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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 2013 , the dry weight is 233.2 kg (514.0 pounds) and it is equiped with a Two cylinder boxer, two-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 110.00 HP (80.3 kW) @ 7750 RPM and a maximum torque of 89.00 Nm (9.1 kgf-m or 65.6 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM . With this drive-train, the BMW R 1200 RT is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 201.2 km/h (125.0 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 and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-17 on the front, and 180/55-17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the BMW R 1200 RT braking system includes Double disc. Floating discs. Four-piston calipers. ABS. size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the front and Single disc. Floating disc. Two-piston calipers. ABS. size 265 mm (10.4 inches) at the rear. 

BMW R 1200 RT General Information

Brand BMW 
Model BMW R 1200 RT 
Year 2013 
Year 2013 
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 1,483 mm (58.4 inches) 
Length 2,230 mm (87.8 inches) 
Width 904 mm (35.6 inches) 
Height 1,430 mm (56.3 inches) 
Seat Height 818 mm (32.2 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance  
Trail size 114 mm (4.5 inches) 
Wheels details Cast aluminum wheels 
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 180/55-17 
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 320 mm (12.6 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 265 mm (10.4 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 263.1 kg (580.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight 233.2 kg (514.0 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.4718 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 24.98 litres (6.60 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.79 litres (1.00 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever 
Front Suspension Travel 119 mm (4.7 inches) 
Rear Suspension Cast aluminum 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, two-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 DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 110.00 HP (80.3 kW) @ 7750 RPM 
Maximum torque 89.00 Nm (9.1 kgf-m or 65.6 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 Constant mesh 

BMW R 1200 RT Performance

Top Speed 201.2 km/h (125.0 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 4.13 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 RT Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details 12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free battery. 
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments  
Lights