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)
Horse Power 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)
Dimensions L 85.39 inches (2169 mm)
W 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
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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 aluminium 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 aluminium 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 aluminium 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 aluminium 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 aluminium 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 aluminium 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 aluminium wheels, a digital and analogue instrument cluster, and a large-capacity, 21-liter (5.5-gallon) fuel tank.


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