Production Model Years
1981 - 1984
Frame and Engine Numbers
6035001 - 6040000
6175001 - 6177382
6186001 - 6186040
6193001 - 6193894
6400001 - 6401795
6035001 - 6040000
6175001 - 6177382
6186001 - 6186040
6193001 - 6193894
6400001 - 6401795
Model Specifications
Displacement 980cc
Cylinders 2
Bore x Stroke (mm) 94 x 70.6
HP @ RPM 67 @ 7000
Compression Ratio 8.2:1
Valves OHV, 2 per cylinder
Clutch Dry, single plate, cable operated
Transmission 5 speed, foot shifted
Final Drive Driveshaft
Running Gear
Frame Tubular steel double cradle
Front Suspension Hydraulically damped telescopic fork
Rear Suspension Twin shock swingarm
Front Brakes Twin Brembo 260mm hydraulic disc single piston
Rear Brakes 200mm drum, single leading shoe
Ignition Battery/coil
Spark Plugs Bosch W6DC
Generator Bosch G1 14 13V 21A 240W
Capacities & Measurements
Weight 225kg
Fuel 24l
Wheelbase 1465mm
Top Speed 190kph
Number Produced 10111

Serial numbers 617xxxx and 618xxxx were delivered to the United States; the remainder were delivered to the rest of the world.


Serial # 6193142 does not match spec.

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Hi, I have Serial # 6193142 in Australia and she is an RT with a rear single disk brake. I have been told she was built in 1981 as a Police Special and shipped to South Australia.

Wiring diagram

pixoto's picture

I was the owner of an BMW R100 Horseman Edition 82, Frame Nº6037457 I buy de motorcycle in 1989 to an Inglish men registration CHF82X .
I was at the momment to do a restauration i need a new wiring system could you send to me the wiring diagram for my bike.
Thanks in advance.
with my best regards,

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