R nineT



Air/oil-cooled flat twin ('Boxer') 4-stroke engine, two camshafts and four radially aligned valves per cylinder, central counterbalancer shaft 

Bore x stroke
101 mm x 73 mm

1,170 cc

Rated output

81 kW (110 HP) at 7,550 rpm

Max. torque

116 Nm at 6,000 rpm

Compression ratio
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 

Performance / Fuel Consumption

Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

5.3 l

Fuel type

Unleaded super (premium), octane number 95-98 (RON) (rated output at 98 RON)

Electrical System


Three-phase alternator 720 W 


12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free

Power Transmission


Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated


Claw-shifted six-speed transmission with helical-cut splines 

Secondary drive

Shaft drive

Chassis / Brakes


Four-part frame concept with front frame and three-part rear frame, load-bearing engine- gearbox unit, rear-seat frame removeable for one-up riding

Front wheel location / suspension

Upside-down telescopic forks, 46 mm fixed-fork-tube diameter 

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium single swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring preload fully adjustable by handwheel, adjustable rebound-stage damping

Suspension travel, front / rear

120 mm / 120 mm


1.487 mm 


107.9 mm 

Steering head angle



Spoke wheels

Rim dimensions, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim dimensions, rear
5.50 x 17”
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear
180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front

Twin-disc brakes, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston calipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper 

BMW Motorrad ABS

Dimensions / Weights

Seat height

805 mm

Inner leg curve

1,785 mm

Usable tank volume

18 L


approx. 3 L


2,110 mm

Height (including mirrors)

1,240 mm 

Width (including mirrors)

900 mm

Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

222 kg

Permitted total weight

430 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

208 kg

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume

More Individuality

Born to be customised.

The focus when developing the R nineT was its modular concept right from the outset: for the highest degree of customising possibilities. Countless professional and private modifications prove how much potential the R nineT awakens in its owner.

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