2018 BMW R 1200 GS Specs

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These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 2018 BMW R 1200 GS.

Basic Specs

ModelBMW R 1200 GS


Displacement1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)
TypeBalancer shaft
DetailsTwo cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore/Stroke101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
FuelingInjection. Electronic intake pipe injection
LubricationDry sump


Final DriveShaft drive (cardan)
ClutchOil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated
DrivelineConstant mesh


Horespower125.00 HP (91.2 kW)
Torque125.00 Nm (12.7 kgf-m or 92.2 ft.lbs)
Top Speed200.0 km/h (124.3 mph)

Fuel Economy & Polution

Fuel Consumption4.96 litres/100 km (20.2 km/l or 47.42 mpg)
Fuel Capacity20.00 litres (5.28 gallons)
Emissions115.1 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)


Frame TypeTwo-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Trail100 mm (3.9 inches)
Front SuspensionBMW Motorrad Telelever
Front Travel190 mm (7.5 inches)
Rear SuspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Rear Travel200 mm (7.9 inches)
Seat Height850 mm (33.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alt. Seat Height
Total Height1,450 mm (57.1 inches)
Total Length2,207 mm (86.9 inches)
Total Width953 mm (37.5 inches)
Ground Clearance
Wheelbase1,507 mm (59.3 inches)
Dry Weight
Wet Weight244.0 kg (537.9 pounds)

Wheels & Brakes

Front Tire/Tyre120/70-R19
Rear Tire/Tyre170/60-R17
Front BrakesDouble disc. ABS. Floating discs. Four-piston calipers.
Front Brake Diameter305 mm (12.0 inches)
Rear BrakesSingle disc. ABS. Floating disc. Two-piston calipers.
Rear Brake Diameter276 mm (10.9 inches)


It appears you're interested in specifications for the BMW R 1200 GS. This Enduro / offroad model is powered by a Balancer shaft Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke engine with 1170.00 ccm (71.39 cubic inches) of actual displacement before 12.5:1 compression. Fueling is metered via Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection allowing this machine to produce its 125.00 HP (91.2 kW) horsepower and 125.00 Nm (12.7 kgf-m or 92.2 ft.lbs) torque. According to our records engine heat of the BMW R 1200 GS is moderated by Liquid. You'll need to get familiar with the 6-speed transmission and pay attention to final drive Shaft drive (cardan) maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is 120/70-R19 and the rear is 170/60-R17 . The entire package is supported by the frame, Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine. We know you like to go fast or cruise all day, but when you need to stop, you'll be dependant on Double disc. ABS. Floating discs. Four-piston calipers. front brakes and Single disc. ABS. Floating disc. Two-piston calipers. rear brakes. The BMW R 1200 GS was launched in 2018, and we're happy to know (or assume) you've got one in your garage. To help you keep your ride in tip-top shape, consider purchasing an owner or service manual.