BMW R 1200 GS - 2009 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

CategoryEnduro / offroad
ModelBMW R 1200 GS

Engine and Transmission Specifications

ClutchSingle dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Transmission typefinal driveShaft drive (cardan)
Cooling systemOil & air
Fuel controlSOHC
Valves per cylinder4
Fuel systemInjection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition
Bore x stroke101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Engine typeTwo cylinder boxer
Capacity:1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase1,507 mm (59.3 inches)
Overall width23,749 mm (935.0 inches)
Overall length2,210 mm (87.0 inches)
Overall height1,450 mm (57.1 inches)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc229.0 kg (504.9 pounds)
Dry weight203.0 kg (447.5 pounds)

BMW R 1200 GS dimensions and frame

Exhaust systemEuro 3
Rear brakes diameter265 mm (10.4 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. Optional ABS, can be switched off
Front brakes diameter305 mm (12.0 inches)
Front brakesDouble disc. Optional ABS, can be switched off
Rear tyre dimensions150/70-17
Front tyre dimensions110/80-19
Rear suspension travel200 mm (7.9 inches)
Rear suspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front suspension travel190 mm (7.5 inches)
Front suspensionBMW Motorrad Telelever
Trail101 mm (4.0 inches)
Rake (fork angle)25.7°
Frame typeTwo-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load- bearing engine-gearbox unit

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio0.5086 HP/kg
Top speed200.0 km/h (124.3 mph)

Other specs

Color optionsSlate grey matallic matt, Namibia orange
Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles)4.30 litres (1.14 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)
Fuel capacity20.00 litres (5.28 gallons)

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