BMW R18 Transcontinental launched in India, Check details

BMW Motorrad has launched the R18 Transcontinental at a staggering price of Rs. 31.50 lakh, ex-showroom, India.

The Transcontinental is now the most expensive R18 in the manufacturer’s India line-up.

The base BMW R18 is priced at Rs.19.90 lakh, the R18 First Edition costs Rs 22.55 lakh and the R18 Classic First Edition Rs 24 lakh.

The BMW R18 Transcontinental gets a large handlebar-mounted fairing with a windscreen for its touring capabilities.

The motorcycle also gets body-coloured panniers, a top box and wind deflectors. It gets alloy wheels and a pillion seat as standard.

The BMW R18 Transcontinental gets four circular analogue gauges and a 10.25-inch TFT screen, complemented with a Marshall Gold Series Stage 2 sound system, with six speakers and a subwoofer.

The BMW R 18 Transcontinental is available in 5 colours – Black Storm Metallic, Gravity Blue Metallic, Manhattan Metallic Matte, Option 719 Mineral White Metallic and Option 719 Galaxy Dust Metallic/Titan Silver 2 Metallic.

The R18 Transcontinental is powered by the same 1,800cc, air- and oil-cooled boxer engine that produces 91hp and 158Nm mated to a 6-speed gearbox.

Three typical riding modes are available on the bike: Rock, Roll, and Rain.