BMW R 1200 R Touring Special
|BMW R 1200 R Touring Special|
air-cooled, 4-stroke, boxer twin cylinder
|Bore / Stroke||100.8mm x 100.8mm|
|Horsepower||109.03 HP (81.3 KW) @ 7500RPM|
|Torque||84.82 ft/lbs (115.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 6-speed, manual
Final Drive: shaft
|Brakes||Front: dual 320 mm floating rotors, 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear: single 265 mm fixed rotor, 2-piston fixed caliper
|Front Tire||120/70 x 17|
|Rear Tire||180/55 x 17|
|Wheelbase||58.9 inches (1496 mm)|
|Length||84.41 inches (2144 mm)|
|Width||34.29 inches (871 mm)|
|Seat Height||31.5 inches (800 mm)|
|Weight||198.0 kg (wet)|
The BMW R 1200 R Touring Special was a air-cooled, 4-stroke, boxer twin cylinder Sport touring motorcycle produced by BMW in 2011. Max torque was 84.82 ft/lbs (115.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 109.03 HP (81.3 KW) @ 7500 RPM.
The bike has a 6-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate, hydraulic.
It came with a 120/70 x 17 front tire and a 180/55 x 17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 320 mm floating rotors, 4-piston fixed calipers in the front and a single 265 mm fixed rotor, 2-piston fixed caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a Telelever while the rear was equipped with a Paralever. The wheelbase was 58.9 inches (1496 mm) long.
2011 BMW R 1200 R Touring Special
If you are a rider who wants a minimalist, naked bike, but also capable of prolonged journeys, than the 2011 MY BMW R 1200 R Touring Special may be the one for you. At its heart lies the unmistakable, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1170cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission, which produces 109 horsepower and 115 Nm of torque.
As opposed to the base R 1200 R, this model comes standard with a new, two-up, comfort seat, an on-board computer, heated grips, a main stand, a chromed exhaust system, as well as a small, sporty windshield and common locking panniers, which increase its touring capabilities, without affecting the gritty performance one usually expects from a naked Beemer.