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BMW R1200GS 'Grace'

  • 9 May 2017
  • Author: Circle NZ
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BMW R1200GS 'Grace'

The R1200GS, probably the best adventure bike ever produced, certainly one of the most proven.  The vertically opposed twin cylinder delivers 125hp and around 125Nm of torque and is packed with features like Dynamic ESA. cruise control, Auto Stability Control and more.  What the heck, just go ride it.

This is one hell of a sporty machine, marketed as an Adventure bike you'll find this as at home on the tarmac as it is on the trail. Impressive handling, low center of gravity and smooth torquey motor make this a real pleasure to ride.  Throwing in the  ABS braking, stability control, excellent build quality, pillion comfort and economy makes this a bike you won't want to hand back.

Engine:
Engine Type 1170 cc, opposed Twin
Cylinders 2
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke
Cooling Liquid/Air
Valve Configuration DOHC
Compression Ratio 12.5:1
Starter electric
Power 125 bhp  @ 7,700rpm
Torque 125 Nm  @ 6,500 rpm
Fuel Requirements Regular
Fuel Type Gas
Transmission:
Transmission Type Manual
Number Of Speeds 6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Shaft
Wheels & Tires:
Front Tire (Full Spec) 110/80 R19
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 120/70 R19
Brakes:
Front Brake Type dual 305 mm discs, ABS
Rear Brakee Type 276mm disc, ABS
Technical Specifications:
Wheelbase (in/mm) 1,507 mm (61.5 in)
Fuel Capacity (litre) 20 litres
Weight 238kg - ready to ride
Seat Height 850 - 870 mm

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