BMW R1150R

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BMW R 1150 R
Side view of a silver BMW R1150R on the road side
ManufacturerBMW Motorrad
PredecessorR 1100 R
SuccessorR 1200 R
Engine1,130 cc (69 cu in), flat twin, 4-valve per cylinder, air/oil cooled
Transmission6-speed, shaft drive
SuspensionFront: BMW Telelever
Rear: BMW Paralever
Brakesfront twin 305mm (320mm '00+) disc 12 inch (12.6") float, 4 piston caliper
Tiresfront 120 70-ZR 17, rear 170 60-ZR 17
Wheelbase1,487 mm (58.5 in)
DimensionsL: 2,170 mm (85 in)
W: 920 mm (36 in)
H: 1,165 mm (45.9 in)
Fuel capacity21 l (4.6 imp gal; 5.5 US gal)

The BMW R1150R is a standard (or roadster) motorcycle made by BMW Motorrad from 2001 through 2005, the successor to the R 1100 R that had been discontinued in 1999. The R 1150 R was marketed as a road going motorcycle suited for general commuting as well as sports touring. In 2006 it succeeded by the R 1200 R.

Compared to the related R 1150 RT touring motorcycle, the R 1150 RS sport-touring bike, and the R 1150 GS dual-sport (or adventure) bike, the R or 'roadster' version was the non-specialist, aimed at the 'all-rounder' niche, emphasizing balanced traits, and versatility. It had a Telelever front suspension, and a Paralever rear. Antilock brakes were an option.