BMW K 1200R (2005)

The BMW K 1200R is a 2005 motorcycle with a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder engine and a capacity of 1157 cc / 70.6 cu in. It has a compression ratio of 13.0:1 and is liquid-cooled with injection induction and electronic ignition. With a maximum power of 120 kW / 161 hp at 10250 rpm and a maximum torque of 127 Nm / 12.9 kgf-m / 93.7 lb-ft at 8250 rpm, the bike has a six-speed transmission and a shaft final drive. It has a bridging frame made of die-cast aluminum that is load-bearing. The front suspension is the BMW Motorrad Duolever, with central spring strut and rebound damping electronically adjustable with optional ESA, while the rear suspension is a die-cast aluminum single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever. The front brakes are 2 x 320mm discs with 4 piston calipers, and the rear brakes are a single 265mm disc. The bike’s front tire is 120/70-17 and the rear tire is 180/55-17. It has a seat height of 820 mm / 32.3 in. and a dry weight of 237 kg / 522 lbs, with a fuel capacity of 19 L / 5.0 US gal. The bike has an average consumption of 5.8 L/100 km / 17.2 km/l / 40.5 US mpg and is capable of a standing 1/4 mile in 10.8 sec and a top speed of 262 km/h / 163 mph. It has been reviewed by several publications, including Motorcyclist, Motorbikes Today,,, (twice).

Technical specifications:

Make Model: BMW K 1200R

Year: 2005

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1157 cc / 70.6 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 79 X 59 mm
Compression Ratio: 13.0:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Induction: Injection
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 120 kW / 161 hp @ 10250 rpm
Max Torque: 127 Nm / 12.9 kgf-m / 93.7 lb-ft @ 8250 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Frame: Bridging frame, die-cast aluminium, load bearing engine
Front Suspension: BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut, rebound damping electronically adjustable with optional ESA
Rear Suspension: Die-cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut with lever system, spring pre-load adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of hydraulic handwheel (electronically adjustable with optional ESA), adjustable rebound damping (rebound damping and compression electronically adjustable with optional ESA)

Front Brakes: 2 x 320mm discs, 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 265mm disc
Front Tyre: 120/70-17
Rear Tyre: 180/55-17
Seat Height: 820 mm / 32.3 in.
Dry Weight: 237 kg / 522 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 19 L / 5.0 US gal
Consumption Average: 5.8 L/100 km / 17.2 km/l / 40.5 US mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 10.8 sec
Top Speed: 262 km/h / 163 mph
Reviews Motorcyclist / Motorbikes Today / Motorcyclist / / / /

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