BMW R 1100 GS 75th Anniversary

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BMW R 1100 GS 75th Anniversary
Manufacturer BMW
Production 1998
Class Road
Engine air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 99.1mm x 99.1mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Horse Power 80.06 HP (59.7 KW) @ 6750RPM
Torque 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 5250RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate, diaphragm spring
Suspension Front: BMW Motorrad Telelever
Rear: BMW Motorrad Paralever
Brakes Front: dual 297mm discs, 3-piston calipers
Rear: single 250mm disc, 3-piston caliper
Front Tire 110/80 R19
Rear Tire 150/70 R17
Wheelbase 59.41 inches (1509 mm)
Dimensions L 86.18 inches (2189 mm)
W 36.18 inches (919 mm)
Seat height 33.11 inches (841 mm)
Weight  (dry), 225.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual
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The BMW R 1100 GS 75th Anniversary was a air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder Road motorcycle produced by BMW in 1998. Max torque was 72.28 ft/lbs (98.0 Nm) @ 5250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 80.06 HP (59.7 KW) @ 6750 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 99.1mm bore x 99.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1084.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 110/80 R19 front tire and a 150/70 R17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 297mm discs, 3-piston calipers in the front and a single 250mm disc, 3-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a BMW Motorrad Telelever while the rear was equipped with a BMW Motorrad Paralever. The wheelbase was 59.41 inches (1509 mm) long.

1998 BMW R 1100 GS 75th Anniversary[edit]

1998 BMW R 1100 GS 75th Anniversary

To celebrate 75 years since the R series from the House of Munich has been in production, the German engineers have launched the 1998 R 1100 GS 75th Anniversary. This machine comes with a special paint scheme, redesigned body parts and a number of accessories such as side panniers, hand-guards, heated grips and an adjustable windshield.

In the engine department, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1084cc, boxer two cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 80 horsepower and 97 Nm of torque.