2016 BMW R1200RT

2016 BMW R1200RT

2016 BMW R1200RT

2016 BMW R1200RT
2016 BMW R1200RT

2016 BMW R1200RT
2016 BMW R1200RT

2016 BMW R1200RT
2016 BMW R1200RT

2016 BMW R1200RT
2016 BMW R1200RT



2016 BMW R1200RT Review

2016 BMW R1200RT on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Never-ending riding fun…

A motorcycle that defined the classic touring bike segment has now reached the next stage of evolution: the new BMW R 1200 RT. With its light handling, the R 1200 RT makes it possible to enjoy what is most important: riding through the landscape. Whether on your own or with a passenger: the new R 1200 RT is all about comfortable, relaxed riding on every tour.

More dynamic performance. More control.

The new RT has a new air/water-cooled BMW boxer engine with even more torque and 125 bhp. Thanks to the traction control system ASC, the machine offers stability on every country road. The standard ride modes “Rain” and “Road” can also be activated at the press of a button, adapting the motorcycle perfectly to the weather conditions and road surface as required. The On Board Computer Pro and the familiar heated grips round off the range of basic equipment.

More optional extras. More comfort.

The special equipment for the new RT offers an increased level of comfort for the best motorcycling experience. For example, the semi-active electronic suspension adjustment BMW Dynamic ESA responds within a fraction of a second to changing road surfaces. Shift Assistant Pro allows the rider to shift up and down without using the clutch or throttle. Another option available is “Dynamic” mode, which guarantees maximum riding fun for sporty, dynamic motorcyclists. Also available as an optional extra: a central locking system which also locks both cases by remote control, a cruise control system and lots more.

More design. More impressions.

A supreme touring bike with a persuasive design: the use of transparent materials conveys lightness and agility.



 

 

2016 BMW R1200RT www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

•Air/liquid-cooled twin-cylinder boxer engine with a displacement of 1,170 cc. Output 92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm, maximum torque 125 Nm (92 lb-ft) at 6,500 rpm.
•Crankshaft and alternator with increased centrifugal mass for even smoother engine running.
•Two riding modes (“Rain” and “Road”) plus Automatic Stability Control (ASC).
•Riding mode Pro with “Dynamic” riding mode and Hill Start Control as an option.
•Gear Shift Assistant Pro as an option for added comfort and dynamism when changing gear.
•New chassis with a continuous frame that is even more agile and more comfortable.
•Semi-active suspension Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) as an option.
•New bodywork in more dynamic design.
•Optimised comfort and aerodynamics.
•New, adjustable windshield for even better wind and weather protection.
•New headlight concept.
•LED daytime running light as an option.
•Multifunctional instrument cluster with large TFT colour display.
•BMW Motorrad Pro onboard computer offering a wide range of information.
•Innovative audio controls.
•New colours.
•Optional extras and special accessories made to BMW Motorrad’s customary high standards of quality.

2016 BMW R1200RT www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

The BMW R 1200 RT raises the bar yet again for dynamic touring bikes.
The initials RT have always been synonymous with supremely comfortable, highly dynamic touring on two wheels. With its latest rendering in the form of the R 1200 RT featuring a new drive unit and carefully honed profile, BMW Motorrad is once again showing how things are done when it comes to fusing effortless travel abilities with sporty performance.

More powerful boxer engine with larger centrifugal mass for even greater refinement and smoothness.
Derived from the boxer unit on the BMW R 1200 GS, the new engine produces a peak output of 92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm and its maximum torque of 125 Nm (92 lb-ft) at 6,500 rpm.

To ready them for use on the R 1200 RT, the centrifugal masses of both the crankshaft and the alternator were increased, resulting in even smoother engine running. Comfort has been given an additional boost by using a longer secondary transmission ratio to keep the revs lower.

ASC and two riding modes as standard. Riding mode Pro with Hill Start Control as an ex-works option.
For optimum adaptation to the rider’s individual needs, the R 1200 RT is equipped as standard with two riding modes along with Automatic Stability Control (ASC). The two riding modes, “Rain” and “Road”, allow the R 1200 RT to be adapted to most road conditions. The optional extra Riding mode Pro, meanwhile, includes the additional riding mode “Dynamic” plus the Hill Start Control function. The sporty nature of the R 1200 RT can be experienced to the full in “Dynamic” mode, while Hill Start Control helps to make light work of stopping and starting on an uphill slope.

Gear Shift Assistant Pro for smooth yet swift gear changing.
The BMW Gear Shift Assistant Pro that is available as an option ex-works represents a world first for production motorcycle manufacture. It enables upshifts and downshifts to be made without operation of the clutch or throttle valve in the load and rev speed ranges that are of relevance for riding, resulting not just in even greater comfort but in added dynamism, too.

Even more agile chassis offering superior handling precision and comfort. Dynamic ESA for optimum riding dynamics in any situation as an ex-works option.

The R1200 RT features a, continuous main frame to give it even greater directional stability. And when fitted with the optionally available semi-active suspension BMW Motorrad Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment), the R1200 RT attains unprecedented levels of riding safety, performance and comfort, with the damping being automatically adapted to the prevailing conditions to suit the riding situation and the manoeuvres being carried out.

Optimised comfort, streamlined aerodynamics, more dynamic bodywork and optional LED daytime running light.
Seating comfort and ergonomics have likewise been further improved for rider and passenger alike. The ergonomic triangle formed by the handlebars, seat and footrests has been lowered by 20 millimetres to make it even easier to reach the floor, something which shorter riders and passengers especially will appreciate when manoeuvring or getting on and off the bike. Thanks to their outstanding comfort and effective wind and weather protection, BMW RT models have always been renowned for their excellent long-distance capabilities, now further improved by the addition of an optimised windshield. The front headlight assembly is based on the headlight design featured on the BMW Motorrad K 1600 models and lends the R 1200 RT a highly dynamic appearance. A safety-enhancing daytime running light can be fitted as an ex-works option.

