BMW R 1200 GS

BMW R 1200 GS

BMW R1200GS gray

BMW R1200GS red

BMW R1200GS white

Technical Specification Engine

Type Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft
Displacement 1,170 cc
Bore x Stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Torque&Power 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm / 92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm
Fuel injection Electronic intake pipe injection / BMS-K+ digital engine management with electromotive throttle actuator
Exhaust Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3


Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth
Primary drive Shaft drive
Final drive Shaft drive
Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated


Frame Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Front suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut
Front wheel Cast aluminium wheels, 3,00 x 19″
Front Tyre 120/70 R 19
Rear suspension Fully adjustable rear shock with progressive linkage. Remote spring preload adjustment. Single-sided aluminium swingarm
Rear wheel Cast aluminium wheels, 4,50 x 17″
Rear tyre 170/60 R 17
Front wheel travel 190 mm
Rear wheel travel 200 mm
Front brake Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 305 mm, 4-piston radial calipers
Rear brake Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS HBMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), can be switched off

Dimensions and weight

Dry weight

218 kg

Wet weight (KERB)

238 kg

Seat height 850/870 mm (with motorcycles accessories or –equipment variable heights available between 790/810 mm and 880 mm)
Wheelbase 1.507 mm
Steering head angle 64,5°
Castor 99.6 mm
Fuel tank capacity20l
Number of seats Dual seat


Standard Equipment
Riding Modes Pro, ABS, ASC, ESA, Cruise Control


24 months unlimited mileage
Maintenance service intervals 15.000km (7.500m)/12 Months
Valve clearance check 18,000m/30.000KM

Emissions and Consumption

Euro 3
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