|Also called||R1200RT Police, R 1200 RT Police, R1200RT LE, R 1200 RT LE, R1200RT SE, R 1200 RT SE, R 1200 RT|
|Production||2006 - 2019|
Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, 4 valves per cylinder
|Bore / Stroke||101.0mm x 73.0mm|
|Top Speed||124 mph (200 km/h)|
|1/4 mile||12.2 sec|
|Horsepower||122.3 HP (91.2 KW) @ 7750RPM|
|Torque||92.2 ft/lbs (125.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM|
|Air Filter||K&N BM-1113 `14-18|
|Spark Plug||NGK DCPR8EIX|
|Transmission||Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)
|Suspension||Front: bmw motorrad telelever
Rear: bmw motorrad evo paralever
|Brakes||Front: double disc. abs
Rear: single disc. abs
|Wheelbase||58.46 inches (1485 mm)|
|Length||87.48 inches (2222 mm)|
|Width||38.7 inches (983 mm)|
|Height||55.71 inches (1415 mm)|
|Seat Height||31.69 inches (805 mm)|
|Weight||514.12 pounds (233.2 Kg) (dry), 276.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||6.6 Gallon (25.00 Liters)|
|Fuel Consumption||4.96 liters/100 km (20.2 km/l or 47.42 mpg)|
The BMW R1200RT was a twin, four-stroke Touring motorcycle produced by BMW between 2006 and 2019. It could reach a top speed of 124 mph (200 km/h). 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 | edit source]
The engine was a liquid cooled twin, 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 | edit source]
The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet eight-disc clutch with anti-hopping function, hydraulically operated.
Chassis[edit | edit source]
It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 180/55-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. abs in the front and a single disc. abs in the rear. The front suspension was a bmw motorrad telelever while the rear was equipped with a bmw motorrad evo paralever. The R1200RT was fitted with a 6.6 Gallon (25.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 514.12 pounds (233.2 Kg). The wheelbase was 58.46 inches (1485 mm) long.
2005[edit | edit source]
2006 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2006 MY BMW R 1200 RT is has, at its heart, an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a six-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive that can reach a maximum power output of 110 horsepower and 115 Nm of torque.
Also, this touring machine comes with standard fittings such as lockable side-panniers, a large, electronically-adjustable windshield, a full-fairing, die-cast aluminum wheels, a rear luggage rack, dual front disc brakes with ABS as standard, plus a suspension package composed of a BMW Motorrad Telelever front unit and a BMW Motorrad EVO-Paralever in the rear with Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) as standard.
2007 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2007 MY BMW R1200RT sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission, that produces 110 horsepower and 115 Nm of torque. This machine is equipped for long hauls, with features such as the standard integrated cases, a two-up seat, a side stand with starter inhibition and a fairing with an electrically adjustable windshield. Also, it can accommodate a wider variety of riders, thanks to its adjustable rider seat and the adjustable handbrake and clutch levers.
Technology-wise, it boasts the best ones developed by the House of Munich up to date, such as the BMW Integral ABS. the Diagnostic Interface, an Electronic Immobilizer, an Info Flat screen, as well as the acclaimed Telelever/Paralever front/rear suspension.
2008 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2008 MY R 1200 RT is a suitable choice for those riders who spend every bit of spare time in the saddle. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 110 horsepower and 115 Nm of torque. Standard features such as the Partial Integral ABS, the electrically adjustable windshield, the luggage rack, two integrated cases, as well as a Diagnostic Interface and Electronic Immobilizer increase its long-haul capabilities. At the same time, the adjustable rider's seat and the adjustable handbrake and clutch levers mean it can accommodate a wider variety of riders, no matter their inseam and arm length.
2009 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2009 MY BMW R 1200 RT sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 110 horsepower and 115 Nm of torque. It comes standard with technologies such as partial integral ABS and the Telelever/Paralever suspension package, which make for an agile and plush ride, as well as a safe one. Furthermore, optionals such as the Electronic Suspension Adjustment, Cruise Control and Automatic Stability Control make it one of the most sought after twin cylinder sport touring machines. Also, features such as the standard saddlebags, the electric adjustable windscreen and the fairing increase its long haul capabilities, without affecting the gritty performance output.
