R nineT
R nineT

R nineT



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 customizing 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 word go, the R nineT has enthralled motorcycling enthusiasts around the world. It stimulates, inspires and infects.


Frame Four-section frame made up of front and three-section rear subframes, load-bearing engine/gearbox, pillion frame can be removed for solo riding
Rear suspension / spring elements Cast aluminium single-sided swing-arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically and steplessly adjustable via handwheel, adjustable rebound damping
Suspension travel, front / rear 120 mm / 120 mm
Front wheel location / suspension Upside-down telescopic forks, 46 mm fixed-fork-tube diameter
Wheelbase 1,487mm
Castor 107.9
Steering head angle 63.2 °
Wheels Wire wheels
Rim, front 3.50 x 17
Rim, rear 5.50 x 17”
Tyre, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear 180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front Twin disc brakes, floating discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston radial brake calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad ABS
Rider step length, unladen 1,785 mm
Usable tank volume 4.8gal
Reserve approx. 3l
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 222 kg
Max. load (with standard equipment) 208 kg
Length 2,110mm
Seat height, unladen 805 mm
Height (including mirrors) 1,240 mm
Width (including mirrors) 900 mm
Battery 12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
Alternator Three-phase alternator 720 W
Type Air/oil-cooled flat twin ('Boxer') 4-stroke engine, two camshafts and four radially aligned valves per cylinder, central counterbalancer shaft
Bore / stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity 1,170 cc
Nominal load capacity 81kW / 7550rpm
Max. torque 116 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Compression ratio 12.0:1
Mixture control Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management with overrund cutoff, twin-spark ignition
Emission control Controlled 3-way catalytic converter, exhaust emission standards EU-4
Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC 4.5 l
CO2 emission based on WMTC 123 g/km
Fuel type Unleaded petrol, 95-98 octane (RON) (nominal load capacity with 98 octane (RON))
Clutch Hydraulically operated single-disc dry clutch
Gearbox Claw-shifted six-speed transmission with helical-cut splines
Drive Shaft drive
Black Storm Metallic
Opt. 719 Mars red metallic matt / Cosmic blue metallic matt
Opt. 719 Pollux metallic / Aluminium
Opt. 719 Black storm metallic / Vintage