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2022 BMW R 18 Transcontinental
2022 BMW R 18 Transcontinental

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
BMW
BMW
Model Year
2022
2022
Model
R 18 Transcontinental
R 18 Transcontinental
Model Code
NA
NA
Color
Option 719 Galaxy Dust Metallic / Titan Silver 2 Metallic
Option 719 Galaxy Dust Metallic / Titan Silver 2 Metallic

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (fully integrated)

Front - Twin disc brake, 300 mm in. diameter, four-piston fixed caliper

Rear - Single disc brake, 300 mm in. diameter, four-piston fixed caliper

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (fully integrated)

Front - Twin disc brake, 300 mm in. diameter, four-piston fixed caliper

Rear - Single disc brake, 300 mm in. diameter, four-piston fixed caliper

Wheels
Cast aluminum front
Cast aluminum front
Rims

Front - 3.5 x 19 in.

Rear - 5 x 16 in.

Front - 3.5 x 19 in.

Rear - 5 x 16 in.

Tires

Front - 120 / 70 R19

Rear - 180 / 65 B16

Front - 120 / 70 R19

Rear - 180 / 65 B16

Dimensions

Length
Above topcase - 104 in.
Above topcase - 104 in.
Height

Above windscreen, at DIN vehicle curb weight - 59.1 in.

Above windscreen, at DIN vehicle curb weight - 59.1 in.

Width
Across hand levers - 2.8 in.
Across hand levers - 2.8 in.
Weight
Vehicle curb weight, road-ready, fully fueled - 942 lb.
Vehicle curb weight, road-ready, fully fueled - 942 lb.
Wheelbase
66.7 in.
66.7 in.
Seat Height

At vehicle curb weight - 29.1 in.

Inner leg curve at vehicle curb weight - 67.3 in.

At vehicle curb weight - 29.1 in.

Inner leg curve at vehicle curb weight - 67.3 in.

Turning Radius
Steering head angle - 62.7°
Steering head angle - 62.7°

Drivetrain

Transmission
6-speed
6-speed
Drive System
Secondary - Drive shaft
Secondary - Drive shaft

Electrical

Battery
12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free
12 V / 26 Ah, maintenance-free
Alternator
Permanent magnet with 660 W (nominal capacity)
Permanent magnet with 660 W (nominal capacity)

Engine

Engine
Four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the crank shaft
Four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the crank shaft
Cooling
Air / Oil
Air / Oil
Cylinders
2
2
Horsepower
91 hp @ 4,750 rpm
91 hp @ 4,750 rpm
Displacement
1,802 cc
1,802 cc
Bore x Stroke
107.1 x 100 mm
107.1 x 100 mm
Torque
Max. - 116 ft. lb. @ 3,000 rpm
Max. - 116 ft. lb. @ 3,000 rpm
Compression Ratio
9.6 :1
9.6 :1
Clutch
Single-disc dry
Single-disc dry
Fuel System
Electronic intake manifold fuel injection / digital engine management - BMS-O with electromotive throttle controller
Electronic intake manifold fuel injection / digital engine management - BMS-O with electromotive throttle controller
Emissions
Control - Closed-loop three-way catalytic converter
Control - Closed-loop three-way catalytic converter
Fuel Type

Super plus, unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15) RON 95 90 AKI

Super plus, unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15) RON 95 90 AKI

Fuel Capacity

Usable tank approx. - 6.3 gal.

Of which reserve - 1 gal.

Usable tank approx. - 6.3 gal.

Of which reserve - 1 gal.

Operational

Frame
Double-cradle tubular steel
Double-cradle tubular steel
Front Suspension

Telescopic fork

Spring travel - 4.7 in.

Telescopic fork

Spring travel - 4.7 in.

Rear Suspension

Steel swingarm with central shock strut

Spring travel - 4.7 in.

Steel swingarm with central shock strut

Spring travel - 4.7 in.

Trail
Castor - 7.2 in.
Castor - 7.2 in.
Maximum Speed
Over 111 mph
Over 111 mph
Capacity

Permitted total weight - 1,389 lb.

