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BMW R 1200 CL Specs

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The BMW R 1200 CL model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by BMW . In this version sold from year 2005 , the dry weight is 288.0 kg (634.9 pounds) and it is equipped with a Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 60.34 HP (44.0 kW) @ 5000 RPM and a maximum torque of 98.00 Nm (10.0 kgf-m or 72.3 ft.lbs) @ 3000 RPM . With this drive-train, the BMW R 1200 CL is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 165.0 km/h (102.5 mph) . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the BMW R 1200 CL has a Three-section composite frame consisting of front and rear section, load bearing engine. frame with front suspension being BMW Motorrad Telelever and at the rear, it is equipped with Die-cast steel single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Monolever . Stock tire sizes are 150/80-VR16 on the front, and 170/80-VR15 on the rear. As for stopping power, the BMW R 1200 CL braking system includes Double disc size 305 mm (12.0 inches) at the front and Single disc size 285 mm (11.2 inches) at the back. 

BMW R 1200 CL General Information

Brand BMW 
Model BMW R 1200 CL 
Start year 2005 
Year 2005 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

BMW R 1200 CL Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Three-section composite frame consisting of front and rear section, load bearing engine. 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,641 mm (64.6 inches) 
Length 2,415 mm (95.1 inches) 
Width 1,075 mm (42.3 inches) 
Height 1,435 mm (56.5 inches) 
Seat Height 745 mm (29.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size 184 mm (7.2 inches) 
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 150/80-VR16 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 170/80-VR15 
Front brakes Double disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 305 mm (12.0 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 285 mm (11.2 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 308.0 kg (679.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight 288.0 kg (634.9 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.2095 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.50 litres (4.62 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever 
Front Suspension Travel 35 mm (1.4 inches) 
Rear Suspension Die-cast steel single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Monolever 
Rear Suspension Travel 135 mm (5.3 inches) 

BMW R 1200 CL Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management: Bosch Motronic MA 2.4 with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches) 
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 60.34 HP (44.0 kW) @ 5000 RPM 
Maximum torque 98.00 Nm (10.0 kgf-m or 72.3 ft.lbs) @ 3000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Oil & air 
Lubrication system
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Single-disc dry clutch, hydraulically operated 

BMW R 1200 CL Performance

Top Speed 165.0 km/h (102.5 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 5.10 litres/100 km (19.6 km/l or 46.12 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 118.3 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

BMW R 1200 CL Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type
How much horsepower does a BMW R 1200 CL have?
The BMW R 1200 CL has 60.34 HP (44.0 kW) @ 5000 RPM.

How fast is a BMW R 1200 CL?
The BMW R 1200 CL top speed is 165.0 km/h (102.5 mph).

How much does a BMW R 1200 CL weighs?
The BMW R 1200 CL weighs 288.0 kg (634.9 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a BMW R 1200 CL?
The BMW R 1200 CL seat height is 745 mm (29.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a BMW R 1200 CL have?
The BMW R 1200 CL have 6 gears.