BMW K 1200 R


BMW K 1200 R
Category: Naked bike / Streetfighter


Type: Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder engine, two camshafts, four valves per cylinder
Bore x stroke: 79 mm x 59 mm
Capacity: 1,157 cc
Rated output: 120 kW (163 hp) at 10,250 rpm
Max. torque: 127 Nm at 8,250 rpm
Compression ratio: 13.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine management: Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K)
Emission control: Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3

Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed: Over 200 kph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 kph: 4.7 l
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 kph: 5.5 l
Fuel type: Unleaded premium, octane number 98 (RON)

Electrical system
Alternator: three-phase alternator 580 W
Battery: 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission
Clutch: Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated
Gearbox: Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox
Drive: Shaft drive

Chassis / brakes
Frame: Bridge-type, cast aluminium, load bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspension: BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspension: Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut with lever system, spring pre-load adjustable (continuously variable) at hydraulic handwheel, adjustable rebound damping
Suspension travel front / rear: 115 mm / 135 mm
Wheelbase: 1,580 mm
Castor: 108 mm
Steering head angle: 61°
Wheels: Cast aluminium
Rim, front: 3.50 x 17″
Rim, rear: 5.50 x 17″
Tyres, front: 120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear: 180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front: Twin disc, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear: Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper

Dimensions / weights
Length: 2,228 mm
Width (incl. mirrors): 856 mm
Height (excl. mirrors): 1,095 mm
Seat height, unladen weight: 820 mm (low seat: 790 mm)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight: 1,810 mm (low seat: 1,750 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled: 237 kg
Dry weight: 211 kg
Permitted total weight: 450 kg
Payload (with standard equipment): 213 kg
Usable tank volume: 19 l
Reserve approx.: 4.0 l


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