R 1200 RS

from R 195 990.00*

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

All motorcycles are supplied only with equipment required by law (e.g. reflectors as per Euro 4 standard). Illustrations on this website may differ from this.

The BMW R 1200 RS.

The very finest sport touring.

Riding dynamics coupled with touring suitability - at the very highest level: this is the BMW RS. With its potent engine and stable suspension, the sports touring bike offers more than just a huge amount of riding pleasure. Thanks to its relaxed, sporty seating position and its perfect wind and weather protection, the bike offers an entirely new ride feel when travelling fast and riding along country roads in sporty style.

The design of the R 1200 RS

Choose your style.

With your very own colour and style variants, you can design your R 1200 RS even more individual.

Light grey metallic / Magellan grey metallic matt

The light grey metallic / Magellan grey metallic matt paintwork and the frame in the contrasting red reinforce the offensive character.

Frozen bronze metallic / Black storm metallic

The combination makes the R 1200 RS a dynamic highlight on the road.

Black storm metallic

An optical statement in terms of performance is the color Black storm metallic.

Performance meets design.

The modern concept of a dynamic blend of sports and touring motorcycle is demonstrated visually too, by means of half fairing featuring symmetrical headlamps derived from two generations of the RR. The elegantly shaped handlebar unit with attached forged aluminium section perfectly combines function and ergonomics.
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Twin-cylinder boxer engine

92
kW (125 HP) at 7,750 rpm
125
Nm maximum tightening torque at 6,500 rpm
3,3
s acceleration of 0-100 km/h
820
mm seat height
Air/liquid-cooled four-stroke twin-cylinder boxer engine

Dynamic unleashing of power.

Dynamic unleashing of power.

The sports touring bike derives its supreme power from an output of 92 kW (125 bhp) delivered by an air/liquid-cooled 2-cylinder 4-stroke boxer engine with two overhead spur gear driven camshafts and a counterbalance shaft. In order to ensure stability on any country road, the highly-active, electronically controlled chassis ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) is fitted as standard. The system is supplemented by the riding modes "Rain" and "road", which are also fitted as standard: for an optimal riding experience.

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Experience the sound of the R 1200 RS

The highlights of the R 1200 RS

Dynamic overall look.
Captivating front view.
Stub handlebar look.
Adjustable windscreen.
Seating comfort.
Slipstream deflector.
Upside-down telescopic fork.
Case and topcase.

Equipment and accessories add the perfect finishing touch.

Equipment and accessories add the perfect finishing touch.

The extensive range of ex works equipment goes from case holders and luggage rack to cruise control and the convenient "Keyless Ride". With the system case and the practical topcase, the sporty tourer is perfectly rounded off: perfectly harmonised with the ergonomics and integrated in the motorcycle's overall look as always, they offer a level of travel comfort you would not normally expect of a sports tourer.

The special equipment Pro riding modes mainly contain two extra riding modes as well as ABS Pro and the dynamic brake light (country-specific).

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More individuality

Special equipment and accessories.

The extensive original BMW Motorrad range of accessories ensures even more individuality. The R 1200 RS can hereby be even more suitably attuned to your requirements.

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The view from behind the scenes

Crafting a feeling.

The BMW Motorrad design process.

Striking characters work in the BMW Motorrad design team. Every designer has their own style and feels at home in their own biker scene. And each and every one of them adds their own inspiration and passion. These different forms are then combined in the design process: they are manifested in each new BMW Motorrad creation. Edgar Heinrich, head designer at BMW Motorrad, introduces the BMW Motorrad design team and the design process.

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Accessories for your R 1200 RS

Clothing for your next excursion