We have revived iconic characteristics of our motorcycle history with the R 18 Classic. Its overall concept offers you plenty of liberty when designing your own R 18 Classic. We have compiled three special variants of the nostalgic cruiser for you as inspiration.
Customizing Inspiration One
Casual and relaxed
The R 18 Classic in Manhattan metallic is elegant while also being expressive. The chrome-plated Beachbar handlebars underline the bike’s vintage character. Machined footboards milled from high-grade aluminium add confident style – and support a casual seating position. The silver Option 719 Aero wheel harmoniously integrates into the overall image and the Round rear silencer literally rounds off the cruiser.
Wide Beachbar handlebars make it possible to sit in a relaxed position and they hearken back to the good old motorcycling days.
Aluminium Machined rider’s footboards are the solution with confident style when it’s about casual, relaxed cruising.
The Round rear silencers emphasise the boxer sound and make every ride an optical and visual experience.
The silver Option 719 Aero wheel lends the motorcycle an individual touch.
Manhattan metallic matt paintwork lends the motorcycle an elegant, yet expressive appearance.
Customizing Inspiration Two
Nostalgic and comfortable
The classic, nostalgic variant of the cruiser has been perfectly equipped for relaxed riding. The masked windscreen featuring partial black prints marks a cool highlight. The Cross Country seat including rider’s backrest, rider’s legrest and the 2-Tone-Black rider’s footboard guarantee plenty of comfort – on short trips or on extensive tours. In this context, chrome-plated engine protection bars protect the powerful boxer engine.
The functional, black Tour rider’s backrest is simply attached and can be both folded down and features adjustable inclination.
The black Cross Country seat boasts a high-grade finish and offers excellent seating comfort for rider and passenger.
Should the worst happen chrome-plated engine protection bars reliably protect the boxer engine’s cylinders from damage.
The masked windscreen at standard height features black prints at the bottom and underlines the cool custom look.
Aluminium 2-Tone-Black rider’s footboards are the solution with confident style when it’s about casual, relaxed cruising.
The chrome-plated metal legrest offers seasoned bikers the option to stretch their legs beyond the cylinders.
Customizing Inspiration Three
Passionate and sporty
The R 18 Classic in Mars red metallic radiates fully fledged touring passion. With the Option 719 Aero design package is reminiscent of the 1930s streamlined look. The chrome-plated 6.5-inch ape-hanger handlebars, Option 719 seat and the black end caps for the rear silencers represent further design highlights. The masked, low windscreen emphasises the bike’s sporty character.
The Option 719 Aero design package is reminiscent of the unmistakeable 1930s streamlined look.
The black Option 719 seat with diamond stitching captivates with its sophisticated looks.
The black end caps for the rear silencers are made of aluminium and represent striking design highlights.
Ape-hanger handlebars at a height of 6.5", boasting a confident Custom style, create an extremely cool look at a relaxed seating position.
The low, masked windscreen is significantly shorter than the standard windscreen and emphasises the bike’s sporty custom look.
Mars red metallic paintwork stages the bike particularly dramatically.
Original BMW Motorrad accessories
You want to make your R 18 Classic even more unmistakeable? Our Accessories catalogue provides plenty of inspiration and ideas.