BMW R 1200 RT Specifications



Engine
  • Type — Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine with balancer shaft, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, wet sump lubrication Bore x stroke — 101 mm x 73 mm
  • Capacity — 1,170 cc
  • Rated output — 125 hp (92 kW) at 7,750 rpm
  • Max. torque — 92 lb-ft (125 Nm) at 6,500 rpm
  • Compression ratio — 12.5 : 1
  • Mixture control / engine management — Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
  • Emission control — Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
  • Performance / fuel consumption

  • Maximum speed — Over 125 mph
  • Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h — 60 mpg at a constant 55 mph (3.9 l)
  • Fuel type — Premium Unleaded
  • Electrical system

  • Alternator — Three-phase 540 W generator
  • Battery — 12 V / 16 Ah, maintenance-free
  • Power transmission

  • Clutch — Multi-plate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
  • Gearbox — Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
  • Drive — Shaft drive 2.75:1
  • Chassis / brakes

  • Frame — Continuous tubular steel bridge-type frame
  • Front wheel location / suspension — BMW Telelever, 37 mm, central spring strut
  • Rear wheel location / 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
  • Suspension travel front / rear — 4.7" / 5.4" (120 mm / 136 mm)
  • Wheelbase — 58.5" (1,485 mm)
  • Castor — 4.6" (116 mm)
  • Steering head angle — 63.6
  • Wheels — Cast aluminum wheels
  • Rim, front — 3.50 x 17"
  • Rim, rear — 5.50 x 17"
  • Tires, front — 120/70 ZR 17
  • Tires, rear — 180/55 ZR 17
  • Brake, front — Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm
  • Brake, rear — Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, dual-piston floating caliper
  • ABS — BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
  • Dimensions / weights

  • Length — 87.5" (2,222 mm)
  • Width (incl. mirrors) — 38.7" (983 mm) / 38.8" (985 mm) incl. panniers
  • Height (excl. mirrors) — 55.7" (1,416 mm)
  • Seat height, unladen weight — 31.7" / 32.5" (805 / 825 mm; adjustable seat height) Standard; variable seat heights available between 29.9" (760 mm) and 33.5" (850 mm) (available as accessories and/or factory options, see an authorized BMW Motorrad dealer)
  • Inner leg curve, unladen weight — 71.3" / 72.8" (1,810 / 1,850 mm; adjustable seat height) Standard; variable inner leg curve (inseam) between 68.5" (1,740 mm) and 75.4" (1,915 mm) (seats available as accessories and/or factory options, see an authorized BMW Motorrad dealer)
  • Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled — 1) 604 lbs (274 kg)
  • Permitted total weight — 1,091 lbs (495 kg)
  • Payload (with standard equipment) — 487 lbs (221 kg)
  • Usable tank volume — 6.6 gal (25 l)
  • Reserve — Approx. 1 gal (4.0 l)