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BMW R 18 B

2024 BMW R 18 B and R 18 Transcontinental


Northern California

BMW R 18 B

Discover the BMW Heritage Motorcycles.

BMW Motorrad manufactures high-quality heritage motorcycles. Two fine examples are the BMW R 18 B and the BMW R 18 Transcontinental. The Northern California BMW Motorcycle Dealer Group of BMW Motorcycle dealerships extends throughout the Bay Area. Each of our dealerships has a large BMW Motorcycle inventory, and we also house professional BMW Motorcycle service centers. If you are financing your motorcycle, we have finance centers where we can tell you about all our financing options, including special offers, manufacturer’s incentives, and lease deals. Stop by your nearest BMW Motorcycle dealer and ride home on a new open-air Heritage motorcycle in Northern California.

BMW R 18 B

The Differences Between the BMW R 18 B and the R 18 Transcontinental.

BMW R 18 B

There are many similarities between the BMW R 18 B and the R 18 Transcontinental. They are both equipped with a 1,802 cc Big Boxer engine that cranks out 90 horsepower and 116 lb.-ft of torque. They both sport a six-speed transmission. However, the R 18 B is a lighter and slightly smaller motorcycle. 

The BMW R 18 B is a very customizable bagger motorcycle. 

  • Length: 100.8 inches
  • Height: 55.1 inches
  • Width: 38.2 inches
  • Curb weight: 877 pounds
  • Wheelbase: 66.7 inches
  • Customizing includes special paint schemes, a tinted wind deflector, an upgraded sound system, reverse gear, LED turn indicators, black end caps for rear silencers, Hill Start Control, and adaptive headlights.

The BMW R 18 Transcontinental is built to take you on long journeys in comfort and luxury. This powerful motorcycle is available in four paint schemes and is equipped with both modern technology and traditional motorcycle equipment.

  • Length: 104 inches
  • Height: 59.1 inches
  • Width: 38.2 inches
  • Curb weight: 942 pounds
  • Rear top box w/ pillion seat and bracket
  • Engine protectors
  • Larger fairing
  • Running lights

The main difference between these two BMW Motorcycles is the weight. With the extra features of the R 18 Transcontinental – most of them geared toward bringing a second rider along comfortably- there is a 64-pound difference. Besides that, the R 18 B and R 18 Transcontinental are both highly capable Heritage motorcycles.


Visit Any BMW Motorcycle Dealer in Northern California Today!

With our dealerships in Fresno, Santa Rosa, San Jose, Modesto, Concord and many other Bay Area communities, the Northern California BMW Motorcycle Dealer Group is here to fulfill your needs. Stop by your local dealer and find that special BMW Motorcycle that fulfills all of your riding requirements. Be sure to ask our teams about any questions you have about the BMW R 18 B or the BMW R 18 Transcontinental. Schedule a test ride today and get started on your great adventures on board a fine BMW Motorcycle in Northern California.

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