BMW K100RT (1983-89)

Make Model: BMW K100 RT


Year: 1983-89
Production: 22 335 units
Engine: Four stroke, horizontal in line four cylinder, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 987 cc / 60.2 cub. in
Bore x Stroke: 67 x 70 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.2:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Lubrication: Wet sump
Engine Oil: 10W40
Exhaust: Stainless steel, 4 into 1
Induction: Electronic injection, Bosch LE-Jetronic
Ignition: Electronic injection, Bosch LE-Jetronic
Spark Plug: Bosch XR 5 DC / Beru 12-5 DU / Champion A 85 YC
Battery: 12V 25Ah
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 65.6 kW / 90 hp @ 8000 rpm
Max Power Rear Wheel: 61.7 kW / 83.9 hp @ 8250
Max Torque: 86 Nm / 8.8 kgf-m / 63 ft-lb @ 6000 rpm
Clutch: Dry, single plate, cable operated
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft

Gear Ratio: 1st 4.50 / 2nd 2.96 / 3rd 2.30 / 4th 1.88 / 5th 1.61:1
Frame: Tubular space frame, engine serving as load bearing component
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber
Front Wheel Travel: 185 mm / 7.3 in
Rear Suspension: Monolever swinging arm
Rear Wheel Travel: 110 mm / 4.3 in.
Front Brakes: 2 x 285 mm discs, 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 285 mm disc,1 piston caliper
Wheels: Alloy, 8 spoke
Front Rim: 2.50 x 18 MT H 2
Rear Rim: 2.75 x 17 MT H 2
Front Tyre: 100/90-V18
Rear Tyre: 130/90-V17
Dimensions: Length 2220 mm / 87.4 in Width 920 mm / 36.2 in Height 1155 mm / 45.5 in
Wheelbase: 1516 m /59.7 in.
Ground Clearance: 175 mm / 6.9 in.
Seat Height: 810 mm / 31.9 in. (Low seat: 760 mm / 29.9 in)
Wet Weight: 253 kg / 558 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 22 Liters / 5.8 US US gal
Average Consumption: 4.3 l/100 km / 23.3 km/l / 55 US mpg

Braking 100 km/h / 62 mph – 0: 38.7 m / 127 ft
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.5 sec / 172 km/h / 107 mph
Standing 0 – 100 km/h / 62 mph: 4.3 sec
Top Speed: 215 km/h / 134 mph
Colours: Silver, Blue, Grey, Green, White, Red, Brown
Manual: Epll.no-ip.com
Source: Bike Magazine, 1983


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