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BMW R 1200 RT SE Specs

The BMW R 1200 RT SE model is a Touring bike manufactured by BMW . In this version sold from year 2012 , the dry weight is 229.0 kg (504.9 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) @ 7750 RPM and a maximum torque of 120.00 Nm (12.2 kgf-m or 88.5 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM . With this drive-train, the BMW R 1200 RT SE 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 RT SE 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 RT SE braking system includes Double disc. Integral ABS size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the front and Single disc. Integral ABS size 265 mm (10.4 inches) at the rear. 

BMW R 1200 RT SE General Information

Brand BMW 
Model BMW R 1200 RT SE 
Year 2012 
Year 2012 
Category Touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

BMW R 1200 RT SE 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 820 mm (32.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance  
Trail size 116 mm (4.6 inches) 
Wheels details Cast aluminium 
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-ZR17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 180/55-ZR17 
Front brakes Double disc. Integral ABS 
Rear brakes Single disc. Integral 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) 259.0 kg (571.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight 229.0 kg (504.9 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.4743 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 25.00 litres (6.61 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.00 litres (1.06 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 135 mm (5.3 inches) 

BMW R 1200 RT SE Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke 
Engine details Four radially alighned valves per cylinder 
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 108.62 HP (79.3 kW) @ 7750 RPM 
Maximum torque 120.00 Nm (12.2 kgf-m or 88.5 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Oil & air 
Lubrication system Dry sump 
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system Chrome Exhaust 
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type  
Driveline  

BMW R 1200 RT SE 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 

BMW R 1200 RT SE Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

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