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2008 BMW R1200RT
2008 BMW R1200RT

2008 BMW R1200RT
2008 BMW R1200RT

2008 BMW R1200RT
2008 BMW R1200RT

2008 BMW R1200RT
2008 BMW R1200RT

– 2008 BMW R1200RT

2008 BMW R1200RT

Even the long road home will feel too short…

For years, serious riders who want both performance and long-distance touring abilities have chose the BMW RT. And the latest version, the R 1200 RT, is no different. The new RT boasts optional Electronic Suspension Adjustment, giving you push-button fine-tuning for a wide range of roads, loads and moods. Cavernous storage, supreme ergonomics and optional accoutrements like heated grips, heated seats, a premium sound system and cruise control make the R 1200 RT so comfy, so easy to ride, that when you get away, you’ll feel like you’re getting away with something. The R 1200 RT is a fully outfitted touring bike with royal ergonomics, on-the-fly adjustable suspension and a long list of comfort features, plus it’s a downright exciting performance motorcycle. Its 110 horsepower low-center-of-gravity Boxer engine pulls smoothly and pops thrillingly, and its advanced chassis creates nimble handling usually reserved for short rides and sore shoulders. Ride as far as you want and get there with all the performance you crave with the R 1200 RT.



Hazard Warning Flashers

Single Key Locks

Closed Loop 3 Way Catalytic Converter with Oxygen Sensor

ABS – Partial Integral

Side Stand with Starter Inhibition

Adjustable Handbrake and Clutch Levers

Adjustable Rider’s Seat

Electrically Adjustable Windshield

Luggage Rack

Two Integrated Cases

Diagnostic Interface

Electronic Immobilizer

Info Flat Screen

Power Socket

Tool Kit

Seat – Black


Available Equipment:

Silver Engine Spoiler
No Charge if Factory Equipped

Black Engine Spoiler
No Charge if Factory Equipped

Seat – Low (30.7 inches)
No Charge if Factory Equipped

Safety Package

Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM)


Comfort Package

Heated Hand Grips

On Board Computer (incl. Oil Level Warning)

White Turn Indicator

Equipment Package

Chrome Exhaust Pipe

Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA)

Heated Seat

Heated Hand Grips

Cruise Control

On Board Computer (incl. Oil Level Warning)

White Turn Indicator

Accessory Socket

Radio/CD R 1200 RT

Anti Theft Alarm

Radio Prep Kit



2008 BMW R 1200 RT
MSRP:  $16,800.00*  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 110 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Torque 85 lb/ft @ 6000 rpm
Compression Ratio 12.0 :1
Valve Gear HC, chain-driven
Valves 2.0 x 36.0 mm intake / 2.0 x 31.0 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 7.1 U.S. gallons including 1 gallon reserve
Charging System 720 Watts @ 14 Volts
Battery 12 Volts 19 Amps/hour low maintenance
Cooling System Air and thermostatically controlled oil cooling

Primary Drive 1:1.882
Clutch 180 mm dry, single plate with hydraulic actuation
1st Gear Ratio 2.28:1
2nd Gear Ratio 1.58:1
3rd Gear Ratio 1.26:1
4th Gear Ratio 1.03:1
5th Gear Ratio 0.90:1
6th Gear Ratio 0.81:1
Final Drive System Enclosed driveshaft with two universal joints
Final Drive Ratio 2.62:1
Frame and Suspension
Frame Three-part, engine/cast aluminum/tubular steel
Front Suspension BMW Telelever
Front Travel 4.7 inches
Rear Suspension BMW Paralever
Rear Travel 5.3 inches

Brake System BMW EVO with partial integral ABS
Front Brakes Two, four-piston fixed calipers
Front Rotor 12.6 inch dual floating rotors
Rear Brake Single, two-piston fixed caliper
Rear Rotor 10.4 inch single, fixed rotor
Actuation Method Hydraulic, DOT 4 fluid type
Wheels and Tires
Front Wheel 3.50 x 17 cast alloy, five double-spoke
Rear Wheel 5.00 x 17 cast alloy, five double-spoke
Front Tire 120/70 x 17 tubeless
Rear Tire 180/55 x 17 tubeless

Overall Length 87.8 inches
Overall Width 35.6 inches
Wheelbase 58.4 inches
Ground Clearance 6.1 inches
Seat Height 32.2 inches
Steering Angle 63.4 degrees
Front Wheel Trail 4.3 inches
Weight – Dry 505 lbs. excluding options & accessories
Weight – Wet 571 lbs. excluding options & accessories
Maximum Load 1091 lbs. GVWR

Standard Colors
Code  Price Description
764     N / C Titan Silver Metallic
847     N / C Biarritz Blue Metallic
N08     N / C Sand Beige Metallic

Standard Equipment
773     N / C Seat – Black

Available Equipment
350     $PKG Chrome Exhaust Pipe
416     $PKG Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA)
430     $595.00 Safety Package (530, 650)
431     $525.00 Comfort Package (519, 539, 588)
435     $1890.00 Package (350, 416, 518, 519, 538, 539, 588, 764)
518     $PKG Heated Seat
519     $PKG Heated Hand Grips
530     $PKG Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM)
538     $PKG Cruise Control
539     $PKG On Board Computer (incl. Oil Level Warning)
540     $1490.00 Radio/CD
565     N / C Engine Spoiler Black
566     N / C Engine Spoiler Silver
588     $PKG White Turn Indicator
603     $395.00 Anti-Theft Alarm
650     $PKG ASC
725     $405.00 Radio Prep. Kit
764     $PKG Accessory Socket
776     N / C Seat – Low (30.7 inches)

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