R 1200 R

from R 196 990.00*

* Prices are Inclusive of 14% VAT. All prices, availability and specification are subject to change without notice by BMW Motorrad South Africa.

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The BMW R 1200 R.

Roadster feeling in perfection.

The BMW R 1200 R give you precisely what you expect from a boxer roadster: comfort, dynamics and touring suitability. Inimitable, it propels you forwards – physically and acoustically. Its striking look stands for genuine motorcycling enjoyment. The upside-down telescopic fork highlights its dynamic exterior and ensures stability and precise handling. Whereas the superior twin-cylinder boxer engine with 92 kW (125 HP) confidently spurs on this powerful package. Optionally, Dynamic ESA will increase the riding dynamics and the Pro shift assistant and Pro riding modes with DTC show that is behind the puristic appearance: Roadster feeling in perfection.

The design of the R 1200 R

Choose your style.

The R 1200 R is available in three variants: Light white/Cordoba blue, Iced chocolate metallic, Racingred. Selected surfaces and specially designed components then determine the respective character of your bike.

Light white / Cordoba blue

The sporty light white one / Cordoba blue offensively highlights the sporty gene.

Iced chocolate metallic

The style "Exclusive" focuses with the color Iced chocolate metallic on the remarkable look of the R 1200 R and thus provides also visually an appealing roadster-feeling.

Racing red

The classic racing red one highlights the dynamic proportions of the R 1200 R.

A true roadster.

The R 1200 R is a roadster the purest sense of the word – reduced down to the essentials: an engine, two wheels and a body consisting of the tank and seat. The R 1200 R has a rigid and muscular design, its lines run dynamically onto the low-set front and on towards the front wheel. The upside-down telescopic fork based on the pattern of the S 1000 RR not only gives this all-rounder a striking appearance but also ensures stability and precise handling. Just as striking: the modern interpretation of the classic round headlights. You can equip these with a daylight riding light with LED technology is desired.
With the sharply drawn lines along the fuel tank and the seamless transition from the seat to the protruding rear, this roadster has a look that perfectly matches the way it rides. The entire silhouette is toned and nevertheless slim: for a modern and contemporary comfortable riding experience. The luggage frame in grid tube look encircles the centre of the design: the classic boxer engine. It stands for the promise and the promise of pure riding pleasure.
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Twin-cylinder boxer engine

92
kW (125 HP) at 7,750 rpm
3,3
s acceleration 0-100 km/h
125
Nm max. tightening torque at 6,500 rpm
790
mm seat height
Air/liquid-cooled four-stroke twin-cylinder boxer engine
Data & Equipment

Performance meets passion.

Performance meets passion.

The powerful twin-cylinder boxer engine with liquid coolant is exciting. Its 92 kW (125 HP) at 7,750 rpm and maximum torque of 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm deliver pure riding pleasure over the entire engine speed range. Regardless of whether you're just cruising, exhibiting sporty-dynamic acceleration on the coutnry road, or on a relaxed holiday excursion with a passenger, case and topcase. Your content companion throughout all of this is the unmistakeable, rich boxer sound: this is where performance meets passion.

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Experience the sound of the R 1200 R

The highlights of the R 1200 R

Optional LED daytime riding light.
Upside-down telescopic fork.
Multifunctional instrument cluster.
High-quality fork stabiliser.
Stainless steel tank trim.
Light 10-spoke cast wheels.
Optional LED rear light.
Silencer in pentagonal design.

Confident performance, confident control.

Confident performance, confident control.

The R 1200 R is exciting – both visually and technically. With the optionally available traction control (DTC), you bring the power of the boxer engine in conjunction with the riding modes, which can be called up at the press of a button, onto the asphalt in the best and safest way possible. Furthermore, the Pro shift assistant ensures more comfort and dynamics. In short: with the extensive special equipment, the R 1200 R gives you even more of the roadster than you expect.

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  • ASC and two riding modes as standard.

    To optimally adapt to your requirements, the R 1200 R has the two riding modes "Rain" and "Road" as standard. Alongside the standard BMW Motorrad ABS, you also have the automatic stability control ASC on board for increased safety when accelerating.
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  • Riding modes Pro with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC).
    Pro riding mode also includes both the dynamic and user riding modes, the dynamic traction control DTC with angular rate sensor and the lean-optimised ABS Pro in combination with the dynamic brake light (depending on the approval situation in the respective sales country).
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  • Shift assistant Pro for dynamic shifting.

    The optional shift assistant Pro in the R 1200 R enables you to shift up an down without actuating the clutch or throttle grip with virtually any load and at virtually any engine speed: for increased comfort and a boost in dynamics.
  • Dynamic ESA for optimal riding dynamics in all situations.
    With the Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) available as special equipment, you can also heighten the dynamic riding experience atop the R 1200 R once again. Dynamic ESA adjusts the suspension depending on the riding status and riding manoeuvres automatically to suit the conditions: for even more riding safety, performance and comfort.
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More individuality

Special equipment and accessories.

With the wide range of special equipment and Original BMW Motorrad accessories, you can adapt the F 1200 R to best suit your requirements.

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