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2012 BMW R1200RT Front View
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2012 BMW R1200RT Review

2012 BMW R1200RT

2012 BMW R1200RT is a new model from BMW that offers unique features like maximum power, a great body and advanced aerodynamic design. BMW R1200RT is a stylish, comfortable and touring motorcycle for young riders.

This bike has a powerful engine with 1.170 cc with type air / oil-cooled flat twin 4-stroke, four valves per cylinder, radically aligned and central balancer shaft. The engine uses the electrical system that is producing 110 hp rated output (81 kW) at 7.750 rpm Max. 2012 BMW R1200RT has a dry weight 514 lbs usable tank volume to 6.6 gallons would be a distinct value in providing comfort.



Displacement:   1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)

Engine type:       Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke

Engine details:   Four radially alighned valves per cylinder

Power: 108.62 HP (79.3 kW)) @ 7750 RPM

Torque:                120.00 Nm (12.2 kgf-m or 88.5 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM

Compression:    12.0:1

Bore x stroke:    101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)

Fuel system:      Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off

Fuel control:       DOHC

Lubrication system:         Dry sump

Cooling system:                Oil & air

Gearbox:             6-speed

Physical Measures

Dry weight:         229.0 kg (504.9 pounds)

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:                259.0 kg (571.0 pounds)

Power/weight ratio:       0.4743 HP/kg

Seat height:        820 mm (32.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

Overall height:  1,430 mm (56.3 inches)

Overall length:  2,230 mm (87.8 inches)

Overall width:    905 mm (35.6 inches)

Wheelbase:        1,485 mm (58.5 inches)

Fuel capacity:     25.00 litres (6.61 gallons)

Reserve fuel capacity:    4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)


Final drive:           Shaft drive (cardan)

Fuel consumption:          4.10 litres/100 km (24.4 km/l or 57.37 mpg)

Greenhouse gases:         95.1 CO2 g/km. (CO2 – Carbon dioxide emission)

Emission details:               Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter


Front tire dimensions:  120/70-ZR17

Rear tire dimensions:    180/55-ZR17


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

Rake (fork angle):            26.2°

Trail:      116 mm (4.6 inches)


Front brakes:     Double disc. Integral ABS

Front brakes diameter: 320 mm (12.6 inches)

Rear brakes:       Single disc. Integral ABS

Rear brakes diameter:   265 mm (10.4 inches)


Front suspension:            BMW Motorrad Telelever

Front suspension travel:               120 mm (4.7 inches)

Rear suspension:             Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever

Rear suspension travel: 135 mm (5.3 inches)

2012 BMW R1200RT View

2012 BMW R1200RT Side View

2012 BMW R1200RT Front View

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