Cycle Smart NJ
2465 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08610
R 1200 RS

R 1200 RS


Riding dynamics coupled with touring suitability - at the very highest level: this is the BMW RS. With its potent engine and stable suspension, the sports touring bike offers more than just a huge amount of riding pleasure. Thanks to its relaxed, sporty seating position and its perfect wind and weather protection, the bike offers an entirely new ride feel when travelling fast and riding along country roads in sporty style.


Frame Two part frame design made up of main and screwed-on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Front suspension / spring elements Upside-down telescopic fork, immersion tube diameter 45 mm
Rear suspension / spring elements Cast aluminium single-sided swing-arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD travel-related damping strut, spring pre-load steplessly and hydraulically adjustable via handwheel, adjustable rebound damping
Suspension travel, front / rear 140 mm / 140 mm
Wheelbase 1,527mm
Castor 114.8
Steering head angle 62.3°
Wheels Cast aluminium
Rim, front 3.50 x 17
Rim, rear 5.50 x 17”
Tyre, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear 180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front Twin disc brake, floating discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston radial brake calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral), switchable
Rider step length, unladen 1,840 mm (SA rider's seat low / high 1,720 / 1,875 mm)
Usable tank volume 4.8gal
Reserve approx. 4l
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 236kg
Max. permitted weight 992lbs
Max. load (with standard equipment) 214 kg
Length 2,202mm
Seat height, unladen 820 mm (SA rider's seat low / high, 760 / 840 mm)
Height (including windshield) 1,250
Height (including mirrors) 925 mm
Battery 12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
Alternator Three-phase generator 508 W (nominal load capacity)
Type Air/liquid-cooled, twin-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine with double overhead spur-gear-driven camshaft and balance shaft.
Bore / stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity 1,170 cc
Max. output 92 kW (125 bhp) at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm
Compression ratio 12.5 : 1
Emission control Regulated three-way catalytic converter, compliant with EU4 emission standard
Fuel preparation Electric fuel injection
Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC 4.96 l
Fuel type Unleaded 95 octane (RON)
Clutch Wet clutch with an anti-hopping function, hydraulic activation
Gearbox Six-speed helical synchromesh gearbox
Drive Shaft drive
Black Storm Metallic
Light Grey Metallic / Magellan Grey Metallic Matt