BMW R 1200 RS: review, history, specs

Class: sport-tour
Production: June 2014 – July 2018
Predecessor: BMW R1150RS, BMW R1200ST
Successor: BMW R1250RS

BMW R 1200 RS (Europe, USA), 2014-2018

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeJune 2014 – July 2018Name: BMW R1200RS
Model code: K54
Parts Catalog Code: 0A05
USAJune 2014 – July 2018Name: BMW R1200RS
Model code: K54
Parts Catalog Code: 0A15

Electronic Aids BMW R1200RS (basic & optional):

• ABS
• ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
• Shift Assist Pro
• Keyless Ride
• DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) with Pro riding modes
• ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) + Dynamic ESA
• Cruise Control
• On-board computer
• RDC (tire pressure control)
• E-Gas (ride-by-wire)

Specifications


BMW R1200RS: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2202 mm / 86,7 in
Overall width925 mm / 36,4 in (with mirrors)
998 mm / 39,3 in (with cases)
Overall height1260 mm / 49,6 in
Seat height820 mm / 32,3 in
760 mm / 29,9 in – low seat
840 mm / 33,1 in – sport seat
Wheelbase1527 mm / 60,1 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight236 kg / 520 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular steel frame with supporting drive unit, steel pipe rear frames
Front suspension, travel45 mm inverted telescopic fork, 140 mm / 5,5 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW EVO Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 140 mm / 5,5 in
Front tire size120/70 ZR17
Rear tire size180/55 ZR17
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston radial calipers (ABS)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 276 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS)
Fuel capacity18,0 l / 4,75 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l)
Fuel economy4,96 l / 100 km (47,4 mpg) – WMTC
ENGINE
Engine (type)Air&Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangementFlat twin (boxer) with central counterbalance shaft
Bore & Stroke101,0 x 73,0 mm
Displacement1170 cm³ (71,4 cu in)
Compression ratio12.5:1
Valve trainChain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power125,0 hp (92,0 kW) / 7750 rpm
Max. torque125,0 Nm (12,7 kg-m) / 6500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)3,33 sec
Top speed233 km/h (145 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchWet multi-plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V

VI


2.438
1.714
1.296
1.059
0.943
0.848
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemBMS-K
AlternatorThree-phase generator, 14V / 508W
Battery capacity12V-12Ah

Images


BMW R1200RS: images, gallery.

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Videos


BMW R1200RS: video.

Manuals


BMW R1200RS: documentation.

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