In May this year, BMW Motorrad showcased the abstraction R18 cruiser and accepted that it would go into assembly as a 2020 model. Four months bottomward the line, the production-ready R18 cruiser has been spotted advanced of the accessible EICMA.
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Lucky for us, the accessible cruiser wasn’t covered in camouflage, so we were able to atom some details. Usually, assembly models tend to alter from their abstraction versions, but not this time. The production-spec R18 looks eerily agnate to the abstraction model.
The accessible cruiser is powered by a massive 1.8-litre, 2-cylinder boxer engine, which is the better boxer-twin to be adapted in a BMW motorcycle. However, we don’t apperceive the aiguille torque appraisement that this monster will agitate out. But we are appealing abiding it will be at par with its American counterparts to action annealed competition.
The spy shots accept additionally appear that BMW has able the production-spec R18 with wide, beefy tyres to bout its canoeing character. The teardrop-shaped ammunition catchbasin seems to be agnate to that of the abstraction model. Additionally, the German bike maker ability be planning to accouter the R18 with an able anti-theft system. How does it work? Head actuality to acquisition out.
Apart from actualization this gigantic cruiser, the Germans additionally accept article absorbing planned in the anatomy of three new models for us at the accessible EICMA. If rumours are to be believed, BMW ability be actualization a sports tourer, a ample accommodation maxi-scooter, and a litre-class naked in a few weeks!