480.61 pounds (218.0 Kg) (dry), 238.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 5.42 Gallon (20.50 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.60 liters/100 km (21.7 km/l or 51.13 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW R 1150 R was a air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder Naked motorcycle produced by BMW between 2000 and 2006. It could reach a top speed of 122 mph (197 km/h). Max torque was 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 5500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 94.94 HP (70.8 KW) @ 7250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder. A 101.6mm bore x 101.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1130.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate, hydraulic.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70 ZR17 front tire and a 170/60 ZR18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 320mm discs, 4-piston calipers in the front and a single 276mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a BMW Motorrad Telelever while the rear was equipped with a BMW Motorrad Paralever. The R 1150 R was fitted with a 5.42 Gallon (20.50 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 480.61 pounds (218.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 58.5 inches (1486 mm) long.

2000 BMW R 1150 R[edit]

The 2000 MY BMW R 1150 R has, at its heart, an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 1130cc, boxer two cylinder powerplant paired to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive, and can produce a claimed 95 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque.

This powerful naked also comes with features such as a dual seat, die-cast aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, a large, chromed headlamp, a suspension package composed of a BMW Motorrad Telelever in the front and a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear and a high-mounted exhaust.

2001 BMW R 1150 R[edit]

The 2001 MY BMW R 1150 R is a powerful naked machine, suitable for those riders who want more power from their machine, but also a more comfortable riding position. It comes with a dual seat, die-cast aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, a large, chromed headlamp, a suspension package composed of a BMW Motorrad Telelever in the front and a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear and a high-mounted exhaust.

In the engine department it sports a four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 1130cc, boxer two cylinder powerhouse paired to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive that can reach a maximum power output of 95 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque.


2002 BMW R 1150 R[edit]


The 2002 MY BMW R 1150 R comes with standard fittings such as a dual seat, die-cast aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, a large, chromed headlamp, a suspension package composed of a BMW Motorrad Telelever in the front and a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear and a high-mounted exhaust.

In addition, it boasts a maximum power output of 95 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque from its four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 1130cc, boxer two cylinder powerplant that is mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive.


2003 BMW R 1150 R[edit]

The 2003 MY BMW R 1150 R has been designed by the House of Munich specifically for those riders who want superior performance and a higher level of comfort, usually associated with the upright riding position of a naked machine. It has, at its heart, a four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 1130cc, boxer twin cylinder engine paired to a six-speed manual transmission and can produce 95 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque.

Standard fittings for this machine include a dual seat, die-cast aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, a large, chromed headlamp, a suspension package composed of a BMW Motorrad Telelever in the front and a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear and a high-mounted exhaust.


2004 BMW R 1150 R Rockster Edition 80[edit]

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The 2004 MY BMW R 1150 R Rockster Edition 80 has been created to celebrate 80 years of motorcycle-building from the House of Munich. It has, at its heart, an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 1130cc, boxer two cylinder powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive, that can reach a maximum power output of 95 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque.

In addition, this machine has been fitted with a serialized badge mounted on the frame, making each of the 2003 units built unique in its own way, as well as a special paint scheme, which ensures this machine will stand out in any crowd.


2004 BMW R 1150 R[edit]

The 2004 MY BMW R 1150 R is the most powerful naked designed by the German engineers up to date, and comes with a dual seat, die-cast aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, a large, chromed headlamp, a suspension package composed of a BMW Motorrad Telelever in the front and a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear and a high-mounted exhaust.

Furthermore, it boasts a maximum power output of 95 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque from its air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 1130cc, boxer two cylinder powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive.


2005 BMW R 1150 R[edit]

If you are on the market for a powerful naked, that also offers the unmistakable sound and feel of a boxer engine, then the 2005 MY BMW R 1150 R may be the right choice for you. It sports an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 1130cc, boxer two cylinder powerhouse paired to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive and can produce 95 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque.

It also boasts standard features such as a dual seat, die-cast aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, a large, chromed headlamp, a suspension package composed of a BMW Motorrad Telelever in the front and a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear and a high-mounted exhaust.


2006 BMW R 1150 R[edit]

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The 2006 MY BMW R 1150 R comes with a dual seat, die-cast aluminum wheels, an analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, a large, chromed headlamp, a suspension package composed of a BMW Motorrad Telelever in the front and a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear and a high-mounted exhaust.

In addition, it also boasts a maximum power output of 95 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque from its air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 1130cc, boxer two cylinder powerhouse paired to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive.


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