BMW Motorrad India launches new 1,802 cc cruiser motorcycle BMW R 18
BMW Motorrad India has introduced a new cruiser motorcycle in the Indian market in the form of the 1802 cc BMW R 18 motorcycle.
The new bike marks the foray of BMW Motorrad India into the cruiser segment.
The BMW R 18 can be ordered as a completely built-up unit (CBU) via BMW Motorrad dealer network.
The new cruiser motorcycle brand comes in two variants – BMW R 18 ( ex-showroom price of INR 18.9 lakhs) and BMW R 18 First Edition (ex-showroom price of INR 21.9 lakhs).
Vikram Pawah – President of BMW Group India said: “The all-new BMW R 18 is BMW Motorrad’s much-anticipated entry into the cruiser segment. Fans and motorcycling enthusiasts in India have been eagerly waiting for this day. The all-new BMW R 18 is a modern interpretation of motorcycling in its most authentic form.
“It seamlessly invokes the essence of the famous BMW Motorrad classics into the modern era while retaining a purist design. It delivers unadulterated riding fun with the biggest boxer engine ever built by BMW. Riders are in for a complete treat with the cruiser’s presence, attitude and promise in equal measures.”
The new cruiser motorcycle in India comes with a standard warranty for a period of three years with no limit on the kilometers traveled. It has an option to extend the warranty to an additional one or two years.
Furthermore, BMW R 18 comes with Roadside Assistance, a round-the-clock package for getting prompt services in the events of breakdown and towing situations.
The 1,802cc air- and oil-cooled engine that powers the new cruiser motorcycle in India is said to be the biggest Boxer engine to have been made by BMW.
According to BMW Motorrad India, the 345kg cruiser motorcycle also has a reverse gear as an optional extra.