BMW Motorrad has launched the new R18 Classic in India, based on the R18 platform. It is positioned as a touring motorcycle and looks different from the R18 First Edition Cruiser.
Gets touring friendly seat and saddlebags
Auxiliary lights are standard
Costs Rs 1.5 lakh more than the BMW R18 First Edition
BMW R18 Classic: what’s different?
The BMW R18 Classic is based on the R18 First Edition, and since it is the touring focused of the two, it features specific changes. At the front, the BMW R18 Classic gets a pair of auxiliary lights that flank the LED headlamp on both side. Then there’s the tall windscreen that should offer some much needed wind protection, considering that the motorcycle is capable of attaining some serious triple-digit speeds. Another big change is the move from a 19-inch to a 16-inch front wheel, along with wider tyres, in keeping with the touring…