UNMISTAKABLE. ORIGINAL. AIR-COOLED.
Motorcycling is a sign of pure freedom: landscape, corners, straights, every mile counts. If this is the path you have chosen, the R nineT is the perfect companion and knows hardly any limits when it comes to your personal fulfillment thanks to its countless customization possibilities. The character of its air-cooled boxer engine, combined with its state-of-the-art technology, irresistibly propels you forward in a way that can be clearly felt with its full torque curve. Right from the start, the R nineT has enthralled, inspired and stimulated motorcycling enthusiasts around the world.
The R nineT has an uncomplicated style but nevertheless a completely unmistakable 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 aluminum.
The focus when developing the R nineT was its modular concept right from the outset: for the highest degree of customization possibilities. Countless professional and private modifications prove how much potential the R nineThas. 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 purist and stylish solo look, or for alternative seating options.
Its powerful air-cooled, two-cylinder boxer engine features a capacity of 1170 cc and 110 hp of output for a highly dynamic power delivery, even at low speeds. Whether you’re in the city or on the country road, every journey is a special experience. The standard BMW Motorrad ABS and optional ASC (Automatic Stability Control) allow you to safely bring the unmistakable dynamic riding characteristics to the road. The upside-down forks are compression and rebound adjustable to suit your riding style. The newly designed tachometer readily informs you about everything you need to know, contributing to riding enjoyment.
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. Ergonomics and outstanding riding characteristics go hand in hand with the R nineT.