Even back in the seventies BMW was battling the idea its bikes were
just for old men. So, in 1977 it signed up professional stylist
Hans Muth to create the ultimate sports tourer. The result was the
The fact that the R100RS remains one of the most practical
long-distance mounts to this day is testament to the brilliance of
Muth's wind-tunnel-designed, nine-piece, frame-mounted fairing that
transforms the underpowered boxer engine and conservative chassis
into a serious touring package.
The top speed of around 125mph was impressive, but it's the ability
of the R100RS to maintain a 100mph cruising speed for hours on end
that makes it a true classic.
This 1977 BMW R 100 RS is painted in its original colors of Silver
Blue with Dark Blue pin stripes. The paint is in very good overall
condition. The air cooled, two -cylinder, four stroke engine runs
well showing only 19,266 miles on the odometer. The well-engineered
980cc's produces 70hp that can get the BMW up to speed quickly. The
front dual disc and rear drum brakes operate well. The clutch
allows the rider to switch through the five gears with ease.
This motorcycle is in great mechanical and cosmetic condition. It's
ready to tour anywhere the driver is ready to go.
If you would like to learn more about this motorcycle, please
contact us at Legendary Motors LLC.