BMW R1150RS: review, history, specs

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BMW R1150RS
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called R 1150 RS
Production 2000 - 2005
Class Sport touring
Predecessor BMW R1100RS
Successor BMW R1200RS
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)
Horsepower 91.86 HP (68.5 KW) @ 7250RPM
Torque 73.76 ft/lbs (100.0 Nm) @ 5500RPM
Spark Plug NGK BKR7EKC-N '02-03
Battery YUASA 51913 '02-03 , '04-05
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: single-disc dry clutch, hydraulically operated
Final Drive Shaft
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)
Length 85.43 inches (2170 mm)
Width 36.22 inches (920 mm)
Height 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


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]

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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.

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