BMW R1200GS For Sale

BMW R1200GS
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Current Prices: £7,450–£3,300

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Power: 97 bhp

Engine: 1,170 cc, 8,000 rpm red line, 125 mph top speed

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Economy: 45 mpg

Range: 200 miles from the 20.0 litre tank

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Seat Height: 840 mm

Weight: 225 kg (wet), 199 kg (dry)

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 Boxer engine, producing 96.6bhp at 7,000rpm and maximum torque at 5,500rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame and shaft drive
  • Dual 305mm discs up front with 2 piston calipers
  • 265mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Steel braided brake lines
  • Adjustable 41mm Telelever front suspension with 190mm travel
  • Adjustable Paralever rear suspension with 200mm travel
  • 840mm / 860mm adjustable seat
  • 5-level adjustable screen, luggage rack
  • 6 speed gearbox

Compared to the R1150GS there's a 40cc increase in capacity, 12bhp more power, a balancer shaft for less vibes, new lighter gearbox design, new lighter exhaust, improved handling from a new frame plus a massive 30kg 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 105bhp at 7,500rpm, 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 110bhp, higher 8,500rpm 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.

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2004 £4,150 £3,300 £2,900 39,000
2005 £4,300 £3,450 £3,000 37,100
2006 £4,600 £3,650 £3,200 35,100
2007 £4,900 £3,950 £3,450 33,000
2008 £5,300 £4,250 £3,700 30,800
2009 £5,750 £4,600 £4,050 28,400
2010 £6,250 £5,000 £4,400 26,000
2011 £6,850 £5,450 £4,800 23,400
2012 £7,450 £5,950 £5,250 20,800

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Popularity / How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
2004 527 242 769 56 / month
2005 856 371 1,227 190 / month
2006 705 244 949 110 / month
2007 573 223 796 100 / month
2008 527 161 688 130 / month
2009 473 151 624 250 / month
2010 585 139 724 47 / month
2011 472 133 605 130 / month
2012 500 117 617 190 / month

Stats include those licenced for use on the road and those off the road with a SORN, by year of production. Source: DVLA

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