2012 BMW K1300S

2012 BMW K1300S
MSRP $15,555

The BMW K1300S has been given a 1293cc, 75hp, 4-cylinder engine that is loaded with power. BMW maintains that at speed of 55 mph you can get approximately 50 miles per gallon, which is not a bad idea. On the K1300S the ABS is standard and not an accessory as on some other models.

Engine Type4-stroke in-line 4-cylinder-engine, four valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts
Engine Displacement1293cc
Bore Stroke80 mm x 64.3 mm
Compression Ratio13.0:1
Fuel SystemElectronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management with knock sensor
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionConstant mesh 6-speed gearbox
Final DriveShaft drive
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height32.3 in.
Wheelbase62.4 in.
Front SuspensionBMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear SuspensionCast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front BrakeTwin disc, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear BrakeSingle disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
Front Tire120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire190/55ZR-17
Fuel Capacity5.0 gal.
Dry Weight560 lbs. (Wet)

2011 Road Sport Shootout

2011 Road Sport Shootout

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