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2000 BMW R1100S
2000 BMW R1100S


– 2000 BMW R1100S

simple flick of the wrist sends a bullet rush of adrenaline coursing through your body. With 98 horses of pure Boxer power on tap, that’s to be expected. As is amazingly agile and refined handling, thanks to the advanced Telelever suspension and power train. And you can hardly ignore the quick-stopping triple disc brakes. Add to that trick looks, and you might just need to take a ride through a cold rain shower to cool off.



Standard Equipment

Air / oil cooled, Boxer twin cylinder, 1085cc engine
Bosch Motronic MA 2.4 engine management
Electronic Fuel Injection
Three-way catalytic converter
Shaft drive
Telelever front suspension
Paralever rear suspension
Seat cowling
Adjustable front brake and clutch levers
Integral sports half-fairing with windshield
Single-key lock system for ignition, steering, fuel cap, seat storage compartment locks
Hazard warning flashers
Center stand (not on R 1100 SA Special model)


Optional Equipment

ABS II antilock brake system
Sport-suspension package*
Larger 5.5-inch rear tire*
*Available only on the Mandarin / Silver two-tone paint

2000 BMW R1100S Specifications:

Type Air cooled / Oil cooled twin cylinder
Bore x stroke 99 mm x 70.5 mm
Displacement 1085 cc
Horsepower 98 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Torque 70 lb.-ft. @ 5750 rpm
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Valve gear HC, chain-driven
Valves 2 x 34 mm intake / 2 x 29 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 4.3 quarts of SG, SH motor oil, also w/CD or CE
Engine oil filter Spin-on Micronic filter cartridge
Carburetion Fuel injection and electronic ignition MA 2.4
Ignition Controlled by Bosch Motronic
Fuel demand Unleaded, premium, 91 (AKI)
Fuel tank Aluminum tank with enclosed fuel pump & filter
Fuel capacity 4.75 U.S. gallons including 1 gal. reserve
Air Filter Plate type
Charging system 14 V, 50 Amp Alternator (600 W)
Battery BMW Mareg, 15 Amp/h low maintenance
Cooling system Combined air/oil cooled

Primary drive Helical-cut gears with tensioner
Clutch 165 mm dry, single plate with hydraulic action
Gear ratios 1st gear: 2.045:1
2nd gear: 1.600:1
3rd gear: 1.267:1
4th gear: 1.038:1
5th gear: 0.900:1
6th gear: 0.800:1
Drive system Enclosed driveshaft with two universal joints and integral torsional damper
Final drive Spiral bevel gears, 2.75:1 ratio
Frame and Suspension.
Frame New 3-section frame concept
Front suspension Light Telelever with central spring strut.
Progressive coil spring and variable rebound damping.
Travel / dimensions 4.33 inches / 35 mm fixed tube diameter
Rear suspension Patented BMW Paralever swingarm & shaft drive,
single shock with variable rebound damping
Travel / dimensions 5.12 inches, progressive spring, hydraulic preload adjustment

Brake system Optional BMW / FAG 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 operated single disc
Rear rotor Single 10.9 inch diameter fixed rotor
Actuation method Hydraulic, DOT 4 fluid type

Wheels and Tires
Front wheel 3.50 x 17 MT-H2, cast alloy
Rear wheel 5.00 x 17 MT-H2, cast alloy
5.50 x 17 on Special model
Front tire 120/70 – ZR 17 tubeless
Rear tire 170/60 – ZR 17 tubeless

Overall length 85.8 inches (2180 mm)
Overall width 22.8 inches (580 mm) (across footrest)
Wheelbase 58.2 inches (1478 mm) (unladen)
Ground clearance 5.9 inches (150 mm) (unladen)
Seat height 31.5 inches (800 mm)
Handlebar width 29.9 inches (760 mm)(with weights)
Steering angle 65 degrees
Front wheel trail 3.9 inches (100 mm) (unladen)
Weight – dry 487 lbs.
Weight – wet 504 lbs.
Maximum load 992 lbs. gross vehicle weight rating
Wheel load limits Front = 260 lbs.
Rear = 245 lbs.
Top Speed Over 124 mph (200 km/h)

#736 Mandarin Orange
#716 Night Black
#735 Bright Red
#747 Mandarin / Silver

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

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