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BMW R1150GS Specifications

 

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Start of Production

1999

R1150GS

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End of Production

N/A

Numbers Produced

N/A

Price (2003) UK

(Aug 2005)

7,995

8,810 OTR

US $

14,500

Engine

 

Motor Type

Four-stroke, two cylinder, horizontally opposed "Boxer" engine, air cooled

Bore x Stroke

101 x 70.5 mm (3.97 x 2.77 in)

Displacement

1130 cc

Max Power

85 hp (62.5 KW) at 6,750 rpm

Max Torque

98 Nm / 72 ft lb at 5,250 rpm

Compression Ratio

10.3 : 1

Valves Per Cylinder

4

Valve Control

hc, using chain drive, cup tappets, push rod and rocker arm

Mixture Control / Engine Management

Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management: Bosch Motronic MA 2.4 with overrun fuel cut off, twin spark ignition (Dec 2002 on)

Emission Control

Closed loop 3 way catalytic converter

Engine Lubricating System

Wet sump

Power Transmission

 

Clutch

Single disc dry clutch, hydraulically operated

Gearbox

Constant mesh 6 speed gearbox (overdrive) (special equipment: short 6th gear)

Gearbox Ratios

2.045 / 1.600 / 1.267 / 1.038 / 0.900 / 0.679

Rear Wheel Ratio

2.82

Bevel / Crownwheel

31 / 11

Drive

Shaft Drive

Electrical System

 

Ignition System

Electronic ignition, Bosch Motronic MA 2.4. Twin spark (Dec 2002 on)

Alternator

600 W three phase alternator (special equipment: stronger power supply 700W)

Battery

12V / 14 Ah (special equipment: 12V / 19 Ah)

Chassis

 

Type of Frame

Three section composite frame consisting of front & rear section, load bearing engine

Front wheel suspension

BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 35 mm, central strut, spring pre-load 5 times mechanically adjustable)

Rear wheel suspension

Die cast aluminium single sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central strut, spring pre-load and rebound damping adjustable to continuously variable levels by mean of a hydraulic handwheel

Travel Front/Rear

190 / 200 mm (7.48 x 7.87 in)

Wheels

Cross spoke wheels

Wheel Rims, Front

2.50 x 19

Wheel Rims, Rear

4.00 x 17

Tyres, Front

110 / 80-ZR 19 and 110 / 80 B 19

Tyres, Rear

150 / 70-ZR 17 and 150 / 70 B 17

Brakes, Front

EVO brake system with dual disc, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm / 12.6 in ,4 piston fixed caliper

Brakes, Rear

Single disc brake 276 mm / 10.86 in diameter, double piston floating caliper

ABS

Special equipment BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral) (disconnectable)

Dimensions/Weights

 

Length x Width x Height

2189 x 980 x 1366 mm (86.18 x 38.58 in)

Seat Height

840 / 860 mm (33.07 / 33.85 in)

Wheel Base

1509 mm / 59.40 in

Castor (in Normal Position)

115 mm / 4.52 in

Steering Head Angle (in Normal Position)

62.9 degrees

Fuel Tank Useable Volume

22.1 litres / 4.86 gal / 5.83 gal US

Reserve

4.0 litres / 0.87 gal / 1.05 gal US

Unladen Weight with Full Tank

249 Kg / 548 lb

Dry Weight

228 Kg / 502 lb

Max. Permissible Weight

460 Kg / 1013 lb

Payload (with Standard Equipment)

211 Kg / 464 lb

Fuel Consumption over 100 Km @ constant 90 Kph

4.5 litres / 62 mpg / 52 mpg US

Fuel Consumption over 100 Km @ constant 120 Kph

5.7 litres / 49 mpg / 41 mpg US

Fuel Type

Unleaded Premium minimum octane rating 95 (RON)

Top Speed

Approx. 194 Kph / 120 mph

Power Graph

BMW R1150GS Power Graph

 

 

 

 

 

 

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