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BMW R1200GS Adventure Specifications


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Numbers Produced


Price (UK) (2006)

(April 2007)

9,755 OTR

9,895 OTR



Motor Type

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

Bore x Stroke

101 x 73 mm


1170 cc

Max Output

74 Kw / 99 bhp at 7,000 rpm

Max Torque

115 Nm / 85 ft/ lbs at 5,500 rpm

Compression Ratio

11.0 / 1

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



Single plate dry clutch, Hydraulically operated


Constant mesh 6 speed gearbox with helical gearing

Final Drive

Drive Shaft


Electrical System



720W three phase alternator


12V / 14 Ah

Chassis & Brakes


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

210 mm Front / 220 mm Rear


97.6 mm


1511 mm

Steering Head Angle

63.8 degrees


Cross spoked wheels

Rim Front

2.50 x 19

Rim Rear

4.00 x 17

Tyres, Front

110 / 80 R 19

Tyres, Rear

150 70 R 17

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


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



Length, Overall

2250 mm

Width, Overall with Mirrors

955 mm

Height (not inc. mirrors)

1,470 mm

Seat Height unladen

910 / 890 mm

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

256 Kg

Dry weight


Max. Permissible Weight

475 Kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

219 Kg

Fuel Tank Capacity

33 litres


Approx. 4.0 litres

Performance Data

Fuel Consumption (at constant 90 Kph)

4.6 litres per 100Km

Fuel Consumption (at constant 120 Kph)

6.1 litres per 100Km

Fuel Type

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

Top Speed

Over 200 Kph



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