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08 BMW K 1200 LT specificationsBMW K 1200 LT 2008


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Two-wheel travel with everything you need in terms of equipment and comfort everything about this luxury touring bike is top class. The technology is state-of-the-art, the comfort is premium: the BMW K 1200 LT simply has everything you need for relaxed, powerful touring whether alone or with a companion.

General information
Model:BMW K 1200 LT
Year:2008
Category:Touring
Rating:73.3 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1171.00 ccm (71.45 cubic inches)
Engine type:In-line four, four-stroke
Power:113.98 HP (83.2 kW)) @ 8000 RPM
Torque:120.00 Nm (12.2 kgf-m or 88.5 ft.lbs) @ 5250 RPM
Compression:10.8:1
Bore x stroke:70.5 x 75.0 mm (2.8 x 3.0 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMW engine management, Motronic MA 2.4 with overrun fuel cut-off
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Clutch:Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Fuel consumption:4.30 litres/100 km (23.3 km/l or 54.70 mpg)
Greenhouse gases:99.8 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, engine with vibration-decoupled mountings
Rake (fork angle):27.0
Trail:117 mm (4.6 inches)
Front suspension:BMW Motorrad Telelever
Front suspension travel:102 mm (4.0 inches)
Rear suspension:Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Rear suspension travel:130 mm (5.1 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-17
Rear tyre dimensions:160/70-17
Front brakes:Double disc. ABS
Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. ABS
Rear brakes diameter:285 mm (11.2 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:353.5 kg (779.3 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:387.0 kg (853.2 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.3224 HP/kg
Seat height:770 mm (30.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,915 mm (75.4 inches)
Overall length:2,502 mm (98.5 inches)
Overall width:1,080 mm (42.5 inches)
Wheelbase:1,627 mm (64.1 inches)
Fuel capacity:24.00 litres (6.34 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:2.00 litres (0.53 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
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