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– 2010 BMW R1200R

2010 BMW R1200R

The R 1200 R. All business, all the time.

If you’re looking for a bike with zero pretensions that’s all attitude, the R 1200 R is your ride. From blazing performance in the twisties to long distance touring to blasts around the city this is a supremely capable motorcycle that offers exhilarating performance. Featuring a generous 109hp, the new R 1200 R has the horsepower torque and acceleration to create thrills with every mile. Add the latest version of BMW Integral ABS and Automatic Stability Control, and the R 1200 R is as sure-footed as it is exciting. Handling is remarkably precise thanks to the Telelever front suspension and the motorcycle’s low center of gravity. Now every turn becomes a pulse-quickening experience no matter where the pavement takes you.

Powerful character for pure motorcycling joy – the BMW R1200R. The 1200cc generates an output of 109 bhp and 115 Nm of torque. The perfect suspension has no trouble at all with the weight of 223 kg (fully fuelled). You could load up the same again and still enjoy the almost playful and truly convincing handling of this motorcycle. Combined with exemplary safety equipment, a timeless yet modern, high-quality and sporty design, the BMW R1200R is truly a multi-talented motorcycle.

The BMW R 1200 R is a classic roadster, yet one which is far ahead of its time thanks to its state-of-the-art technology.

But its confident attitude doesn’t come by accident. After all, 80 kW (109 hp) and 115 Nm peak torque are bound to make a name for themselves. The unique style of the R 1200 R is a testament to the fact that only true originals can be one of a kind. The R 1200 R is a superb all-around talent on the road. One the one hand it is a powerful and sporty curve raider, while on the other it is a comfortable yet unflappable travel companion on longer tours. The R 1200 R can be tailor-made to the rider’s needs with a wide array of accessories. Whether it’s a sporty, a traditional or a more touring-oriented naked bike you desire, the BMW R 1200 R is always a faithful companion.

This roadster is a bike of many talents. Relishing the corners on the one hand and a supremely comfortable travelling companion on the other. Moreov­er it can be customised with a wide range of accessories to suit your every need (including BMW’s groundbreaking Automatic Stability Control). The classy design will catch many an eye and the high-quality construction can be seen and felt everywhere. Pure BMW, the R 1200 R features proven technology that will impress you time and time again – qualities that, once experienced, you’ll not want to do without.

The BMW R 1200 R – modern power, exclusive looks and a truly classic naked bike.

 

 

Features and Specifications

Standard Equipment:
Heated Grips
Closed 3-way Catalytic Converter

Available Equipment:
Anti-Theft Alarm System
Low Seat (770mm)
High Seat (830mm)
Luggage Brackets
Windshield
White Turn Indicators
Lowering Kit (750 mm)

Safety Package:
Tire Pressure Control
Automatic Stability Control
ABS Brakes

Equipment Package 1:
On Board Computer
Centre Stand

Equipment Package 2:
Chromed Exhaust
Electronic Suspension Adjustment
On Board Computer
Centre Stand

Touring Package
Chromed Exhaust
Luggage Rack and Brackets
Sport Windshield
On Board Computer
Centre Stand
White Turn Indicators
Comfort Seat

 

 

 


2010 BMW R1200R – USA Specifications
US MSRP: $12,795 – 14,895 USD


Engine

Type Air/oil-cooled flat twin (‘Boxer’) 4-stroke, one camshaft and four valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft

Bore x stroke 101 mm x 73 mm

Capacity 1170 cc

Rated output 109hp (80 kW) at 7,500 rpm

Max. torque 85 lb/ft (115 Nm) at 6,000 rpm

Compression ratio 12.0 : 1

Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin-spark ignition

Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Over 125 mph (200 km/h)

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 4.1 l

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5.5 l

Fuel type Unleaded premium

Electrical system

Alternator three-phase alternator 600 W

Battery 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated

Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth

Drive Shaft drive


Chassis / brakes

Frame Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections with load-bearing engine-gearbox unit

Front wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 35 mm, central spring strut

Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel; rebound damping adjustable

Suspension travel front / rear 4.7 inches (120 mm) / 5.5 inches (140 mm)

Wheelbase 58.9 inches (1495 mm)

Castor 4.7 inches (119 mm)

Steering head angle 62.9°

Wheels Cast aluminium

Rim, front 3.50 x 17”

Rim, rear 5.50 x 17”

Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17

Tyres, rear 180/55 ZR 17

Brake, front Twin disc, floating brake discs, 320 mm diameter, four-piston fixed calipers

Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper

ABS Optional extra: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Dimensions / weights

Length 84.4 inches (2145 mm)

Width (incl. mirrors) 34.3 inches (872 mm)

Height (excl. mirrors) 50.6 inches (1285 mm)

Seat height, unladen weight 31.5 inches (800 mm) (low seat: 30.3 inches [770 mm], high seat: 32.7 inches [830 mm])

Inner leg curve, unladen weight 70.9 inches (1800 mm) (low seat: 69.3 inches [1760 mm], high seat: 73.2 inches [1860 mm])

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 492 lbs (223 kg)

Dry weight 2) 437 lbs (198 kg)

Permitted total weight 992 lbs (450 kg)

Payload (with standard equipment) 500 lbs (227 kg)

Usable tank volume 4.6 U.S. gallons (18.0 l)

Reserve approx. 1 gallon (3.0 l)


1) According to guideline 93/93/EWG with all fluids, fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume
2) Unladen weight without fluids

 

Touring Package: $13,795

* Saddlebags, Mounts & Locks

* Chrome Exhaust

* Heated Grips

* Onboard Computer

* Windshield Sport

* White Turn Signals

* Center Stand

* Luggage Grid

 

Standard Package: $14,145

* Heated Grips

* ABS


Premium Package: $14,895


* Heated Grips

* ABS

* On Board Computer

* White Turn Signals

* Center Stand

* Saddle Bag Mounts

 

Options


* Chrome Exhaust: $150

* Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA): $800

* Low Suspension: $250

* Heated Grips: $250

* Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM): $250

* On Board Computer: $295

* Windshield Sport: $250

* White Turn Signals: $60

* Anti-Theft Alarm: $395

* Integral ABS II (Disconnectable): $1,100

* Center Stand: $175

* ASC: $400

* Luggage Grid: $175

* Saddle Bag Mounts: $150

* Seat Low (30.3 inches): n/c

* Seat High (32.7 inches): n/c

*Actual price determined by dealer. Price excludes taxes, license, options and $495 in destination/handling charges. Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

 

 

 

2010 BMW R1200R – Canada Specifications
Canada MSRP: $14,950 CDN

Engine
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Air/oil-cooled flat twin (‚Boxer‘)
4-stroke, one camshaft and four valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft
Bore / stroke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,170 cc
Rated output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 kW (109 hp) at 7,500 rpm
Max. torque . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Compression ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12.0 : 1
Fuel / engine management . . . . . . . Electronic intake pipe injection/
BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin-spark ignition
Emission control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Closed-loop 3-way catalytic
converter, emission standard EU-3
Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km
at constant 90 km/h . . . . . . . . . . . .4.1 l
at constant 120 km/h . . . . . . . . . . .5.5 l
Fuel type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Unleaded premium, octane rumber 98 (RON), automatic knock control permits operation with minimum octane number 95 (RON)
Electrical system
Alternator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .three-phase alternator 600 W
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free
Power transmission
Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Single dry plate clutch,
hydraulically operated
Gearbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox
with helical gear teeth
Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shaft drive
Chassis / brakes
Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Two-section frame consisting of
front and rear sections with
load-bearing engine-gearbox unit
Front suspension . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion
diameter 35 mm, central spring strut

