1978 BMW R100RS Limited Edition
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1978 BMW R100RS Limited Edition

1978 BMW R100RS Limited Edition “Motorsport”

“All standard 1978 R100RS features and equipment, including integral cockpit fairing, BMW's distinctively designed “Mag” Wheels, hydraulic dual disc front and single rear brakes; dual horns; plus factory Motorsport color scheme- white with red and two tone blue striping, and distinctive blue tint dual seat.”
-BMW

With just under 12,000 miles on the odometer this 1978 BMW R100RS Limited Edition is a rare breed. It is 1 of just 200 R100RS's imported into the United States as a “Motorsport” production series.

The 980cc horizontally opposed twin engine is numbers matching with the correct 40mm Bing carburetors. This BMW was recently brought to MAX BMW a renowned BMW specialist for full inspection and a reseal of the top end.

With the turn of a key this motorcycle comes to a quick start and a clean smooth idle. This BMW motorcycle is ready to be ridden!

The white paint with red and blue stripes is in exceptionally good condition and believed to be the original factory paint. Designer Hans Muth's factory frame mounted fairing shows very little age. The original snowflake alloy wheels show patina with no area of excessive wear or damage. The proper dark blue bench seat presents very nicely as well.

Whether this rare BMW motorcycle is added to a motorcycle collection, ridden on the German Audubon to reach the reported top speed of 124mph, or purchased as an investment this 1978 BMW R100RS Limited Edition is becoming more desired with age.

If you would like to learn more about this motorcycle, please contact us at Legendary Motors LLC.

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
980cc
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Or Basic Color
White
Body Style
Sport Touring
Doors
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1978
Make
BMW
Auto Model Name
R100RS Limited Edition
Miles
11,992

Interior

Interior Or Basic Color
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Bench
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console
No
Engine Size
980cc
Transmission Type
5 Speed Manual
Body Style
Sport Touring
Miles
11,992
Vin
6183547
Stock
418

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