BMW Motorrad has introduced two new flags of the R18 line

A few months after the first photos of the upcoming R 18 found their way to the Internet, BMW Motorrad finally presented the finished product.

These are two models: R 18 Transcontinental and R 18 B.

R 18 Transcontinental and R 18 B raise the R 18 line to vii level. Both models are ideal for long journeys thanks to the large front armor and high-rise windshield.

According to the Bavarians, The Transcontinental offers the classic elements of an American motorcycle, while the B model is designed as a riding machine and is ideal for touring rides and cruises.

Both are powered by a 1,802 cc Big Boxer engine, which has 91 hp at 4,750 rpm and 158 Nm of maximum torque at 3,000 rpm.

The heart of Asia is a steel tubular frame, designed in accordance with the legacy of the cult R 5.

Among other characteristics, the R 18 Transcontinental and R 18 B bring:

49-millimeter telescopic fork

Lightweight alloy wheels

BMW Motorrad ABS

Front double disc tip

Rear disc tip

Upper suitcase with a volume of 48 liters (on the Transcontinental model)

Tank capacity 24 liters

The First Edition and Classic models of the R 18 line did not have cruise control, but two new variants have it in standard equipment (DCC). Among the options is ACC (active cruise control), which allows for a more relaxed smell.

The R 18 Transcontinental has a leg rest in the middle and sits comfortably with heaters as standard.

The instrument panel features a classic design display and a 10.25-inch color TFT display with navigation and connectivity as standard.

From electronics, there are:

Three saves: Rain, Roll, Rock

Automatic stability control

Torque control

Hill Start sistem

Marshall rang

The BMW R 18 Transcontinental and R 18 B will soon be available in showrooms around the world.

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