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2021 BMW Motorrad R18 Bagger and R18 Transcontinental First Editions now in Malaysia

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Launched in July of this year, the 2021 BMW Motorrad R18 Bagger and R18 Transcontinental are now in Malaysia, priced at RM186,500 and RM198,500, respectively, with prices on-the-road omitting insurancecoverage. For Malaysia, the R18 Bagger and R18 Transcontinental are readilyavailable in Malaysia specifically as “First Edition” designs, with a traditional black paint task decorated with white pin striping.

The First Edition branding extends to the embroidered seat and engraving on the side cases. Chroming is freely used to both the R18 Bagger and R18 Transcontinental First Editions with chrome plated fork sleeves, instrument gauge surrounds, brake callipers, cylinder head covers, consumption trims, rear-view mirrors and handlebar weights.

Differentiating the Bagger and the Transcontinental are the wheels, the Bagger getting contrast crushed wheels in black while the Transcontinental rolls on silver grey contrast crushed wheels. As their names recommend, the Bagger comes with a set of side cases while the Transcontinental gets the complete suite of travelluggage consistingof matching top box.

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Adding to the level of high-end on this set of highway cruisers is Marshall Gold Series noise systems. The Bagger is gearedup with a Marshall Gold Series Stage 1, consistingof of 4 speakers and a booster while the Transcontinental gets a Marshall Gold Series Stage 2, makingup of a system of 6 speakers and a booster.

Standard fitment on both brand-new R18 designs is a front fairing with non-adjustable high windscreen and auxiliary riding lights on the Transcontinental, the R18 Bagger gets a lower guard and leavesout the additional lighting, in the timeless American design, along with wind deflector and flaps for directing airflow. Inside the cockpit are 4 round analogue assesses integrated with a 10.25-inch TFT colour screen permitting for smartdevice connection.

Power for the R18 comes from BMW Motorrad’s renowned boxer-twin displacing 1,802 cc and producing 91 hp at 4,750 rpm and 158 Nm of torque at 3,000 rpm. A complete set of riding help is requirement devices consistingof Active Cruise Control with range keeping, cornering ABS, traction control, hill hold control and 3 flight modes.

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GALLERY: 2021 BMW Motorrad R18 Bagger First Edition

GALLERY: 2021 BMW Motorrad R18 Transcontinental First Edition

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