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Model Type
Sport-Touring
Model Type
-
MSRP
$21,520
MSRP
-
Warranty
36
Warranty
-
Insurance
Insurance
-
Finance
Finance
-
Generic Type (Primary)
Sport-Touring
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Manufacturer Country
Germany
Manufacturer Country
Germany
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Parent Company
BMW
Parent Company
BMW
Display Name
K 1200 LT
Display Name
R 18 Transcontinental
Year
2008
Year
2024
Make
BMW
Make
BMW
Introduction Year
-
Introduction Year
2022
Photo Gallery
-
Photo Gallery
Standard
Representative Image
-
Representative Image
No
Engine Type
Longitudinal In-Line
Engine Type
Parallel Twin
Cylinders
4
Cylinders
2
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)
116 / 86.6
Horsepower (bhp/kW)
-
Horsepower RPM
8000
Horsepower RPM
4750
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)
86 / 116.6
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)
-
Torque RPM
5250
Torque RPM
3000
Cooling
Liquid
Cooling
Air / Oil
Valves
16
Valves
8
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Valve Configuration
OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)
70.5 / 2.78
Bore (mm/in)
107.1 / 4.2
Stroke (mm/in)
75 / 2.95
Stroke (mm/in)
-
Displacement (cc/ci)
1172 / 71.5
Displacement (cc/ci)
1802 / 110
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
Starter
Electric
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Premium
Fuel Requirements
Premium
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector
Yes
Carburetor
No
Carburetor
No
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Engine
-
Engine
Standard
Carburetion
-
Carburetion
Standard
Speed Governor
-
Speed Governor
No
Horsepower (bhp)
-
Horsepower (bhp)
91
Torque (Nm)
-
Torque (Nm)
158
Stroke (in/mm)
-
Stroke (in/mm)
3.9 / 100
Transmission Type
Manual
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Number Of Speeds
6
Overdrive
Yes
Overdrive
Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Shaft
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Shaft
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)
2.05 / 1.6 / 1.27 / 0.96 / 0.7
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)
-
Reverse
Yes
Reverse
No
Final Drive Ratio
2.75
Final Drive Ratio
3.09
Transmission
-
Transmission
Standard
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Wheels Composition
-
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Tube / Tubeless
-
Front Wheel Width (in)
3.5
Front Wheel Width (in)
-
Rear Wheel Width (in)
5
Rear Wheel Width (in)
-
Chromed
No
Chromed
-
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Width
-
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Front Tire Speed Rating
Z
Front Tire Speed Rating
-
Front Wheel Diameter
17
Front Wheel Diameter
-
Rear Tire Width
160
Rear Tire Width
-
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Rear Tire Speed Rating
Z
Rear Tire Speed Rating
-
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Wheel Diameter
-
Front Tire (Full Spec)
120/70 ZR17
Front Tire (Full Spec)
-
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
160/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
-
Brake Brand Name
EVO
Brake Brand Name
-
Front Brake Type
Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type
Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
12.6 / 320.4
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.2 / 284.5
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Anti-Lock Brakes
Standard
Anti-Lock Brakes
Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
Standard
Brakes
-
Brakes
Standard
Other Brakes
-
Other Brakes
Optional
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Travel (in/mm)
4 / 101.6
Front Travel (in/mm)
4.7 / 120
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Front Suspension Brand Name
Telelever
Front Suspension Brand Name
-
Steering Damper
No
Steering Damper
-
Rear Suspension Type
Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)
5.1 / 129.5
Rear Travel (in/mm)
4.7 / 119.4
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
No
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Paralever
Rear Suspension Brand Name
-
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Air Adjustable
No
Air Adjustable
No
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
-
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.9 / 49
Steering Control
Handlebar
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
8.21
Length (ft)
-
Width (in/mm)
42.5 / 1079.5
Width (in/mm)
-
Wheelbase (in/mm)
64.1 / 1628.1
Wheelbase (in/mm)
-
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
3.5 / 88.9
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
-
Length (ft/ft)
8
Length (ft/ft)
-
Length (ft/in)
2.5
Length (ft/in)
-
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
761 / 345.2
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
835 / 378.8
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
-
GVWR (lbs/kgs)
1322 / 599.7
GVWR (lbs/kgs)
-
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
6.3 / 24
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
-
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
1 / 3.8
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
-
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
1.54
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
-
Seat Type
Two-Piece
Seat Type
Two-Piece
Adjustable
Yes
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Folding
No
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
30.3 / 769.6
Seat Height (in/mm)
29.1 / 739.1
Number Of Seats
2
Number Of Seats
2
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Backrest Type
Fixed
Backrest Type
Fixed
Backrest Location
Passenger
Backrest Location
Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment
No
Lumbar Adjustment
No
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Seat Specifications
-
Seat Specifications
Standard
Seat Backrest
-
Seat Backrest
Standard
Heated Seat
-
Heated Seat
Standard
Frame
Aluminum / Steel
Frame
