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2015 BMW R1200RS
2015 BMW R1200RS

2015 BMW R1200RS
2015 BMW R1200RS

2015 BMW R1200RS
2015 BMW R1200RS

2015 BMW R1200RS
2015 BMW R1200RS



2015 BMW R1200RS Review

2015 BMW R1200RS on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Sport Touring is given a new face…

Riding dynamics coupled with touring suitability – at the very highest level: that’s the R 1200 RS. With its potent engine and stable suspension, the sports touring bike offers more than just a huge amount of riding pleasure. Thanks to its relaxed, sporty seating position and its perfect wind and weather protection, the bike offers an entirely new ride feel when travelling fast and riding along country roads in sporty style.

 


 


2015 BMW R1200RS www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Performance meets design.

The modern concept of a dynamic blend of sports and touring motorcycle is demonstrated visually too, by means of a half fairing featuring symmetrical headlamps derived from two generations of the RR. The elegantly shaped handlebar unit with attached forged aluminium section perfectly combines function and ergonomics.

The elegant and fast travel companion.

The new sports touring bike derives its power from an output of 125 bhp delivered by an air/liquid-cooled 2-cylinder 4-stroke boxer engine with two overhead spur gear driven camshafts and a counterbalance shaft. In order to ensure stability on every country road, the highly active, electronically regulated suspension ASC (Automatic Stability Control) is featured as standard. Engine modes “Rain” and “Road” – likewise standard – provide an optimum riding experience.

Equipment and accessories add the perfect finishing touch.

The extensive range of optional equipment goes from saddle bag mounts and luggage rack to cruise control and the convenient “Keyless Ride”. The new system saddle bags and the practical top case round off the sports touring bike: perfectly harmonized with the ergonomics and integrated in the motorcycle’s overall look as always, they offer a level of travel comfort you would not normally expect of a sports tourer.



 

 

2015 BMW R1200RS www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Accessories

Touring Cases

• Hardshell plastic cases, spray-proof
• Capacity, total: Approx. 63 l (right approx. 31 l, left approx. 32 l)
– The left case is slightly larger and will easily accommodate 1 helmet.
• Case lids painted in granite grey metallic matte
• Extension on bottom of case makes packing and unpacking all the easier
• Cases lockable, same-key locking system for vehicle key possible
• Maximum payload per case: 22 lbs
• Recommended top speed with case(s) installed: 111 mph
• Weight (per case): Approx. 8.3 lbs
• Unobtrusive case carriers that do not get in the way when the cases are not fitted
• Supplied without case carrier and without lock barrels
– Case carriers also available as an optional extra (factory option)
• Optional: Waterproof liners for touring cases

Liners for Touring Cases

• Functional, dimensionally stable liners
• Bases are molded EVA with Lycra coating
• Lids are hard-wearing polyester fabric with PU coating
• Waterproof with welded liner with sportsbag-type closure (main compartment)
• Fit and design tailor-matched to the touring cases
• Shaped back to make full use of available capacity
• Rubberized, 2-way zipper round 3 sides for good accessibility
• Mesh separator in the lid
• Carry handle and removable shoulder strap, adjustable
• Contrasting-grey liner is 100% polyester with PU coating
• BMW Motorrad logo on lid
• Color: Black

Top Case 2, small

• Waterproof plastic top case
• Capacity: Approx. 30 l, big enough to accommodate 1 helmet
• Top case lid painted in granite grey metallic matte
• Soft-close hinges allow the lid to be lowered gently to the closed position
• Top case lockable, same-key locking system for vehicle key possible
• Maximum payload: 11 lbs
• Recommended top speed with top case installed: 111 mph
• Weight: Approx. 8.3 lbs
• Supplied without top case carrier and without lock barrel
– Top case carrier also available as an optional extra (factory option)
• Optional:
– Inside holdall for top case
– Backrest pad for top case, providing more comfort for passenger

