2000 BMW R1100RT

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2000 BMW R1100RT
2000 BMW R1100RT

2000 BMW R1100RT
2000 BMW R1100RT

– 2000 BMW R1100RT

Ah, the 90 horses made possible by the fuel-injected, multi-valve technology. The nimble handling and control, courtesy of the Telelever front suspension. The ABS II. And the electronically controlled windshield and wind-cheating fairing. Think about all these features now. Because when you’re clipping along the double yellow on the world’s sportiest tourer, your mind – and body – will undoubtedly be a million miles from nowhere.

Standard Equipment

Air / oil cooled, Boxer twin cylinder, 1085cc engine
Bosch Motronic MA 2.2 engine management
Electronic Fuel Injection
Three-way catalytic converter
Shaft drive
Telelever front suspension
Paralever rear suspension
ABS II antilock brake system
Adjustable seat height (three positions)
Adjustable front brake lever
Electrically adjustable windshield
Integral touring fairing with full lower protection
Adjustable warm air ducts for cold weather riding
Single-key lock system for ignition, steering, fuel cap, seat storage compartment locks, saddlebags
Integral luggage cases with rack for optional top box
Rider Information Display (oil temp., fuel indicator, clock, gear gauge)
Hazard warning flashers
Power accessory sockets
Center stand



2000 BMW R1100RT Specifications:

Type Air cooled / Oil cooled twin cylinder
Bore x stroke 99 mm x 70.5 mm
Displacement 1085 cc
Horsepower 90 bhp @ 7250 rpm
Torque 69 lb.-ft. @ 5500 rpm
Compression ratio 10.7:1
Valve gear HC, chain-driven
Valves 2 x 36 mm intake / 2 x 31 mm exhaust
Valve timing
(measured at 3 mm valve clearance)
Intake opens 5 degrees after TDC
Intake closes 33 degrees after BDC
Exhaust opens 27 degrees before BDC
Exhaust closes 5 degrees before TDC
Valves per cylinder Four
Camshafts 300 degrees
Engine oil capacity 4 quarts of SF, SG motor oil, also w/CC or CD
Engine oil filter Spin-on Micronic filter cartridge
Carburetion Fuel injection and electronic ignition MA 2.2
Ignition Controlled by Bosch Motronic
Fuel demand Unleaded, middle-grade premium, 90 (AKI)
Fuel tank Polyamide tank with enclosed fuel pump & filter
Fuel capacity 6.6 U.S. gallons including 1 gal. reserve
Air Filter Paper-type element
Charging system 14 V, 50 Amp Alternator (700 W)
Battery BMW Mareg, 19.5 Amp/h low maintenance
Cooling system Combined air/oil cooled

Primary drive Helical-cut gears with tensioner
Clutch 180 mm dry, single plate with diaphram spring
Gear ratios 1st gear: 4.16:1
2nd gear: 2.91:1
3rd gear: 2.13:1
4th gear: 1.74:1
5th gear: 1.45:1
Drive system Enclosed driveshaft with two universal joints and integral torsional damper
Final drive Spiral bevel gears, 2.9:1 ratio (32/11)

Frame and Suspension
Frame New 3-section frame concept
Front suspension Telelever with central spring strut & linear-rate
coil spring. Twin-tube gas-filled shock.
Travel / dimensions 4.72 inches / 35 mm fixed tube diameter
Rear suspension Patented BMW Paralever swingarm & shaft drive,
single-tube gas-filled shock, variable rebound setting.
Travel / dimensions 5.31 inches, progressive spring, 40 positions

Brake system BMW / anti-lock brake system ABS II
Front brakes Two 4-piston calipers, wear compensation
Front rotors Dual 12.0 inch floating rotors
Actuation method Hydraulic, DOT 4 fluid type
Rear brake Hydraulically 2-piston floating caliper
Rear rotor Single 11.2 inch diameter fixed rotor
Actuation method Hydraulic, DOT 4 fluid type

Wheels and Tires
Front wheel 3.50 x 17 MT-H2, cast alloy, 3-spoke U-profile
Rear wheel 4.50 x 18 MT-H2, cast alloy, 3-spoke U-profile
Front tire 120/70 – ZR 17 tubeless
Rear tire 160/60 – ZR 18 tubeless

Overall length 86.8 inches (2205 mm)
Overall width 35.4 inches (900 mm) (over mirrors)
Wheelbase 58.4 inches (1485 mm) (unladen)
Ground clearance 6.0 inches (153 mm) (unladen)
Seat height 30.7/31.5/32.2 inches (780/800/820 mm)
Handlebar width 30.5 inches (775 mm)(with weights)
Steering angle 62.8 degrees (unladen)
Front wheel trail 4.8 inches (122 mm) (with rider)
Weight – dry 563 lbs.
Weight – wet 622 lbs.
Maximum load 1080 lbs. gross vehicle weight rating
Wheel load limits Front = 440 lbs.
Rear = 726 lbs.
Top Speed Over 124 mph (200 km/h)

#704 Graphite Metallic
#716 Night Black
#734 Amerena Red
#745 Opal Blue Metallic
#275 Boston Green Metallic


Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.

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