BMW Motorrad New Zealand

R nineT

The BMW R nineT.

Unmistakable. Original. Air-cooled.

Motorcycling as a sign of pure freedom: landscape, corners, straights. Every metre counts. This is precisely your path.
The R nineT is the perfect companion and knows hardly any limits when it comes to your personal fulfilment – also thanks to its countless customising possibilities. In so doing, the character of its air-cooled boxer engine irresistibly propels you forward in a way that can be clearly felt with its full torque curve – together with state-of-the-art technology.
Right from the start, the R nineT has enthralled motorcycling enthusiasts around the world. It stimulates, inspires and infects.


Unmistakeably the R nineT.

The R nineT has a reduced style but nevertheless a completely unmistakeable presence. It embodies the passion and innovation of over 90 years of motorcycle construction – naturally together with the classic BMW Motorrad proportions: striking boxer engine, compact tank, slim rear. All materials are of consistently high quality; the surfaces are carefully refined. Added to this is an immense attention to detail and real craftsmanship. The fender for instance is screwed to the fork feet using two forged brackets. And the headlamp holder is made out of aluminium.


A boxer classic.

Its powerful air-cooled, two-cylinder boxer engine features a capacity of 1170 ccm and 81 kW (110 hp) of output for a highly dynamic power delivery, even at low speeds. The result: every journey is a special experience. Both in the city or on the country road. At the same time, the R nineT also complies with the applicable EU-4 standard.
The standard BMW Motorrad ABS and optional ASC automatic stability control allow you to always safely bring the unmistakable dynamics onto the road. The upside-down fork can be adjusted manually for individual coordination: spring preload, pressure stage and compression stage suit you and your riding style. The newly designed double instrument with speedometer and rev counter informs you reliably about everything you need to know besides the riding enjoyment.


Relaxed seating, stress-free riding.

Even the ergonomics of the R nineT are aligned entirely in keeping with its casual overall look and its dynamic riding characteristics. It almost sounds like a paradox, but despite its engine performance, the target here is relaxed deceleration – with the fullest pleasure. The balanced ergonomic triangle and the still somewhat flatter steering head angle allow you to discover new routes while sitting up and yet staying relaxed. Meaning ergonomics and outstanding riding characteristics literally go hand in hand with the R nineT.


Born to be customized.

Right from the outset, the focus when developing the R nineT was its modular concept: for the highest degree of customizing possibilities. Countless professional and private modifications prove how much potential the R nineT has.
Open interfaces in the electronics facilitate and alleviate the installation of electric components. Added to this is the well thought out separable frame. The end piece of the rear frame can be easily disassembled: for a puristic and stylish solo performance, or for alternative seating options.
To give your R nineT a new look with other painted parts, there are also other tank variants available: the aluminium tank with visible or smoothed weld, for instance, can be combined with the two-part standard rider’s seat. You can also replace the rear with an aluminium seat hump.
The two special finishes Black storm metallic / Vintage and Blueplanet metallic / Aluminium are now also available. Here, in addition to the tank, your R nineT receives the right aluminium seat hump and front wheel cover in your chosen colour.
In addition, the passenger seat is also included. The bike is delivered with the standard, dismountable passenger subframe aswell as the corresponding footrests.The special finish Black storm metallic / Vintage gives your R nineT the individual used look by the brushing made by hand.
The HP sports silencer available in the optional accessories on the other hand can be positioned either high or low: for a remarkable appearance through and through.
Optional accessories ex works are impressive as well – for instance heated handle grips and LED turn indicators. The R nineT is even ready for expressive optional accessories like our new Machined parts – be it cylinder head cover, headlamp ring or engine cover. With the R nineT, you not only get the most out of your ride, but out of your machine as well.

