BMW R 1200 RChange Bike
Key Specs of R 1200 R
BMW R 1200 R Highlights
23rd June, 2015: BMW Motorrad launched their 1200cc bikes to cater the speed and adventure freaks of the nation. The bikes are christened as BMW R 1200 GS (adventure bike), BMW R 1200 RT (tourer), BMW R 1200 R (roadster) and BMW R 1200 RS (sports bikes). With their launch, BMW seems to be strengthening its roots in high-end motorcycle segment of the country. All these are powered by the same 1170cc, flat twin, four stroke engine and are priced in the range of Rs. 21 lacs to Rs. 28 lacs (ex-showroom, Mumbai). The bikes stand strong against their respective segment rulers.
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R 1200 R Price List (Variants)
|R 1200 R STD16 Kmpl, 1170 cc||Rs.15,05,000|
|R 1200 R Exclusive16 Kmpl, 1170 cc||Rs.15,40,000|
|R 1200 R Style16 Kmpl, 1170 cc||Rs.15,65,000|
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BMW R 1200 R Mileage
BMW R 1200 R gives a mileage of 16 Kmpl as claimed by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).
R 1200 R Specifications
|Mileage (ARAI)||16 Kmpl|
|Engine Type||Flat Twin Cylinder, 4-Stroke, DOHC|
|No. of Cylinders||2|
|Max Power||125 PS @ 7750 rpm|
|Max Torque||125 Nm @ 6500 rpm|
|Fuel Capacity||18 L|
|Body Type||Sports Naked Bikes|
BMW R 1200 R Features
|LED Tail Light||Yes|
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price in India
|Delhi||Rs. 15.05 - 15.65 Lakh|
|Pune||Rs. 15.05 - 15.65 Lakh|
|Mumbai||Rs. 15.05 - 15.65 Lakh|
|Bangalore||Rs. 15.05 - 15.65 Lakh|
|Chennai||Rs. 15.05 - 15.65 Lakh|
|Kolkata||Rs. 15.05 - 15.65 Lakh|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 15.05 - 15.65 Lakh|
BMW R 1200 series caters 4 individual segments: Sports, adventure, tourer and roadster. The bikes come with impressive body design and powerful BMW powertrains. Targeted for the youth, these machines prove their worth by delivering smooth performance and majestic ride quality.
BMW R 1200 series is powered by a 1170cc, flat twin air/liquid cooled engine that comes mated to a six-speed transmission system. The powerful mill churns out a maximum power output of 125hp at 7,750rpm with a peak torque of 125Nm at 6,500rpm. The machines are incorporated with electronic intake pipe fuel injection system, providing uninterrupted power delivery.
BMW R 1200 series run on 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear tyres. The suspension duties are carried out impressively by telescopic upside-down forks at the front and spring pre-loaded hydraulically adjustable monoshock at the rear. The lot is fitted with 320mm dual disc brake with four piston calliper at the front and 276mm twin piston calliper disc at the rear. The braking system is paired with BMW Anti Lock Braking System, which is switchable.
BMW R 1200 GS comes for pure adventure biking purpose. Its body dynamics are sharp, challenging strict off-road terrains. The front profile of the bike incorporates a unique headlamp with a highly raised additional front fender. It also features a sporty split seat. BMW R 1200 RT is a touring machine that comes with a highly faired front profile. The giant headlamp section gives it an unmatched appeal.
BMW R 1200 R carry roadster genes in itself. The front fascia is equipped with a trapezoidal headlamp and golden upside down front forks, combining to showcase a perfect roadster bike. The rear split grab rail looks impressive, adding some more character to the bike. The traction control system comes as an optional feature with it. Last but not the least, BMW R 1200RS is the company’s premium sports bike. It stands tall with impressive body dynamics and features twin sporty headlights with a positioning lamp.
Design and Features
BMW R 1200R is a naked offering from the manufacturer under this R1200 nameplate. Needless to say, the bike has a naked and sharp front appearance that gets completed quite impressively with the pointed and curvy body detailings and dynamics. The bike has the following body dimensions: 2,145mm x 906mm x 1,273mm (LxWxH) and has a wheelbase of 1,495mm that delivers agile handling. It comes with some interesting features such as adjustable seat and a switchable ABS and a futuristic engine management system. The second bike is the BMW R 1200GS which is basically an adventure sports tourer by genes. The front profile has stylish dual headlamp section and the overall body profile gets completed with raised handlebar and step-up seat. The machine measures 2,210mm x 953mm x 1,450mm (LxWxH) and has a wheelbase of 1,507mm. It features BMW Motorrad integral ABS which is switchable in operation. BMW R 1200RT is the sports tourer that comes with a huge and majestic headlamp section that incorporates two bright projector lamps for superior vision at nights. The seat is wider and comfortable offering ample amount of comfort to the rider as well his companion. This one measures 2,222mm and has a wheelbase of 1,485mm, which offers commendable handling. The instrumentation is done intelligently that gives easy access to all the information to the rider. It comprises of an analogue tachometer, digital speedometer, twin tripmeters, fuel gauge along with indicators for low temperature, low oil, low fuel, low battery and usual telltale lights.
Braking and Handling
BMW R1200 runs on 120/70 ZR17 front and 180/55 ZR17 rear tyres that are mounted over robust alloy wheels. The grippy tubeless tyres have a good adhesion property and works well on any kind of surface. To offer a comfortable and stress free ride, the machines have been assisted with reliable telescopic forks upfront and spring loaded hydraulic monoshock at the rear that handles even the roughest of terrains with ease and smoothness. The exceptional stopping power is delivered by 320mm dual disc brake with four piston calliper at the front and 276mm single disc brake with twin piston calliper at the rear. The braking gets more refined with a switchable Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) that provides superior safety and stability to the rider.
Safety and Features
The entire BMW R1200 series comes with a bright headlamp setup to illuminate the road well and provide an ample visibility to the rider in dark and low light conditions. The sound braking system that comprises of 320mm dual disc brakes at the front and 276mm single disc brake at the rear besides a switchable ABS gives a superb braking experience. The seat height can be adjusted, which gives another benefit to riders, especially the short heighted ones. The above mentioned features make the bikes stand among the finest and well-crafted motorcycles across the globe.
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