BMW R850C

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BMW R850C
Manufacturer BMW
Also called R850C - R850C Avantgarde, R 850 C - R 850 C Avantgarde, R850C Avantgarde, R 850 C Avantgarde, R850C Classic, R 850 C Classic, R850 Avantgarde C, R 850 Avantgarde C, R 850 C
Production 1997 - 2002
Class Cruiser
Engine two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 70.0mm x 87.0mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Top speed 96 mph (155 km/h)
Horse Power 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 5250RPM
Torque 52.37 ft/lbs (71.0 Nm) @ 4750RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: dry, single plate, hydraulic
Suspension Front: BMW Motorrad Telelever
Rear: BMW Motorrad Monolever
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 100/90-zr18
Rear Tire 170/80-zr15
Wheelbase 64.96 inches (1650 mm)
Dimensions L 92.09 inches (2339 mm)
W 41.3 inches (1049 mm)
Seat height 29.13 inches (740 mm)
Weight 564.38 pounds (256.0 Kg) (dry), 256.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual
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The BMW R850 Avantgarde C was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by BMW between 1997 and 2002. It could reach a top speed of 96 mph (155 km/h). Max torque was 52.37 ft/lbs (71.0 Nm) @ 4750 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 5250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 70.0mm bore x 87.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 848.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate, hydraulic.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 100/90-zr18 front tire and a 170/80-zr15 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a BMW Motorrad Telelever while the rear was equipped with a BMW Motorrad Monolever. The R850 Avantgarde C was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 564.38 pounds (256.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 64.96 inches (1650 mm) long.

1997 BMW R 850 C[edit]

1997 BMW R 850 C

The 1996 MY BMW R 850 C is the German response for middle-weight cruiser fans. It blends classic, American styling with modern and stylish European touches in a package that can be considered one of the boldest and most unique two-wheeler ever to leave the factory doors. It has, at its heart, an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 848cc, twin cylinder boxer engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 71 Nm of torque.

In addition, it comes with a high-end Telelever front suspension and a Monolever rear unit, dual, 305mm disc brakes in the front coupled to a single 285mm rear disc, a two-piece, dual seat, a chromed, dual exhaust system, an analogue instrumentation panel, pull-back, ape-hanger handlebars, laced wheels, and a wide rear tire.


1998 BMW R 850 C[edit]

The 1998 MY BMW R 850 C is a middle-weight cruiser that boasts standard fittings such as a high-end Telelever front suspension and a Monolever rear unit, dual, 305mm disc brakes in the front coupled to a single 285mm rear disc, a two-piece, dual seat, a chromed, dual exhaust system, an analogue instrumentation panel, pull-back, ape-hanger handlebars, laced wheels, and a wide rear tire.

In the engine department, it sports an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 848cc, boxer two cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that reaches a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 71 Nm of torque.


1999 BMW R 850 C[edit]

The 1999 MY BMW R 850 C addresses riders who want a modern cruiser, that also offers the reliability the German brand is renown for world-wide, besides one of the most unique designs from the House of Munich. It sports an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 848cc, boxer twin cylinder engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 71 Nm of torque.

Standard fittings include a high-end Telelever front suspension and a Monolever rear unit, dual, 305mm disc brakes in the front coupled to a single 285mm rear disc, a two-piece, dual seat, a chromed, dual exhaust system, an analogue instrumentation panel, pull-back, ape-hanger handlebars, laced wheels, and a wide rear tire.


2000 BMW R 850 C[edit]

2000 BMW R 850 C 2000 BMW R 850 C 2000 BMW R 850 C 2000 BMW R 850 C

The House of Munich has created the 2000 MY BMW R 850 C for the riders who want a middle-weight, modern cruiser. It comes with a high-end Telelever front suspension and a Monolever rear unit, dual, 305mm disc brakes in the front coupled to a single 285mm rear disc, a two-piece, dual seat, a chromed, dual exhaust system, an analogue instrumentation panel, pull-back, ape-hanger handlebars, laced wheels, and a wide rear tire.

In addition, it boasts a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 71 Nm of torque from it's air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder powerhouse, that was paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive.