BMW R1200RT For Sale

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BMW R1200RT
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Current Prices: £7,700–£4,650
Insurance Costs: 9 of 10

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 7,750 rpm and maximum torque at 6,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Shaft 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
  • Electrically adjustable screen
  • Adjustable levers, cruise control
  • 32 litre panniers
  • 12V socket
  • 6 speed gearbox

Compared to the 2005-2009 model there's a new engine design with improved low down torque, power arrives a bit higher up the range with a higher red line, a new electrically adjustable windscreen, improved dashboard, better wind protection from a new fairing and the black bits on the cylinder head now face down.

The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/60 at the rear.

Accessories include the iPod/MP3 player connection, low 780 mm seat, 28 / 49 litre top boxes, tank bag, computer, heated grips, heated seat, TPMS, sat nav, traction control (ASC) and electronic suspension (ESA II).

Colours: White/black, black/silver, grey/silver, blue/silver

Specs

Launch RRP: £11,800

Capacity: 1,170 cc (very high)

Power: 110 bhp / 82 kW (high)

Red Line: 8,500 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

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (Very High)

Road tax and VED guide

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Less top end vibrations
  • Less wobbly screen
  • Suspension
  • Handling
  • Comfort
  • Brakes
  • Power

Any Downsides?

  • Gearbox
  • Mirrors

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Updates

2013: 90th Anniversary edition with black/brown colour scheme, gold fork/brakes, blacked out swingarm and wheels.

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2013
£7,700
£6,150
£5,400
11,900
2012
£7,000
£5,600
£4,900
13,400
2011
£6,350
£5,100
£4,450
14,900
2010
£5,800
£4,650
£4,050
16,300
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
2013
380
72
452
190 / month
2012
391
68
459
280 / month
2011
356
71
427
140 / month
2010
400
115
515
93 / month

Source: DVLA

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