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12 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure specificationsBMW R 1200 GS Adventure 2012


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Some journeys you can tell are going to be tough just by looking at the map - but the reality is always going to be tougher. And thatīs where the new BMW R 1200 GS Adventure comes into its own. However far you have to go, whatever the terrain, this is a motorcycle that will never let you down.

General information
Model:BMW R 1200 GS Adventure
Year:2012
Category:Enduro / offroad
Rating:59.1 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, two-stroke
Engine details:Rradially aligned valves
Power:48.00 HP (35.0 kW)) @ 7750 RPM
Torque:120.00 Nm (12.2 kgf-m or 88.5 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM
Compression:12.0:1
Bore x stroke:101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition
Fuel control:DOHC
Lubrication system:Dry sump
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)
Emission details:Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
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-R19
Rear tyre dimensions:150/70-R17
Front brakes:Double disc. Optional integral ABS. Can be switched off.
Front brakes diameter:305 mm (12.0 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. Optional integral ABS. Can be switched off.
Rear brakes diameter:265 mm (10.4 inches)
Wheels:Cross-spoke wheels
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:223.0 kg (491.6 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:256.0 kg (564.4 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.2152 HP/kg
Seat height:890 mm (35.0 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alternate seat height:765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, highest setting.
Overall height:1,525 mm (60.0 inches)
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
Electrical:12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free battery.
Seat:Two section dual seat with variable height riderīs seat
Color options:Magma red
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