2013 BMW R1200GS Adventure

2013 BMW R1200GS Adventure
MSRP $18,350

The BMW R1200GS Adventure is really ready for whatever terrain you can throw at it. Rugged, durable, rough and unrelenting are just a few words that will bring the R1200GS Adventure to mind. From town to the uneven dirt back roads and mountains you will be driven by an 1170cc DOHC, four stroke engine. The front suspension consists of a spring pre-load with five position mechanical adjustment and the rear is hydraulically adjustable.

ModelR1200GS Adventure
Engine TypeFlat twin 'Boxer' 4-stroke engine, two camshafts, four radially aligned valves
Engine Displacement1170cc
Bore Stroke101 mm x 73 mm
CoolingAir/Liquid Cooled
Compression Ratio12.0:1
Fuel SystemDigital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionConstant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth
Final DriveShaft
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height35.0/35.8 inches (890/910 mm)
Wheelbase59.4 in.
Front SuspensionCentral spring strut, spring pre-load with 5-position mechanical adjustment
Rear SuspensionSpring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel
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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