BMW R 1200 GS Adventure - 2009 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

CategoryEnduro / offroad
ModelBMW R 1200 GS Adventure

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

Wheelbase1,510 mm (59.4 inches)
Overall width990 mm (39.0 inches)
Overall length2,240 mm (88.2 inches)
Alternate seat height890 mm (35.0 inches) If adjustable, highest setting.
Seat height910 mm (35.8 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc256.0 kg (564.4 pounds)
Dry weight223.0 kg (491.6 pounds)

BMW R 1200 GS Adventure dimensions and frame

Exhaust systemClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-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 travel220 mm (8.7 inches)
Rear suspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front suspension travel210 mm (8.3 inches)
Front suspensionBMW Motorrad Telelever
Trail89 mm (3.5 inches)
Rake (fork angle)24.8°
Frame typeTwo-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load- bearing engine-gearbox unit

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio0.4630 HP/kg
Top speed200.0 km/h (124.3 mph)

Other specs

Color optionsMagma red, Magnesium metallic matt
Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles)4.60 litres (1.22 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)
Fuel capacity33.00 litres (8.72 gallons)

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