BMW R1200R Motorbikes For Sale
What Is It?
The BMW R1200R is a popular premium naked bike and is powered by a new air-cooled 1,170 cc Boxer engine, producing 108.6 bhp at 7,500 rpm and maximum torque at 6,000 rpm.
- Steel tubular frame with shaft drive
- Dual 320 mm discs up front with four piston calipers
- 265 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
- 41 mm fork with Telelever suspension and 120 mm travel
- Rear Paralever suspension with 140 mm travel
- 6 speed gearbox
BMW's new R1200R replaces the R1150R with almost 24 bhp more power, 17% more torque and 25 kg less weight. The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre up front and a 180/55 at the rear.
Options include the heated grips, ABS, traction control (ASC), electronic suspension adjustment (ESA), TPMS, 770mm low seat and 830mm high seat.
Colours: Dark grey, light grey, red
Launch RRP: £10,000
Capacity: 1,170 cc (very high)
Power: 109 bhp, 81 kW (high)
Red Line: 8,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 135 mph, 217 km/h (high)
Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 45 mpg, 6.3 l/100km, 15.9 km/l (average)
Range: 180 miles, 290 km (high)
Fuel Capacity: 18.0 litres, 4.8 US gallons (high)
Seat Height: 800 mm, 31.5 inches (average)
Wet Weight: 223 kg, 492 pounds (heavy)
Dry Weight: 198 kg, 437 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.489 bhp/kg, 0.364 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)
Model History & Updates
2010: Minor update to the engine which increased power to 110 bhp at 7,750 rpm, marginally increased the torque and the red line up to 8,500 rpm. The dash also got a mini re-design and there was a Touring Special with comfort seat and 32 litre panniers.
2011-2012: Classic with wire spoked wheels, black paint with white stripe, silver engine and Chromed exhaust.
2013: 90th Anniversary with black paint, matt black engine, grey cylinder heads, gold suspension / brake calipers and grey swingarm.
2013: Dark White with white paint, blacked out drive train / wheels / fork, grey frame, sports seat and mini screen.
Review In A Few
- Comfortable riding position
- Easy to move around
- Loads of torque
- Great handling
- Budget for a new seat and hugger
- Soft suspension
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