BMW R1100RS (1993-1994) Specs, Performance & Photos

Segment: Naked / Road
Production years: 1993, 1994

BMW R1100RS 1993-1994 3 Photos
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Following the K100 series presented in 1983 and the K75 from 1985, it seemed that the time for the big boxers ended. When BMW eliminated the 1000cc two-valve versions in 1984, they practically confirmed the extinction of the big boxers.

But BMW Motorrad remained true to the traditional BMW engine and tried to develop the boxer engine to fit, at the time, in the modern world.

In 1993, with the release of the R1100RS, BMW jumped a few steps further with the completely redeveloped 1,100cc air-cooled twin-cylinder engine that featured a four-valve technology, air/oil cooling, and advanced digital injection technology.

Compared to the 1,000cc previous engine, the new unit developed 50 percent more power and lower fuel consumption.

The 1993 BMW R1100RS featured an innovation with the Telelever front suspension, a high level of damping comfort and braking stability, and the well-known Paralever swingarm.

The 1100cc air/oil-cooled engine was integrated into the chassis as a supporting element and gave a power output of 90 hp at 7,250 rpm and 95 Nm (70 lb-ft) of torque available at 5,500 rpm. The engine power, combined with the curb weight of 239 kg (527 lbs), pushed the bike to a top speed of 215 kph (131 mph).

As standard features, the bike came with die-cast aluminum wheels, an adjustable windscreen, a dual seat, a small luggage rack, pillion grab handles, an analog instrument cluster, and a center stand.

BMW R1100RS 1993-1994

BMW R1100RS 1085

engine specs
Type:air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement:1085 cm3
Bore X Stroke:3.9x2.8 in OR 99 mm
Compression Ratio:10.7:1
Horsepower:90/7250 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque:70/5500 lb-ft/RPM OR 95/5500 Nm/RPM
Fuel System:EFI
transmission specs
Gearbox:5-speed, manual
Clutch:dry, single plate
Primary Drive:-
Final Drive:shaft
chassis specs
Front Suspension:BMW Motorrad Telelever
Rear Suspension:BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front Brake:dual 305mm discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear Brake:single 276mm disc, 2-piston caliper
dimension specs
Overall Length:85.6 in OR 2174 mm
Overall Width:36.2 in OR 919 mm
Seat Height:30.7 in OR 780 mm
Wheelbase:58.5 in OR 1486 mm
Ground Clearance:6 in OR 152 mm
Weight:527 lbs OR 239 kg
Fuel Capacity:5.8 gallons OR 22.0 L
tyres specs
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