Payload (with standard equipment) - 448 lb.

Permitted total weight - 1,389 lb.

Payload (with standard equipment) - 448 lb.

Other

Additional Colors

Black Storm Metallic

Manhattan Metallic Matte

Option 719 Galaxy Dust Metallic / Titan Silver 2 Metallic

Black Storm Metallic

Manhattan Metallic Matte

Option 719 Galaxy Dust Metallic / Titan Silver 2 Metallic

Features

Features

  • POWER RESERVE: Convenient, luxurious and consistent: the Power Reserve display of the R 18 Transcontinental shows how much power you still have available.
  • COCKPIT: Four traditional, analog round instruments combine with one modern 10.25” TFT display: from the fuel level indicator to the navigation system and your playlist, it provides you with all the relevant information at a glance.
  • BLACK TANK WITH DOUBLE LINING AND BOLTED LOGO: The black tank with available double striping is one of the icons of BMW Motorrad history.
  • PASSENGER SEAT: The particularly comfortable passenger seat features heating as standard and offers outstanding stability. The backrest has been seamlessly integrated into the adjacent topcase.
  • TFT DISPLAY: Plenty of space for plenty of information. From map navigation to vehicle data and your playlist: easily keep an eye on everything thanks to the 10.25” TFT display.
  • FRONT FAIRING PANEL: The front fairing that has been installed on the forks provides you with ideal protection from the elements in conjunction with the tall windscreen. The two LED additional headlights remain true to the original style and perfectly integrate into the R 18 Transcontinental’s lines to lend it an unmistakable look.
  • WIND DEFLECTOR: Wind deflectors and the tall windscreen make sure that wind will not bother you too much.
  • MARSHALL GOLD SERIES 2: The optional, powerful 180 watt amp powers a total of six speakers: for maximum sound quality and absolute audio pleasure.
  • COMFORT AND SAFETY: You can comfortably eat up the miles on the R 18 Transcontinental: Dynamic Cruise Control (DCC) and optional Active Cruise Control independently control the speed and the distance to the vehicle ahead. Furthermore three Ride Modes, Automatic Stability Control (ASC) and dynamic engine brake control (MSR) aid control. . The optional Reverse Assist, Hill Start Control and the central locking system for cases and topcase provide even more convenience.

Features

  • POWER RESERVE: Convenient, luxurious and consistent: the Power Reserve display of the R 18 Transcontinental shows how much power you still have available.
  • COCKPIT: Four traditional, analog round instruments combine with one modern 10.25” TFT display: from the fuel level indicator to the navigation system and your playlist, it provides you with all the relevant information at a glance.
  • BLACK TANK WITH DOUBLE LINING AND BOLTED LOGO: The black tank with available double striping is one of the icons of BMW Motorrad history.
  • PASSENGER SEAT: The particularly comfortable passenger seat features heating as standard and offers outstanding stability. The backrest has been seamlessly integrated into the adjacent topcase.
  • TFT DISPLAY: Plenty of space for plenty of information. From map navigation to vehicle data and your playlist: easily keep an eye on everything thanks to the 10.25” TFT display.
  • FRONT FAIRING PANEL: The front fairing that has been installed on the forks provides you with ideal protection from the elements in conjunction with the tall windscreen. The two LED additional headlights remain true to the original style and perfectly integrate into the R 18 Transcontinental’s lines to lend it an unmistakable look.
  • WIND DEFLECTOR: Wind deflectors and the tall windscreen make sure that wind will not bother you too much.
  • MARSHALL GOLD SERIES 2: The optional, powerful 180 watt amp powers a total of six speakers: for maximum sound quality and absolute audio pleasure.
  • COMFORT AND SAFETY: You can comfortably eat up the miles on the R 18 Transcontinental: Dynamic Cruise Control (DCC) and optional Active Cruise Control independently control the speed and the distance to the vehicle ahead. Furthermore three Ride Modes, Automatic Stability Control (ASC) and dynamic engine brake control (MSR) aid control. . The optional Reverse Assist, Hill Start Control and the central locking system for cases and topcase provide even more convenience.