BMW R1100RT Specifications from A.G.
  BMW R 1100 RT

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The 136th R1100RT — a 1996 model, but made in 1995.


Date 1995 - 2001

Number sold 24,702
    (as of Dec. 1997)

U.S. Price: $15,990.-   (1995)
    ($17,950 in 2001 adjusted for inflation)

German Price: DM  24,702.-


Engine

Type four-stroke, two-cylinder, horizontally-opposed "Boxer" engine, air-cooled
Bore/stroke 99 x 70.5 mm
Cubic capacity 1085 cm3 / 66 in.3
Max power 90 HP / 66 kW at 7250 rpm
Max torque 68.7 ft. lbs. / 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 4.7 / 5.3 inches
Rims front 3.50 x 17
Rims rear 4.50 x 18
Tires front 120/70 - ZR 17
Tires rear 160/60 - ZR 18
Brakes front dual-disc brake Ø 305 mm
Brakes rear single disc brake Ø 276 mm

Dimensions and weights

Length x width x height 87 / 35 / 54 inches
Wheel base 58.5 inches / 1485 mm
Ground clearance 6 inches / 153 mm
Tank capacity 6.8 gals. / 26 liters
Unladen weight, full tank 622 lbs. / 282 kg
Max permissible weight 1,080 lbs. / 490 kg
Fuel consumption 50.0 MPG (4.7 liters / 100 km) - at constant 90 km/h or 56 MPH
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 4.3 s
Top speed 122 MPH / 196 km/h

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