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BMW R 1200 GS Specs

The BMW R 1200 GS model is a Enduro / offroad bike manufactured by BMW . In this version sold from year 2005 , the dry weight is 199.0 kg (438.7 pounds) and it is equiped with a Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 96.55 HP (70.5 kW) @ 7000 RPM and a maximum torque of 115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM . With this drive-train, the BMW R 1200 GS is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 200.0 km/h (124.3 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the BMW R 1200 GS have a Three-section frame consisting of front and rear section, load bearing engine-gearbox unit frame with front suspension being BMW Motorrad Telelever and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Die-cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever . Stock tire sizes are 110/80-ZR19 on the front, and 150/70-ZR17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the BMW R 1200 GS braking system includes Double disc size 305 mm (12.0 inches) at the front and Double disc size 265 mm (10.4 inches) at the rear. 

BMW R 1200 GS General Information

Brand BMW 
Model BMW R 1200 GS 
Year 2005 
Year 2005 
Category Enduro / offroad 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

BMW R 1200 GS Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Three-section frame consisting of front and rear section, load bearing engine-gearbox unit 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,520 mm (59.8 inches) 
Length 2,210 mm (87.0 inches) 
Width 915 mm (36.0 inches) 
Height 1,430 mm (56.3 inches) 
Seat Height 840 mm (33.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance  
Trail size 110 mm (4.3 inches) 
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 110/80-ZR19 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 150/70-ZR17 
Front brakes Double disc 
Rear brakes Double disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 305 mm (12.0 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 265 mm (10.4 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 225.0 kg (496.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight 199.0 kg (438.7 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.4852 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.00 litres (5.28 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever 
Front Suspension Travel 41 mm (1.6 inches) 
Rear Suspension Die-cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever 
Rear Suspension Travel 135 mm (5.3 inches) 

BMW R 1200 GS 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: BMS-K with overrun fuel cut-off, dual 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 11.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 96.55 HP (70.5 kW) @ 7000 RPM 
Maximum torque 115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 5500 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 
Driveline  

BMW R 1200 GS Performance

Top Speed 200.0 km/h (124.3 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 4.50 litres/100 km (22.2 km/l or 52.27 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 104.4 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 
Emissions  

BMW R 1200 GS Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments  
Lights