BMW R1200GS Adventure For Sale

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BMW R1200GS Adventure
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Current Prices: £9,100–£5,850
Insurance Costs: 9 of 10

What Is It?

The BMW R1200GSA is a premium adventure style bike and is powered by an air / liquid cooled 1,170 cc Boxer engine, producing 110 bhp at 7,750 rpm and maximum torque at 6,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame and shaft final drive
  • Dual 305 mm discs up front with four piston calipers
  • 265 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
  • Adjustable front Telelever 41 mm suspension with 200 mm travel
  • Adjustable rear Paralever suspension with 220 mm travel
  • Ride modes: Road, Rain
  • 890 mm / 910 mm adjustable seat
  • Adjustable handlebar / screen
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

Compared to the 2006-2009 model there's a new twin cam engine with 10 bhp more power, improved low to mid-range power, a 500 rpm higher red line, improved economy and the exhaust dynamically opens up as the revs increase.

It builds on the road focused R1200GS with wire spoked wheels, knobbly tyres, crash bars, cylinder head protectors, a belly pan, hand guards, taller screen, more powerful alternator, slightly longer suspension travel and increased range.

The wire spoked 19" front wheel takes a Bridgestone Battlewing 110/80 tyre and the rear 17" a 150/70.

Accessories include electronic suspension adjustment (ESA II), ABS, traction control, additional ride modes, cruise control, heated grips, sat nav, LED fog lights, LED indicators, tinted screen, TPMS, a sports exhaust, various seats and luggage options.

Colours: Black, white, red, yellow

Specs

Launch RRP: £10,750

Capacity: 1,170 cc (very high)

Power: 110 bhp / 82 kW (high)

Red Line: 8,500 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 130 mph / 209 km/h (high)

Economy: 45 mpg / 6.3 L/100km (average)

Range: 330 miles / 531 km (very high)

Fuel Capacity: 33.0 litres / 7.3 gallons (very high)

Seat Height: 890 mm / 35.0 inches (high)

Wet Weight: 256 kg / 564 pounds (very heavy)

Dry Weight: 223 kg / 492 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.430 bhp/kg / 0.320 kW/kg

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

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Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Commanding view
  • Protection
  • Handling
  • Range
  • Finish

Any Downsides?

  • Knobbly tyres not ideal for road riding
  • Very high seat
  • Heavy
  • Large

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2013
£9,100
£7,300
£6,400
11,700
2012
£8,450
£6,750
£5,900
13,300
2011
£7,850
£6,300
£5,500
14,700
2010
£7,300
£5,850
£5,150
16,100
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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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2013
374
104
478
190 / month
2012
362
121
483
45 / month
2011
356
125
481
62 / month
2010
418
166
584
140 / month

Source: DVLA

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