2016 BMW R 1200 GS
The 2016 BMW R 1200 GS model has been equipped with a new opposed 1170cc four-stroke flat twin engine design delivering 125 hp, has combined air and liquid cooling. It also has been given a new wet clutch with anti-hopping feature and electromotive throttle actuator E-Gas. The BMW R 1200 GS receives greater rigidity of its main frame and its enhanced Paralever and Telelever making it easier to handle on rough terrain. To round out the new features BMW has added an innovative, unique LED headlamp and cross spoke wheels. The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) comes standard and is able to be switched off, while the seat height is adjustable to fit the rider.
|Engine Type||Four-stroke flat twin engine with balancer shaft, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, wet sump lubrication|
|Bore Stroke||101 mm x 73 mm|
|Fuel System||Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system|
|Transmission||Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears|
|Seat Height||33.5" / 34.3"; adjustable seat height|
|Front Suspension||BMW Telelever, Ø 37 mm, central spring strut|
|Rear Suspension||Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW EVO Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) via handwheel, rebound damping adjustable via handwheel|
|Front Brake||Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 305 mm|
|Rear Brake||Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, dual-piston floating caliper|
|Front Tire||120/70 R 19|
|Rear Tire||170/60 R 17|
|Fuel Capacity||5.3 gal.|
|Dry Weight||525 lbs. (Wet)|
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for certain 2013 BMW R1200GS motorcycles due to an issue with the transmission output seal.