BWM 1200 GS

General information
Model: BMW R 1200 GS
Category: Allround
Rating: 70.9 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement: 1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)
Engine type: Two cylinder boxer
Stroke: 4
Power: 98.00 HP (71.5 kW)) @ 7000 RPM
Torque: 115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM
Compression: 10.0:1
Bore x stroke:
101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Fuel system: Injection
Valves per cylinder: 4
Fuel control: SOHC
Cooling system: Oil & air
Gearbox: 5-speed
Transmission type
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Physical measures
Dry weight: 199.0 kg (438.7 pounds)
Seat height: 840 mm (33.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alternate seat height: 860 mm (33.9 inches) If adjustable, highest setting.
Overall height: 1,430 mm (56.3 inches)
Overall length: 2,210 mm (87.0 inches)
Overall width: 915 mm (36.0 inches)
Wheelbase: 1,641 mm (64.6 inches)
Chassis and dimensions
Front brakes: Single disc
Frame type: Three-section composite frame consisting of front and rear section, load bearing engine.
Front suspension: BMW Motorrad Telelever;stanchion diameter 41 mm, central spring strut, spring pre-load 9-times mechanically adjustable
Front suspension travel:
190 mm (7.5 inches)
Rear suspension: Die-cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Rear suspension travel: 200 mm (7.9 inches)
Front tyre dimensions: 110/80-ZR19
Rear tyre dimensions: 150/70-ZR17
Front brakes: Double disc
Front brakes diameter: 305 mm (12.0 inches)
Rear brakes: Single disc
Rear brakes diameter: 265 mm (10.4 inches)
Speed and acceleration
Power/weight ratio: 0.4925 HP/kg
Top speed: 200.0 km/h (124.3 mph)
Other specyfications
Fuel capacity: 20.00 litres (5.28 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity: 4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)
Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles): 4.50 litres (1.19 gallons)
Comments: Special equipment BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), disengageable