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2005 BMW K 1200 LT

Peak performance and absolute amenities mile after mile after mile.
Among the forty-four standard features included on the dynamically modified K 1200 LT are a higher output engine, a modified gearbox, chrome package, a redesigned instrument panel and seats, a new paint finishes, and an electro-hydraulic center stand.

Engineered for high-performance pilgrimages over endless lengths of road, the K 1200 LT combines luxury-car features with the irreplaceable experience of BMW motorcycle riding. And you can customize your K 1200 LT to suit your riding style with a list of optional features and accessories including a central locking system, heated seats, heated grips, cruise control, a CD changer, tank bag and map compartment, variable height pillion foot boards, high windshield, and more.

Mixing luxurious appointments from stem to stern with BMW’s passion for exceptional engineering, the K 1200 LT delivers reliable power and quintessential comfort on a motorcycle odyssey.



A new two-section headlamp adds an element of sportiness to the overall design while increasing light output by 10 percent. The lamp uses clear glass and is separated into high-beam (top) and low-beam (bottom) units with the parking light integrated into the lower section.

Completely redesigned, the cockpit now includes the new Info-Flat-Screen. Smartly designed to provide a wide range of travel information, the new instrument panel shows total distance, coolant and air temperature, gear selection, on-board computer functions, radio information, fuel level and time on one easy-to-read facing.

The wire harness and mounting bracket for the BMW Navigator is now available as a factory installed option.

A completely redesigned seat provides a more ergonomically correct seated position even for riders of small stature.

The newly designed electro-hydraulic center stand allows the rider to raise the bike hydraulically with the push of a button. Please note, it is recommended that the center stand only be operated with the rider in the seated position.

The 2005 model features chromed rider’s and passenger’s footrests, footrest supports, mirror housings, windshield holder caps and front and rear rubbing strip trim.

In addition to BMW’s signature Paralever and Telelever suspension systems, the new K 1200 LT features WAD travel dependent damping similar to that of the R 1150 GS. Compression-phase damping in this suspension strut increases at a progressive rate offering enhanced riding comfort, particularly two-up.




Type Liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
Bore x stroke 70.5 mm x 75.0 mm
Displacement 1172 cc
Horsepower 116 bhp @ 8,000 rpm
Torque 86 lb-ft @ 5,250 rpm
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Valve gear DOHC, chain-driven with bucket tappets
Valves 2 x 26.5 mm intake / 2 x 23 mm exhaust
Valves / cylinder Four
Engine oil capacity 4.0 quarts
Management Motronic MA 2.4
Fuel requirements Premium unleaded
Fuel tank HDPE, internal pump and internal filter
Fuel capacity 6.2 U.S. gallons including 1.0 gallon reserve
Charging system 840 Watts @ 14 Volts
Battery 12 Volts 19 Amps/hour
Cooling system Dual radiators, 50/50 water/anti-freeze mix

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