BMW R1200GS For Sale

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BMW R1200GS
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Insurance Costs: 8 of 10
Current Prices: £7,300–£3,450

What Is It?

The BMW R1200GS is a premium adventure bike which can be spec'd up with all the toys and is powered by an air / liquid cooled 1,170 cc Boxer engine, producing 96.6 bhp at 7,000 rpm and maximum torque at 5,500 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame and shaft drive
  • Dual 305 mm discs up front with four piston calipers
  • 265 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
  • Steel braided brake lines
  • Adjustable 41 mm Telelever front suspension with 190 mm travel
  • Adjustable Paralever rear suspension with 200 mm travel
  • 840 mm / 860 mm adjustable seat
  • 5-level adjustable screen, luggage rack
  • 6 speed gearbox

Compared to the R1150GS there's a 40 cc increase in capacity, 12 bhp more power, a balancer shaft for less vibes, new lighter gearbox design, new lighter exhaust, improved handling from a new frame plus a massive 30 kg shaved off the weight.

The 5-spoke 19" front wheel takes a 110/80 tyre and the rear 17" a 150/70.

Accessories include C-ABS, handguards, panniers, top case, fog lights, heated grips, spoked wheels, tinted screen, high seat, low seat, and cylinder head covers.

  • 2004-2006: Blue, red, yellow
  • 2007: Black, red, yellow, grey, silver
  • 2008-2012: Blue, grey, orange, silver, black, red

2008: Power up to 105 bhp at 7,500 rpm, new ABS system, comfier seat and new wheel design. Key options include Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) and traction control (ASC).

2010: Revised cylinder heads with double overhead cams, power up to 110 bhp, higher 8,500 rpm red line, electronically controlled exhaust flap for better sound and optional LED headlights.

Did You Know?

In 2007 the R1200GS became BMW's best selling motorbike globally and in 2006 is was the best selling bike in the UK, ahead of the Honda Fireblade.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Comfort
  • Suspension
  • Handling
  • Brakes
  • Expanding Vario cases

Any Downsides?

  • Large
  • Heavy
  • Screen
  • Seat
  • Vibes
  • Can get hot at slow speeds

Specs

Capacity: 1,170 cc (very high)

Power: 97 bhp / 72 kW (average)

Red Line: 8,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 125 mph / 201 km/h (high)

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

Range: 200 miles / 322 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 20.0 litres / 4.4 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 840 mm / 33.1 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 225 kg / 496 pounds (heavy)

Dry Weight: 199 kg / 439 pounds

Power to Weight Ratio: 0.431 bhp/kg / 0.321 kW/kg

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2004 £4,300 £3,450 £3,000 23,400
2005 £4,350 £3,500 £3,050 22,400
2006 £4,600 £3,650 £3,200 21,400
2007 £4,850 £3,900 £3,400 20,200
2008 £5,200 £4,200 £3,650 18,900
2009 £5,650 £4,500 £3,950 17,600
2010 £6,100 £4,900 £4,300 16,100
2011 £6,700 £5,350 £4,700 14,500
2012 £7,300 £5,850 £5,100 12,800
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Popularity & How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
2004 527 242 769 Rarely
2005 856 371 1,227 60 / month
2006 705 244 949 45 / month
2007 573 223 796 31 / month
2008 527 161 688 120 / month
2009 473 151 624 130 / month
2010 585 139 724 46 / month
2011 472 133 605 100 / month
2012 500 117 617 160 / month

Source: DVLA