BMW R 1200 R - 2018 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

ModelBMW R 1200 R

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Emission detailsClosed-­loop 3-­way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-­4
Greenhouse gases115.1 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Fuel consumption4.96 litres/100 km (20.2 km/l or 47.42 mpg)
ClutchWet eight-disc clutch with anti-hopping function, hydraulically operated
Transmission type,final driveShaft drive (cardan)
Cooling systemLiquid
Lubrication systemDry sump
Fuel controlDouble Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Fuel systemInjection. Digital engine management with electronic fuel injection, electronic throttle valve control (fly by wire)
Valves per cylinder4
Bore x Stroke101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Top speed200.0 km/h (124.3 mph)
Torque125.00 Nm (12.7 kgf-m or 92.2 ft.lbs) @ 6500 Revolutions">RPM
Power125.00 Horsepower">HP (91.2 Kilowatt">kW)) @ 7750 Revolutions">RPM
Engine typeTwin, four-stroke
Capacity:1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

Rear brakes diameter276 mm (10.9 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. ABS. Floating disc. Two-piston calipers.
Front brakes diameter320 mm (12.6 inches)
Front brakesDouble disc. ABS. Four-piston calipers.
Rear tyre180/55-ZR17
Front tyre120/70-ZR17
Rear wheel travel140 mm (5.5 inches)
Rear SuspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing-arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD travel-related damping strut, spring pre-load steplessly and hydraulically adjustable via handwheel, adjustable rebound damping
Front wheel travel140 mm (5.5 inches)
Front SuspensionUpside-down telescopic fork. diameter 45 mm, silver-anodized
Trail126 mm (4.9 inches)
Rake (fork angle)27.7°
Frame typeTwo-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine

Physical measures and capacities

Reserve fuel capacity3.00 litres (0.79 gallons)
Fuel capacity18.00 litres (4.76 gallons)
Wheelbase1,515 mm (59.6 inches)
Overall width880 mm (34.6 inches)
Overall length2,165 mm (85.2 inches)
Overall height1,300 mm (51.2 inches)
Seat height790 mm (31.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc232.0 kg (511.5 pounds)

Other specs

CommentsSwitchable ABS. Riding Modes Rain and Road.
Color optionsRacing Red

Rider Reviews

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MotorcycleDB Review

The 2018 BMW R 1200 R is a powerhouse of a motorcycle that offers a thrilling ride and impressive performance. Its potent 1,170cc boxer engine delivers 125 horsepower and 92 lb-ft of torque, providing plenty of power for any riding situation. The bike's dynamic electronic suspension adjustment system and selectable riding modes ensure a smooth, responsive ride, while the adjustable windscreen and comfortable seating position make long rides a breeze. With its sleek design and advanced technology, the BMW R 1200 R is a top choice for riders looking for a high-performance, versatile motorcycle. Overall, the 2018 BMW R 1200 R is a fantastic motorcycle that offers an exhilarating ride and top-notch performance. Whether you're cruising through the city or hitting the open road, this bike delivers an unmatched riding experience. With its powerful engine, advanced suspension system, and comfortable design, the BMW R 1200 R is a top contender in the world of high-performance motorcycles.

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