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Type Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft
Bore x stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity 1,170 cc
Rated output 92 kW (125 bhp) at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm
Compression ratio 12.5 : 1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with electromotive throttle actuator
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 4,1 litres
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5,5 litres
Fuel type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

Electrical System

Alternator three-phase alternator 580 W (nominal power)
Battery 12 V / 11,8 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth
Drive Shaft drive

Chassis / brakes

Frame Twin-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame,load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37mm, central spring strut.
Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminium single swingarm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at handwheel.
Suspension travel front / rear 190 mm / 200 mm
Wheelbase 1,507 mm
Castor 99.6 mm
Steering head angle 64.5 degrees
Wheels Cast aluminium
Rim, Front 3.00 x 19"
Rim, rear 4.50 x 17"
Tyre, front 120/70 R 19
Tyre, rear 170/60 R 17
Brake, front Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 305 mm, 4-piston radial calipers
Brake, rear Single-disc brake, diameter 276mm, double piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), can be switched off

Dimensions / weights

Length 2,210 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 953 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,450 mm
Seat height, unladen weight Standard Seat: 850mm - 870mm. Low Seat: 820mm - 840mm. Lowered Suspension Option 790mm - 810mm.
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,870 / 1,910 mm (low seat 1,820/1860 mm, lowered suspension 1770 / 1810 mm) *OE
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled 238 kg
Dry weight
Permitted total weight 450 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 212 kg
Usable tank volume 20.0 Litres
Reserve Approx 4.0 Litres
2014 R 1200 GS Adventure.