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08 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure specificationsBMW R 1200 GS Adventure 2008


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General information
Model:BMW R 1200 GS Adventure
Year:2008
Category:Enduro / offroad
Rating:74.2 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)
Engine type:Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Power:103.25 HP (75.4 kW)) @ 7500 RPM
Torque:115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 5750 RPM
Bore x stroke:101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition
Fuel control:SOHC
Cooling system:Oil & air
Gearbox:6-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Clutch:Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Fuel consumption:4.60 litres/100 km (21.7 km/l or 51.13 mpg)
Greenhouse gases:106.7 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load- bearing engine-gearbox unit
Rake (fork angle):24.8
Trail:89 mm (3.5 inches)
Front suspension:BMW Motorrad Telelever
Front suspension travel:210 mm (8.3 inches)
Rear suspension:Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Rear suspension travel:220 mm (8.7 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:110/80-19
Rear tyre dimensions:150/70-17
Front brakes:Double disc. Optional ABS, can be switched off
Front brakes diameter:305 mm (12.0 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. Optional ABS, can be switched off
Rear brakes diameter:265 mm (10.4 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:223.0 kg (491.6 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.4630 HP/kg
Seat height:910 mm (35.8 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length:2,240 mm (88.2 inches)
Wheelbase:1,510 mm (59.4 inches)
Fuel capacity:33.00 litres (8.72 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
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