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BMW R 1200 R Specs

The BMW R 1200 R model is a Naked bike bike manufactured by BMW . In this version sold from year 2012 , the dry weight is 198.0 kg (436.5 pounds) and it is equiped with a Two cylinder boxer, two-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 108.62 HP (79.3 kW) @ 7500 RPM and a maximum torque of 119.00 Nm (12.1 kgf-m or 87.8 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM . With this drive-train, the BMW R 1200 R is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the BMW R 1200 R have a Two section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load bearing engine-gearbox unit frame with front suspension being BMW Motorrad telelever and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Cast aluminium single sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-ZR17 on the front, and 180/55-ZR17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the BMW R 1200 R braking system includes Double disc. Optional ABS size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the front and Single disc. Optional ABS size 265 mm (10.4 inches) at the rear. 

BMW R 1200 R General Information

Brand BMW 
Model BMW R 1200 R 
Year 2012 
Year 2012 
Category Naked bike 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

BMW R 1200 R Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Two section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load bearing engine-gearbox unit 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,495 mm (58.9 inches) 
Length 2,145 mm (84.4 inches) 
Width 906 mm (35.7 inches) 
Height 1,273 mm (50.1 inches) 
Seat Height 800 mm (31.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance  
Trail size 119 mm (4.7 inches) 
Wheels details Cast aluminium 
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-ZR17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 180/55-ZR17 
Front brakes Double disc. Optional ABS 
Rear brakes Single disc. Optional ABS 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 320 mm (12.6 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 265 mm (10.4 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 223.0 kg (491.6 pounds) 
Dry Weight 198.0 kg (436.5 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.5486 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 18.00 litres (4.76 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.00 litres (0.79 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad telelever 
Front Suspension Travel 120 mm (4.7 inches) 
Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever 
Rear Suspension Travel 140 mm (5.5 inches) 

BMW R 1200 R 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 enfinemanagement 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 12.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder  
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration  
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 108.62 HP (79.3 kW) @ 7500 RPM 
Maximum torque 119.00 Nm (12.1 kgf-m or 87.8 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Oil & air 
Lubrication system Dry sump 
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system  
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated 
Driveline Shaft Driveline 

BMW R 1200 R 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 4.10 litres/100 km (24.4 km/l or 57.37 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 95.1 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 
Emissions Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3 

BMW R 1200 R Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance free battery. 
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments  
Lights