BMW R 18 Classic makes debut

Following its premiere last year, BMW Motorrad India has now introduced the second member of its new cruiser segment: R 18 Classic. It is a nostalgic touring bike that echoes the beginnings of great touring cruiser models, said a press release.

Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India, said, “BMW Motorrad made a striking entry into the cruiser segment with the BMW R 18. Building on the success and popularity of BMW’s first cruiser in India, we now present the BMW R 18 Classic with a reimagined, even more iconic character.”

In the all-new BMW R 18 Classic, a timeless design is merged with clear-cut yet contemporary technology to create a fascinating overall concept, said the release further. While R 18 is purist in style, the R 18 Classic features a large windscreen, passenger seat, saddle bags, LED additional headlights and 16-inch front wheel, added the release. It also features the largest displacement boxer engine ever built by BMW.