BMW R 1100 RT

Visual Date 1995

Number sold 24.702 (31.12.1997)

Price 24.500,- DM

Engine

Type four-stroke, two-cylinder, horizontally-opposed "Boxer" engine, air-cooled
Bore/stroke 99 x 70,5 mm
Cubic capacity 1085 cm3
Max power 90 PS (66 kW) at 7250 rpm
Max torque 95 Nm at 5500 rpm
Compression ratio 10,7 : 1
Valves per cylinder 4
Valve control ohv, using chain drive, cup tappets, push rod and rocker arm
Carburation system electronic injection, Bosch Motronic MA 2.2
Engine lubrication wet sump

 
Power transmission

Clutch dry single plate, with lever-action diaphragm spring
Number of gears 5
Gear selection dog-type gearbox (ratchet foot lever)
Gear ratios 4,16 / 2,91 / 2,13 / 1,74 / 1,45 :1
Rear wheel ratio 1 : 2,91
Bevel/crown wheel 11 : 32 teeth

 
Electrical system

Alternator 12 V / 700 W
Ignition electronic ignition Bosch Motronic MA 2.2
Starter 1,1 kW
Spark plugs Bosch FR6 DDC

 
Suspension

Type of frame 3-part tubular space frame, engine serving as load-bearing component
Front suspension BMW Telelever - fork with longitudinal control arm and central strut
Rear suspension BMW Paralever - swinging arm
Spring travel 120 / 135 mm
Rims front 3,50 x 17
Rims rear 4,50 x 18
Tyres front 120/70 - ZR 17
Tyres rear 160/60 - ZR 18
Brakes front dual-disc brake 305 mm
Brakes rear single disc brake 276 mm

 
Dimensions and weights

Length x width x height 2205 x 900 x 1380 mm
Wheel base 1485 mm
Ground clearance 153 mm
Tank capacity 26 l
Unladen weight, full tank 282 kg
Max permissible weight 490 kg
Fuel consumption 4,7 l / 100 km (at constant 90 km/h)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 4,3 s
Top speed 196 km/h