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2008 BMW R 1200 GS

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2008 BMW R 1200 GS

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2008 BMW R 1200 GS Specifications

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Model Type  On-Off Road
BASE MSRP(US)  $14,600.00
Dealers BMW Dealers
Warranty  36
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Flat Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air / Oil
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  OHV
Compression Ratio  12.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  110/80 HR19
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  150/70 HR17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  59.3 / 1506.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 20

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Better than Ever!
By John Pascoe(Owner), Sep. 15, 2008
The new 1200GS is a vast improvement on the previous model on which I did 33,000kms. The ESA is just amazing and the suspension is much more refined. The motor revs more freely and has more power and this works extremely well with the new gearbox ratios. Again it is a more refined power delivery ri... Read Full Review

 

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A great bike, although a bit much to pick up
By Paul Miller(Owner), Nov. 2, 2008
After test riding about a dozen mid and heavy weight dual sports I bought the 12gs. Surprisingly easy to ride at high and low speeds in many conditions, but if you do drop it, it is a chore to get it upright!



I rode mine on about 4600 miles of trails and dirt roads this summer and loved it. I jus... Read Full Review

 

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