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2000 BMW K1200LT
2000 BMW K1200LT


– 2000 BMW K1200LT

Here’s where it pays to have lots of vacation time. While luxury and comfort are a given (check out the 6-CD changer and heated seat system), what’s surprising is how well the K 1200 LT handles, cutting through corners with amazing agility. For that, you can thank the smooth shifting, 5-speed overdrive with reverse dear. The Telelever front and Paralever rear suspension. And big Brembo triple-disc brakes with ABS II. Stuff those saddlebags and go.


Standard Equipment

K 1200 LT-S (Standard)
Liquid-cooled four-stroke in-line 4 cylinder 1171cc engine
Bosch Motronic MA 2.4 engine management
Eletronic fuel injection
Reverse gear
Shaft drive
Telelever front suspension
Paralever rear suspension
ABS II antilock brake system
Adjustable seat height (two positions)
Adjustable front brake and clutch levers
Heated Grips
Electricity adjustable windshield
4.2 cubic feet of storage: topcase holds two full helmets
Four-speaker 120 watt AM?FM weatherband stero and cassette player
Integrated ignition and steering lock
Single-key lock system for ignition, steering, fuel cap, seat storage compartment locks, saddlebags, topcase
Cruise control with handlebar controls
Hazard warning flashers
Power accessory sockets in front and rear

K 1200 LT-I (Icon)
Includes equipment on Standard model plus 6-changer CD player, on-board computer with handlebar controls

K 1200 LT-C (Custom)
Includes equipment on Standard model plus 6-changer CD player, on-board computer with handlebar controls, chrome package, heated seats, and backrest with separate controls for rider and passenger

2000 BMW K1200LT Specifications:

Type Liquid cooled, four stroke in-line 4-cylinder
Bore x stroke 70.5 x 75 mm
Displacement 1171 cc
Horsepower 100 bhp @ 6750 rpm
Torque 85 lb.-ft @ 4750 rpm
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Valve gear DOHC
Valves 8 x 26.5 mm intake / 8 x 23 mm exhaust
Valve timing
(measured at 3 mm valve clearance)
Intake opens 19 degrees after TDC
Intake closes 13 degrees after BDC
Exhaust opens 7 degrees before BDC
Exhaust closes 25 degrees before TDC
Valves per cylinder Four
Camshafts Dual overhead
Engine oil capacity 3.96 quarts of API class SF, SG or SH; CD or CE
Engine oil filter Spin-on Micronic filter cartridge
Carburetion Fuel injection and electronic ignition MA 2.4
Ignition Controlled by Bosch Motronic with automatic choke control
Fuel demand Unleaded, premium fuel, 90 (AKI)
Fuel tank Polyamide tank with enclosed fuel pump & filter
Fuel capacity 6.2 U.S. gallons including 1 gal. reserve
Air Filter Paper-type element
Charging system 14 V, 60 Amp Alternator (840 W)
Battery BMW Mareg, 19.5 Amp/h low maintenance
Cooling system Water cooled

Primary drive Helical-cut gears with tensioner
Clutch 180 mm dry, single plate with hydraulic action
Gear ratios 1st gear: 2.05:1
2nd gear: 1.60:1
3rd gear: 1.27:1
4th gear: .96:1
5th gear: .70:1
Reverse Aid: 115.7:1
Drive system Enclosed driveshaft with two universal joints and integral torsional damper
Final drive Spiral bevel gears, 2.75:1 ratio
Frame and Suspension
Frame Chill-cast load-bearing aluminum welded frame
Front suspension Telelever with leading link pivoted centrally on main frame. Gas filled spring/damper strut
Travel / dimensions 4.00 inches / fixed tube diameter
Rear suspension Patented BMW Paralever swingarm & shaft drive,
single-tube gas-filled shock, variable rebound setting.
Travel / dimensions 5.12 inches, progressive spring, 7 positions

Brake system BMW / FAG anti-lock brake system ABS II
Front brakes Two 4-piston fixed calipers, wear compensation
Front rotors Dual 12.0 inch floating rotors
Actuation method Hhydraulic, DOT 4 fluid type
Rear brake Hydraulically 4-piston fixed caliper
Rear rotor Single 11.2 inch diameter floating rotor
Actuation method Hydraulic, DOT 4 fluid type

Wheels and Tires
Front wheel 3.50 x 17 MT-H2, cast light alloy wheels
Rear wheel 5.00 x 17 MT-H2, cast light alloy wheels
Front tire 120/70 – ZR 17 tubeless
Rear tire 160/60 – ZR 17 tubeless

Overall length 98.7 inches (2508 mm)
Overall width 42.5 inches (1080 mm) (over mirrors)
Wheelbase 64.3 inches (1633 mm) (unladen)
Ground clearance 4.5 inches (115 mm) (unladen)
Seat height 30.3 / 31.5 inches (770 / 800 mm)
Handlebar width 32.5 inches (826 mm)
Steering angle 63.2 degrees (unladen)
Front wheel trail 4.9 inches (124 mm) (with rider)
Weight – dry 788 lbs.
Weight – wet 834 lbs.
Maximum load 1322 lbs. gross vehicle weight rating
Wheel load limits Front = 450 lbs.
Rear = 886 lbs.
Top Speed 124 mph (200 km/h)

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Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.

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