Following within the steps of different in style customization initiatives of the BMW R 18, seven BMW Motorrad gross sales companions in Poland took their very own swing at a brand new search for the premium cruiser – from an R 18 impressed by a preferred American cartoon character to 1 modeled after the Japanese model of bobber-style motorbikes (and a well-known portray from that very same nation) and every little thing in between. For extra info, learn the press launch from BMW Motorrad under.
Following comparable endeavors in Canada, Italy, and Japan, spectacular customizing initiatives primarily based on the BMW R 18 have now additionally been created in Poland. BMW Motorrad Poland has unveiled seven equally spectacular and particular person creations utilizing the “Massive Boxer.”
BMW ZK Motors – BMW R 18 Black Jack
Black as evening, from crown to sole, the R 18 Black Jack is offered by BMW Motorrad gross sales companion ZK Motors in Kielce. The customizers not solely used black lacquer but additionally utilized black chrome extensively, which provides the R 18 Black Jack a really particular high-grade enchantment.
The listing of galvanically handled parts contains the headlight ring, speedometer encompass, engine housing cowl, handlebar weights, cylinder head covers, pushrod tubes, consumption manifold trims, consumption grille, air filter cowl, handlebar clamps, wider seashore bar handlebars, gasoline filler cap, gasoline filler trim aspect, and the hanging rear view mirrors.
Small 16-inch wheels with big-sized tires give the R 18 Black Jack an elongated, low, and masculine look. The completely black look is additional enhanced by a matte black sidepipe-style exhaust system and high-grade milled parts. The cylinder head covers and the engine casing cowl function milling trim from Roland Sands Design, and the “Black Jack” emblem on the engine has additionally been milled from aluminum.
Different black components akin to hand levers, the entrance indicator lights, and the indicator and hind lights recessed into the holder of the rear fender spherical off the harmonious design. The quilted single seat, tinted headlight lens, and the license plate holder on the left additionally mix in with model. Two Black Jack playing cards on the rear fender are the icing on the cake.
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BMW Dobrzanski Staff Customs – BMW R 18 Isle of Man
The well-known Isle of Man, the place the Vacationer Trophy has been held since 1907 and the place Georg “Schorsch” Meier gained the Senior TT for BMW in 1939, impressed BMW Motorrad gross sales companion Dobrzanski Staff Customs in Kraków to create the sporty BMW R 18 Isle of Man.
The design of the BMW R 18 Isle of Man developed from the heritage of Georg Meier’s victorious BMW manufacturing unit racing machine, the BMW RS 255 Kompressor. Adorned with “Schorsch” Meier’s beginning quantity 49, this motorbike ties in with the custom of highway racing and represents the historical past of the Isle of Man as a particular place for motorcyclists and for the historical past of BMW Motorrad.
The “Isle of Man inexperienced metallic” paint end, acquainted from the BMW M4, defines the bike’s dynamic look and emphasizes the love of velocity and the affiliation to the world of outstanding BMW automobiles.
Liberty Motors Piaseczno – BMW R 18 Liberty
9 Hills Bikes in Chełmno is a famend tradition-steeped Polish firm, led by a real fanatic: Paweł Stachura. His designs are acknowledged all around the world, and the motorbikes have already triumphed on the world’s greatest customized levels. As a companion of Liberty Motors Piaseczno, this commissioned challenge primarily based on the BMW R 18 referred to as Liberty contains handmade physique parts designed from scratch, such because the gasoline tank, entrance and rear fenders, the seat bench, lamp trim with small LED headlight, and the handlebar.
Particular options embrace the spherical instrumentation built-in into the tank heart tunnel, tank filler necks which might be flush with the tank floor and may be opened below stress, and unique leather-based parts which might be additionally handmade, together with the seat upholstery and facet pocket. The chassis has a lowered and absolutely adjustable rear suspension, a barely lowered fork, and three-piece wheels from Rick’s Bikes, sized 8 x 18 inches on the rear and three.5 x 21 inches on the entrance with 240/40-18 and 130/60-21 tires respectively.