Rear suspension . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, hydraulic, hand-wheel-adjustable (electronic with ESA1), infinitely variable spring pretensioner, adjustable rebound dam-pening (electronic with ESA1)
ESA1 (Electronic Suspension
Adjustment) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shock absorber adjustment (rebound) dependent on the pre-selected basic spring setting (load condition), pushbutton adjustment
Travel front / rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120 mm / 140 mm
Wheelbase2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,495 mm
Castor2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119 mm
Steering head angle2 . . . . . . . . . . . .62.9°
Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cast aluminium
Rim, front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50 x 17″
Rim, rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.50 x 17″
Tyre, front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Twin disc, floating brake discs,
ø 320 mm, four-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Single disc brake, ø 265 mm,
double-piston floating caliper
ABS1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BMW Motorrad Integral ABS
(part-integral)
Dimensions / weights
Seat height . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800 mm (low seat3: 770 mm,
high seat3: 830 mm)
Inner leg curve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,800 mm (low seat3: 1,760 mm,
high seat3: 1,860 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready4 . . . . . .223 kg
Dry weight5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .198 kg
Permitted total weight . . . . . . . . . . .450 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 227 kg
Usable tank volume . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 l
Reserve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .approx. 3 l
Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,145 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) . . . . . . . . . . . .1,285 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) . . . . . . . . . . . . .872 mm

 


 

 

2010 BMW R1200R – United Kingdom Specifications
UK MSRP:

Basic VAT OTR Charges inc. VAT Total On Road
£8,442.56 £1,477.44 £330.00 £10,250.00

Engine
Type Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication.
Bore x stroke 80 mm x 64,3 mm
Capacity 1,293 cc
Rated output 127 kW (173 hp) at 9,250 rpm
Max. torque 140 Nm at 8,250 rpm
Compression ratio 13.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K)
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 5,0 l
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5,8 l
Fuel type Unleaded premium, octane number 98 (RON), automatic knock control permits operation with minimum octane number 95 (RON).
Electrical System
Alternator three-phase alternator 580 W
Battery 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

 

Power transmission
Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox
Drive Shaft drive

 

Chassis / brakes
Frame Bridge-type, cast aluminium, load bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut with lever system, spring pre-load adjustable (continuously variable) at hydraulic handwheel, adjustable rebound damping
Suspension travel front / rear 115 mm / 135 mm
Wheelbase 1.585 mm
Castor 104,4 mm
Steering head angle 60,4°
Wheels Cast aluminium
Rim, Front 3,50 x 17″
Rim, rear 5,50 x 17″
Tyre, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear 180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front Twin disc, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS Optional extra: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Dimensions / weights
Length 2.228 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 856 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1.095 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 820 mm (low seat: 790 mm)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,810 mm (low seat: 1,750 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled 243 kg
Dry weight 217 kg
Permitted total weight 460 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 217 kg
Usable tank volume 19 l
Reserve approx. 4,0 l

 

 

 

 

Media Press Release 1:

 

BMW R 1200 R with attractive package “Touring Special”.
08.09.2009
Press Release
Munich. With the R 1200 R, BMW Motorrad cultivates a tradition in roadster construction with stretches back over decades. With a spirited output of 80 kW (109 bhp), the naked bike of the flat twin “Boxer” series offers a virtually perfect synthesis of riding dynamics, agility and classic motorcycle design.

Now BMW Motorrad is going further still with the attractive package “Touring Special”, enhancing the R 1200 R – which already possesses strong all-round qualities – in terms of comfort and travel/touring suitability, as well as providing a visual upgrade.

Fitted with this package, the R 1200 R not only has an on-board computer but also heated grips and a main stand.

In this version, the R 1200 R particularly does justice to more exacting demands in relation to touring/travel suitability with a new comfort seat which is exclusively available as part of this package. As in the standard version, the seat height is 800 millimetres but with an inner leg length of 1840 mm (standard version: 1800 mm), thus providing an ergonomic triangle designed for even greater comfort. The specific ergonomic needs of tall riders are addressed by the optionally available high comfort seat with height of 830 mm and an inner leg length of 1860 mm.

