BMW R1150GS For Sale

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BMW R1150GS
Current Prices: £4,100–£2,000
Insurance Costs: 7 of 10

What Is It?

The BMW R1150GS is an adventure style bike and is powered by an air and oil cooled 1,130 cc Boxer engine, producing 85 bhp at 6,750 rpm and maximum torque at 5,250 rpm. The engine is stressed member of the frame.

Features include:

  • Aluminium swingarm with shaft final drive
  • Dual 320 mm discs up front with four piston calipers
  • 276 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
  • Linked brakes and ABS with off mode
  • 35 mm Telelever fork with 5 level pre-load adjustment and 190 mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 200 mm travel
  • Electric starter
  • 6 speed gearbox

The seat can be set at 840 mm or 860 mm while the 19" front wheel takes a 110/80 tyre and the rear 17" a 150/70.

Accessories include panniers and cylinder head covers.

Colours: Black, yellow, blue/white, grey, silver

Up And Down The Range

The R1150GS Adventure has a higher seat of 900 mm, taller suspension and an optional 30 litre fuel tank for greater range.

Specs

Launch RRP: £8,000

Capacity: 1,130 cc (high)

Power: 85 bhp / 63 kW (average)

Red Line: 7,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 119 mph / 191 km/h (high)

Economy: 40 mpg / 7.1 L/100km (average)

Range: 190 miles / 306 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 22.1 litres / 4.9 gallons (very high)

Seat Height: 840 mm / 33.1 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 253 kg / 558 pounds (very heavy)

Dry Weight: 232 kg / 512 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.336 bhp/kg / 0.251 kW/kg

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (Very High)

Road tax and VED guide

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Does everything well

Any Downsides?

  • Looks are on the utilitarian side

Updates

2002: The engine gains dual spark plugs per cylinder for better emissions and smoother power output.

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Bikes For Sale (3)

  • BMW R1150GS 1999
    £3,999 ebay
    • £1500 Over Guide Price
    • 1999
    • Chesterfield(Map)
    • deposit taken
  • BMW R1150GS 2003
    £4,499 ebay
    • £500 Over Guide Price
    • 2003
    • Chesterfield(Map)
    • Nationwide delivery available
  • BMW R 1150 GS, 1999
    £3,999 ebay
    • £1500 Over Guide Price
    • 1999
    • Grimsby(Map)
    • Robspeed Motorcycles, 48700

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2004
£4,100
£3,300
£2,850
23,000
2003
£4,000
£3,200
£2,800
23,800
2002
£3,800
£3,050
£2,650
24,500
2001
£3,450
£2,800
£2,450
25,100
2000
£3,050
£2,450
£2,150
25,700
1999
£2,500
£2,000
£1,750
26,200
Dealer: The typical price paid at a dealer after haggling.
Private: The typical private sale value of a bike in good condition.
Part Ex: The typical price offered by a bike buying service or dealer in part exchange.
Regional variations have been averaged out and we work out the price guide in-house.

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