2023 BMW R 18 Transcontinental

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  • ConditionNew
  • Stock Number6H62298
  • AvailabilityIn Stock
  • VinWB10L430XP6H62298
  • Odometer15
  • ColorBlack Storm Metallic
  • CategoryHeritage
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This bike has additional equipment installed! See details.

2023 BMW R 18 Transcontinental Black Storm Metallic


The R 18 Transcontinental offers you exclusive and luxurious traveling. As a member of the R 18 family it represents BMW Motorrad’s tradition and is deeply rooted in the here and now: its unmistakable front end with the tall windscreen and the mighty Big Boxer promise a comfortable, powerful ride for miles. The automatic load compensation feature accurately adapts the chassis to the load applicable to the motorcycle. And thanks to it being prepared for customizing you can define your R 18 Transcontinental according to what you will discover on every trip: yourself. Simply put: classic #SoulFuel.

Traveling broadens the mind – and forms things like our character

The R 18 Transcontinental looks like it could just eat up the miles. The large front fender and the striking front end with both auxiliary headlights form the starting point for the elegant streamlined design. The 6.3 gallon tank, wind deflectors, floorboards and the topcase with backrest for the passenger complete the clearly defined look.

Stick to your path

The R 18 Transcontinental has been excellently prepared for anything you throw at it. It has been designed so that you can customize it just like you want it. The wide range of Original BMW Motorrad Accessories additionally supports this customizing concept. The “Machined” and “2-Tone-Black” collections, designed in collaboration with Roland Sands Design, the classic “Option 719”, for instance with AERO Design package, particularly emphasize the bike’s luxurious appearance. The R 18 Transcontinental can be customized and upgraded with sophisticated and convenient touring equipment, such as case liners.

Features may include:

  • Power Reserve

Convenient, luxurious and consistent: the Power Reserve display of the R 18 Transcontinental shows how much power you still have available.

  • Marshall Gold Series 2

The optional, powerful 180 watt amp powers a total of six speakers: for maximum sound quality and absolute audio pleasure.

  • Cockpit

Four traditional, analog round instruments combine with one modern 10.25” TFT display: from the fuel level indicator to the navigation system and your playlist, it provides you with all the relevant information at a glance.

  • Active Cruise Control

With the new available ACC, your bike maintains your desired speed, via a radar sensor, and distance from the vehicle in front of you.

  • Passenger seat

The particularly comfortable passenger seat features heating as standard and offers outstanding stability. The backrest has been seamlessly integrated into the adjacent topcase.

  • TFT display

Plenty of space for plenty of information. From map navigation to vehicle data and your playlist: easily keep an eye on everything thanks to the 10.25” TFT display.

  • Front fairing panel

The front fairing that has been installed on the forks provides you with ideal protection from the elements in conjunction with the tall windscreen. The two LED additional headlights remain true to the original style and perfectly integrate into the R 18 Transcontinental’s lines to lend it an unmistakable look.

  • Wind deflector

Wind deflectors and the tall windscreen make sure that wind will not bother you too much.


  • Engine TypeTwin-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine with two chain-driven camshafts above the crank shaft
  • Cooling SystemAir/oil cooled
  • Bore107.1 mm
  • Stroke100 mm
  • Displacement1,802 cc
  • Engine Power91 HP at 4,750 rpm
  • Engine TorqueMax: 116 lb-ft at 3,000 rpm
  • Compression Ratio9.6 :1
  • EmissionsControl: Closed-loop three-way catalytic converter


  • Top SpeedMax: Over 111 mph

Fuel System

  • Fuel TypeSuper plus, unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15) RON 95 90 AKI
  • Fuel InjectionElectronic intake manifold fuel injection/digital engine management: BMS-O with electromotive throttle controller


  • Battery12 V / 26 Ah


  • ClutchSingle-disc dry clutch
  • SteeringHead Angle: 62.7°
  • Transmission6-speed | Secondary drive: Drive shaft


  • Frame TypeDouble-cradle tubular steel frame


  • Front SuspensionTelescopic fork
  • Front Travel (in./cm.)4.7"
  • Rear Travel (in./cm.)4.7"


  • Front braking systemTwin disc brake, 300 mm in diameter, four-piston fixed caliper
  • Rear braking systemSingle disc brake, 300 mm in diameter, four-piston fixed caliper
  • ABS OptionBMW Motorrad Integral ABS (fully integrated)

Wheels & Tires

  • WheelsCast aluminum front wheel
  • Front Wheel3.5 x 19"
  • Rear Wheel5.0 x 16"
  • Front Tire120/70 R19
  • Rear Tire180/65 B16
  • Rear Wheel TravelGuide/spring elements: Steel swingarm with central shock strut


  • DimensionsInner leg curve at vehicle curb weight: 67.3”
  • Wheelbase66.7”
  • Length(Above topcase): 104“
  • Width(across hand levers): 38.2”
  • Seat HeightSeat height at vehicle curb weight: 29.1”
  • Castor7.2”
  • Height(above windscreen, at DIN vehicle curb weight): 59.1”


  • Payload Capacity448 lbs
  • Fuel CapacityUsable tank volume: approx. 6.3 gallon
  • Fuel ReserveOf which: approx. 1.0 gallon


  • WeightPermitted total weight: 1,389 lbs
  • Curb WeightRoad-ready, fully fueled 1): 942 lbs 1)


  • AlternatorPermanent magnet alternator with 660 W (nominal capacity)
The FACTORY OPTIONS installed on this 2023 R18 Transcontinental are:
Premium Package:
  • Adaptive Headlight
  • Locking Fuel Cap
  • Hill Start Control
  • Headlight Pro
  • Central Locking System
  • TPM (Tire Pressure Monitoring)
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Anti-Theft Alarm System
  • Marshall Gold Series Stage 2 Speakers
Design Package Black
Radio Software
Black Wheels
Black Engine

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