The Sport windshield ensures perceptible relief for the upper body and further enhanced ride comfort, especially over longer stretches. For carrying luggage the special model of the R 1200 R has two 32-litre common locking panniers and a luggage rack.

The package “Touring Special” can be combined with all the standard paint finishes of the R 1200 R. A special touch is also added by the chrome exhaust system and the LED direction indicators.

Further options for individualisation are provided by the extensive BMW Motorrad program of special equipment and special accessories.

The prices of the package “Touring Special” for the R 1200 R is 670.- euros (Price for Germany, incl. 19 % VAT). By comparison, the items included in the package purchased separately would cost 1,625.- euros (incl. 19 % VAT).

The market launch will be on August 1st 2009 (Europe) and July 1st 2009 (USA).

An overview of the main features of the new R 1200 R “Touring Special” package:

– Excellent all-round qualities.
– Air-cooled 2-cylinder flat twin engine with 1170 cc capacity and balancing shaft.
– Powerful engine with an output of 80 kW/109 bhp at 7 500 rpm.
– High maximum torque of 115 Nm at 6 000 rpm for excellent pulling power.
– Electronic engine management BMS-K with dual ignition, knock control, oxygen sensor and closed-loop three-way catalytic converter.
– Light and stable, two-section frame construction made of steel tubing.
– Rigid Telelever with sensitive response and a high degree of steering precision.
– Outstanding manoeuvrability, extremely high running stability.
– EVO Paralever with light universal drive.
– Electronic spring strut adjustment ESA on request.
– Powerful brake system.
– New BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (optional extra).
– Automatic Stability Control ASC (only in conjunction with Integral ABS; optional extra).
– Dynamic, modern and yet timeless design.
– New comfort seat (seat height 800 mm, inner leg length 1840 mm) or high comfort seat (seat height 830 mm, inner leg length 1860 mm).
– On-board computer.
– Heated grips.
– Main stand.
– LED direction indicators.
– Chrome exhaust system.
– Sport windshield.
– Large pannier fastenings, including luggage rack and pillion passenger grab handles.
– Common locking panniers.

 

Media Press Release 2:

 

BMW Motorrad Canada Announces 2010 Pricing and Product Updates
16.11.2009
Press Release
Whitby, ON. BMW Motorrad Canada is pleased to announce the introduction of three new models for 2010 – the breathtaking S1000RR, the F800R and the G650GS Enduro, along with upgraded R1200RT, R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure models and three special editions.

S1000RR

After spending its inaugural development season challenging the 2009 World Superbike Championship with factory riders Ruben Xaus and two-times world champion Australian Troy Corser, the new S1000RR exceeded expectations, finishing the series with a gratifying seventeen top-ten finishes. The S1000RR is now poised to arrive in BMW Motorrad showrooms in January of 2010.

The S1000RR will debut with an MSRP of $17,300, a price that includes Race ABS, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) and Gear Shift Assist as standard equipment. The only option available on the S1000RR will be the Alarm System, priced at $265.

Combining an all-new high-performance engine with lightweight construction, sophisticated chassis dynamics and race-engineered brake and suspension components, the BMW S1000RR will set a new benchmark for ultra-high performance motorcycles – on both the racetrack and the road.

The 999cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, sixteen valve, inline four-cylinder power unit is brand-new from the ground up, bred for racing, developing a maximum output of 193 hp at 13,000 rpm (rev-limited to14,200 rpm) and maximum torque of 82.5 lb-ft at 9,750 rpm.

With overall weight of just 206.5 kg including fuel and Race ABS the S1000RR will also take its place as the lightest motorcycle equipped with ABS in the supersports category.

The combination sets a new standard in its class with a power-to-weight ratio of just 1.06 kg (2.34 lb) per horsepower with Race ABS.

The new BMW S1000RR has been designed not only to compete in the World Superbike Championship, but to take its place among the élite of supersports motorcycles.

F800R

The much anticipated F800R Sport Roadster joined the F800 Series lineup this fall, debuting as a 2010 model in September with an MSRP of $9,990.