Engine
Type Air/oil-cooled flat twin (‘Boxer’) 4-stroke engine, two camshafts and four radially aligned valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft
Bore x stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity 1,170 ccm
Rated output 81 kW (110 hp) at 7,550 rpm
Max. torque 119 Nm at 6.000 rpm
Compression ratio 12.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management with overrund cutoff, twin-spark ignition
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC 5.3 l
Fuel type Unleaded fuel, octane number 95-98 RON (rated output at 98 RON)
Electrical system
Alternator three-phase alternator 720 W
Battery 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free
Power transmission
Clutch Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Claw-shifted six-speed transmission with helical-cut splines
Drive Shaft drive
Chassis / brakes
Frame four-part frame concept with front frame and three-part rear frame, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit, rear-seat frame removeable for one-up riding
Front wheel location / suspension Upside-Down telescopic fork with 46 mm diameter
Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Suspension travel front / rear 120 mm / 120 mm
Wheelbase 1,478 mm
Castor 107.9 mm
Steering head angle 63.2 °
Wheels Spoke wheel
Rim, front 3.50 x 17″
Rim, rear 5.50 x 17″
Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear 180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston radial calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad ABS
Dimensions / weights
Length 2,110 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 900 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,240 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 805 mm
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,795 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 222 kg
Permitted total weight 430 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 208 kg
Usable tank volume 18 l
Reserve app. 3 L
Equipment (in parts)
Standard equipment Passenger frame easy to remove, new dual speed indicator and rational-speed sensor instrument with on-board computer content, drive train and final drive black, Upside down front fork fully adjustable (spring preload, compression stage rebound)
Optional equipment (OE) Aluminium Fuel Tank 1, Aluminium Fuel Tank 2, heated grips, anti-theft alarm system, ASC, LED turn indicators, paint sets (Blackstorm metallic / vintage, Blueplanet metallic / aluminium)
Optional accessories (OA) “Machined” cylinder head cover, “Machined” headlight ring, “Machined” engine cover, handle bars, and more well tried and tested parts known from R nineT derivates

Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)
1) According to Directive 93/93/EEC with all fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable fuel tank

Motorcycle accessories for R nineT Pure.

Making a bike unmistakably unique is the crowning glory of a rider’s passion for motorcycles. For the R nineT, R nineT Scrambler, R nineT Racer and R nineT Pure, you can from now on look forward to “Machined” parts in the genuine BMW Motorrad accessories design program for precisely this purpose.

Made from premium aluminum, these extraordinary separate components stand for a more premium design and even more “Customizing Spirit”.


Cylinder head covers Machined.

Even more of a “Heritage-Look”: the Machined cylinder head covers emphasize the opposed-twin engine through their “Contrast Cut”.

• CNC-milled cylinder head covers made of aluminum
• Unique, two-colored look thanks to “Contrast Cut” procedure
• Clear customizing effect through emphasizing the opposed-twin engine
• Solid component with excellent fracture strength, even if the motorcycle falls over
• To match: Oil filler neck lid Machined

 


Oil filler neck lid Machined

More distinction – matching the Machined cylinder head covers, the oil filler neck lid completes the customized look of the bike in all versions (R nineT, R nineT Scrambler, R nineT Pure or the R nineT Racer).

• CNC-milled oil filler neck lid made of aluminum
• Unique, two-colored look thanks to “Contrast Cut” procedure
• Design optimally tuned to match the Machined cylinder head covers


Belt cover Machined.

Strikingly attractive and perfectly chilled – thanks to the Machined belt cover, the engine also looks great from the front and has a guaranteed optimal air cooling.

• CNC-milled belt cover made of aluminum
• Unique, two-colored look thanks to “Contrast Cut” procedure
• Clearly modified, strikingly attractive front view
• Air cooling of the engine is also guaranteed by the styling


Headlight cover Machined

Upgrade for appearance: The Machined headlight gives the motorcycle’s front view an individual character.

• CNC-milled belt cover made of aluminum
• Unique, two-colored look thanks to “Contrast Cut” procedure
• Clearly emphasizes the headlight and gives the motorcycle a very special look at the front


Handlebar end cover Machined

The Machined handlebar end covers offer an inconspicuous approach to visually accentuate the handlebars.

• Stylish cover for the handlebar ends made of aluminum
• Unique, two-colored look thanks to “Contrast Cut” procedure
• Diameter: 38 mm


Rear axle cover Machined

This cover provides a visually attractive premium approach to concealing the hole on the rear axle.

• CNC-milled rear axle cover made of aluminum
• Unique, two-colored look thanks to “Contrast Cut” procedure
• Covers the hole on the rear axle
• Diameter: 75 mm


Bevel gear bearing cover Machined

No detail is too small to overlook– the aluminum bevel gear bearing cover Machined replaces the standard one and complements the Machined rear axle cover perfectly.

• CNC-milled bevel gear bearing cover made of aluminum
• Unique, two-colored look thanks to “Contrast Cut” procedure
• Replacement for the standard plastic cover
• Diameter: 42 mm


Swinging-arm pivot mount cover Machined

Aluminum accessories left and right – the Machined swinging-arm pivot replace the standard plastic cover and conceal the open screw connections.

• CNC-milled swinging-arm pivot mount covers made of aluminum
• Unique, two-colored look thanks to “Contrast Cut” procedure
• Replace the standard plastic cover on the left and cover the open screw connections on the right
• Diameter: 51 mm (left) / 60 mm (right)

 

Bike configurator and colours

* Colour options shown are subject to availability.