2008 BMW K 1200 S
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2008 BMW K 1200 S Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelBMW K 1200 S

Engine and transmission

Displacement1157.0 ccm (70.60 cubic inches)
Engine typeIn-line four, four-stroke
Power164.9 HP (120.4 kW) @ 10250 RPM
Torque130.0 Nm (13.3 kgf-m or 95.9 ft.lbs) @ 8250 RPM
Bore x stroke79.0 x 59.0 mm (3.1 x 2.3 inches)
Valves per cylinder4
Fuel systemInjection. Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K)
Cooling systemLiquid
Transmission typeShaft drive (cardan) (final drive)
ClutchMultiple-disc clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated
Fuel consumption4.70 litres/100 km (21.3 km/l or 50.05 mpg)
Greenhouse gases109.0 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeBridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
Rake (fork angle)29.0°
Trail119 mm (4.7 inches)
Front suspensionBMW Motorrad Duolever
Front wheel travel115 mm (4.5 inches)
Rear suspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Rear wheel travel135 mm (5.3 inches)
Front tire120/70-17
Rear tire190/50-17
Front brakesDouble disc
Diameter320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc
Diameter265 mm (10.4 inches)
Dry weight227.5 kg (501.6 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc248.0 kg (546.7 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.7250 HP/kg
Seat height820 mm (32.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length2182 mm (85.9 inches)
Overall width905 mm (35.6 inches)
Wheelbase1571 mm (61.9 inches)
Fuel capacity19.00 litres (5.02 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity2.00 litres (0.53 US gallons)
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