The heart of the new F800R is the now familiar 798cc parallel twin shared within the F800 family, rated at 87 bhp @ 8,000 rpm while delivering 86 Nm of torque @ 6,000 rpm. The additional two horsepower, when compared to the other F800 family members, is due to a redesigned exhaust system. The robust powerplant also features intake manifold fuel injection, electronic engine management, oxygen sensor and separate closed-loop 3-way catalytic convertor and secondary air system, for low fuel consumption and optimized emissions.

The F800R has a slightly longer double-sided swing arm and, in keeping with its sporting orientation, incorporates an O-ring chain secondary drive. Other highlights are new compact MID (Moulded Interconnected Devices) technology, featuring a left-handlebar multifunction signal switch and asymmetrical H7 headlights that echo the design of its K1300R Power Roadster sibling.

F800R – Chris Pfeiffer Special Edition

In recognition of Chris’s outstanding achievements with the F800, BMW Motorrad has developed a Chris Pfeiffer Special Edition of the new F800R, which integrates a special factory-team paint scheme and a list of special equipment, including:

– Akrapovic® rear silencer for a dynamic appearance and a sporty sound.
– Rear strut spring finished in red.
– Painted pillion passenger seat cover.
– Highly unique visual appearance with paint finish in the BMW Motorsport colours of Alpine White non-metallic, Lupine Blue metallic and Magma Red non-metallic, contrasting with elements in black silk matt.
– Front wheel finished in white.
– Clear overpainted Chris Pfeiffer signature on the central cover.
– Set of sponsor stickers supplied.
– No cockpit fairing.
– LED direction indicators.

The Chris Pfeiffer Special Edition will command a premium of $1,350 with an MSRP of $11,250 and be available in limited quantities.

G650GS Enduro

An evolution of the former single-cylinder BMW F650GS, the 2010 G650GS joins the BMW Motorrad lineup with an MSRP of $8,750.

The familiar 652cc liquid-cooled four-valve DOHC powerplant remains little changed from its predecessor, featuring BMW’s Digital Motor Electronics and fuel injection, engine management version BMS-CII, and high-performance cylinder head technology, producing 50 bhp at 6,500 and maximum torque of 44 ft-lb at 4,800 rpm. Power transmission is still maintained by the proven five-speed gearbox and an O-ring chain drive.

The new G 650 GS’s brake system, however, is upgraded with standard ABS featuring the new generation BMW Motorrad Bosch 8 M ABS control unit weighing only 1.5 kilograms. ABS can also be deactivated, as on the GS boxer twins. Single discs brakes at both front and rear measure 340mm and 240mm, respectively.

The new G650GS continues with a stiff steel bridge tubular frame with bolt-on lower frame section and rear subframe. The 19-inch front spoke wheel is suspended by a Showa telescopic fork with 170 mm/ 6.7″ spring travel. The 17-inch rear wheel runs in a two-arm box-type swingarm with a central spring strut with adjustable preload and travel of165 mm/ 6.5″ . Standard seat height is a very compatible 780mm, with an optional lowering kit available for $200 ex-factory.

With heated grips also fitted as standard equipment, the new G650GS is available in two colors – Deep Black and Red, both combined with a black tank, further highlighted by matte black engine surface. The new level of standard equipment leave only two available options – the aforementioned lowering kit and a centre stand ($170).

R1200RT

The iconic BMW R1200RT emerges in 2010 with an MSRP of $20,200 and significant changes that further reinforce its position as the benchmark in the touring motorcycle category.

Most prominently, the R1200RT is now powered by the same latest-generation flat-twin engine as the BMW HP2 Sport. Equipped with two overhead chain-driven camshafts (DOHC) per cylinder and dual spark plugs, the new 1,170 cc engine embodies a smoother torque curve with an increase in maximum torque from 85 – 88 lb-ft at 6,000 rpm, while the (unchanged)110 horsepower occurs at 7,750 rpm (previously 7,500 rpm) and the overall range of useful engine speed increased by 500 rpm to a maximum 8,500 rpm.

