BMW R1200R

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BMW R1200R
Front three-quarter view of a black R1200R parked on a street with palm trees in the background
Manufacturer BMW Motorrad
Production since 2006
Predecessor 2001 through 2005 R1150R
Class Standard
Engine 1,170 cc (71 cu in), 2-cylinder, 8-valve boxer, air/oil cooled
Compression ratio: 12.0:1
Bore / stroke 101 mm × 73 mm (4.0 in × 2.9 in)
Top speed 219 Km/h 219 km/h (136 mph)[citation needed]
Power 109 bhp (81 kW) @ 7,500 rpm[citation needed]
Torque 115 N·m (85 lbf·ft) @ 6,000 rpm[citation needed]
Transmission 6-speed, shaft drive
Suspension Front: BMW Telelever
Rear: BMW Paralever
Brakes BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Front: 4-piston EVO calipers with floating 320 mm discs
Rear: 2-piston floating caliper with single 265 mm disc
Tires Front: 120/70ZR17 on 3.50 x 17 cast aluminium wheel
Rear: 180/55ZR17 on 5.50 x 17 cast aluminium wheel
Rake, trail 27.1°, 110 mm (4.3 in)
Wheelbase 1,495 mm (58.9 in)
Dimensions L: 2,145 mm (84.4 in)
W: 872 mm (34.3 in)
H: 1,285 mm (50.6 in)
Weight 198 kg (436 lb)[citation needed] (dry)
223 kg (491 lb)[citation needed] (wet)
Fuel capacity 18 l (4.0 imp gal; 4.8 US gal)
Fuel consumption 6 l/100 km (47 mpg‑imp; 39 mpg‑US) @ constant 120 km/h (75 mph)
Related R1200RT, R1200GS, R1200ST

The BMW R1200R is a standard motorcycle introduced in 2006 by BMW Motorrad.[1] It replaces the R1150R, compared with which it has a 55 lb (25 kg) weight saving and 28% increase in power.[1]

For model year 2015, a completely new R1200R with the same 125 HP liquid/air-cooled engine as the 2014/2015 R1200RT, but weighing 100 pounds less, was introduced.[citation needed]

2015 BMW R1200R

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ash, Kevin (15 July 2006). "Tactile Victory". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 26 August 2009. 

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