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2012 BMW R 1200 R — Contact Dealer for Pricing

2012 BMW ›› Motorcycle / Scooter ›› Roadster ›› R 1200 R ››

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2012 BMW R 1200 R

This roadster is the universal talent on tarmac. A true cornering fiend on the one hand and a supremely comfortable travel companion on the other. Moreover it can be customized with a wide range of accessories to suit your every need. You can style it into a sporty, classic or touring oriented naked bike - the BMW R 1200 R will always be your reliable companion.

The 1200 cc flat twin contributes its share to the dynamic and supremely controlled experience generating an output of 110 hp and 88 ft-lb of torque. The perfect suspension has no trouble at all with the weight of 491 lbs (fully fueled). You could load up the same again and still enjoy the almost playful and truly convincing handling of this bike. Combined with exemplary safety equipment, a timeless yet modern, high-quality and sporty design, the BMW R 1200 R is truly a multi-talented bike and an evergreen.

Powerful character for pure motorcycling joy – the BMW R1200R.

The 1170cc 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 R 1200 R is an example of perfect synergy between the retro and the ultra modern. The unique level of everyday touring practicality combined with the typical compact roadster design will place the R 1200 R back in the limelight. With the aid of technology used in the BMW’s sport motorcycles working in harmony with a legendary tradition of outstanding roadsters and tourers, the R 1200 R boasts a luxurious 110 hp which is delivered with comfort and prestige.

BMW’s classic roadster, the R 1200 R, rises effortlessly to any challenge, thanks to the new twin-cam Boxer engine. Moreover, it can be customised with a wide range of accessories to suit your every need. You can style it into a sporty, classic or touring oriented naked bike - the BMW R 1200 R will always be your reliable companion. The classy looks catch many an eye and the high-quality workmanship can be seen and felt everywhere.

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Specifications

2012 BMW R 1200 R Base
Year 2012
Manufacturer BMW
Model Name R 1200 R
Trim Name Base
Generic Type (Primary) Standard
Engine
Engine Type Air/oil-cooled flat twin ('Boxer') 4-stroke engine, one camshaft and four valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft
Bore 101 mm
Stroke 73 mm
Cylinders-Displacement (cc) 1,170 cc
Engine Power 110 hp (81 kW) at 7,500 rpm
Engine Torque, Maximum 88 ft-lb (119 Nm) at 6,000 rpm
Compression Ratio 12.0 : 1
Mixture Control Electronic intake pipe injection / BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin-spark ignition
Emissions Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Performance
Top Speed Over 125 mph (200 km/h)
Fuel Economy: Combined City/Hwy 57 mpg, at a constant 55 mph
Fuel Type Unleaded super and premium.
Electric
Alternator three-phase alternator 600 W
Battery 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free
Clutch Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Gears Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth
Drive System Shaft drive
Frame Type Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections with load-bearing engine-gearbox unit
Suspension
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 41 mm, central spring strut
Rear Suspension Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Wheels & Tires
Front Travel (in./cm.) 4.7 inches (120 mm)
Rear Travel (in./cm.) 5.5 inches (140 mm)
Wheelbase 58.9 inches (1,495 mm)
Castor 4.6 inches (119 mm)
Steering 62.9°
Wheel Option Cast aluminum wheels
Front Wheel 3.50 x 17''
Rear Wheel 5.50 x 17''
Front Tire 120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tire 180/55 ZR 17
Brakes
Front braking system Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston fixed calipers
Rear braking system Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS Option BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Dimensions
Length 84.4 inches (2,145 mm)
Width 35.7 inches (907 mm)
Height 50.5 inches (1,285 mm)
Seat Height 31.5 inches (800 mm) low seat: 30.3 inches (770 mm), comfort seat: 31.5 inches (800 mm), high seat: 32.7 inches (830 mm), high comfort seat: 32.7 inches (830 mm), lowered suspension: 29.5 inches (750 mm)
Unloaded Weight 491 lbs (223 kg)
Weights
Dry Weight 448 lbs (203 kg)
Weight, Maximum Capacity 992 lbs (450 kg)
Capacities
Payload Capacity 500 lbs (227 kg)
Fuel Capacity 4.8 gallons (18.0 liters)
Fuel Reserve Approx. 0.8 gallon (3.0 liters)