2023 BMW R18B Guide

2023 BMW R18B

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2023 BMW R18B: THE HAMMER OF ROAD JUSTICE.

Introducing the 2023 BMW R18B…

RAW POWER – PURE SOUL

The R 18 B brings together full Boxer power with BMW Motorrad touring history and the emotional character of the R 18 family. The large front end featuring a fork-mounted fairing and low windscreen demonstrate a strong character. The 1802 cc of the black Big Boxer leaves no room for speculation. Still, it’s not all about displacement. The R 18 B goes significantly further. It’s made for customizing. Turn it into your unique bike and bring out the #SoulFuel.

As a traditional bagger motorcycle, the R 18 B makes a clear statement with its Big Boxer.

 

 

 

2023 BMW R18B Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
  • 1802 cc displacement
  • 28.35 In. seat height
  • Sketch of the 1802 cc twin-cylinder boxer engine.
  • 116lb-ft torque at 3,000 rpm
  • 6.4 gallon fuel tank capacity (approximately)
  • Air/oil-cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine

 

 

2023 BMW R18B Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

R 18 B DESIGN
Looks: unmistakable bagger motorcycle
The dropping fly line runs from the tall, striking front fairing to the teardrop-shaped 6.3 gallon tank and the stretched seat to the rear end featuring integrated side cases and tail lights. Typical for BMW Motorrad: consistent and straight-forward design. Typical for a bagger motorcycle: characteristic streamlining.

Make yours unique
You know exactly what you want. For this reason, the R 18 B has been completely geared towards customization. This applies both to the design as well as to the range of Original BMW Motorrad Accessories and equipment. The elaborate “Machined” and “2-Tone-Black” collections developed in cooperation with Roland Sands Design, the traditional “Option 719” and the Vance & Hines exhaust systems are merely the starting point on the way to an R 18 B that suits your taste.

Discover the highlights in detail. The R 18 B offers everything you would expect from a contemporary bagger, from traditional elements to modern motorcycling technology. And much more!

  • Active Cruise Control
  • Cases that have been integrated into the streamlining outline.
  • The cockpit boasts the analogue round instruments and the TFT display.
  • Power Reserve
  • TFT display
  • Marshall Gold Series
  • Boxer engine
  • Front Fairing

1802 cc – but no space for hot air
There has never been this much displacement on a BMW. You can see it, hear it and feel it. Rely on over 111 lb-ft at any time between 2,000 to 4,000 rpm for powerful indulgence and a consistently high torque developed in a typical boxer way. At 4,750 rpm the mighty powertrain generates 91 hp. The exposed, nickel-plated cardan shaft is based on a traditional design, representing one of many more highlights of these 1802 cc.

COMFORT AND CONTROL
Rock ‘n’ Roll ‘n’ Rain
The R 18 B’s three Ride Modes offer you riding pleasure as standard, supplemented by available Automatic Stability Control (ASC) and dynamic engine brake control (MSR). Available Reverse Assist and Hill Start Control make hill starts easier and add even more convenience. Plus the traditional headlight shape features cutting-edge LED lighting technology. The adaptive headlight is optionally available to provide you with almost complete illumination of the road when cornering while maintaining the high-beam headlight at a constant headlight range.

3 year warranty
Ride on & on & on.

Get up to 3-years or 36,000 miles warranty on all new motorcycles.

  • Comfort turn indicator can be switched off in the menu of the instrument cluster.
  • RDC available worldwide (all vehicles with Keyless Ride).
  • Version Basic: New color Gravity blue metallic.
  • Option 719: New color Mineral white metallic/Meteoric Dust Gold.
  • R 18 Transcontinental: Reverse gear as standard equipment.

 

 

 

2023 BMW R18B – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: from $19,495 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $23,995 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: from £22,450 GBP (total selling price)

Engine

Design

Air/oil cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the crank shaft

Bore x stroke

107.1 mm x 100 mm

Displacement

1802 cc

Nominal capacity

91 hp at 4,750 rpm

Max. torque

116 lb-ft at 3,000 rpm

Compression ratio

9.6:1

Fuel preparation

Electronic intake manifold fuel injection/digital engine management: BMS-O with electromotive throttle controller

Emission control

Closed-loop three-way catalytic converter

Mileage / consumption

Fuel type

Super plus, unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15) RON 95 90 AKI

Electrical system

Alternator

Permanent magnet alternator with 660 W (nominal capacity)

Battery

12 V / 26 Ah

Power transmission

Clutch

Single-disc dry clutch

Transmission

6-speed transmission

Secondary drive

Drive shaft

Suspension/brakes

Frame

Double-cradle steel frame

Front suspension/spring elements

Telescopic fork

Rear-wheel guide/spring elements

Steel swingarm with central shock strut

Spring travel, front / rear

4.7″ / 4.7″

Wheelbase

66.7″

Castor

7.2″

Steering head angle

62.7°

Wheels

Cast aluminum front wheel

Rim dimensions, front

3.5 x 19″

Rim dimensions, rear

5.0 x 16″

Tire, front

120/70 R19

Tire, rear

180/65 B16

Brake, front

Twin disc brake, 300 mm in diameter, four-piston fixed caliper

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, 300 mm in diameter, four-piston fixed caliper

