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BMW Motorrad Introduces The BMW Concept R 18 Motorcycle

2020 BMW R 18

Excitement in the cruiser segment of the motorcycle world is about to soar to new heights with the unveiling of a new custom concept motorcycle design – new BMW Concept R 18 BMW Motorrad custom concept unveiled a thrilling approach to the riding experience highlighting the capacity that a flat-twin engine can produce. While this may just be a prototype, for now, it does give motorcycle enthusiasts a taste of what is to come. Find new BMW motorcycles for sale in San Francisco, CA at BMW Motorcycles of San Francisco.

 

Notable Features Of The BMW Concept R 18

One of the most striking features of this custom motorcycle is its extraordinary 1,800cc engine that a beast to contend with. While not much is known of the exact specifications used by BMW Motorrad, we are told that the engine is air-and-oil cooled. The concept motorcycle features an exposed drive shaft that allows for its aggressive not-to-be-messed-with appearance. Adding to its commanding presence is the impressive wheel sizes – 21-inch (front) and 18-inch (rear).

 

The Inspiration Behind BMW Concept R 18

The designers responsible for the BMW Concept R 18 looked to the deep heritage of BMW for their inspiration – the iconic R5 in particular.  The concept motorcycle also borrowed some elements of the BMW Motorrad R50 and the BMW Motorrad R60/2.

They not only wanted to enter the cruiser market with a motorcycle that had BMW Motorrad genes but a design that would work well and justify itself. They drew confidence from the design of the BMW Motorrad the nineT model that they acknowledged worked well with the big boxer engine.

BMW Motorrad fans have long been waiting for a two-wheeled cruiser from the renowned motorcycle manufacturer and the time could finally have come. Visit BMW Motorcycles of San Francisco to test ride a new BMW bike in San Francisco, CA. Get directions today! We welcome customers living near San Mateo, CA and near Daly City, CA.

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