2010 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2010 MY BMW R 1200 RT has received improvements both in the engine department, as well as its overall performance and touring capabilities. Its air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder has been tweaked for an increased, 119 Nm of torque output, as well as an increased engine speed of 8500 rpm and better acceleration. Also, this new model comes standard with Integral ABS. The optional Electronic Suspension Adjustment has been upgraded to its II version, ant the fairing and the electronically adjustable windshield has been redesigned for more protection against the elements. The cockpit has also seen an upgrade, plus the control units and hydraulic reservoir which are new.
2011 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
For riders who want that distinctive boxer sound and feel, but also want a machine capable of long hauls, and even cross-continent trips, the House of Munich has launched the 2011 MY BMW R 1200 RT. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder, paired to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 110 horsepower and 120 Nm of torque. Technologies such as the Automatic Stability Control and second generation Electronic Suspension Adjustment can be purchased as extras, on top of the second generation ABS and the Telelever/Paralever suspension package. Long haul capabilities are ensured by the improved ergonomics, standard windscreen and the comfort seat and hard saddlebags.
2012 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2012 MY BMW R 1200 RT has the unmistakable sound and feel of a boxer engine, in a package that allows the rider to cross countries atop it. It comes standard with magnesium cylinder head covers, cast aluminum wheels, a luggage rack, a center stand, integral pannier cases as well as an electrically adjustable windshield and fairing. As optional technologies, it can be purchases with the Electronic Suspension Adjustment and the Automatic Stability Control, besides the ABS II as standard.
At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 110 horsepower and 120 Nm of torqu.
2013 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2013 MY BMW R 1200 RT is a touring machine, that still packs a punch, and offers riders the unmistakable sound and feel of a boxer engine, thanks to its air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission, that can produce 110 horsepower and 120 Nm of torque. In addition, BMW Motorrad ABS comes as standard, which helps keep that power in check when the going gets tough.
It can be purchased with an on-board computer, Automatic Stability Control, second generation Electronic Suspension Adjustment, heated seats and grips, Tire Pressure Control, as well as Cruise Control and an audio system, making it one of the preferred sport touring two-wheelers among Beemer fans and not only.
2014 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2014 MY BMW R 1200 RT is a sporty touring machine that has the unmistakable feel and sound of a boxer engine. It boasts good news, such as new paint colors, a redesigned headlight, a new adjustable windshield, a redesigned bodywork, which is more aerodynamic and thus, improves performance, as well as a new chassis, which makes this machine more agile and comfortable.
At its heart lies a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder mated to a six speed manual transmission, and can produce 125 horsepower and 125 Nm of torque. Technology-wise, it features two riding modes, Rain and Road, with a possibility to add a third one, Dynamic, which comes with optionals such as the Automatic Stability Control and Hill Start Control. It also has BMW Motorrad ABS as standard, and Gear Shift Assistant Pro is available as an optional.
2015 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2015 MY BMW R 1200 RT boasts the unmistakable sound and feel of the boxer engine in a modern and aggressive deign, as well as enhanced touring capabilities. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 125 horsepower and 125 Nm of torque. As standard features, it sport the Automatic Stability Control, two riding modes, Rain and Road, an on-board computer and heated grips, which make for a safe and comfortable ride, no matter the road conditions.
In addition, it can be fitted with a host of optional technologies and accessories, that are sure to fit the needs of a wide variety of riders.
2016 BMW R 1200 RT[edit | edit source]
The 2016 MY BMW R 1200 RT has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission that can reach a maximum power output of 125 horsepower and 125 Nm of torque. It comes with lockable side-panniers, a large, adjustable windshield, a full-fairing, cast-aluminum wheels, Automatic Stability Control (ASC), an On Board Computer Pro, heated grips, ABS as standard and offers two riding modes, Rain and Road.
In addition, a plethora of accessories and technologies can be added by rider request to further improve comfort, safety, performance and long-haul capabilities.