Quite a few CNC-milled components akin to cylinder head covers or the specifically designed oil cooler, in addition to brake calipers and footrests from Beringer, tastefully complement the R 18 Liberty, which is elaborately painted that includes airbrush work. A brief black FCR exhaust system rounds off the fashionable look.
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BMW Inchape Wrocêaw – BMW R 18 Roadster
BMW and MINI gross sales companion Inchcape Wrocêaw in Wroclaw took its inspiration for designing the BMW R 18 Roadster solely from Twenties and Nineteen Thirties automotive engineering. The main target was on clear and simple strains and, along with a touch of Artwork Deco, in the end led to a really clear and equally distinctive search for the R 18 Roadster.
A very newly developed hump seat bench with further gasoline tank and “Monza Cap” filler neck helps give the rear finish of the R 18 Roadster a really sporty look, which is complemented on the entrance by matching cockpit trim and particular handlebars.
The longitudinal beading within the hump seat bench and fairing are style-defining design parts of this bike. This design language is taken up within the openwork trim parts on the perimeters of the tank and on the aerodynamically designed entrance fender, the entrance of which options the legendary BMW kidney grille hearkening again to BMW automotive development.
BMW Smorawiński – BMW R 18 Roar
BMW gross sales companion Smorawiński in Poznań had the 2019 R 18 Idea examine solely in thoughts when creating his R 18 Roar.
Specifically, the Smorawiński crew targeted on a really light-looking rear part. Harmoniously designed particulars such because the quick rear fender and the swinging saddle with two coil springs make the bike look significantly gentle. The extraordinarily quick, “silencerless” exhaust system in sidepipe model not solely generates nice sound but additionally provides to the sunshine look of the rear part.
Along with wire-spoke wheels and chrome brake calipers, the result’s a really purist R 18 that conveys a purist motorbike really feel. Roar!
BMW Inchcape Poznań – BMW R 18 Speedy Gonzales
BMW gross sales companion Inchcape in Swadzim selected the quickest mouse in Mexico because the namesake for its BMW R 18 customizing creation. Voilà, the BMW R 18 Speedy Gonzales. You’ll be able to effectively think about this custom-made BMW R 18 on the freeway within the northern Mexican desert, using previous enormous cacti and nothing however a seemingly countless ribbon of asphalt forward – just like the adventures of the TV cartoon mouse.
Certainly, the BMW R 18 Speedy Gonzales with an apehanger handlebar and cozy single seat appears made for using alongside unending asphalt roads. Impressed by car development of the Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, the entrance and rear fenders are highly effective and curved. This design function, along with the tank, facet covers, headlamp cowl, instrument housing, and lengthy fishtail rear silencers, give the bike nice presence. To not point out its extraordinary paint end – executed in blue-black with elaborate airbrush approach and filigree strains.
This bike is characterised by completely good craftsmanship and is an actual eye-catcher and feast for the eyes!
BMW Staff Długołęka – BMW R 18 The Nice Wave
Along with UNIKAT Motorworks, BMW gross sales companion Staff Długołęka initiated the BMW R 18 The Nice Wave. The leitmotif right here was to switch the BMW R 18 taking inspiration from Japanese artwork portray and the Japanese model of bobber-style motorbikes.
The bike’s patinized paintwork makes you suppose that the R 18 The Nice Wave has been round for many years and has simply been present in a barn. This particular paintwork approach was entrusted to the very best artist in Poland: Łukasz Elbalenko. The theme of the Nice Wave in Kanagawa was chosen as a result of it is likely one of the most well-known artworks from Japan by Hokusia, created round 1831.
The Japanese bobber model options particulars such because the rear ducktail fender and the shortened body rear part with a single seat lined in pure brown leather-based. Sonorous sound is generated by quick, handmade silencers with slotted copper-colored finish items and hexagonal cross-section. Additionally, you will discover the unique copper coating on the shaft drive, brake calipers and cylinder head covers.
Lastly, traditional Shinko tires with a really massive cross-section and grooved tread give the R 18 The Nice Wave a very masculine look. A flat drag bar handlebar with real leather-based grips and customized emblems on the engine spherical out the well-balanced look of the R 18 The Nice Wave.