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2000 BMW R1200C
2000 BMW R1200C

2000 BMW R1200C
2000 BMW R1200C

2000 BMW R1200C
2000 BMW R1200C

2000 BMW R1200C
2000 BMW R1200C


– 2000 BMW R1200C

It’d be downright disrespectful (not to mention wrong) to call BMW’s R 1200 C just a cruiser. No cruiser you’ve been on handles with this much precision. Fuel-injection technology and sheer brute force pump out 71 lb.-ft of torque. An agile anti-dive Telelever front suspension soaks up the bumps. While antilock brakes deliver quick, controlled stopping power. It’s more than just a cruiser. A lot more. And you’ve got to respect that.



Standard Equipment

Air / oil cooled, Boxer twin cylinder, 1170cc engine
Bosch Motronic MA 2.4 engine management
Electronic Fuel Injection
Twin-exit stainless steel exhaust
Shaft drive
Telelever front suspension
Monolever rear suspension
ABS II antilock brake system
Passenger seat flips up to serve as a backrest for rider
Adjustable front brake and clutch levers
Integrated ignition and steering lock
Single-key lock system for ignition, steering, fuel cap
Self-canceling turn signals
Saddlebag mounting brackets
Hazard warning flashers
Side stand

The R 1200 C – Euro includes:
Engine protection bars
Special pullback handlebars
Clear speedster screen
Blacked-out starter cover, swing arm, final drive, engine and transmission
“Grafitan look” paint finish on forks, front fork sliders, fork bridge, trailing arm, instument bracket, turn signal stalks and housing, fuel cap outer contour, frame,luggage rack and tail-light housing

2000 BMW R1200C Specifications:

Type Air cooled / oil cooled twin cylinder
Bore x stroke 101 mm x 73 mm (3.97 x 2.87″)
Displacement 1,170 cc
Horsepower 61 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque 72 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Valve gear HC, chain-driven
Valves 4 valves per cylinder
Engine oil capacity 4 quarts of SF, SG motor oil, also w/CC or CD
Engine oil filter Spin-on Micronic filter cartridge
Carburetion Fuel injection and electronic ignition MA 2.4
Ignition Controlled by Bosch Motronic
Fuel demand Unleaded, premium, (90 RON)
Fuel tank Steel tank with enclosed fuel pump & filter
Catalytic converter Three-way catalytic converter with oxygen sensor and metal support
Fuel capacity 4.5 U.S. gallons including 1 gal. reserve
Air Filter Paper-type element
Charging system 14 V, 50 Amp Alternator (700 W)
Battery BMW Mareg, 19.5 Amp/h low maintenance
Cooling system Combined air/oil cooled

Primary drive Helical-cut gears with tensioner
Transmission 5-speeds, constant mesh
Clutch 165 mm dry, single plate with diaphram spring
Gear ratios 1st gear: 2.045:1
2nd gear: 1.600:1
3rd gear: 1.267:1
4th gear: 1.038:1
5th gear: 0.800:1
Drive system Enclosed driveshaft with two universal joints and integral torsional damper
Final drive Spiral bevel gears, 2.54:1 ratio (33/11)
Frame and Suspension
Frame Cast aluminum front frame section
Front suspension BMW Telelever with central spring strut and tilt isolation of the handlebars
Travel / dimensions 5.67 inches total travel
Rear suspension Monolever with central strut
Travel / dimensions 3.94 inches total travel, preload mechanically adjustable

Brake system BMW / FAG anti-lock brake system ABS II
Front brakes Two 4-piston fixed calipers
Front rotors Dual 12.0 inch rotors
Actuation method Hydraulic, DOT 4 fluid type
Rear brake One 2-piston caliper, floating mount
Rear rotor Single 11.2 inch diameter rotor
Actuation method Hydraulic, DOT 4 fluid type

Wheels and Tires
Front wheel 2.50 x 18 cross spoke
Rear wheel 4.00 x 15 cross spoke
Front tire 100/90 – ZR 18 tubeless
Rear tire 170/80 – ZR 15 tubeless

Overall length 92.13 inches (2340 mm)
Overall width 41.34 inches (1050 mm) (over mirrors)
Wheelbase 64.96 inches (1650 mm) (unladen)
Ground clearance 6.77 inches (172 mm) (unladen)
Seat height 29.1 inches (740 mm)
Handlebar width 30.51 inches (775 mm)
Steering angle 60.5 degrees
Front wheel trail 4.68 inches (120 mm) (unladen)
Weight dry 482 lbs.
Weight wet 565 lbs.
Maximum load 1,313 lbs. gross vehicle weight rating
Wheel load limits Front = 396 lbs
Rear = 660 lbs
Top Speed 104 mph (168km/h)

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#766 Steel Blue
#734 Amarena Red
#744 Pacific Blue Metallic
#767 Tarten Green Metallic
#758 Ice Blue Metallic – Euro

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

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