BMW R 1200 ST: review, history, specs

Class: sport-tour
Production: May 2003 – November 2007
Predecessor: BMW R1150RS
Successor: BMW R1200RS

BMW R 1200 ST (Europe, USA), 2003-2007

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeMay 2003 – November 2007Name: BMW R1200ST
Model code: K28
Parts Catalog Code: 0328
USAJune 2003 – June 2007Name: BMW R1200ST
Model code: K28
Parts Catalog Code: 0338

Electronic Aids BMW R1200ST (basic & optional):

• Integral ABS-I (to 08.2006)
• Integral ABS-II (from 08.2006)
• ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
• ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
• RDC (or tire pressure control)

Specifications


BMW R1200ST: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2165 mm / 85,2 in
Overall width750 mm / 29,5 in
890 mm / 35,0 in (with mirrors)
Overall height1220 mm / 48,0 in
Seat height810-830 mm / 31,9-32,7 in (adjustable)
780-800 mm / 30,7-31,5 in (low seat)
Wheelbase1495 mm / 58,8 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight229 kg / 505 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular steel front frame with tubular steel rear frame, load-bearing drive unit
Front suspension, travelBMW Telelever, 110 mm / 4,3 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW EVO Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 140 mm / 5,5 in
Front tire size120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear tire size180/55 ZR17 M/C (73W)
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers EVO (integral ABS-I, to 08.2006)
Double disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers EVO (integral ABS-II, from 08.2006)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 265 mm, 2-piston caliper (integral ABS-I, to 08.2006)
Single disc, 265 mm, 2-piston caliper (integral ABS-II, from 08.2006)
Fuel capacity21,0 l / 5,5 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l)
Fuel economy5,78 l / 100 km (40,7 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 ratio12.0:1
Valve trainChain driven SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power110,0 hp (81,0 kW) / 7500 rpm
Max. torque115,0 Nm (11,7 kg-m) / 6000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)3,32 sec
Top speed235 km/h (146 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
AlternatorBelt driven three-phase generator, 14V / 720W
Battery capacity12V-14Ah

Images


BMW R1200ST: images, gallery.

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Videos


BMW R1200ST: video.

Manuals


BMW R1200ST: documentation.

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