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2013 BMW R 1200 R — Contact Dealer for Pricing

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2013 BMW R 1200 R

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

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 classy looks catch many an eye and the high-quality workmanship can be seen and felt everywhere. Typically BMW but yet different featuring proven qualities that will fascinate you over and over again - qualities that you will not want to do without once you have got to know them.

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.


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2013 BMW R 1200 R Base
Year 2013
Manufacturer BMW
Model Name R 1200 R
Trim Name Base
Generic Type (Primary) Standard
Engine Type Air/oil-cooled flat twin ('Boxer') 4-stroke engine, two camshafts and four radially aligned valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft
Bore 101 mm
Stroke 73 mm
Cylinders-Displacement (cc) 1,170 cc
Engine Power 81 kW (110 hp) at 7,500 rpm
Engine Torque 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
Top Speed 125 mph
Fuel Usage, 100% Load 57 mpg at a constant 56 mph (4.1 l)
Fuel Type Unleaded super and premium, octane number 95-98 (RON) (knock sensor; rated output at 98 RON)
Alternator three-phase alternator 720 W
Battery 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free
Clutch Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth
Final Drive Shaft drive
Frame Type Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 41 mm, central spring strut
Rear 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
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 4.7 inches (120 mm)
Steering 62.9°
Front Wheel 3.50 x 17" Cast aluminium wheels
Rear Wheel 5.50 x 17" Cast aluminium wheels
Front Tire 120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tire 180/55 ZR 17
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 Standard (part integral)
Length 84.5 in (2,145 mm)
Width 35.7 in (906 mm)
Height 50.1 in (1,273 mm)
Seat Height 31.5 inches Standard; variable seat heights available between 29.5 inches and 32.7 inches (available as accessories and/or factory options, see an authorized BMW Motorrad dealer)
Curb Weight 492 lbs (223 kg)
Dry Weight 437 lbs (198 kg)
Weight, Maximum Capacity 992 lbs (450 kg)
Payload Capacity 500 lbs (227 kg)
Fuel Capacity 4.7 gallons (18.0 liters)
Fuel Reserve 0.8 gallon (3.0 liters)