Why go out at all if you’re not making a statement? BMW didn’t just enter the cruiser-motorcycle market with the R18 B, they shipped a Bavarian 1800cc boxer-twin mic drop. Your eyes—and everyone else’s—will be drawn to the glistening chrome bodywork and the stunning Galaxy Dust livery. That is until you awaken the two bulging cylinder heads and the bike announces its presence. The opposed pistons make for a lively feel and sound on any street, road, or highway.
The R18 B is not all beauty and no brains. This bagger sports the best in two-wheel touring luxuries. Industry-pioneering adaptive cruise control and powerful Marshall speakers make all-day trips a treat. A stunning 10-inch automotive-like digital display resides below four classic analog gauges. Of particular note is a power-reserve dial: This is the Rolls-Royce of bikes. With a freight train of torque at your wrist, you won’t be wanting for more pull. You’ll just be wanting for the next destination.
Words By Charles Dryer
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