Phil Hawksley's BM Bikes

'The Ultimate BMW Information Site'

   Contact Me

Find Information, Specifications and Images of Your Favourite BMW Motorcycle

Custom Search

BUY PAINT
Home
Information
About This Site
THE FORUM
BMW Press Packs
BMW Model Spec
Engine/Chassis Nos
BMW Photos
Colour Schemes
Brochures
Annual Colours
BMW Paint Codes
BMW Pin Stripes
BMW Colour Charts
BMW Price Guides
BMW Recall Notices
Mechanical Photos
The Black Museum
BMW Distributors
Clubs Worldwide
BMW Links
Your Help Required
Copyright & Privacy

 
Download  

BMW R1200C Classic Specifications

 

Back To Index

Start of Production

1996

BMW R1200C Classic

Click to View

End of Production

N/A

Numbers Produced: 1997

8,695

Price (2003) UK

14,590

US $

 

Numbers Produced by year - Information courtesy of The Chromeheads

1997: 8.161 (R 1200 C Classic)
1998: 7.618 (R 1200 C Classic)
1999: 6.407 (R 1200 C Classic)
2000: 4.558 (R 1200 C Classic, R 1200 C Independent)
2001: 4.882 (R 1200 C Classic, R 1200 C Independent)
2002: 4.163 (R 1200 C Classic, R 1200 C Independent, R 1200 CL)
2003: 6.556 (R 1200 C Classic, R 1200 C Independent, R 1200 CL)
2004: 3.394 (R 1200 C Classic, R 1200 C Independent, R 1200 C Montauk, R1200 CL)

Engine

 

Motor Type

Air / Oil cooled 2 cylinder 4 stroke Boxer engine, one camshaft and four valves per cylinder

Bore x Stroke

101 x 73 mm (3.97 x 2.87 in)

Displacement

1170 cc

Max Power

61 bhp (45 KW) at 5,000 rpm

Max Torque

98 Nm 72 ft lb at 3,000 rpm

Compression Ratio

10.0 : 1

Mixture Control / Engine Management

Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management: Bosch Motronic MA 2.4 with overrun fuel cut off

Emission Control

Closed loop 3 way catalytic converter

Power Transmission

 

Clutch

Single disc dry clutch, hydraulically operated

Gearbox

Constant mesh 5 speed gearbox

Gearbox Ratios

2.050 / 1.600 / 1.270 / 1.040 / 0.800 : 1

Rear Wheel Ratio

2.54 : 1

Drive

Shaft Drive

Electrical System

 

Alternator

700 W three phase alternator - 840 W 60 amp from 2004

Battery

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

Rear wheel suspension

Die cast aluminium single sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Monolever; central strut, spring pre-load mechanically adjustable

Travel Front/Rear

144 / 100 mm (5.66 / 3.93 in)

Wheels

Cross spoke wheels

Wheel Rims, Front

2.50 x 18

Wheel Rims, Rear

4.00 x 15

Tyres, Front

100 / 90-ZR 18

Tyres, Rear

170 / 80-ZR 15

Brakes, Front

Dual disc brakes, floating brake discs, diameter 305 mm / 12 in, 4 piston fixed caliper

Brakes, Rear

Single disc floating brake 285 mm / 11.22 in diameter, double piston floating caliper

ABS

Special equipment BMW Motorrad ABS. EVO ABS from 2004

Dimensions/Weights

 

Length x Width x Height

2340 x 1050 x 1130 mm (92.12 x 41.33 x 44.48 in)

Seat Height

740 mm / 29.123 in

Wheel Base

1650 mm / 64.96 in

Castor (in Normal Position)

86 mm / 3.38 in

Steering Head Angle (in Normal Position)

60.5 degrees

Fuel Tank Useable Volume

17.5 litres / 3.84 gal / 4.62 gal US

Reserve

4.0 litres / 0.87 gal / 1.05 gal US

Unladen Weight with Full Tank

256 Kg / 563 lb

Dry Weight

236 Kg / 519 lb

Max. Permissible Weight

450 Kg / 991 lb

Payload (with Standard Equipment)

194 Kg / 427 lb

Fuel Consumption over 100 Km @ constant 90 Kph

4.8 litres / 58 mpg / 49 mpg US

Fuel Consumption over 100 Km @ constant 120 Kph

5.9 litres / 47 mpg / 39 mpg US

Fuel Type

Unleaded Premium minimum octane rating 95 (RON)

Top Speed

104 Mph / 168 Kph

Power Graph

BMW R1200C Power Graph

 

 

 

 

 

 

Member of BM Riders Club, The BMW Club, BMF, BMWMOA, The Airheads and The Poverty Riders

Check out my other sites at: www.bmridersclub.com & www.boxerman.co.uk