BMW R 1100 GS

BMW R 1100 GS Date 1994-1999

Number sold 31.033 (31.12.1997)

Price 17.450,- 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 80 PS (59 kW) at 6750 rpm [78 PS (58 kW) at 6500 rpm]
Max torque 97 Nm at 5250 rpm
Compression ratio 10,3 : 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 : 3,00
Bevel/crown wheel 11 : 33 teeth

Electrical system

Alternator 12 V / 700 W
Ignition electronic ignition Bosch Motronic MA 2.2
Starter 1,1 kW
Spark plugs Bosch FR5 DTC

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 190 / 200 mm
Rims front 2,50 x 19
Rims rear 4,00 x 17
Tyres front 110/80 - H 19 TL
Tyres rear 150/70 - H 17 TL
Brakes front dual-disc brake 305 mm
Brakes rear single disc brake 276 mm

Dimensions and weights

Length x width x height 2189 x 920 x 1366 mm
Wheel base 1509 mm
Ground clearance 200 mm
Tank capacity 25 l
Unladen weight, full tank 243 kg
Max permissible weight 450 kg
Fuel consumption 4,6 l / 100 km (at constant 90 km/h)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 4,3 s
Top speed 195 km/h

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