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BMW R1200GS Specifications

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Start of Production

2004

 

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End of Production

N/A

Numbers Produced

N/A

Price (UK)

(Aug 2005)

(April 2007)

9,235

8,715 OTR

9,095 OTR

Engine

 

Motor Type

Air cooled 2 cylinder, 4 stroke Boxer engine, one camshaft and four valves per cylinder, central compensation shaft

Bore x Stroke

101 x 73 mm

Displacement

1170 cc

Max Output

72 Kw / 98 bhp at 7,000 rpm  (see chart below)

Max Torque

115 Nm / 85 ft/ lbs at 5,500 rpm (see chart below)

Compression Ratio

11.0 / 1

Valves Per Cylinder

Four

Valve Control

HC (High Cam Shaft)

Intake / Outlet Diameter

36mm / 31 mm

Mixture Control / Engine Management

Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management: BMS-K with overrun fuel cut off, dual ignition

Emission Control

Closed-loop 3 way catalytic converter

Power Transmission

 

Clutch

Single plate dry clutch, 180 mm diameter. Hydraulically operated

Gearbox

Constant mesh 6 speed gearbox with helical gearing

Primary Transmission Ratio

1.823

Gearbox Ratios

2.277 / 1.583 / 1.259 / 1.033 / 0.903 / 0.803

Final Drive

Drive Shaft

Transmission Ratio

2.28

   

Electrical System

 

Alternator

600W three phase alternator

Battery

12V / 12 Ah

Headlight

H7

Starter

1.1 Kw

Running Gear

 

Type of Frame

Three-section frame consisting of front and rear section, load bearing engine-gearbox unit

Front wheel drive

BMW Motorrad Telelever;stanchion diameter 41 mm, central spring strut, spring pre-load 9-times mechanically adjustable

Rear wheel drive

Die-cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of handwheel, rebound damping adjustable

Suspension Travel

190 mm Front / 200 mm Rear

Castor

110 mm

Wheelbase

1520 mm

Steering Head Angle

62.9 degrees

Wheels

Die-cast aluminium wheels

Rim Front

2.50 x 19

Rim Rear

4.00 x 17

Tyres, Front

110 / 80 ZR 19 TL

Tyres, Rear

150 70 ZR 17 TL

Brakes, Front

EVO brake system with dual disc, floating brake discs, 305 mm diameter, four-piston fixed caliper

Brakes, Rear

Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper

ABS

Special equipment BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), disengageable

Dimensions/Weights

 

Length, Overall

2210 mm

Width, Overall with Mirrors

915 mm

Handlebar Width without Mirrors

871 mm

Height (not inc. mirrors)

1,430 mm

Seat Height unladen

840 / 860 mm

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

225 Kg

Dry weight

199 Kg

Max. Permissible Weight

425 Kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

200 Kg

Fuel Tank Capacity

20 litres

Fuel Grade

Premium

Reserve

Approx. 4.0 litres

Performance Data

Fuel Consumption (at constant 90 Kph)

4.5 litres per 100Km (now quoted at 4.3 litres)

Fuel Consumption (at constant 120 Kph)

6.0 litres per 100Km (now quoted at 5.5 litres)

Fuel Type

Unleaded Premium, octane number 95 (RON), can also be operated with minimum octane number 91 (RON) due automatic knock control

Acceleration 0 - 100 Kph / 62 mph

3.4 seconds

Standing Start Km

24.7 Seconds

Top Speed

208 Kph / 129 Mph

Power Output

Torque

 

 

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