BMW Motorrad R 1200 RT LE

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Never-ending riding fun.

Increased comfort for a greater sense of thrill. A motorcycle that defined the classic touring bike segment has now reached the next stage of evolution: the new BMW R 1200 RT. With its light handling, the R 1200 RT makes it possible to enjoy what is most important: riding through the landscape. Whether on your own or with a passenger: the new R 1200 RT is all about comfortable, relaxed riding on every tour.

More dynamic performance. More control.

The new RT has a new air/water-cooled BMW boxer engine with even more torque and 125 bhp for powerful propulsion. Thanks to the highly active electronically controlled suspension system ASC, the machine is still very easy to control and offers stability on every country road. The standard modes "Rain" and "Road" can also be activated at the press of a button, adapting the motorcycle perfectly to the weather conditions and road surface as required. The Board Computer Pro and the familiar heated grips round off the range of basic equipment.

More optional extras. More comfort.

The special equipment for the new RT enables even simpler handling of the machine while still offering an increased level of comfort. For example, the electronic suspension BMW Dynamic ESA responds within a fraction of a second to changing surfaces. Shift Assistant Pro allows the rider to shift up and down without using the clutch or throttle valve. Another option available is "Dynamic" mode, which guarantees maximum riding fun for sporty, dynamic motorcyclists. Also available as an optional extra: a central locking system which also locks both cases by remote control, a cruise control system and lots more besides.

More design. More impressions.

A supreme touring bike with a persuasive design: the use of transparent materials conveys lightness and agility. The R 1200 RT is available in the new elegant paint finishes Quartz blue metallic, Ebony metallic and Callisto grey metallic matt.

The new R 1200 RT – more impressions per kilometre.

Available in Alpine White, Platinum Bronze Metallic, Carbon Black 

Engine Type

Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft

Displacement CC

1170.0

Bore X Stroke

101 mm x 73 mm

Compression Ratio

12.5 : 1

Max Power Output

92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm

Max Torque

125 Nm at 6,500 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

25 L

Transmission Type

Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth

Dimensions LxWxH

2222 mm x 982.8 mm x 1415.6 mm

Seat Height

805 / 825 mm (high seat*: 830 / 850 mm; low seat*: 760 / 780 mm) *OE

Kerb Weight

276 kg

Tyre Size Front

120/70 ZR 17

Tyre Size Rear

180/55 ZR 17

Brakes Type Front

Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston fixed calipers

Brakes Type Rear

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