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2008 BMW R1200GS
2008 BMW R1200GS

2008 BMW R1200GS
2008 BMW R1200GS

2008 BMW R1200GS
2008 BMW R1200GS

– 2008 BMW R1200GS

2008 BMW R1200GS

It’s your planet. Ride it.

True two-wheeled adventurers know that when it comes to epic riding that crosses continents, there’s only one choice: the unstoppable, all-conquering R 1200 GS Adventure. And for 2008, the world’s most rugged adventure tourer features enhancements that make it even more adept at reaching the unreachable. A 5% increase in horsepower kicks its engine output to 105 HP. Combined with a taller windshield, adjustable seat, extra wide foot pegs, optional ABS and an 8.7 gallon fuel tank, even the longest days in the saddle are a breeze. Add Enduro ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) and you can customize both front and rear suspension settings to fit off-road or on-road riding conditions with the flick of a switch. No wonder it was Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman’s choice for their trans-Africa odyssey in the upcoming “The Long Way Down” and their epic journey from London to New York in “The Long Way Round.”



Closed Loop 3 Way Catalytic Converter with Oxygen Sensor

Shaft Drive

Complete Stainless Steel Exhaust System

BMW Motorrad Paralever (EVO)

BMW Motorrad Telelever (EVO)

Twin disc front brake

Single disc rear brake

Hydraulic Rear Spring Preload Adjuster

5-Pos. Mech. Front Spring Preload Adj.

Electronic Immobilizer

Single Wire System (Can Bus)

Power Socket

Luggage Rack

Adjustable clutch and brake levers

Center Stand

Adjustable Handlebar


Available Equipment:

Safety Package

Tire Pressure Monitor

Integral ABS


Equipment Package

Heated Grips

On Board Computer

Hand Protection

Bag Mounts

Equipment Package

Chrome Exhaust

Enduro ESA

Heated Grips

On Board Computer

Hand Protection

Bag Mounts

Anti Theft Alarm

Integral ABS II

Cross Spoke Wheels

Low Seat




Inner bags

Tank bag

Engine guards

Cylinder head protection covers

Low rider’s seat

Anti-theft alarm

Accessory power socket

BMW Navigator

Dust cover

Luggage rack


2008 BMW R 1200 GS
MSRP:  $14,600.00*  Destination charge (not included in MSRP):  $495
*Actual price determined by dealer. Price excludes taxes, license, options and handling charge.
Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

Type Air-cooled/oil-cooled Boxer twin-cylinder
Bore x Stroke 101.0 mm x 73.0 mm
Displacement 1170 cc
Horsepower 105 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Torque 85 lb/ft @ 5750 rpm
Compression Ratio 12.0 :1
Valve Gear Chain-driven, high cam, OHV, w/adj. rocker arms
Valves 2 x 36 mm intake / 2 x 31 mm exhaust
Valves / Cylinder Four
Engine Oil Capacity 4.2 quarts
Engine Management BMW Engine Controller – BMS K
Fuel Requirement Premium Unleaded
Fuel Tank HDPE, internal pump and internal filter
Fuel Capacity 5.3 U.S. gallons including 1 gallon reserve
Charging System 720 Watts @ 14 Volts
Battery 12 Volts 14 Amps/hour maintenance-free
Cooling System Air and thermostatically controlled oil cooling

Primary Drive 1:1.737
Clutch 180 mm dry, single plate with hydraulic actuation
1st Gear Ratio 2.38:1
2nd Gear Ratio 1.65:1
3rd Gear Ratio 1.30:1
4th Gear Ratio 1.07:1
5th Gear Ratio 0.96:1
6th Gear Ratio 0.84:1
Final Drive System Enclosed driveshaft with two universal joints
Final Drive Ratio 2.91:1
Frame and Suspension
Frame Tubular steel trellis frame
Front Suspension BMW Telelever
Front Travel 7.5 inches
Rear Suspension BMW EVO Paralever
Rear Travel 7.9 inches

Brake System BMW
Front Brakes Two, four-piston fixed calipers
Front Rotor 12.0 inch Dual Rotors
Rear Brake Single, two-piston floating caliper
Rear Rotor 10.4 inch single, fixed rotor
Actuation Method Hydraulic, DOT 4 fluid type
Wheels and Tires
Front Wheel 2.50 x 19 cast aluminum
Rear Wheel 4.0 x 17 cast aluminum
Front Tire 110/80 x 19 tubeless
Rear Tire 150/70 x 17 tubeless

Overall Length 87.0 inches
Overall Width 36.6 inches
Wheelbase 59.3 inches
Ground Clearance Info. Unavailable
Seat Height 33.5 inches
Steering Angle 64.3 degrees
Front Wheel Trail 4.0 inches
Weight – Dry Info. Unavailable
Weight – Wet 504 lbs. excluding options & accessories
Maximum Load 968 lbs. GVWR

Standard Colors
Code  Price Description
764     N / C Titan Silver Metallic
988     N / C Slate Gray Metallic
N13     N / C Namibia Orange
N14     N / C Tanzanite Blue

Standard Equipment
Available Equipment
350     $PKG Chrome Exhaust Pipe
416     $PKG Enduro ESA
430     $1,650 Safety Package (530, 630, 650)
431     $695 Equipment Package 1 (519, 539, 589, 681)
432     $1,495 Equipment Package 2 (350, 416, 519, 539, 589, 681)
519     $PKG Heated Hand Grips
530     $PKG Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM)
539     $PKG On Board Computer
589     $PKG Hand Protection
603     $395.00 Anti-Theft Alarm
630     $1100.00 Integral ABS II (Disconnectable)
630     $PKG Integral ABS II (Disconnectable)
650     $PKG ASC
681     $PKG Saddle Bag Mounts
771     $495 Cross-Spoke Wheels
776     N / C Low Seat (32.3 inches)

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