BMW R 1200 RT - 2010 Specifications and Reviews

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About the BMW R 1200 RT

The 2010 - 2013 BMW R1200RT benefits from numerus minor tweaks compared to the previous version. These include minor styling changes, switch gear (including conventional indicators), revisions to the screen and cockpit designs and location of the hydraulic fluid reservoirs.

The new model had the same engine delivering the same horsepower, but delivers more torque at 88 lbfâ‹…ft, and higher engine speed of 8,500 rpm, also it is fitted with double overhead camshafts that were first seen on the  BMW HP2 Sport

General information

CategorySport touring
ModelBMW R 1200 RT

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Exhaust systemClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Greenhouse gases83.5 CO
Fuel consumption3.60 litres/100 km (27.8 km/l or 65.34 mpg)
ClutchTwo-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load bearing engine-gearbox unit
Transmission type,final driveShaft drive (cardan)
Cooling systemOil & air
Fuel controlSOHC
Fuel systemInjection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin-spark ignition
Valves per cylinder4
Bore x stroke101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Torque115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 6000
Engine typeTwo cylinder boxer, two-stroke
Capacity:1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

Rear brakes diameter265 mm (10.4 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc
Front brakes diameter320 mm (12.6 inches)
Front brakesDouble disc
Rear tyre dimensions180/55-ZR17
Front tyre dimensions120/70-ZR17
Rear suspension travel135 mm (5.3 inches)
Rear suspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front suspension travel120 mm (4.7 inches)
Front suspensionBMW Motorrad Telelever
Trail116 mm (4.6 inches)
Rake (fork angle)26.2°
Frame typeTwo-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load bearing engine-gearbox unit

Physical measures and capacities

Reserve fuel capacity4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)
Fuel capacity27.00 litres (7.13 gallons)
Wheelbase1,485 mm (58.5 inches)
Overall width905 mm (35.6 inches)
Overall length2,230 mm (87.8 inches)
Overall height1,430 mm (56.3 inches)
Seat height820 mm (32.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Power/weight ratio0.4743 HP/kg
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc259.0 kg (571.0 pounds)
Dry weight229.0 kg (504.9 pounds)

Other specs

Color optionsLight gray, gray, silver, polar

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