BMW R 1200 GS - 2008 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

Category:Enduro / offroad
Year:2008
Model:BMW R 1200 GS

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Clutch:Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Transmission typefinal drive:Shaft drive (cardan)
Gearbox:6-speed
Cooling system:Oil & air
Starter:Electric
Fuel control:SOHC
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition
Bore x stroke:101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Compression:12.0:1
Torque:115.00
Power:103.25
Stroke:2
Engine type:Two cylinder boxer
Capacity:1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)
   

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase:1,507 mm (59.3 inches)
Overall width:23,749 mm (935.0 inches)
Overall length:2,210 mm (87.0 inches)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:229.0 kg (504.9 pounds)
Dry weight:203.0 kg (447.5 pounds)

BMW R 1200 GS dimensions and frame

Rear brakes diameter:265 mm (10.4 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. Optional ABS, can be switched off
Front brakes diameter:305 mm (12.0 inches)
Front brakes:Double disc. Optional ABS, can be switched off
Rear tyre dimensions:150/70-17
Front tyre dimensions:110/80-19
Rear suspension travel:200 mm (7.9 inches)
Rear suspension:Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front suspension travel:190 mm (7.5 inches)
Front suspension:BMW Motorrad Telelever
Trail:101 mm (4.0 inches)
Rake (fork angle):25.7°
Frame type:Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load- bearing engine-gearbox unit

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio:0.5086 HP/kg

Other specs

Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles):4.30 litres (1.14 gallons)
Fuel capacity:20.00 litres (5.28 gallons)

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