BMW K1200LT (2008)

The BMW K1200LT (2008) motorcycle has a four-stroke, horizontal in-line four-cylinder engine with a capacity of 1172cc. It has a liquid-cooled cooling system, electronic intake pipe injection, and MA 2.4 Bosch Motronic ignition. The motorcycle has a five-speed transmission and a final drive of a shaft. It can produce a maximum power of 72 kW or 98 hp at 6750rpm and a maximum torque of 115 Nm or 84 ft-lbs at 4750 rpm. The motorcycle has a bridging frame consisting of die-cast aluminum, with Motorrad Telelever front suspension and a die-cast aluminum rear swinging arm with Paralever rear suspension. The front and rear brakes have ABS, with the front brakes being 2x320mm disc, and the rear brake being a single 285mm disc. The motorcycle’s seat height is 770mm or 30.3 inches, with a dry weight of 345 kg or 761 lbs and a wet weight of 378kg or 833 lbs. The fuel capacity is 22 L or 5.8 US gal, and the average consumption is 6.0 L/100 km or 39.5 US mpg. The motorcycle can reach a top speed of 198 km/h or 123 mph and has a standing 1/4 mile of 13.3 sec. The MCN and R1150RT vs. K1200LT have reviewed the motorcycle.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: BMW K 1200LT Xenon Headlights

Year: 2008

Engine: Four stroke, horizontal in line four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1172 cc / 71.5 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 75 x 70.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.8:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Induction: Electronic intake pipe injection
Ingnition: MA 2.4 Bosch Motronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 72 kW / 98 hp @ 6750rpm
Max Torque: 115 Nm / 11.7 kgf-m / 84 ft-lb @ 4750 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.050 / 2nd 1.600 / 3rd 1.270 / 4th 0.960 / 5th 0.700:1
Frame: Bridging frame consisting of die cast aluminium, engine de-coupled from vibration through bearings
Front Suspension: Motorrad Telelever, stanchion diameter 35 mm, central strut

Rear Suspension: Die cast Aluminum single sided swinging arm with Paralever, central strut, spring preload adjustable to continuously variable levels by mean of hydraulic hand wheel
Front Brakes: 2 x 320mm disc, 4 piston calipers, ABS
Rear Brakes: Single 285mm disc, 2 piston caliper, ABS
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre: 160/70 ZR17
Seat Height: 770 mm / 30.3 in
Dry Weight: 345 kg / 761 lbs
Wet Weight: 378 kg / 833 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 22 L / 5.8 US gal
Consumption Average: 6.0 L/100 km / 16.8 km/l / 39.5 US mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.3 sec
Top Speed: 198 km/h / 123 mph
Reviews: MCN part 1 – part 2 – part 3 – part 4 / R1150RT vs. K1200LT

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