ABS

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (fully integrated)

Dimensions/weights

Seat height at vehicle curb weight

28.35”

Inner leg curve at vehicle curb weight

67”

Usable tank capacity

approx. 6.3 gallon

Of which reserve

approx. 1 gallon

Length (above spray guard)

100.8”

Height (above windscreen, at DIN vehicle curb weight)

55.1”

Width (across hand levers)

38.2”

Vehicle curb weight, road-ready, fully fueled 1)

877 lbs

1)

Permitted total weight

1388 lbs

Payload (with standard equipment)

511 lbs

1) According to Directive (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with at min. 90% of the usable fuel tank capacity.

 

 

 

2023 BMW R18B – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details

Engine

Rated output

67 kW (91 hp) at 4,750 rpm

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter

Type

Air/oil cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the crank shaft

Bore x stroke

107.1 mm x 100 mm

Capacity

1,802 cc

Max. torque

116.5 lbs-ft at 3,000 rpm

Compression ratio

9.6 : 1

Mixture control

Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management system: BMS-O with throttle-by-wire

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed

over 180 km/h

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

5.8 l

CO2 emission based on WMTC

134 g/km

Fuel type

Super unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15), 95 ROZ/RON, 90 AKI

Electrical system

Alternator

Permanent magnet alternator with 660 W (nominal power)

Battery

12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch

Single-disc dry clutch

Gearbox

Claw-shifted 6-gear gearbox with separate transmission housing

Drive

Cardan

Chassis / brakes

Frame

Double loop steel frame with bolted beams

Front wheel location / suspension

Telescopic fork

Rear wheel location / suspension

Steel twin-sided swing arm, central spring strut

Suspension travel, front / rear

120 mm / 120 mm

Wheelbase

1,695 mm

Castor

183.5 mm

Steering head angle

62.7°

Wheels

Aluminium cast wheels

Rim, front

3.50 x 19″

Rim, rear

5.00 x 16″

Tire, front

120/70 R19

Tire, rear

180/65 B16

Brake, front

Twin disc brake, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper

ABS

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (fully integral)

Dimensions / weights

Seat height at unladen weight

28.3″

Inner leg curve at unladen weight

67″

Usable tank volume

approx. 24 l

Reserve

approx. 4 l

Length

2,560 mm (over splash guard)

Height

1,400 mm (above windshield, at DIN unladen weight)

Width

970 mm (above hand lever)

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

398 kg

1)

Permitted total weight

630 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

232 kg

1) According to Guideline (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable fuel tank capacity.

 

 

 

2023 BMW R18B – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details

Engine

Design

Air/oil cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the crank shaft

Bore x stroke

107.1 mm x 100 mm

Displacement

1802 cc

Nominal capacity

67 kW (91 hp) at 4,750 rpm

Max. torque

158 Nm at 3,000 rpm

Compression ratio

9.6:1

Fuel preparation

Electronic intake manifold fuel injection/digital engine management: BMS-O with electromotive throttle controller

Emission control

Closed-loop three-way catalytic converter

Mileage / consumption

Maximum speed

Over 180 km/h

Consumption per 100 km based on the WMTC

5.8 l

CO2 emission based on WMTC

134 g/km

Fuel type

Super plus, unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15) RON 95 90 AKI

Electrical system

Alternator

Permanent magnet alternator with 660 W (nominal capacity)

Battery

12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch

Single-disc dry clutch

Transmission

6-speed shifting claw transmission in separate transmission housing

Secondary drive

Drive shaft

Suspension/brakes

Frame

Double-cradle tubular steel frame with screwed-on downtubes

Front suspension/spring elements

Telescopic fork

Rear-wheel guide/spring elements

Steel double-sided swinging arm with central spring strut

Spring travel, front / rear

120 mm / 120 mm

Wheelbase

1,695 mm

Castor

183.5 mm

Steering head angle

62.7°

Wheels

Cast aluminium front wheel

Rim dimensions, front

3.5 x 19″

Rim dimensions, rear

5.0 x 16″

Tyre, front

120/70 R19

Tyre, rear

180/65 B16

Brake, front

Twin disc brake, 300 mm in diameter, four-piston fixed caliper

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, 300 mm in diameter, four-piston fixed caliper

ABS

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (fully integrated)

Dimensions/weights

Seat height at vehicle kerb weight

720 mm

Inner leg curve at vehicle kerb weight

1,700 mm

Usable tank capacity

approx. 24 l

Of which reserve

approx. 4 l

Length (above spray guard)

2,560 mm

Height (above windscreen, at DIN vehicle kerb weight)

1,400 mm

Width (across hand levers)

970 mm

Vehicle kerb weight, road-ready, fully fuelled

398 kg

1)

Permitted total weight

630 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

232 kg

1) According to Directive (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with at min. 90% of the usable fuel tank capacity.

 

 

 

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