The BMW R1200R is known as the world’s first motorcycle equipped with "Automatic Stability Control". Since then, the model’s reputation has become better and better and today stays among the top dogs in its segment.
The BMW R1200R offers a perfect combination between classic and modern, and its unique design helps it get noticed every time is passes down the street.
But everybody knows that the design is only an exterior shell and what’s more important is what lies underneath it. Perhaps it goes without saying that the BMW R1200R is packed with all the modern features expected from a top manufacturer.
For the starters, it sports a strong 1200 cc engine which cranks out 110 hp and 88 lb.ft of torque. Secondly, the engine is combined with a set of capable brakes which include ABS. Then there is the strong frame, the sporty suspension and the various electronic systems which work together to maximize performance and safety.
Hit the jump for more information on the 2012 BMW R1200R.
This roadster is the universal talent on tarmac. A true cornering fiend on the one hand and a supremely comfortable travel companion on the other. Moreover it can be customized with a wide range of accessories to suit your every need. You can style it into a sporty, classic or touring oriented naked bike - the BMW R 1200 R will always be your reliable companion.
The classy looks catch many an eye and the high-quality workmanship can be seen and felt everywhere. Typically BMW but yet different featuring proven qualities that will fascinate you over and over again - qualities that you will not want to do without once you have got to know them.
The 1200 cc flat twin contributes its share to the dynamic and supremely controlled experience generating an output of 110 hp and 88 ft-lb of torque. The perfect suspension has no trouble at all with the weight of 491 lbs (fully fueled). You could load up the same again and still enjoy the almost playful and truly convincing handling of this bike. Combined with exemplary safety equipment, a timeless yet modern, high-quality and sporty design, the BMW R 1200 R is truly a multi-talented bike and an evergreen.
The BMW R 1200 R - modern power, exclusive looks and a truly classic naked bike.
BMW Motorrad ABS (Partially Integral)
- Advanced two-channel ABS
- Precisely controllable
- Effectively regulates braking force
- Weight just 2.2 kg
- Extremely compact
- Low electricity consumption
Low Double Seat
- No-cost option
- Seat height 700 mm
- Rider step lenght 1,760 mm
- Made entirely of titanium dual-port design
- Weight approx 2.3 kg less than standard component
- Laser-etched Akrapovic lettering
- Homologated for use on public roads EU-wide
- Capacity adjustable between 16 and 24 litres
- Waterproof main compartment
- Waterproof A4-sized map pcket
- Capacity 32 litres per pannier
- Helmet fits into either pannier
- Integrates seamlessly into deign of motorcycle
|Engine Type||Air/oil-cooled flat twin (’Boxer’) 4-stroke engine, one camshaft and four valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft|
|Bore x stroke||101 mm x 73 mm|
|Rated output||110 hp (81 kW) at 7,500 rpm|
|Max. torque||88 ft-lb (119 Nm) at 6,000 rpm|
|Compression ratio||12.0 : 1|
|Mixture control / engine management||Electronic intake pipe injection / BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin-spark ignition|
|Emission control||Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3|
Performance / fuel consumption
|Maximum speed||Over 125 mph (200 km/h)|
|Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h||57 mpg, at a constant 55 mph|
|Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h||57 mpg, at a constant 55 mph|
|Fuel type||Unleaded super and premium.|
|Alternator||three-phase alternator 600 W|
|Battery||12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Clutch||Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated|
|Gearbox||Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth|
Chassis / brakes
|Frame||Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections with load-bearing engine-gearbox unit|
|Front wheel location / suspension||BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 41 mm, central spring strut|
|Rear wheel location / suspension||Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable|
|Suspension travel front / rear||4.7/5.5 inches (120 mm/140 mm)|
|Wheelbase||58.9 inches (1,495 mm)|
|Castor||4.6 inches (119 mm)|
|Steering head angle||62.9°|
|Wheels Cast||aluminum wheels|
|Rim, front||3.50 x 17’’|
|Rim, rear||5.50 x 17’’|
|Tyres, front||120/70 ZR 17|
|Tyres, rear||180/55 ZR 17|
|Brake, front||Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston fixed calipers|
|Brake, rear||Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper|
|ABS||Optional extra: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)|
Dimensions / weights
|Length||84.4 inches (2,145 mm)|
|Width (incl. mirrors)||34.3 inches (872 mm)|
|Height (excl. mirrors)||50.5 inches (1,285 mm)|
|Seat height, unladen weight||31.5 inches (800 mm) low seat: 30.3 inches (770 mm), comfort seat: 31.5 inches (800 mm), high seat: 32.7 inches (830 mm), high comfort seat: 32.7 inches (830 mm), lowered suspension: 29.5 inches (750 mm)|
|Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)||491 lbs (223 kg)|
|Dry weight 2)||448 lbs (203 kg)|
|Permitted total weight||992 lbs (450 kg)|
|Payload (with standard equipment)||500 lbs (227 kg)|
|Usable tank volume||4.8 gallons (18.0 liters)|
|Reserve||Approx. 0.8 gallon (3.0 liters)|
Totalmotorcycle ---- "This roadster is the universal talent on tarmac. A true cornering fiend on the one hand and a supremely comfortable travel companion on the other. Moreover it can be customized with a wide range of accessories to suit your every need. You can style it into a sporty, classic or touring oriented naked bike - the BMW R 1200 R will always be your reliable companion."
Bikez ---- "The R 1200 R is an example of perfect synergy between the retro and the ultra modern. The unique level of everyday touring practicality combined with the typical compact roadster design will place the R 1200 R back in the limelight."
Latestbikesinfo ---- "With a more powerful engine and a chassis that showcases the agility, the big BMW roadster with boxer engine that feeling again but lose nothing of its versatility! Here is a very attractive bike, except the price still little backbon"