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2018 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure
2018 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
BMW
BMW
Model Year
2018
2018
Model
R 1200 GS Adventure
R 1200 GS Adventure
Model Code
R1200GSADVENTURE
R1200GSADVENTURE
Color
Light White / Cordoba Blue
Light White / Cordoba Blue

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

ABS - BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral, can be switched off)

Front - Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 305 mm

Rear - Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper

ABS - BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral, can be switched off)

Front - Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 305 mm

Rear - Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper

Wheels

Cross spoke

Front - 3 x 19 in.

Rear - 4.5 x 17 in.

Cross spoke

Front - 3 x 19 in.

Rear - 4.5 x 17 in.

Tires

Front - 120/70 R 19

Rear - 170/60 R 17

Front - 120/70 R 19

Rear - 170/60 R 17

Dimensions

Length
88.8 in. (2,255 mm)
88.8 in. (2,255 mm)
Height
Excluding mirrors - 57.1 in. (1,450 mm)
Excluding mirrors - 57.1 in. (1,450 mm)
Width
Including mirrors - 38.6 in. (980 mm)
Including mirrors - 38.6 in. (980 mm)
Weight

Unladen, road ready, fully fueled - 573 lb. (260 kg)

Unladen, road ready, fully fueled - 573 lb. (260 kg)

Wheelbase
58.9 in. (1,469 mm)
58.9 in. (1,469 mm)
Seat Height

Unladen, adjustable - 34.3 / 35 in. (Standard Seat)

Inner leg curve, unladen weight -76.8 in. / 78.3 in. (Standard Seat)

Unladen, adjustable - 34.3 / 35 in. (Standard Seat)

Inner leg curve, unladen weight -76.8 in. / 78.3 in. (Standard Seat)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Final Drive
Shaft drive 2.91:1
Shaft drive 2.91:1

Electrical

Battery
12V / 11.8 Ah, maintenance-free
12V / 11.8 Ah, maintenance-free
Alternator
Three-phase 510 W generator
Three-phase 510 W generator

Engine

Engine
Four stroke flat twin engine with balancer shaft, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft
Four stroke flat twin engine with balancer shaft, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft
Cooling
Air / liquid
Air / liquid
Horsepower
125 hp (92 kW) @ 7,750 rpm
125 hp (92 kW) @ 7,750 rpm
Displacement
1,170 cc
1,170 cc
Bore x Stroke
101 x 73 mm
101 x 73 mm
Torque
Max - 92 ft. lb. (125 Nm) @ 6,500 rpm
Max - 92 ft. lb. (125 Nm) @ 6,500 rpm
Clutch
Multiplate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
Multiplate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
Fuel System

Mixture control / engine management - Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system

Fuel type - Premium Unleaded

Mixture control / engine management - Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system

Fuel type - Premium Unleaded

Exhaust
Emission control - Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Emission control - Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Fuel Capacity

Usable tank volume - 7.9 gal. (30 l)

Reserve - 1 gal. (4 l)

Usable tank volume - 7.9 gal. (30 l)

Reserve - 1 gal. (4 l)

MPG Rating
47 mpg
47 mpg

Operational

Frame
Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Suspension

Front - BMW Telelever, Ø 37 mm, central spring strut; Travel - 8.3 in. (210 mm)

Rear - Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) via handwheel, rebound damping adjustable via handwheel; Travel - 8.7 in. (220 mm)

Front - BMW Telelever, Ø 37 mm, central spring strut; Travel - 8.3 in. (210 mm)

Rear - Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) via handwheel, rebound damping adjustable via handwheel; Travel - 8.7 in. (220 mm)

Rake
65.5°
65.5°
Trail
3.6 in. (92.7 mm)
3.6 in. (92.7 mm)
Maximum Speed
Over 125 mph
Over 125 mph
Capacity

Payload with standard equipment - 485 lb. (220 kg)

Permitted total weight - 1,058 lb. (480 kg)

Payload with standard equipment - 485 lb. (220 kg)

Permitted total weight - 1,058 lb. (480 kg)

Other

Additional Colors

Light White / Cordoba Blue

Black Storm Metallic / Dark Slate Metallic Matte / Agate Grey

Racing Red

Light White / Cordoba Blue

Black Storm Metallic / Dark Slate Metallic Matte / Agate Grey

Racing Red

Features

Features

  • DESIGN - IMPRESSIVE PRESENCE: The R 1200 GS Adventure is up for journeys and challenges of all types. With its powerful, robust and dynamic design, one look will tell you all you need to know about its character. Its wind, weather and engine guards lend it a highly distinctive look, with the bike's visual focus moved further to the front. The powerful splash guard on the R 1200 GS Adventure gives it a feisty appearance. It's ready to master any difficulties.
  • RELIABLE AND POWERFUL: Regardless of where you're off to, the R 1200 GS Adventure is always a dynamic companion. Inspired by the legendary boxer torque of 92 ft. lb. and 125 hp (92 kW) from a water-cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke engine. Its cooling concept rests on a combination of air and liquid cooling. Resulting in efficiency, high torque and reliability.
  • TANK AND ENGINE PROTECTION BAR: Robust, and ideally equipped to take on the next challenge.
  • BEAK EXTENSION: The beak is highly distinctive on every GS. The beak extension strengthens the GS look of the R 1200 GS Adventure.
  • 7.9 GALLON FUEL TANK MADE OF ALUMINUM: Always going that little bit further. Further than everyone else.
  • LARGE WINDSCREEN: Whatever happens – you will get through. The big windscreen provides high levels of comfort and weather protection.
  • COMFORTABLE SEAT: Comfort for long tours.
  • PRACTICAL STORAGE COMPARTMENT: For everything you need or want to have within reach.
  • STAINLESS STEEL LUGGAGE CARRIER: Robust and stable. The perfect underlying requirement for your adventure with large luggage.
  • CROSS-SPOKE WHEELS: The design of the wheels also underlines dynamics and the robustness of the R 1200 GS Adventure.

Features

  • DESIGN - IMPRESSIVE PRESENCE: The R 1200 GS Adventure is up for journeys and challenges of all types. With its powerful, robust and dynamic design, one look will tell you all you need to know about its character. Its wind, weather and engine guards lend it a highly distinctive look, with the bike's visual focus moved further to the front. The powerful splash guard on the R 1200 GS Adventure gives it a feisty appearance. It's ready to master any difficulties.
  • RELIABLE AND POWERFUL: Regardless of where you're off to, the R 1200 GS Adventure is always a dynamic companion. Inspired by the legendary boxer torque of 92 ft. lb. and 125 hp (92 kW) from a water-cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke engine. Its cooling concept rests on a combination of air and liquid cooling. Resulting in efficiency, high torque and reliability.
  • TANK AND ENGINE PROTECTION BAR: Robust, and ideally equipped to take on the next challenge.
  • BEAK EXTENSION: The beak is highly distinctive on every GS. The beak extension strengthens the GS look of the R 1200 GS Adventure.
  • 7.9 GALLON FUEL TANK MADE OF ALUMINUM: Always going that little bit further. Further than everyone else.
  • LARGE WINDSCREEN: Whatever happens – you will get through. The big windscreen provides high levels of comfort and weather protection.
  • COMFORTABLE SEAT: Comfort for long tours.
  • PRACTICAL STORAGE COMPARTMENT: For everything you need or want to have within reach.
  • STAINLESS STEEL LUGGAGE CARRIER: Robust and stable. The perfect underlying requirement for your adventure with large luggage.
  • CROSS-SPOKE WHEELS: The design of the wheels also underlines dynamics and the robustness of the R 1200 GS Adventure.