The bmw concept r18 motorcycle signals that the german brand will enter the cruiser market once again with a 18 liter boxer twin engine.
Bmw concept bike r18.
Meet the r18 concept freshly unveiled at the villa deste just before the famous concorso deleganza.
This is not only a characteristic of a classic bmw motorcycle it should also enable the rider to sit in an relaxed but riding active position offering best possible bike handling.
Its the world premiere that the custom scene has been eagerly awaiting a bmw motorrad custom concept featuring a new prototype flat twin engine the highest capacity boxer motorcycle ever produced.
Equally exciting is the fact that bmw motorrad will be presenting a series production cruiser motorcycle powered by the big boxer engine during 2020.
With its clear aesthetics openly on display the concept r18 embodies for me what motorcycling at its core is really about.
One engine two characters.
The bmw motorrad concept r18 shows how a forward projection of a 1960s boxer engine could look like today as a purist custom bike in combination with all the classic design icons of bmw motorrad design.
2020 bmw concept r182.
A multitude of possibilities.
The connections are immediately clear.
Bmws r18 concept bike.
It is the most powerful boxer built by bmw motorrad featuring a new prototype flat twin.
With the modern bmw motorrad concept r 18 2 custom cruiser bmw motorrad adds a new facet to the heritage concept.
When the first cruiser concept broke cover at the concorso deleganza last year bmw design boss edgar heinrich cited the iconic 1936 r5 as the r18s primary design inspiration.
Simply christened concept r 18 this pure stripped down raked out bike gives more than a hint of whats coming our way in the cruiser segment.
2020 bmw concept r182.
If it looks and performs anything like the concept r 18 then custom bike fans are in for a treat.
18 july 2019 by jordan gibbons.
The bmw r18 ergonomics concept focuses on a so called mid mounted footpeg position classically positioned behind the the cylinders of the boxer engine.
Bmw shocked the world when they unveiled the r18 concept recently a softail cruiser with the largest capacity.
The bmw motorrad concept bikes r 18 and r 18 2.