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BMW R 1200 RT Specs

The BMW R 1200 RT model is a Touring bike manufactured by BMW . In this version sold from year 2009 , the dry weight is 182.0 kg (401.2 pounds) and it is equiped with a Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 108.62 HP (79.3 kW) @ 7500 RPM and a maximum torque of 115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM . With this drive-train, the BMW R 1200 RT 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 RT have a Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load bearing engine-gearbox unit frame with front suspension being BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 35 mm, central spring strut 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 RT braking system includes Double disc. ABS size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the front and Single disc. ABS size 265 mm (10.4 inches) at the rear. 

BMW R 1200 RT General Information

Brand BMW 
Model BMW R 1200 RT 
Year 2009 
Year 2009 
Category Touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

BMW R 1200 RT Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load bearing engine-gearbox unit 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,485 mm (58.5 inches) 
Length 2,230 mm (87.8 inches) 
Width 905 mm (35.6 inches) 
Height 1,430 mm (56.3 inches) 
Seat Height 780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance  
Trail size 116 mm (4.6 inches) 
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-ZR17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 180/55-ZR17 
Front brakes Double disc. ABS 
Rear brakes Single disc. 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) 204.0 kg (449.7 pounds) 
Dry Weight 182.0 kg (401.2 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.5968 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 16.00 litres (4.23 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.00 litres (0.53 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 35 mm, central spring strut 
Front Suspension Travel 120 mm (4.7 inches) 
Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever 
Rear Suspension Travel 135 mm (5.3 inches) 

BMW R 1200 RT Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management 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 SOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 108.62 HP (79.3 kW) @ 7500 RPM 
Maximum torque 115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Oil & air 
Lubrication system  
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3 
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated 
Driveline  

BMW R 1200 RT 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 3.60 litres/100 km (27.8 km/l or 65.34 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 83.5 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 
Emissions  

BMW R 1200 RT Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments  
Lights