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BMW R 1200 GS: Final Photos and Specifications

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R
1200 GS (72 kW)*

 

R
1200 GS (74 kW)

 

Engine

 

 

 

 

 

Capacity

cc

1,170

 

 

 

Bore/stroke

mm

101/73

 

 

 

Max output

kW/bhp

72/98

 

74/100

 

at

rpm

7,000

 

 

 

Max torque

Nm/lb-ft

115/85

 

 

 

At

rpm

5,500

 

 

 

Configuration

 

Flat-twin

 

 

 

No of cyls

 

2

 

 

 

Compression ratio/fuel grade

 

11.0/premium

 

 

 

Valve/gas control                                         

 

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HC (high camshaft)

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Valves per cylinder

 

4

 

 

 

Intake/outlet dia

mm

36/31

 

 

 

Fuel supply

 

BMS-K

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical system

 

 

 

 

 

Alternator

W

600

 

 

 

Battery

V/Ah

12V/14Ah maintenance-free

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Headlight

W

H7

 

 

 

Starter

kW

1.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Power transmission/gearbox

 

 

 

 

 

Clutch

 

Single-plate dry clutch, dia 180 mm

 

 

 

Gearbox

 

Six-speed manual 

 

 

 

Primary transmission ratio

 

1.823                                   

 

 

 

Gear ratios                     I

 

2.277

 

 

 

                                    II

 

1.583

 

 

 

                                    III

 

1.259

 

 

 

                                    IV

 

1.033

 

 

 

                                    V

 

0.903

 

 

 

                                    VI

 

0.805

 

 

 

Final drive

 

 

                                              
Driveshaft              

 

 

 

Transmission ratio                                   

 

2.28   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Running gear

 

 

 

 

 

Type of frame

 

Tubular spaceframe, engine load-bearing

 

 

 

Front wheel drive

 

BMW Telelever

 

 

 

Rear wheel drive

 

BMW Paralever        

 

 

 

Clutch

 

           Single-plate dry clutch, 180 mm dia        

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Type of frame

 

Tubular spaceframe, load-bearing engine

 

 

 

Suspension, front/rear

mm

190/200

 

 

 

Castor

mm

110

 

 

 

Wheelbase

mm

1,519

 

 

 

Steering head angle

°

62.9

 

 

 

Brakes

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Double disc brake, dia 305 mm

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rear

   Single disc brake, dia 265 mm    
Optional BMW Integral ABS (partly integral) 

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Wheels

 

Cast, cross-spoke wheels as an option

 

 

 

 

front

2.5 x 19

 

 

 

 

rear

4.0 x 17

 

 

 

Tyres

front

110/80 H 19 TL

 

 

 

 

rear

150/70 H 17 TL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dimensions and weights

 

 

 

 

 

Length, overall

mm

2,210

 

 

 

Width, overall, with mirrors

mm

915

 

 

 

Handlebar width without mirrors

mm

871

 

 

 

Seat height

mm

840/860

 

 

 

Weight, unladen and with full tank

kg

225

 

 

 

Max permissible weight

kg

425

 

 

 

Fuel tank

ltr

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Performance data

 

 

 

 

 

Fuel consumption

 

 

 

 

 

90 km/h

ltr/100 km

4.3

 

 

 

120 km/h

ltr/100 km

5.5

 

 

 

Acceleration

 

 

 

 

 

0–100 km/h

sec

3.4

 

 

 

Standing-start km

sec

24.7

 

 

 

Top speed

Km/h

205

 

208