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Iconic silhouette

inspired by BMW's heritage

Largest-ever boxer

2cc air-cooled engine

Engaging to ride

More than a Crusier

Powerful Boxer engine

The 1,802ccm twin-cylinder boxer engine has to be seen - and heard. The BMW R 18 Classic delivers a maximum torque of 158Nm at 3,000 rpm, for a soul-stirring start to every ride.

Designed for long journeys

Travelling long distances has never been easier. You can fit up to 15.5-litres of necessities in the saddle bags. Are you ready to take on the road?

Heritage LED headlights

See further and more clearly with the LED additional headlights of the BMW R 18 Classic. The model comes with two auxiliary headlights, improving safety by enhancing visibility.

Comfortable footboards

Improving a relaxing driving experience and handling, the footboards of this BMW also look great. Enhance the comfort of every journey.

Powerful Boxer engine

An iconic engine

The huge 1,802ccm engine of the BMW R 18 Classic is ready for the road. With 117 lbs-ft of torque, you will enjoy a smooth and powerful ride from a standstill to the top speed of 111mph. Matched with the six-speed gearbox, the R 18 Classic offers an enjoyable ride.

Specification and Equipment

Premium quality

Using only the highest quality materials, the BWM R 18 Classic is beautiful motorcycle. With the latest engineering, you can expect quality and reliability with this bike.

Excellent value

Specification and Equipment

This 365kg bike comes with a range of equipment. Choose from three driving modes: Rock, Roll, and Rain. You can also expect safety features such as traction control and cruise control. The fuel capacity is 16-litres, and you can ride as far as 130 miles between trips to the pump.

BMW R 18 Classic FAQs

How fast can the BMW R 18 Classic go?

You can expect a breathtaking top speed of 111mph with this cruiser.

What is the difference between BMW R 18 and BMW R 18 Classic?

The BMW R 18 and BMW R 18 Classic have the same base model, but the latter has a different exhaust system, and front wheel. You can also get a removable windshield, saddle bags, as well as a passenger seat with the BMW R 18 Classic.

How much is the BMW R 18 Classic?

The standard BMW R 18 Classic starts at �20,980.

How heavy is the BMW R 18 Classic?

This large bike weighs an impressive 365kg.

Visiting Vertu BMW

Find your perfect bike from our fantastic selection of BMW motorcycles. Need help deciding? Our knowledgeable sales advisors are happy to provide guidance on the benefits of different motorcycles. With so much on offer, we are sure you will find the right bike for you.

Why buy from Vertu Motorcycles?


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Highest of standards

Expert BMW-trained technicians on hand.

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Nationwide delivery

Ordering online is easy with our delivery option.

Only Genuine parts

We only use genuine BMW parts.

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