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BMW R 1200 GS Specs

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The BMW R 1200 GS model is a Enduro / offroad bike manufactured by BMW . In this version sold from year 2013 , the dry weight is  and it is equipped with a Two cylinder boxer, two-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 123.37 HP (90.1 kW) @ 7750 RPM and a maximum torque of 124.75 Nm (12.7 kgf-m or 92.0 ft.lbs) @ 6500 RPM . With this drive-train, the BMW R 1200 GS is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the BMW R 1200 GS has a Two-section frame, bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine frame with front suspension being BMW Motorrad Telelever and at the rear, it is equipped with Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-19 on the front, and 170/60-17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the BMW R 1200 GS braking system includes Double disc. Floating discs. Four-piston calipers. ABS. size 305 mm (12.0 inches) at the front and Single disc. Floating disc. Two-piston calipers. ABS: size 276 mm (10.9 inches) at the back. 

BMW R 1200 GS General Information

Brand BMW 
Model BMW R 1200 GS 
Start year 2013 
Year 2013 
Category Enduro / offroad 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

BMW R 1200 GS Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Two-section frame, bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,506 mm (59.3 inches) 
Length 2,210 mm (87.0 inches) 
Width 953 mm (37.5 inches) 
Height 1,450 mm (57.1 inches) 
Seat Height 851 mm (33.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size 99 mm (3.9 inches) 
Wheels details Cast aluminium wheels 
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-19 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 170/60-17 
Front brakes Double disc. Floating discs. Four-piston calipers. ABS. 
Rear brakes Single disc. Floating disc. Two-piston calipers. ABS: 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 305 mm (12.0 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 276 mm (10.9 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 238.1 kg (525.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio :
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.06 litres (5.30 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever 
Front Suspension Travel 191 mm (7.5 inches) 
Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever 
Rear Suspension Travel 201 mm (7.9 inches) 

BMW R 1200 GS Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Two cylinder boxer, two-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection / BMS-K+ digital engine management with electromotive throttle actuator 
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 12.5:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 123.37 HP (90.1 kW) @ 7750 RPM 
Maximum torque 124.75 Nm (12.7 kgf-m or 92.0 ft.lbs) @ 6500 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Dry sump 
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated 
Driveline Constant mesh 

BMW R 1200 GS Performance

Top Speed
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 4.13 litres/100 km (24.2 km/l or 56.95 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 95.8 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 
Emissions Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3 

BMW R 1200 GS Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details 12 V / 11,8 Ah, maintenance-free battery. 
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a BMW R 1200 GS have?
The BMW R 1200 GS has 123.37 HP (90.1 kW) @ 7750 RPM.

How tall (seat height) is a BMW R 1200 GS?
The BMW R 1200 GS seat height is 851 mm (33.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

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