The model can be ordered as a completely built-up unit (CBU) from Saturday onwards through BMW Motorrad dealer network, the company said in a statement. “The BMW R18 is BMW Motorrad’s much-anticipated entry into the cruiser segment. Fans and motorcycling enthusiasts in India have been eagerly waiting for this day,” BMW Group President Vikram Pawah said.
The R18 is a modern interpretation of motorcycling in its most authentic form as it seamlessly invokes the essence of the famous BMW Motorrad classics into the modern era while retaining a purist design, he added. The bike comes with 1,802 cc engine mated with six-speed transmission.