2012 BMW R1200GS Adventure

2012 BMW R1200GS Adventure
MSRP $18,350

The BMW R 1200 GS Adventure can take anything you can throw at it, with the 1170cc 4-stroke engine to the shaft drive to the 8.7 gallon fuel tank it can get you out of most anywhere you take it. You will be able to take it further off road or on road and still not worry about the stopping power with the dual disc brake on the front and the single disc brake on the rear.

ModelR1200GS Adventure
Engine Type4-stroke engine, two camshafts and four radially aligned valves per cylinder
Engine Displacement1170cc
Bore Stroke101 mm x 73 mm
CoolingAir/oil-cooled flat twin ('Boxer')
Compression Ratio12.0 : 1
Fuel SystemElectronic intake pipe injection / BMS-K+ digital engine management
Ignitiontwin spark ignition
Starting SystemNA
TransmissionConstant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth
Final DriveShaft drive
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height35.0 in.
Wheelbase59.4 in.
Front SuspensionBMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 41 mm, central spring strut
Rear SuspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm w/BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut
Front BrakeDual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 305 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear BrakeSingle disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
Front Tire110/80R-19
Rear Tire150/70R-17
Fuel Capacity8.7 gal. with approximately 1.0 gal. in reserve
Dry Weight564 lbs. (Wet)

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