BMW R 1100 RS

BMW R 1100 RS Date 1993-2001

Number sold 22.485 (31.12.1997)

Price 19.250,- 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 : 2,81
Bevel/crown wheel 11 : 31 teeth

Electrical system

Alternator 12 V / 700 W
Ignition electronic ignition Bosch Motronic MA 2.2
Starter 1,1 kW
Spark plugs Bosch FR6 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 120 / 135 mm
Rims front 3,5 - 17
Rims rear 4,5 - 18
Tyres front 120/70 - ZR 17
Tyres rear 160/60 - ZR 18
Brakes front double-disc brake 305 mm
Brakes rear single disc brake 285 mm

Dimensions and weights

Length x width x height 2175 x 920 x 1286 mm
Wheel base 1473 mm
Ground clearance 153 mm
Tank capacity 23 l
Unladen weight, full tank 239 kg
Max permissible weight 450 kg
Fuel consumption 4,3 l / 100 km (at constant 90 km/h)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 4,1 s
Top speed 215 km/h

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