History and character make up the BMW R 18, with its iconic hallmarks from the heritage of Motorrad, as well as features that comprise a timeless design.


R 18


  • Speedometer with multifunction display (On-board computer)
  • LED Headlight
  • LED Rear and Brake Light included rear indicators
  • Automatic Stability Control (ASC)
  • 3 Riding Modes (Rock, Roll and Rain)
  • Keyless Ride



Including base model specification plus:

First Edition package:

  • Pinstriping
  • Chrome package


The shape of the R 18 is certainly unique, with the elongated and low contour and impactful details that make this motorbike recognisable even at the first glance. You are spoilt for choice when it comes to customisation, as there are four distinctive colours to choose from: The basic yet classic version is Black Storm Metallic. A clear statement can be made with the vibrant Mars Red Metallic. Manhattan Metallic Matt provides a contemporary feel with polished aluminium parts and high-gloss chrome handlebars. If you really want to stand out, Option 719 Galaxy Dust Metallic will absolutely turn heads - The blend of blue and violet together with shimmering paintwork will ensure you leave an unforgettable impression.

The R 18 First Edition possesses the same cruiser body, with the subtle yet impactful pinstriping detail and chrome packaging.

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FISHTAIL REAR SILENCER The fishtail silencer highlights the typical cruiser silhouette of the R 18.
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BOXER ENGINE The R stands for boxers, as it has for over 95 years.
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COMFORTABLE FOOTBOARDS Providing optimum comfort, the footboards create a relaxed boxer ride experience.