2016 Bike of the Year Finalist: The BMW R1200 RS

Are you looking for a sports bike? If you want to experience a powerful and thrilling ride, BMW bikes for sale are a great choice, the BMW R1200 RS standing out from the crowd this year. Whether you are commuting in the city or setting off on a road trip, BMW motorcycles offer you a pleasurable ride. Safe, reliable and fast, this Bike of the Year finalist is a great buy.

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BMW motorcycles for sale offer you more than just a bike. These powerful machines link riders to people with the same fun-loving mindset. BMW has been manufacturing cutting-edge motorcycles for nearly 90 years and at the core of the BMW brand is a commitment to safety.

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In 1976 BMW Motorrad produced helmets with the aim of keeping motorcycle riders safe, and in 1988 BMW Motorrad manufactured the first motorcycle that was equipped with ABS. Current BMW bikes reflect this legacy of innovative safety solutions. True to BMW’s reputation for excellence, the R1200 RS is the result of decades of experience and innovative modern technology. If you want to buy a BMW, take a look at an overview of the BMW R1200RS.

Design and Detail of the BMW R1200 RS

The R1200 RS has been given a facelift. With its impressive riding dynamics and its touring durability, the R1200 RS takes performance to the next level. Its powerful engine and reliable suspension offers exceptional riding pleasure with the relaxed and athletic seating position adding to the appeal of these BMW motorcycles.

A sports bike, its design offers protection from the wind as well as protection from adverse weather conditions. Whether you are traveling at high speeds or cruising the countryside, the R1200 RS is a comfortable ride.

Not only do these BMW bikes for sale blend performance elements of both sporting and touring motorcycles, it combines different styling elements too. The symmetrical headlamps and sophisticated handlebar unit add to its aesthetic appeal.

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Equipped with cast aluminium wheels, the BMW R1200 RS has 120/70 ZR 17 front tires and 180/55 ZR 17 back tires. This motorbike has a width of 925 mm, length of 2202 mm and a height of 1250 mm.

Exhilarating Performance of the BMW R1200 RS

These model BMW motorcycles for sale have a 2-cylinder boxer engine which delivers 92 kW of power. The Automatic Stability Control is a highlight of this model. With a choice between “Rain” and “Road” modes it is easy to get the best out of your bike.

The BMW R1200RS has a 12 V/ 12 Ah battery which is maintenance free and is equipped with a 508 W three-phase alternator. The oil lubricated clutch of this model is hydraulically operated and it is equipped with a 6-speed gearbox.

Its suspension travel is 140 mm while its wheelbase is 1527 mm and the payload for this model is 214 kg when it is fitted with standard equipment. If you are looking for BMW motorcycles, the R1200RS should most definitely not be overlooked.

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The fuel consumption of this model is 4.1 litres per 100 kilometres at a constant speed of 90 km/h and 5.5 litres per 100 kilometres at a constant speed of 120 km/h.

Specifications of the BMW R1200 RS

Capacity1170 cc
Max Output92 kW
Max Torque125 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Bore x Stroke101 mm x 73 mm
Max SpeedOver 200 kph
Optional Extras and Features of the R1200 RS

The wide selection of equipment and accessories that are available for the BMW R1200 RS offers you everything that you need and more. You can choose to add a luggage rack to your bike if you enjoy taking longer road trips.

The option of cruise control is also available for the BMW R1200RS as is keyless ride. Practical liners are available for the touring cases and you also have the option of adding a waterproof top case. Other accessories include tank bags, engine spoilers and LED indicators.

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The sports silencer enhances the athletic sound and looks of the bike. Adjustable footrests and different seating options improve the comfort of this model. HP Pro Gearshift can also be added to the R1200 RS.

Now that you know more about the BMW R1200 RS, you can take a look at the BMW bikes for sale on Auto Mart. Don’t see a model you like? Create an Alert for BMW Motorcycles and get the latest deals in your inbox!

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