2021 BMW R 18 Cruiser MC Commute Review Photo Gallery

BMW joins the hotly contested American cruiser segment with its 2021 R 18 cruiser.

2021 BMW R 18 Cruiser MC Commute Review Photo Gallery

BMW Motorrad takes the American cruiser segment by storm with its sensational R 18 cruiser. (BMW Motorrad/)The R 18 is powered by an all-new 1,802cc boxer twin. It is one hell of an engine that delivers a smooth, steady stream of propulsion at any rpm.
The R 18 is powered by an all-new 1,802cc boxer twin. It is one hell of an engine that delivers a smooth, steady stream of propulsion at any rpm. (BMW Motorrad/)BMW offers CVO-like quality and supreme fit-and-finish with its 2021 R 18 cruiser.
BMW offers CVO-like quality and supreme fit-and-finish with its 2021 R 18 cruiser. (BMW Motorrad/)Instrumentation consists of this clean-looking round-face gauge. Like the R Nine T, it integrates a LCD component at the bottom.
Instrumentation consists of this clean-looking round-face gauge. Like the R Nine T, it integrates a LCD component at the bottom. (BMW Motorrad/)The R 18 uses a keyless style proximity fob. Shaped like the 1936 R5’s fuel tank, the key must be in proximity of the motorcycle for the vehicle to start.
The R 18 uses a keyless style proximity fob. Shaped like the 1936 R5’s fuel tank, the key must be in proximity of the motorcycle for the vehicle to start. (BMW Motorrad/)Just like the original 1936 R5, the R 18 employs an beautiful open drive shaft.
Just like the original 1936 R5, the R 18 employs an beautiful open drive shaft. (BMW Motorrad/)The 4.2-gallon fuel tank is shaped like the original 1936 R5. The white pinstripe is applied by hand in Berlin, Germany.
The 4.2-gallon fuel tank is shaped like the original 1936 R5. The white pinstripe is applied by hand in Berlin, Germany. (BMW Motorrad/)The 2021 R 18 is a game changer in the American cruiser market. It offers a level of physical and mechanical beauty that we’ve never seen in a production cruiser motorcycle.
The 2021 R 18 is a game changer in the American cruiser market. It offers a level of physical and mechanical beauty that we’ve never seen in a production cruiser motorcycle. (BMW Motorrad/)The R 18 has a long and low strance. It weighs 790 pounds with a full tank of fuel.
The R 18 has a long and low strance. It weighs 790 pounds with a full tank of fuel. (BMW Motorrad/)Our test bike was outfitted with BMW’s Headlights Pro option. The technology helps illuminate the sides of the roads at lean through turns.
Our test bike was outfitted with BMW’s Headlights Pro option. The technology helps illuminate the sides of the roads at lean through turns. (BMW Motorrad/)The 2021 BMW R 18 benefits from bright LED lighting that helps it stand out on the road.
The 2021 BMW R 18 benefits from bright LED lighting that helps it stand out on the road. (BMW Motorrad/)The R 18 uses triple disc hydraulic brakes with four-piston calipers all the way around. ABS integration automatically routes brake pressure to the front or rear circuit based on vehicle balance/load during brake application.
The R 18 uses triple disc hydraulic brakes with four-piston calipers all the way around. ABS integration automatically routes brake pressure to the front or rear circuit based on vehicle balance/load during brake application. (BMW Motorrad/)BMW Motorrad gets it right with its 2021 R 18. It’s a head turning motorcycle that rides as well as it looks.
BMW Motorrad gets it right with its 2021 R 18. It’s a head turning motorcycle that rides as well as it looks. (BMW Motorrad/)
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