BMW R 100 RS Motorsport Special Edition
|Engine||air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder|
|Bore / Stroke||94.0mm x 94.0mm|
|Horse Power||70.0 HP (52.2 KW) @ 7000RPM|
|Torque||56.06 ft/lbs (76.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed, manual |
Final Drive: shaft
|Suspension||Front: hydraulic telescopic fork |
Rear: dual adjustable shocks
|Brakes||Front: dual 260mm discs, 2-piston calipers |
Rear: single disc
|Front Tire||3.25 - H19|
|Rear Tire||4.00 - H18|
|Wheelbase||57.72 inches (1466 mm)|
|Dimensions||L 83.9 inches (2131 mm)|
W 29.41 inches (747 mm)
|Seat height||32.28 inches (820 mm)|
|Weight||(dry), 230.0 kg (wet)|
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The BMW R 100 RS Motorsport Special Edition was a air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Touring motorcycle produced by BMW in 1978. Max torque was 56.06 ft/lbs (76.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 70.0 HP (52.2 KW) @ 7000 RPM.
The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate, diaphragm spring.
It came with a 3.25 - H19 front tire and a 4.00 - H18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 260mm discs, 2-piston calipers in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a hydraulic telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual adjustable shocks. The wheelbase was 57.72 inches (1466 mm) long.
1978 BMW R 100 RS Motorsport Special Edition
The Motorsport Special Edition of the R 100 RS from BMW welcomes touring riders with a special paint scheme, to make it stand out in a crows, BMW "Mag" wheels, a more efficient braking system with dual front discs and a single rear one and a blue-tinted dual seat. In all other departments, it features the same specs as the base model.
In the engine department, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 980cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 76 Nm of torque and 70 horsepower.