Police[edit | edit source]
2007 BMW R 1200 RT Police[edit | edit source]
The engineers from the House of Munich have taken a base R1200RT and have fitted it with a host of accessories especially developed for law enforcement officers, in the embodiment of the 2007 MY BMW R1200RT Police. Unlike the base model, it features rear engine protection bars, ABS II, a radio box with a mounting base, 8-fused circuits for police equipment, Dunlop Run-Flat performance tires, top-opening police saddlebags, LED emergency light housings, a harness pre-wired for police accessories and a calibrated police speedometer.
In the tech/engine department, it sports the same dependable boxer engine as the base model, as well as the Telelever and Paralever suspension system.
Specifications[edit | edit source]
|Make Model||BMW R 1200RT Police Edition|
|Engine Type||Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Displacement||1170 cc / 71.4 cu in|
|Bore X Stroke||101 x 73 mm|
|Cooling System||Air/Oil cooled|
|Induction||BMW engine management, BMS-K|
|Ignition||Digital engine management|
|Battery||12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Alternator||Three-phase alternator 720 W|
|Max Power||81kW / 110 hp @ 7500 rpm|
|Max Torque||115 Nm / 11.7 kgf-m / 85 lb-ft @ 6000 rpm|
|Clutch||Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically|
|Final Drive||System Enclosed driveshaft with two universal joints|
|Final Drive Ratio||2.62:1|
|Gear Ratio||1st 2.28 / 2nd 1.58 / 3rd 1.26 / 4th 1.03 / 5th 0.90 / 6th 0.81:1|
|Frame||Three-section frame consisting of front and rear section, load bearing engine-gearbox unit|
|Front Suspension||BMW Motorrad Telelever, stanchion diameter 35mm, central spring strut, rebound damping electronically adjustable with standard ESA|
|Front Wheel Travel||120 mm / 4.7"|
|Rear Suspension||Die-cast aluminum single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad EVO-Paralever, spring preload hydraulically adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of electronically adjustable ESA, rebound damping with standard ESA|
|Rear Wheel Travel||135 mm / 5.3"|
|Front Brakes||2 x 320mm Discs, 4 piston callipers|
|Rear Brakes||Single 265mm disc, 2 piston caliper|
|Front Tire||120/70 ZR17|
|Rear Tire||180/60 ZR17|
|Rim, Front||3.50 x 17"|
|Rim, Rear||5.50 x 17"|
|Castor||116 mm / 4.5 in|
|Steering Head Angle||63.8°|
|Dimensions||Length 2230 mm / 79.9 in Width 905 mm / 35.6 in (incl. mirrors) Width 980 mm / 38.5 in (incl. panniers) Height 1430 mm / 56.2 in (excl. mirrors)|
|Wheelbase||1485 mm / 58.4 in|
|Seat Height||820 mm - 840 mm / 32.2 in - 33.0 in780 mm - 800 mm / 30.7 - 31.4 in (special equipment low seat bench)|
|Ground Clearance||155 mm / 6.1 in|
|Dry Weight||229 kg / 485.0 lbs|
|Wet Weight||259 kg / 570.9 lbs|
|Fuel Capacity||27 Liters / 7.1 US gal|
|Reserve||4 Liters / 1.0 US gal|
|Consumption Average||5.3 L/100 km / 19.0 km/l / 44.7 US mpg|
|Standing 0 - 100km||3.7 sec|
|Standing ¼ Mile||12.2 sec|
|Acceleration 60-140 Km/h||9.8 sec|
|Top Speed||210 km/h / 130.5 mph
Videos[edit | edit source]
In Media[edit | edit source]
- Top Gear China
- Me Before You
- R.I.S. Police scientifique
- Money Heist
- Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
- Po feng
- La Mante
- Le pacte sacré
- Tout pour être heureux
- Puerto Ricans in Paris
- Les Dames
- La troisième partie du monde
- Chicago P.D.
- Le fantôme de mon ex
- There Was a Tiger
- Une nuit
- 700 euros
- Le héros de la famille
- NCIS: Los Angeles
- Prípady 1. oddelení
References[edit | edit source]
- 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.