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R 1200 R


Roadster Riding Perfection.

The BMW R 1200 R give you precisely what you expect from a boxer roadster: comfort, dynamics and touring suitability. It propels you forward effortlessly while you listen to the engines fantastic soundtrack. The BMW R 1200 R represents genuine motorcycling enjoyment. The upside-down telescopic fork highlights its dynamic exterior and ensures stability and precise handling. Whereas the superior twin-cylinder boxer engine with 92 kW (125 HP) confidently spurs on this dynamic motorcycle. Optional features such as:- Dynamic ESA will increase the riding dynamics and the Pro shift assistant and Pro riding modes with DTC improves the bikes performance.

Performance Meets Passion.

The powerful twin-cylinder boxer engine with liquid coolant is exciting. Its 92 kW (125 HP) at 7,750 rpm and maximum torque of 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm deliver pure riding pleasure over the entire engine speed range. Regardless of whether you're just cruising, exhibiting sporty-dynamic acceleration on the country road, or on a relaxed holiday excursion with a passenger, case and top case. Your content companion throughout all of this is the unmistakeable, rich boxer sound: this is where performance meets passion.

ASC and Two Riding Modes as Standard.

To optimally adapt to your requirements, the R 1200 R has the two riding modes "Rain" and "Road" as standard. Alongside the standard BMW Motorrad ABS, you also have the automatic stability control ASC on board for increased safety when accelerating.

Dynamic ESA for Optimal Riding Dynamics in All Situations.

With the Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) available as special equipment, you can also heighten the dynamic riding experience atop the R 1200 R once again. Dynamic ESA adjusts the suspension depending on the riding status and riding manoeuvres automatically to suit the conditions: for even more riding safety, performance and comfort.

  • Available in Racing Red

  • BMW Motorrad ABS Pro, Dynamic ESA, Chrome Exhaust

  • Heated Grips, Tyre Pressure Control, Cruise Control

  • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), Daytime Riding Light

  • Headlight Pro, Riding Mode Pro (Rain, Road, Dynamic, User)

  • Windshield Sport, LED Indicators

Type Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft
Bore x stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity 1,170 cc
Rated output 92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm
Compression ratio 12.5 : 1
Mixture control Electronic intake pipe injection
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Performance / fuel consumption  
Maximum speed over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 3,9 l
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5,4 l
Fuel type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)
Electrical system  
Alternator three-phase alternator 508 W (nominal power)
Battery 12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
Power transmission  
Clutch oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth
Drive Shaft drive
Chassis / brakes  
Frame Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspension Telescopic Upside-Down fork; stanchion diameter 45 mm
Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel- related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at handwheel
Suspension travel front / rear 140 mm / 140 mm
Wheelbase 1.515 mm
Castor 125,6 mm
Steering head angle 62.3°
Wheels Cast aluminium wheels
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 Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston radial calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), disengageable
Dimensions / weights  
Seat height 790 mm (rider seat low*/high* 760 / 820 mm) *OE
Inner leg curve 1780 mm (rider seat* low*/high* 1720 / 1835 mm) *OE
Usable tank volume 18 l
Reserve approx. 4 l
Length 2.165 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1.300 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 880 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 231 kg
Permitted total weight 450 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 219 kg

Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)

1) According to guideline 93/93/EWG with all fluids, fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume