BMW R1150RS: review, history, specs

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BMW R1150RS
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Manufacturer BMW
Also called R 1150 RS
Production 2000 - 2005
Predecessor BMW R1100RS
Successor BMW R1200RS
Class Sport/Touring
Engine two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 101.0mm x 70.5mm
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Top speed 134 mph (215 km/h)
Horse Power 91.86 HP (68.5 KW) @ 7250RPM
Torque 73.76 ft/lbs (100.0 Nm) @ 5500RPM
Sparkplug BKR7EKC-N '02-03
Battery 51913 '02-03 , '04-05
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: single-disc dry clutch, hydraulically operated
Suspension Front: bmw motorrad telelever
Rear: die-cast aluminum single-sided swinging arm with bmw motorrad paralever
Brakes Front: double disc
Rear: double disc
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 170/60-zr17
Wheelbase 57.83 inches (1469 mm)
Dimensions L 85.43 inches (2170 mm)
W 36.22 inches (920 mm)
H 50.63 inches (1286 mm)
Seat height 31.1 inches (790 mm)
Weight 493.84 pounds (224.0 Kg) (dry), 246.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters)
Fuel consumption 4.20 liters/100 km (23.8 km/l or 56.00 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual
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The BMW R1150RS was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Sport/Touring motorcycle produced by BMW between 2000 and 2005. It could reach a top speed of 134 mph (215 km/h). Max torque was 73.76 ft/lbs (100.0 Nm) @ 5500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 91.86 HP (68.5 KW) @ 7250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 101.0mm bore x 70.5mm 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 transmission. Power was moderated via the single-disc dry clutch, hydraulically operated.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 170/60-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc in the front and a double disc in the rear. The front suspension was a bmw motorrad telelever while the rear was equipped with a die-cast aluminum single-sided swinging arm with bmw motorrad paralever. The R1150RS was fitted with a 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 493.84 pounds (224.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 57.83 inches (1469 mm) long.

2000 BMW R 1150 RS[edit]

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

Also, it comes with standard fittings such as a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, passenger grab handles, die-cast aluminum wheels, a half-fairing with a windscreen, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear and a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension mated to a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear.


2001 BMW R 1150 RS[edit]

2001 BMW R 1150 RS

The 2001 MY BMW R 1150 RS has standard features such as a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, passenger grab handles, die-cast aluminum wheels, a half-fairing with a windscreen, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear and a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension mated to a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear.

In the engine department it sports a four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 1130cc, boxer twin 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.


2002 BMW R 1150 RS[edit]

The 2002 MY BMW R 1150 RS is a powerful machine that also offers higher levels of comfort and wind protection, and can be used for longer hauls. 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 powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive.

In addition, it comes with a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, passenger grab handles, die-cast aluminum wheels, a half-fairing with a windscreen, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear and a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension mated to a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear.


2003 BMW R 1150 RS[edit]

2003 BMW R 1150 RS 2003 BMW R 1150 RS 2003 BMW R 1150 RS 2003 BMW R 1150 RS

If you are on the market for a machine that offers superior performance, as well as improved comfort and the possibility of going the extra mile, whether solo or two-up, then the 2003 MY BMW R 1150 RS may be the right choice for you. It has standard features such as a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, passenger grab handles, die-cast aluminum wheels, a half-fairing with a windscreen, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear and a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension mated to a BMW Motorrad Paralever in the rear.

In the engine department it comes with an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 1130cc, boxer two cylinder powerplant paired to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive that can produce a claimed 95 horsepower and 98 Nm of torque.