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09 BMW R 1200 RT specificationsBMW R 1200 RT 2009


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The latest touring machine to carry the legendary “RT” badge has everything you need to carry you through your next thousand kilometres. Whether you are heading for the horizon or winding your way through the mountains the flat twin’s power never seems to run out, whether surfing the endless wave of available torque or taking the engine to its remarkably high limit, you´ll always be able to put in an extra burst of speed when needed.

General information
Model:BMW R 1200 RT
Year:2009
Category:Touring
Rating:81.4 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:108.62 HP (79.3 kW)) @ 7500 RPM
Torque:115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM
Top speed:200.0 km/h (124.3 mph)
Compression:12.0:1
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:3.60 litres/100 km (27.8 km/l or 65.34 mpg)
Greenhouse gases:83.5 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Exhaust system:Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load bearing engine-gearbox unit
Rake (fork angle):26.2°
Trail:116 mm (4.6 inches)
Front suspension:BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 35 mm, central spring strut
Front suspension travel:120 mm (4.7 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-ZR17
Rear tyre dimensions:180/55-ZR17
Front brakes:Double disc. ABS
Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. ABS
Rear brakes diameter:265 mm (10.4 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:182.0 kg (401.2 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:204.0 kg (449.7 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.5968 HP/kg
Seat height:780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alternate seat height:820 mm (32.3 inches) If adjustable, highest setting.
Overall height:1,430 mm (56.3 inches)
Overall length:2,230 mm (87.8 inches)
Overall width:905 mm (35.6 inches)
Wheelbase:1,485 mm (58.5 inches)
Fuel capacity:16.00 litres (4.23 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:2.00 litres (0.53 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
Color options:Biaritz blue, Sapphire black metallic, Titan silver
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