Tank bag

• Highly functional tank bag
• Hard-wearing polyester fabric with PU coating
• Molded for a perfect match to the geometry of the fuel tank, the bottom is made of EVA (ethylene-vinyl acetate)
• Waterproof, extendible main compartment:
– Capacity: Approx.5 l, extendible to approx. 9 l
– Inner bag is waterproof with roll-and-seal closure and taped seams
– 2-way zipper round 3 sides for good accessibility
• Highly water-repellent, small map compartment:
– Good access by rubberized two-way zipper on 2 sides (in main compartment)
– Anti-slip PU coating
• Water-repellent zippered outside pocket
• Carry handle and removable shoulder strap, adjustable
• Unobstructed view of the BMW Motorrad Navigator
• Maximum payload: 11 lbs
• Recommended top speed with tank bag installed: 111 mph
• BMW Motorrad logotype on outside pocket
• Color: Black

Engine spoiler

• Shapely two-part engine spoiler
• Polyamide (PA 6) with a proportion of glass fibers added, tough and resistant to ultra-violet light
• Painted in vehicle color(s) or primed for individual paint finish
– Color versions: Light white non-metallic for K53; Black storm metallic and lupin blue metallic for K54
– Color versions also available as optional extras (factory option)
• Visual enhancement and customization
• Weight: Approx. 0.5 lbs per side
• Not in combination with crash bars

Akrapovic sports silencer

• Slip-on silencer for throaty sound and sporty looks
• Shell made of titanium, internals made of stainless steel
• Considerable reduction in weight compared to standard configuration (approx. 2.2 lbs)
• Carbon end cap and heat shield
• Power and torque at the levels of the standard configuration
• Akrapovic logotype lasered into the side
• Approved for road use (EU General Operating Permit)¹
¹Always comply with the conditions for approval applicable in the country of use.

Footrests, milled, adjustable

• High-quality CNC-milled front footrests, complete with footbrake lever and gearshift lever
• High-strength aluminum alloy, anodized grey
• Individually ergonomically adjustable
• Front footrest height-adjustable to any of 3 positions
– Top position same as standard footrest, 2 other, lower positions selectable
– Easy to adjust by screw
• 3 rubber pads on the footrests for a safe and comfortable grip
• Size of footrest tread similar to stock item
• Underscore a sporty appearance
• BMW Motorrad logotype lasered into the footrests

Seat options

• Front seat, Sport (1)
– High and narrow for sport riding in a particularly active seated position
– Also for riders of large stature
– Accessory or available as an optional extra (factory option)
– Height of seat: 33.0 inches, seated-arc length: 73.8 inches
• Front seat, high (2)
– standard for the R 1200 RS
– Height of seat: 32.3 inches, seated-arc length: 72.2 inches
• Front seat (3)
– accessory for the R 1200 RS
– Height of seat: 31.1 inches, seated-arc length: 70.0 inches
• Front seat, low (4)
– Optional extra / accessory
– Height of seat: 29.9 inches, seated-arc length: 67.7 inches
• Rear seat
– Accessory for the R 1200 RS
• Rear seat, Comfort
– Standard for the R 1200 RS
– More comfortable, higher padding and marginally broader seat surface
– Considerably more seated comfort
– Combinable with all front-seat versions
• Color (all): Black

BMW Motorrad Navigator V

• Bluetooth-compatible GPS satnav device optimized for use on motorcycles
• Large, bright 5″ display
• Pre-installed map of North America
• Free lifelong map updates (only for the options with pre-installed map data)
• 8 GB integrated memory
• Optional Garmin Smartphone Link for congestion information in real time, up-to-the-minute weather forecasts and more
• Extended data interchange via LIN bus (My Motorcycle pages, warnings)
• Optimized and extended HMI control options by means of the Multi-Controller

Engine protection bars

• Robust, 2-part crash bars made of electro-polished special steel
• Effectively protecting cylinders and heads from damage in minor mishaps
• Less risk of the rider suffering burns (from the exhaust headers) if the motorcycle is dropped
• Unchanged bank-angle clearance
• Weight: Approx. 8.1 lbs
• Not in combination with engine spoiler and/or cylinder-head cover guard

