To complete the series of updates to the range of motorcycles BMW Motorrad 2022, the giant of the series “Heritage”, the BMW Motorrad R18 and R18 Classic. With a 1,802cc boxer twin, the R18, launched in Malaysia with the introduction of the R18 First Edition at RM 149,500, followed by the R18 Classic at RM 154,500, carries the larger two-cylinder engine made by BMW. .
The new color options for the R18 are Mars Red Metallic and Manhattan Metallic Matt, joining the current Black Storm Metallic which was the only paint shade available at launch. Option 719 Galaxy Dust Metallic / Titanium Silver 2 Metallic is also on the R18 color palette.
Selecting option 719 for the R18 also gives you reverse assist where the R18 can be shifted in reverse using the starter motor. On the Option 719 option list is the Aero Design Package which provides brushed aluminum cylinder head covers and front cover and Option 719 saddle, as well as a choice of Option 719 “Aero” wheel sets. or “Icon”.
The Design Chrome option can be freely applied to any R18 variant and for the R18 Classic the lower luggage rack has been redesigned to allow removal of suitcases without dismantling the luggage rack. Pinstripes can also be selected as an option for Black Storm Metallic and Mars Red Metallic paints, while the R18 First Edition is now dropped from the range.