2008 BMW K1200GT

2008 BMW K1200GT
MSRP $18,620

When it comes to styling, most in our camp thought the BMW was a looker, although the BMW style isn’t for everyone. It is the staggering MSRP is where the Teutonic mount delivers a hearty blow to the rider’s gut, or bank account to be more accurate. Sure, it may be the most touring capable of our sport-touring pack, but those extras pack a premium pricetag on top of an already exclusive $18,620 MSRP.

Engine TypeInline four-cylinder 4-stroke
Engine Displacement1157cc
Bore Stroke79 x 59mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio13.0:1
Fuel SystemElectronic fuel injection
IgnitionDigital electronic
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed constant mesh
Final DriveShaft
Rake Trail29°/4.5 in.
Seat Height32.2 in.
Wheelbase61.8 in.
Front Suspension4.5 in.
Rear Suspension5.3 in.
Front BrakeDual Disc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire120/70-17
Rear Tire180/55-17
Fuel Capacity6.3 gal.
Dry Weight549 lbs.