BMW R 1200 S: review, history, specs

Class: sport
Production: November 2004 – December 2006
Predecessor: BMW R1100S
Successor: BMW HP2 Sport

BMW R 1200 S (Europe, USA), 2004-2006

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeNovember 2004 – December 2006Name: BMW R1200S
Model code: K29
Parts Catalog Code: 0366
USANovember 2004 – September 2006Name: BMW R1200S
Model code: K29
Parts Catalog Code: 0396

Specifications


BMW R1200S: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2151 mm / 84,7 in
Overall width870 mm / 34,2 in
Overall height1177 mm / 46,3 in
Seat height830 mm / 32,7 in
Wheelbase1487 mm / 58,5 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight213 kg / 469 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular spaceframe with steel front and centre
sections, aluminium rear section and load-bearing
drive unit
Front suspension, travelBMW Telelever, 110 mm / 4,3 in
Option: Öhlins monoshock
Rear suspension, travelBMW Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 120 mm / 4,7 in
Option: Öhlins monoshock
Front tire size120/70 ZR17
Rear tire size180/55 ZR17
190/50 ZR17 (option)
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers EVO (disconnectable BMW Motorrad ABS)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 265 mm, 2-piston caliper (disconnectable BMW Motorrad ABS)
Fuel capacity17,0 l / 4,49 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l)
Fuel economy5,35 l / 100 km (44 mpg)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Air&Oil-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 SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power122,0 hp (90,0 kW) / 8250 rpm
Max. torque112,0 Nm (11,3 kg-m) / 6800 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)3,47 sec
Top speed243 km/h (151 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchSingle dry plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V

VI


2.277
1.583
1.259
1.033
0.903
0.805
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemBMS-K
2 spark plugs per cylinder
AlternatorBelt driven three-phase generator, 14V 600W
Battery capacity12V-14Ah

Images


BMW R1200S: images, gallery.

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Videos


BMW R1200S: video.

Manuals


BMW R1200S: documentation.

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