2012 BMW R1200R

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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.

Press Release

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.

Optional Equipment

BMW R1200R

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

Accessories

BMW R1200R

Sport Silincer

  • 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

Tankbag

  • Capacity adjustable between 16 and 24 litres
  • Waterproof main compartment
  • Waterproof A4-sized map pcket
  • Black/Silver

System Panniers

  • Capacity 32 litres per pannier
  • Waterproof
  • Helmet fits into either pannier
  • Integrates seamlessly into deign of motorcycle

Specifications

Engine

BMW R1200R
Engine TypeAir/oil-cooled flat twin (’Boxer’) 4-stroke engine, one camshaft and four valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft
Bore x stroke101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity1,170 cc
Rated output110 hp (81 kW) at 7,500 rpm
Max. torque88 ft-lb (119 Nm) at 6,000 rpm
Compression ratio12.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine managementElectronic intake pipe injection / BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin-spark ignition
Emission controlClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3

Performance / fuel consumption

BMW R1200R
Maximum speedOver 125 mph (200 km/h)
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h57 mpg, at a constant 55 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h57 mpg, at a constant 55 mph
Fuel typeUnleaded super and premium.

Electrical system

Alternatorthree-phase alternator 600 W
Battery12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

ClutchSingle dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
GearboxConstant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth
DriveShaft drive

Chassis / brakes

BMW R1200R
FrameTwo-section frame consisting of front and rear sections with load-bearing engine-gearbox unit
Front wheel location / suspensionBMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 41 mm, central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspensionCast 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 / rear4.7/5.5 inches (120 mm/140 mm)
Wheelbase58.9 inches (1,495 mm)
Castor4.6 inches (119 mm)
Steering head angle62.9°
Wheels Castaluminum wheels
Rim, front3.50 x 17’’
Rim, rear5.50 x 17’’
Tyres, front120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear180/55 ZR 17
Brake, frontDual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rearSingle disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABSOptional extra: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Dimensions / weights

BMW R1200R
Length84.4 inches (2,145 mm)
Width (incl. mirrors)34.3 inches (872 mm)
Height (excl. mirrors)50.5 inches (1,285 mm)
Seat height, unladen weight31.5 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 weight992 lbs (450 kg)
Payload (with standard equipment)500 lbs (227 kg)
Usable tank volume4.8 gallons (18.0 liters)
ReserveApprox. 0.8 gallon (3.0 liters)

Quotes

BMW R1200R

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"

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