BMW R1200RT For Sale
What Is It?
The BMW R1200RT is a premium touring 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 110 bhp at 7,500 rpm with maximum torque at 6,000 rpm.
- Shaft final drive
- Dual 320 mm discs up front with Brembo four piston calipers
- 265 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
- ABS system
- 35 mm Telelever suspension up front with 120 mm travel
- Rear Paralever suspension with 135 mm travel and adjustable pre-load
- 820 mm / 840 mm adjustable seat
- Adjustable levers
- 12V socket
- Cruise control
- 32 litre panniers
- 6 speed gearbox
The R1200RT launched in 2005 to replace the outgoing R1150RT and the closely related R1200ST is basically a 70 kg lighter version with less fairings.
Compared to the R1150RT there's a new aerodynamic fairing, integrated mirrors which add wind protection, a taller screen, 15 bhp more power, more functionality and 20 kg less weight. The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyres at the front and 180/60 at the rear.
Accessories include a 780 mm low seat, CD player with radio (£900), 28 / 49 litre top boxes, tank bag, computer, heated grips, heated seat, sat nav and electronic suspension (ESA).
Colours: Black, grey/black, red/black, blue/silverDid You Know?
A police version can be seen briefly in 24: Live Another Day (episode 3/12) and Spooks. It's referred to as the R1200RT-P.
2008: iPod connector.
2009: Limited edition Touring Special in black with traction control (ASC), TPMS and colour coded top box.
Review In A Few
- Electric windscreen
- Complex audio controls
- Speakers at speed
Launch RRP: £10,700
Capacity: 1,170 cc (very high)
Power: 110 bhp / 82 kW (high)
Red Line: 8,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 130 mph / 209 km/h (high)
Economy: 45 mpg / 6.3 L/100km (average)
Range: 270 miles / 434 km (very high)
Fuel Capacity: 27.0 litres / 5.9 gallons (very high)
Seat Height: 820 mm / 32.3 inches (average)
Wet Weight: 259 kg / 571 pounds (very heavy)
Dry Weight: 229 kg / 505 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.425 bhp/kg / 0.317 kW/kg
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