Steel
Body Material
Plastic
Body Material
Plastic
Hand Grips
Standard
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Foot Peg Location
-
Chain Guard
No
Chain Guard
No
Chassis Protectors
No
Chassis Protectors
No
Engine Case Guard
No
Engine Case Guard
Yes
Fork Guards
Yes
Fork Guards
Yes
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Tank Guard
No
Tank Guard
No
Belt Guard
No
Belt Guard
No
Hand Guards
Yes
Hand Guards
No
Brush Guard
No
Brush Guard
No
Exhaust Guard
No
Exhaust Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Radiator Cover
No
Radiator Cover
Yes
Side Cover
No
Side Cover
-
Fuel Tank Cover
No
Fuel Tank Cover
No
Front Fender
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Top Crown
-
Stand Type
Center / Kick
Stand Type
Kick
Lower Fairing
Standard
Lower Fairing
-
Spoiler
Standard
Spoiler
-
Handlebars
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Upper Fairing
Standard
Upper Fairing
Standard
License Plate
Standard
License Plate
-
Construction
-
Construction
Standard
Floor Boards
-
Floor Boards
Standard
Floor Board Location
-
Floor Board Location
Driver and Passenger
Exterior Guards
-
Exterior Guards
Standard
Drive Shaft Guard
-
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Heel Guards
-
Heel Guards
No
Exterior Covers
-
Exterior Covers
Standard
Stand
-
Stand
Standard
Wind Deflector
-
Wind Deflector
Standard
Other Exterior
-
Other Exterior
Optional
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Clock
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Computer
Standard
Trip Computer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Temperature Warning Type
Light
Temperature Warning Type
-
Fuel Level Warning Type
Light
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Service Reminder
Standard
Service Reminder
-
Compass
-
Compass
Standard
Navigation System
-
Navigation System
Standard
GPS
-
GPS
Standard
Fuel Level Warning
-
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Temperature Warning
-
Temperature Warning
Standard
Warranty (Condition)
Limited
Warranty (Condition)
-
Destination Charge
495
Destination Charge
895
Basic Warranty (Miles)
36000
Basic Warranty (Miles)
36000
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Battery Warranty (Months)
-
Price
-
Price
Standard
MSRP
-
MSRP
$23,995
Warranty (Months/Condition)
-
Warranty (Months/Condition)
36 / Limited
Radio
Standard
Radio
-
Number Of Speakers
8
Number Of Speakers
-
Number Of Discs
1
Number Of Discs
-
Side Case Mount
Standard
Side Case Mount
Standard
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Paint
Standard
Paint
-
Folding
No
Folding
-
Windshield Lowers
No
Windshield Lowers
No
Height Adjustable
Yes
Height Adjustable
No
Tinted
No
Tinted
No
Height
Mid
Height
High
Rearview Mirrors
-
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Windshield
-
Windshield
Standard
Side Case Material
Vinyl
Side Case Material
Aluminum
Number Of Side Cases
2
Number Of Side Cases
2
Location
Left and Right Side
Location
Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount
Standard
Side Storage Mount
Standard
Underseat Storage
Standard
Underseat Storage
-
Lockable Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
Standard
Rear Rack
Standard
Rear Rack
-
Rear Rack Storage Material
Hard Vinyl
Rear Rack Storage Material
-
Rear Rack Storage Trim
Plain
Rear Rack Storage Trim
-
Helmet Locks
Standard
Helmet Locks
-
Helmet Storage
Standard
Helmet Storage
-
Hard Side Cases
-
Hard Side Cases
Standard
Hard Side Case Capacity (gal/l)
-
Hard Side Case Capacity (gal/l)
6.1 / 27
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Headlight Mounts
-
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
-
Adjustable Headlights
Standard
Adjustable Headlights
-
Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Light Type
-
Type
-
Type
LED
Other Lights
-
Other Lights
Optional
Engine Immobilizer
Standard
Engine Immobilizer
Standard
Heated Hand Grip Location
Driver
Heated Hand Grip Location
-
Power Outlet
Standard
Power Outlet
-
Cruise Control
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Adjustable Levers
Standard
Adjustable Levers
Standard
Handlebar Lock
Standard
Handlebar Lock
-
Keyless Ignition
-
Keyless Ignition
Standard
Alarm System
-
Alarm System
Optional
Dimensions
-
Dimensions
Standard
Weight
-
Weight
Standard
Capacities
-
Capacities
Standard
Performance
-
Performance
Standard
Length (in/mm)
-
Length (in/mm)
104 / 2641.6
Width (in/mm)
-
Width (in/mm)
38.2 / 970
Height (in/mm)
-
Height (in/mm)
59.1 / 1501.1
Wheelbase (in/mm)
-
Wheelbase (in/mm)
66.7 / 1694.2
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
942 / 427.3
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)
-
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)
448 / 203.2
GVWR (lbs)
-
GVWR (lbs)
1389
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
-
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
6.3 / 23.8
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
-
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
1 / 3.8
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
-
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
1.91
Wheels
-
Wheels
Standard
Wheels Composition
-
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Chromed
-
Chromed
No
Tires
-
Tires
Standard
Front Tire Width
-
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Wheel Diameter
-
Front Wheel Diameter
19
Rear Tire Width
-
Rear Tire Width
180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
65
Rear Wheel Diameter
-
Rear Wheel Diameter
16
Other Wheels & Tires
-
Other Wheels & Tires
Optional
Front Wheel Width (in)
-
Front Wheel Width (in)
3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)
-
Rear Wheel Width (in)
5
Front Tire (Full Spec)
-
Front Tire (Full Spec)
120/70 R19
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
-
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
180/65 B16
Radio
-
Radio
Standard
Speakers
-
Speakers
Standard
Number Of Speakers
-
Number Of Speakers
2
Paint
-
Paint
Standard
Other Paint & Finish
-
Other Paint & Finish
Optional