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08 BMW K 1200 R specificationsBMW K 1200 R 2008


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General information
Model:BMW K 1200 R
Year:2008
Category:Sport
Rating:67.6 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1157.00 ccm (70.60 cubic inches)
Engine type:In-line four, four-stroke
Power:160.92 HP (117.5 kW)) @ 10250 RPM
Torque:127.00 Nm (12.9 kgf-m or 93.7 ft.lbs) @ 8250 RPM
Compression:13.0:1
Bore x stroke:79.0 x 59.0 mm (3.1 x 2.3 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K)
Fuel control:DOHC
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:6-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Clutch:Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated
Fuel consumption:4.70 litres/100 km (21.3 km/l or 50.05 mpg)
Greenhouse gases:109.0 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Bridge-type, cast aluminium, load bearing engine
Rake (fork angle):29.0
Trail:108 mm (4.3 inches)
Front suspension:BMW Motorrad Duolever
Front suspension travel:115 mm (4.5 inches)
Rear suspension:Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Rear suspension travel:135 mm (5.3 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-17
Rear tyre dimensions:180/55-17
Front brakes:Double disc. Optional ABS
Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. Optional ABS
Rear brakes diameter:265 mm (10.4 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:211.0 kg (465.2 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:237.0 kg (522.5 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.7627 HP/kg
Seat height:820 mm (32.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,915 mm (75.4 inches)
Overall length:2,228 mm (87.7 inches)
Overall width:872 mm (34.3 inches)
Wheelbase:1,580 mm (62.2 inches)
Fuel capacity:19.00 litres (5.02 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:2.00 litres (0.53 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
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