Multifunctional instrument cluster with TFT colour display, BMW Motorrad Pro onboard computer and innovative audio controls.
The instrument cluster has undergone a complete makeover, with the R 1200 RT now featuring a large 5.7-inch TFT colour display to provide the rider with an even greater wealth of data. This is where the extensive information from the standard-fit BMW Motorrad Pro onboard computer can also be called up, for instance. The display is supplemented by the analogue speedometer and rev counter dials. And for the ultimate in touring comfort, the list of available factory-fitted options includes an audio system with innovative operation via the multi-controller.

 

 


2016 BMW R1200RT – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $18145 (including ABS) USD

Engine
Type Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine with balancer shaft, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, wet sump lubrication
Bore x stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity 1,170 cc
Rated output 125 hp (92 kW) at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque 92 lb-ft (125 Nm) at 6,500 rpm
Compression ratio 12.5 : 1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed Over 125 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 60 mpg at a constant 55 mph (3.9 l)
Fuel type Premium Unleaded
Electrical system
Alternator Three-phase 540 W generator
Battery 12 V / 16 Ah, maintenance-free
Power transmission
Clutch Multi-plate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Drive Shaft drive 2.75:1
Chassis / brakes
Frame Continuous tubular steel bridge-type frame
Front wheel location / suspension BMW Telelever, Ø 37 mm, central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW EVO Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) via handwheel, rebound damping adjustable via handwheel
Suspension travel front / rear 4.7″ / 5.4″ (120 mm / 136 mm)
Wheelbase 58.5″ (1,485 mm)
Castor 4.6″ (116 mm)
Steering head angle 63.6°
Wheels Cast aluminum 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 floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, dual-piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Dimensions / weights
Length 87.5″ (2,222 mm)
Width (incl. mirrors) 38.7″ (983 mm) / 38.8″ (985 mm) incl. panniers
Height (excl. mirrors) 55.7″ (1,416 mm)
Seat height, unladen weight 31.7″ / 32.5″ (805 / 825 mm; adjustable seat height) Standard; variable seat heights available between 29.9″ (760 mm) and 33.5″ (850 mm) (available as accessories and/or factory options, see an authorized BMW Motorrad dealer)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 71.3″ / 72.8″ (1,810 / 1,850 mm; adjustable seat height) Standard; variable inner leg curve (inseam) between 68.5″ (1,740 mm) and 75.4″ (1,915 mm) (seats available as accessories and/or factory options, see an authorized BMW Motorrad dealer)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 604 lbs (274 kg)
Permitted total weight 1,091 lbs (495 kg)
Payload (with standard equipment) 487 lbs (221 kg)
Usable tank volume 6.6 gal (25 l)
Reserve Approx. 1 gal (4.0 l)
” 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

 

 




 

 

 


2016 BMW R1200RT – 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 hp) at 7,750 rpm
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 type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)
Electrical system
Alternator Three-phase alternator 540 W
Battery 12 V / 16 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 consisting of front and rear sections, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit
Front wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminum 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
Suspension travel front / rear 120 mm / 136 mm
Wheelbase 1,485 mm
Castor 116 mm
Steering head angle 63.6°
Wheels Cast aluminum 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, four-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Dimensions / weights
Length 2,232 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 982.8 mm (incl. panniers: 984.5 mm)
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,415.6 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 805 / 825 mm (high seat*: 830 / 850 mm; low seat*: 760 / 780 mm) *OE
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,810 / 1,850 mm (high seat*: 1875 / 1915 mm; low seat*: 1,740 / 1,880 mm) *OE
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 274 kg
Permitted total weight 495 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 221 kg
Usable tank volume 25 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

 

 

 

 


2016 BMW R1200RT – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer for pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine
Type Air/liquid-cooled twin-cylinder four stroke boxer engine with double overhead spur-gear driven camshaft and balance shaft
DOHC cyclinder head with four valves per cylinder built into crankcase
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 / engine management Digital engine management, electronic intake pipe fuel injection
E-Gas (ride by wire) electronic throttle control
Emission control Regulated three-way catalytic converter with oxygen sensor, emission standard EU-3
Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Fuel type Premium unleaded, 95 octane (RON)
Electrical system
Alternator Three-phase alternator 540 W
Battery 12 V / 16 Ah, maintenance-free
Power transmission
Clutch Wet eight-disc clutch with anti-hopping function, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Built-in six-speed helical gearbox
Drive Shaft drive
Chassis / brakes
Frame Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit
Front wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm
Rear wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad EVO Paralever: Spring preload steplessly and hydraulically adjustable via handwheel, adjustable rebound damping, WAD travel related damping strut
Suspension travel front / rear 120 mm / 136 mm
Wheelbase 1,485 mm
Castor 116 mm
Steering head angle 63.6°
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 Double disc brake with radial brake calipers, diameter 320 mm
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially-integral)
Dimensions / weights
Length 2,222 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 982.8 mm (incl. panniers: 984.5 mm)
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,415.6 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 805 / 825 mm (high seat*: 830 / 850 mm; low seat*: 760 / 780 mm) *OE
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1.810 / 1.850 mm (high seat*: 1875 / 1915 mm; low seat*: 1.740 / 1.780 mm) *OE
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 274 kg
Permitted total weight 495 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 221 kg
Usable tank volume 25 litres
Reserve approx. 4 litres
” 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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