BMW R1200RS

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BMW R1200RS
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called R1200RS ConnectedRide, R 1200 RS ConnectedRide, R1200RS Sport SE, R 1200 RS Sport SE, R1200RS Sport, R 1200 RS Sport, R 1200 RS
Production 2015 - 2019
Class Sport touring
Predecessor BMW R1150RS
Engine
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 101.0mm x 73.0mm
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Horsepower 122.3 HP (91.2 KW) @ 7750RPM
Torque 92.2 ft/lbs (125.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Spark Plug NGK LMAR8D-J `15-18[1]
Battery 12.5:1
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: wet eight-disc clutch with anti-hopping function, hyrdaulically operated
Suspension Front: upside-down telescopic fork, diameter 45 mm, travel 140 mm, silver-anodized
Rear: bmw motorrad evo paralever
Brakes Front: double disc. abs. four-piston calipers.
Rear: single disc. abs. floating disc. two-piston calipers.
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 180/55-zr17
Wheelbase 60.12 inches (1527 mm)
Length 86.69 inches (2202 mm)
Width 36.42 inches (925 mm)
Height 49.21 inches (1250 mm)
Seat Height 32.28 inches (820 mm)
Weight 436.52 pounds (198.0 Kg) (dry), 236.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.60 liters/100 km (21.7 km/l or 51.13 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW R1200RS was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Sport touring motorcycle produced by BMW between 2015 and 2019. Max torque was 92.2 ft/lbs (125.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 122.3 HP (91.2 KW) @ 7750 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 101.0mm bore x 73.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1170.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet eight-disc clutch with anti-hopping function, hyrdaulically operated.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 180/55-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. abs. four-piston calipers. in the front and a single disc. abs. floating disc. two-piston calipers. in the rear. The front suspension was a upside-down telescopic fork, diameter 45 mm, travel 140 mm, silver-anodized while the rear was equipped with a bmw motorrad evo paralever. The R1200RS was fitted with a 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 436.52 pounds (198.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 60.12 inches (1527 mm) long.

2016 BMW R 1200 RS[edit]

The 2016 MY BMW R 1200 RS sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 125 horsepower and 125 Nm of torque. Based on the successful R 1200 R, the "RS"-suffixed model has been designed as a sporty touring version that has the unmistakable sound and feel of a boxer engine. Technology-wise, it comes with Automatic Stability Control as standard, as well as two selectable riding modes, Rain and Road. Furthermore, it has the BMW Motorrad ABS as a standard feature, which significantly increases rider safety, even when the road becomes more treacherous.

References[edit]

  1. 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.