BMW K 1200 GT - 2008 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

ModelBMW K 1200 GT

Engine and Transmission Specifications

ClutchMultiple-disc clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated
Transmission typefinal driveShaft drive (cardan)
Cooling systemLiquid
Valves per cylinder4
Fuel systemInjection. Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K)
Bore x stroke79.0 x 59.0 mm (3.1 x 2.3 inches)
Engine typeIn-line four
Capacity:1157.00 ccm (70.60 cubic inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase1,572 mm (61.9 inches)
Overall width965 mm (38.0 inches)
Overall length2,318 mm (91.3 inches)
Seat height820 mm (32.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc282.0 kg (621.7 pounds)
Dry weight249.0 kg (549.0 pounds)

BMW K 1200 GT dimensions and frame

Rear brakes diameter294 mm (11.6 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. ABS
Front brakes diameter320 mm (12.6 inches)
Front brakesDouble disc. ABS
Rear tyre dimensions180/55-17
Front tyre dimensions120/70-17
Rear suspension travel135 mm (5.3 inches)
Rear suspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front suspension travel115 mm (4.5 inches)
Front suspensionBMW Motorrad Duolever
Trail120 mm (4.7 inches)
Rake (fork angle)29.2°
Frame typeBridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio0.6032 HP/kg

Other specs

Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles)4.80 litres (1.27 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity2.00 litres (0.53 gallons)
Fuel capacity24.00 litres (6.34 gallons)

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