2008 BMW R 1200 S

2008 BMW R 1200 S Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelBMW R 1200 S

Engine and transmission

Displacement1170.0 ccm (71.39 cubic inches)
Engine typeTwo cylinder boxer, two-stroke
Power120.7 HP (88.1 kW) @ 8250 RPM
Torque112.0 Nm (11.4 kgf-m or 82.6 ft.lbs) @ 6800 RPM
Bore x stroke101.0 x 73.0 mm (4.0 x 2.9 inches)
Valves per cylinder4
Fuel systemInjection. Electronic intake pipe injection/BMS-K digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition
Fuel controlSingle Overhead Cams (SOHC)
Cooling systemOil & air
Transmission typeShaft drive (cardan) (final drive)
ClutchSingle dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Fuel consumption4.30 litres/100 km (23.3 km/l or 54.70 mpg)
Greenhouse gases99.8 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeThree-section frame consisting of front, middle and rear sections, load bearing engine-gearbox unit
Rake (fork angle)24.0°
Trail87 mm (3.4 inches)
Front suspensionBMW Motorrad Telelever
Front wheel travel110 mm (4.3 inches)
Rear suspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever
Rear wheel travel120 mm (4.7 inches)
Front tire120/70-17
Rear tire180/55-17
Front brakesDouble disc
Diameter320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc
Diameter265 mm (10.4 inches)
Dry weight190.0 kg (418.9 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc213.0 kg (469.6 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.6352 HP/kg
Seat height830 mm (32.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length2151 mm (84.7 inches)
Overall width870 mm (34.3 inches)
Wheelbase1487 mm (58.5 inches)
Fuel capacity17.00 litres (4.49 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity2.00 litres (0.53 US gallons)
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