LED auxiliary headlights

• Powerful LED auxiliary headlights with die-cast aluminum housing
• Good integration into the vehicle with bracket specially developed and designed for the purpose
• More safety on the road: better vision and better visibility
• LEDs are so long-lasting as to be virtually wear-free, so operation is fault-free and maintenance-free as well
• White LEDs emit light of a color very close to that of daylight for differentiated illumination of the road ahead.
• Diameter approx. 2.7 inches, length approx. 4.3 inches
• Worldwide homologation, no technical inspection or approval required (CE/SAE mark of conformity)


 

 


 

2015 BMW R1200RS – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ USD

Engine
Type Water/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine, four titanium valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts
Bore x stroke 80 mm x 49.7 mm
Capacity 999 ccm
Rated output 199 hp (146 kW) at 13,500 rpm
Max. torque 83 lb-ft (113 Nm) at 10,500 rpm
Compression ratio 13.0:1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic injection
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converters, EU-3 norm with electronically controlled interference pipe
Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed over 125 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 41 mpg at a constant 55 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h
Fuel type Premium Unleaded
Electrical system
Alternator 350 W
Battery 12 V / 7 Ah, maintenance-free
Power transmission
Clutch Oil lubricated multiplate clutch, mechanically controlled
Gearbox Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox, straight-toothed gear teeth
Drive Chain 17/45
Chassis / brakes
Frame Aluminum composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting engine
Front wheel location / suspension Upside-down telescopic fork Ø 46 mm, compression and rebound stage adjustable
Rear wheel location / suspension Aluminium 2-sided swing arm, compression and rebound damping adjustable
Suspension travel front / rear 4.7 in / 4.7 in (120 mm / 120 mm)
Wheelbase 56.1 in (1,425 mm)
Castor 3.9 in (96.5 mm)
Steering head angle 66.5°
Wheels Cast aluminum wheels
Rim, front 3.50 x 17″
Rim, rear 6.00 x 17″
Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear 190/55 ZR 17
Brake, front Twin disc brake, floating brake calipers, 4-piston fixed caliper, diameter 320 mm
Brake, rear Single disc brake, single piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm
ABS BMW Motorrad Race ABS (part-integral, can be switched off)
Dimensions / weights
Length 80.8 in (2,050 mm)
Width (incl. mirrors) 32.5 in (826 mm)
Height (excl. mirrors) 44.9 in (1,140 mm)
Seat height, unladen weight 32.1 in (815 mm)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 71.1 in (1,805 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 449 lbs (204 kg)
Dry weight 2) 386 lbs (175.5 kg)
Permitted total weight 895 lbs (407 kg)
Payload (with standard equipment) 447 lbs (203 kg)
Usable tank volume 4.6 gal (17.5 l)
Reserve approx. 1 gal
” 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
” 2) Unladen weight without fluids




 


 

2015 BMW R1200RS – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for Pricing in CDN

Engine
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 PS) bei 7.750 U/min
Max. torque 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm
Compression ratio 12.5 : 1
Mixture control / engine management 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 4,1 l
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5,5 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 1.527 mm
Castor 122 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
Length 2.165 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 880 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1.300 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 790 mm (rider seat low*/high* 760 / 820 mm) *OE
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1780 mm (rider seat* low*/high* 1720 / 1835 mm) *OE
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 231 kg
Dry weight
Permitted total weight 450 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 219 kg
Usable tank volume 18 l
Reserve approx. 4 l
” Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)
” 1) According to Directive 93/93/EEC with all fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable fuel tank

 


 

2015 BMW R1200RS – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
UK/Europe MSRP Price: £ GBP

Engine
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 PS) bei 7.750 U/min
Max. torque 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm
Compression ratio 12.5 : 1
Mixture control / engine management 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 4,1 l
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5,5 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 1.527 mm
Castor 122 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
Length 2.165 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 880 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1.300 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 790 mm (rider seat low*/high* 760 / 820 mm) *OE
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1780 mm (rider seat* low*/high* 1720 / 1835 mm) *OE
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 231 kg
Dry weight
Permitted total weight 450 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 219 kg
Usable tank volume 18 l
Reserve approx. 4 l
” Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)
” 1) According to Directive 93/93/EEC with all fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable fuel tank

 

 

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