BMW K1200S Motorbikes For Sale

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BMW K1200S
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Current Prices: £3,750–£2,350
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10
Real World Review

What Is It?

The BMW K1200S is a popular sports touring bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,157 cc inline four engine, producing 165 bhp at 10,250 rpm and maximum torque at 8,250 rpm. Final drive is via shaft and the engine is angled forwards to give it a low centre of gravity.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and single sided swingarm
  • Dual 320 mm discs up front with four piston calipers
  • 265 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
  • Combined braking system
  • Duolever suspension up front with 115 mm travel
  • Paralever rear suspension with 135 mm travel
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator
  • 12V socket

If you go for the £450 ESA option the fork is electronically adjustable with three modes (Standard, Comfort, Sports) and you can also adjust the rear pre-load from solo to two up with luggage. The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 190/50 at the rear.

Accessories include the panniers, heated grips, comfort seat, low seat and ABS.

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

Specs

Launch RRP: £9,800

Capacity: 1,157 cc (very high)

Power: 165 bhp, 123 kW (very high)

Red Line: 11,000 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 180 mph, 290 km/h (very high)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 40 mpg, 7.1 l/100km, 14.2 km/l (average)

Range: 170 miles, 274 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 19.0 litres, 5.0 US gallons (high)

Seat Height: 820 mm, 32.3 inches (average)

Dry Weight: 227 kg, 501 pounds

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)

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Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Shaft drive
  • Handling
  • Brakes
  • Power

Any Downsides?

  • Power delivery
  • Really heavy
  • Seat

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2008
£3,750
£3,000
£2,650
19,400
2007
£3,700
£3,000
£2,600
20,600
2006
£3,550
£2,850
£2,500
21,600
2005
£3,300
£2,650
£2,300
22,500
2004
£2,900
£2,350
£2,050
23,300
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
2008
143
65
208
28 / month
2007
122
67
189
49 / month
2006
162
109
271
88 / month
2005
238
175
413
110 / month
2004
15
11
26
Rarely

Source: DVLA

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