Additional new features on the 2010 R1200RT are highlighted by:

– An electronically controlled exhaust flap for an aggressive muscular sound.
– Second-generation ESA II Electronic Suspension Adjustment with damping, spring base and now also spring rate adjustable at the touch of a button.
– BMW Motorrad Integral ABS – partly integrated version.
– Newly designed fairing with improved wind and weather protection
– Re-designed cockpit with new instrument cluster and matte visor to minimize reflection.
– New generation signal switch cluster mounted on the left handlebar.
– Handlebars now mounted on rubber bearings to optimize vibration control.
– Electronically controlled windshield with optimized aero-acoustics and improved transparency.
– New optional Audio System featuring interfaces for an MP3 player, an iPod, USB stick or CD player. The new system can store nine playback lists on a USB/MP3 or iPod, and is controlled by a new mouse-type Multi-Controller.
– Adjustable gearshift lever with an eccentric control bar.

The R1200RT comes, of course, with standard hard-shell cases, offering a capacity on each side of 32 litres, with case brackets integrated almost fully into the body and finished in body color, along with four locking points. Additional top cases are available in either 28 or 49 litre sizes and mount directly to the standard luggage rack.

Four dynamic new color choices for the R1200RT enhance the contrast between the color of the body and the matt-painted engine spoiler as well as the seat finished exclusively in black on all models: Thunder Grey Metallic, Polar Metallic, Ostra Grey Metallic and a combination of Thunder Grey /Titan Silver and Granite Grey Metallics.

R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure

Like their boxer-twin sibling, the R1200RT, the new 2010 R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure also feature the same latest-generation flat-twin DOHC engine as the BMW HP2 Sport, producing 110 horsepower and a heftier 88 lb-ft of torque. The new engine is also equipped with an electronically controlled exhaust flap for an even more aggressive and muscular exhaust note.

The upgraded engine is mated to the proven six-speed transmission with larger diameter bearings and numerically higher secondary gear ratio, enhancing the new robust torque curve.

Debuting with an MSRP of $17,650 for the R1200GS and $20,300 for the GS Adventure, both models will sport a new range of colors, the R1200GS available in Ostra Grey Matte Metallic, along with two non-metallic options – Alpine White and Magma Red. The R1200GS Adventure is available in either Smoke Grey Metallic or Brilliant Yellow Metallic, the latter combined with a Black Olive Grey seat.

R1200R Touring Edition

The popular R1200R naked urban motorcycle will continue to offer its perfect synthesis of riding dynamics, agility and classic motorcycle design in 2010, and will be joined by a new Touring Edition.

Targeted at the rider whose itinerary might include substantial long-distance travel, the R1200R Touring Edition features:

– Sport Windshield
– Side Luggage with Coded Locks
– Comfort Seat
– Luggage Rack
– On-board computer
– Chromed Exhaust
– White Turn Indicators
At a premium of $1,000 over the standard base R1200R, the Touring Edition has an MSRP of $15,950.

HP2 Sport Motorsport Edition

The sportiest and most powerful series production flat twin of all time, the HP2 Sport continues into model year 2010 with the addition of a special Motorsport Edition.

The HP2 Sport Motorsport Edition continues to be powered by the familiar flat twin engine equipped with double overhead camshafts delivering 133 hp at 8750 rpm, but emulating the look of the BMW Motorrad Motorsport factory racers, featuring fairing, fuel tank, seat bench, front mudguard and engine spoiler painted in the BMW Motorsport colours Alpine White, Lupine Blue metallic and Magma Red.

The HP2 Sport Motorsport Edition has an MSRP of $27,590.

The balance of the BMW Motorrad lineup carries over into model year 2010, making for an undiminished total of fifteen models. Notable exceptions are the G650X Country, F800S and K1200LT, which are now discontinued.

The 2010 F800R is in BMW Motorrad showrooms now, while the new S1000RR will be available in January, the R1200RT and R1200GS and GS Adventure will be on sale in February of 2010.

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