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BMW R1200 GS Adventure 2012 Reviews

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Model: BMW R 1200 GS Adventure
Year: 2012
Category: Enduro / offroad
Rating: 59.1 out of 100.

Displacement: 1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)
Engine type: Two cylinder boxer, two-stroke
Engine details: Rradially aligned valves
Power: 48.00 HP (35.0 kW)) @ 7750 RPM
Torque: 120.00 Nm (12.2 kgf-m or 88.5 ft.lbs) @ 6000 RPM
Compression: 12.0:1
Bore x stroke: 101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Fuel system: Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition
Fuel control: DOHC
Lubrication system: Dry sump
Cooling system: Oil & air
Gearbox: 6-speed
Transmission type, final drive: Shaft drive (cardan)
Clutch: Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Fuel consumption: 4.60 litres/100 km (21.7 km/l or 51.13 mpg)
Greenhouse gases: 106.7 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Emission details: Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter

Frame type: Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load- bearing engine-gearbox unit
Rake (fork angle): 24.8°
Trail: 89 mm (3.5 inches)
Front suspension: BMW Motorrad Telelever
Front suspension travel: 210 mm (8.3 inches)
Rear suspension: Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Rear suspension travel: 220 mm (8.7 inches)
Front tyre: 110/80-R19
Rear tyre: 150/70-R17
Front brakes: Double disc. Optional integral ABS. Can be switched off.
Front brakes diameter: 305 mm (12.0 inches)
Rear brakes: Single disc. Optional integral ABS. Can be switched off.
Rear brakes diameter: 265 mm (10.4 inches)
Wheels: Cross-spoke wheels

Dry weight: 223.0 kg (491.6 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc: 256.0 kg (564.4 pounds)
Power/weight ratio: 0.2152 HP/kg
Seat height: 890 mm (35.0 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alternate seat height: 765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, highest setting.
Overall height: 1,525 mm (60.0 inches)
Overall length: 2,240 mm (88.2 inches)
Wheelbase: 1,510 mm (59.4 inches)
Fuel capacity: 33.00 litres (8.72 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity: 4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)

Starter: Electric
Electrical: 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free battery.
Seat: Two section dual seat with variable height rider´s seat
Color options: Magma red

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