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04 BMW R 1200 GS specificationsBMW R 1200 GS 2004


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2004 BMW R 1200 GS

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BMW's profilation of this bike
25 years ago BMW Motorrad founded the travel enduro segment and has been its clear leader ever since. Now itīs time to set new standards again - with the BMW R 1200 GS. This motorbike continues the tradition of being the truly ideal on and off-road bike. At the same time it launches a completely new era of dynamic performance.

General information
Model:BMW R 1200 GS
Year:2004
Category:Enduro / offroad
Rating:74.1 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)
Engine type:Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Power:96.55 HP (70.5 kW)) @ 7000 RPM
Torque:115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 5500 RPM
Compression:11.0:1
Bore x stroke:101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection
Fuel control:OHC
Cooling system:Oil & air
Gearbox:6-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Three-section frame consisting of front and rear section, load bearing engine-gearbox unit
Front suspension:BMW Motorrad Telelever;stanchion diameter 41 mm, central spring strut, spring pre-load 9-times mechanically adjustable
Front suspension travel:190 mm (7.5 inches)
Rear suspension:Die-cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Rear suspension travel:200 mm (7.9 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:110/80-ZR19
Rear tyre dimensions:150/70-ZR17
Front brakes:Double disc
Front brakes diameter:305 mm (12.0 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes diameter:265 mm (10.4 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:199.0 kg (438.7 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:225.0 kg (496.0 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.4852 HP/kg
Seat height:840 mm (33.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alternate seat height:845 mm (33.3 inches) If adjustable, highest setting.
Overall height:1,430 mm (56.3 inches)
Overall length:2,210 mm (87.0 inches)
Overall width:915 mm (36.0 inches)
Wheelbase:1,520 mm (59.8 inches)
Fuel capacity:20.00 litres (5.28 gallons)
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