BMW R850RT

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BMW R850RT
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called R 850 RT
Production 1996 - 2002
Class Touring
Engine
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 70.0mm x 87.0mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Top Speed 118 mph (190 km/h)
Horsepower 71.48 HP (53.3 KW) @ 6750RPM
Torque 59.01 ft/lbs (80.0 Nm) @ 5500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: dry, single plate, hydraulic
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-zr19
Rear Tire 160/60-zr17
Wheelbase 58.5 inches (1486 mm)
Length 85.39 inches (2169 mm)
Width 37.01 inches (940 mm)
Seat Height 30.71 inches (780 mm)
Weight 621.7 pounds (282.0 Kg) (dry), 238.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 5.55 Gallon (21.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW R850RT was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Touring motorcycle produced by BMW between 1996 and 2002. It could reach a top speed of 118 mph (190 km/h). Max torque was 59.01 ft/lbs (80.0 Nm) @ 5500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 71.48 HP (53.3 KW) @ 6750 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, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate, hydraulic.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-zr19 front tire and a 160/60-zr17 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 R850RT was fitted with a 5.55 Gallon (21.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 621.7 pounds (282.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 58.5 inches (1486 mm) long.

1996 BMW R 850 RT[edit]

The 1996 MY BMW R 850 RT is a more fuel-efficient touring machine from the House of Munich, that shares its features with the flagship tourer, the R 1100 RT. At its heart lies an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 848cc, boxer twin cylinder mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that produces a claimed 73 horsepower and 77 Nm of torque.

Standard fittings include a large, adjustable windshield, a full-fairing, a dual seat, side-panniers, a rear trunk with pillion backrest, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, die-cast aluminum wheels, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, and a large-capacity, 21-liter (5.5-gallon) fuel tank.


1997 BMW R 850 RT[edit]

The 1997 MY BMW R 850 RT addresses riders who want to spend more time behind the bars, but also want to keep their fuel expenses to a minimum. It comes with features such as a large, adjustable windshield, a full-fairing, a dual seat, side-panniers, a rear trunk with pillion backrest, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, die-cast aluminum wheels, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, and a large-capacity, 21-liter (5.5-gallon) fuel tank.

In the engine department, it sports a four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 848cc, two cylinder boxer engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can reach a maximum power output of 73 horsepower and 77 Nm of torque.


1998 BMW R 850 RT[edit]

The 1998 MY BMW R 850 RT comes with standard fittings such as a large, adjustable windshield, a full-fairing, a dual seat, side-panniers, a rear trunk with pillion backrest, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, die-cast aluminum wheels, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, and a large-capacity, 21-liter (5.5-gallon) fuel tank.

in addition, it boasts a maximum power output of 77 Nm of torque and 73 horsepower from its four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 848cc, boxer twin cylinder engine, that has been mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive.


1999 BMW R 850 RT[edit]

1999 BMW R 850 RT

The 1999 MY BMW R 850 RT has, at its heart, a four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 848cc, two cylinder boxer powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 73 horsepower and 77 Nm of torque.

Also, this middle-class touring machine comes with features such as a large, adjustable windshield, a full-fairing, a dual seat, side-panniers, a rear trunk with pillion backrest, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, die-cast aluminum wheels, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, and a large-capacity, 21-liter (5.5-gallon) fuel tank.


2000 BMW R 850 RT[edit]

The 2000 MY BMW R 850 RT boasts standard fittings such as a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension coupled to a rear Paralever unit, a large, adjustable windshield, a full-fairing, a dual seat, side-panniers, a rear trunk with pillion backrest, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, die-cast aluminum wheels, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, and a large-capacity, 21-liter (5.5-gallon) fuel tank.

Also, a claimed maximum power output of 73 horsepower and 77 Nm of torque is achieved by its air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 848cc, two cylinder boxer powerplant that has been mated to a five-speed manual transmission.


2001 BMW R 850 RT[edit]

The 2001 MY BMW R 850 RT sports an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 848cc, two cylinder boxer engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 73 horsepower and 77 Nm of torque. Also, it comes with a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension coupled to a rear Paralever unit, a large, adjustable windshield, a full-fairing, a dual seat, side-panniers, a rear trunk with pillion backrest, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, die-cast aluminum wheels, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, and a large-capacity, 21-liter (5.5-gallon) fuel tank.


2002 BMW R 850 RT[edit]

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If you are a rider on the market for a gritty yet fuel-efficient machine, with high-levels of comfort, than the 2002 MY BMW R 850 RT may be the right choice for you. It has, at its heart, a four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 848cc, two cylinder boxer powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission that can reach a maximum power output of 73 horsepower and 77 Nm of torque.

Standard fittings include a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension coupled to a rear Paralever unit, a large, adjustable windshield, a full-fairing, a dual seat, side-panniers, a rear trunk with pillion backrest, dual front disc brakes coupled to a single disc in the rear, die-cast aluminum wheels, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, and a large-capacity, 21-liter (5.5-gallon) fuel tank.


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