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NSW Police Motorcycles


BMW Police Bike

Historical article

The NSW Police Force has two types of bikes – the BMW K1100 and Honda ST 1100.

These are specially designed police bikes with the following features:

  • 1100 cc, four cylinder, EFI engine

  • five speed transmission

  • shaft drive

  • dual disc front brake and

  • single disc rear break

  • high performance disc pads

  • high performance tubeless tyres

  • calibrated speedometer

  • pannier bags and touring fairing

  • anti skid braking system (ABS) [BMW only].

Police motorcycle emergency warning system consisting of:

  • electronic siren

  • red/blue strobe lights front mounted

  • blue strobe at rear on telescope pole

  • police decals

  • baton

  • custom Pro Laser II radar gun.


3 thoughts on “NSW Police Motorcycles

  • What is the latest BMW motor cycle being used in 2021

  • Hi all,

    Whilst the motorcycle information presented is accurate for the period from 1999 – 2001, the current fleet is very different.

  • seems those bikes are a little obsolete is there any reason why we dont see bikes round on patrol very much???
    in nsw of course


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