The all-round model revision of the R 1200 R has produced a truly multi-talented machine. The distinguished design, the newly developed DOHC flat-twin engine and the ingenious chassis with Telelever and Paralever make the R 1200 R a genuine RockíníRoll Roadster which will get the most out of every road in terms of riding pleasure.
Visually speaking, the revision of the R 1200 R is once again a real eye-catcher. The purist lines and the even more refined finish demonstrate the powerful character of the machine. New circular instruments, a new higher-quality fork, the new double-butted aluminum handlebars, beautiful new cast wheels, a chrome manifold as standard and much more besides - all this reflects an attention to detail as far as the eye can see. Especially in the Classic version, with is absolute Rock'n'Roll for the eyes with a wide range of visual highlights such as spoke wheels, chrome features and an attractive paint finish in Black and White.
The new R 1200 R Ė a true RockíníRoll Roadster.
Road Ready: 500.4 lbs. (227 kg)
Max. Permissible: 992 lbs. (450 kg)
Payload: 491.6 lbs. (223 kg)
Reserve: 0.8 gal. (3 l)
Rear: 1-disc, 265 mm diameter, 2-piston floating caliper
Rear: 5.5 x 17 in. cast aluminum
Rear: 180/55 ZR 17
Rear: Cast aluminum 1-sided swingarm with BMW Paralever, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable; 5.5 in. (140 mm) travel