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– BMW K1200rs
BMW’s most powerful two-wheeler, the 130hp K 1200RS is a tornado on two wheels. Built as a sports-touring bike, anyone who rides one knows that it’s much closer to a pure sport bke in spirit and performance. No wonder: since it was born in the Alps and perfected on the Autobahn.
A balanced concept.
The BMW K 1200 RS.
The K 1200 RS is the shortest connection between high-tech and passion. Whether two people want to go for long rides in comfort or whether you want to do some sporty riding, the K 1200 RS provides the dynamic power for that spontaneous adrenalin kick and individual comfort on long trips. The ergonomic conditions for rider and pillion are outstanding as well as the optimised wind and weather protection. Freedom of mobility knows no compromises!
The powerful inline 4-cylinder engine provides the necessary power. In conjunction with the 6-speed gearbox it is a real powerpack – with high safety reserves. The sports tourer features the BMW Integral ABS as standard in a partially integrated version in accordance with its sporty character. K 1200 RS – You’re free to decide.
Type Water-cooled 4-stroke-in-line-four-cylinder-engine, two camshafts, four valves per cylinder
Bore / stroke 70.5 mm x 75 mm
Capacity 1,171 ccm
Rated output 96 KW (130 bhp) at 8,750/min, performance reduction: 72 kW (98 bhp) at 7,000/min
Max. torque 117 Nm at 6,750/min, performance reduction: 118 Nm at 5,500/min
Compression ratio 11.5:1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection / BMW engine management, Motronic MA 2.4 with overrun fuel cut-off
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
Performance / Consumption
Maximum speed >200 km/h
Fuel consumption over 100 km at constant 90 km/h 4.9 l
Fuel consumption over 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5.8 l
Fuel type Unleaded premium, minimum octane rating 95 (RON)
Alternator 840 W three-phase alternator
Battery 12 V / 19 Ah
Clutch Single-disc dry clutch, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox
Drive Shaft drive
Chassis / Brakes
Frame Bridging frame consisting of die-cast aluminium, engine decoupled from vibration through bearings
Front wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 35 mm, central strut
Rear wheel location / suspension Die-cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central strut, spring pre-load adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of hydraulic handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Travel front/rear 115 mm / 150 mm
Wheelbase (in normal position) 1,550 mm
Castor (in normal position) 124 mm
Steering head angle (in normal position) 62.75°
Wheels Die-cast aluminium wheels
Rim front 3.50 x 17
Rim rear 5.5 x 17
Tyres front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyres rear 180/55 ZR 17
Brake front EVO-brake system with dual disc, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper
Brake rear Single disc brake, diameter 285 mm, 2-piston fixed caliper
ABS Series equipment BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral)
Dimensions / Weights
Length 2,250 mm
Width (inc. mirrors) 850 mm
Height (not inc. mirrors) 1,200 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 770 / 800 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 285 kg
Dry weight 2) 266 kg
Permitted total weight 500 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 215 kg
Usable tank volume 20.5 l
Reserve Approx. 4.0 l