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BMW R1200R Specifications

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Numbers Produced


Price (UK) (April 2007)

8,295 OTR



Motor Type

Air/oil-cooled flat twin ('Boxer') 4-stroke, one camshaft and four valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft

Bore x Stroke

101 mm x 73 mm


1,170 cc

Rated Output

80 kW (109 hp) at 7,500 rpm

Max Torque

115 Nm at 6,000 rpm

Compression Ratio

12.0 : 1

Mixture Control / Engine Management

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

Emission Control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3

Power Transmission



Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated


Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth

Final Drive

Shaft drive


Electrical System



three-phase alternator 600 W


12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

Running Gear


Type of Frame

Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections with load-bearing engine-gearbox unit

Front wheel location / suspension

BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 35 mm, central spring strut

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel; rebound damping adjustable

Suspension Travel

120 mm / 140 mm


119 mm

Wheelbase in normal position

1,495 mm

Steering Head Angle in normal position



Cast aluminium

Rim Front

3.50 x 17''

Rim Rear

5.50 x 17''

Tyres, Front

120/70 ZR 17

Tyres, Rear

180/55 ZR 17

Brakes, Front

Twin disc, floating brake discs, 320 mm diameter, four-piston fixed calipers

Brakes, Rear

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


Optional extra: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)



Length, Overall

2,145 mm

Width, Overall with Mirrors

872 mm

Height (not inc. mirrors)

1,285 mm

Seat Height unladen

800 mm (low seat: 770 mm, high seat: 830 mm)

Inner leg curve, unladen weight

1,800 mm (low seat: 1,760 mm, high seat: 1,860 mm)

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

223 kg

Dry weight

198 kg

Max. Permissible Weight

450 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

227 kg

Useable Tank Volume

18.0 litres


approx. 3.0 litres

Performance Data

Maximum Speed

Over 200 km/h

Fuel Consumption over 100 Km at constant 90 Kph

4.1 litres

Fuel Consumption over 100 Km at constant 120 Kph

5.5 litres

Fuel Type

Unleaded premium, octane rumber 98 (RON), automatic knock control permits operation with minimum octane number 95 (RON)



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