2018 R 1200 R

From $14,345

MSRP excludes destination & handling fee of $495, tax, title, license and registration.

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The BMW R 1200 R.

Roadster feeling in perfection.

The BMW R 1200 R gives you precisely what you expect from a boxer roadster: comfort, dynamics and touring suitability. Inimitable, it propels you forward, physically and acoustically. Its striking look attests to its genuine motorcycling enjoyment. The upside-down telescopic fork highlights its dynamic exterior and ensures stability and precise handling. The superior twin-cylinder boxer engine with 125 hp (92 kW) confidently spurs on this powerful package. Additional options include Dynamic ESA, Shift Assist Pro and Ride Modes Pro.

The design of the R 1200 R

Choose your style.

The R 1200 R is available in three color options: Light White/Cordoba Blue, Espresso Metallic, and Racing Red.

Light White / Cordoba Blue

The Light White/Cordoba Blue highlights the bike’s sportiness.

Espresso Metallic

The Exclusive Style color Espresso Metallic provides a visually appealing roadster look.

Racing Red

The classic Racing Red highlights the dynamic proportions of the R 1200 R.

A true roadster.

The R 1200 R is a roadster in the purest sense of the word – it's reduced down to the essentials: an engine, two wheels and a body consisting of the tank and seat. The R 1200 R has a rigid and muscular design, its lines run dynamically onto the low-set front and on towards the front wheel. The upside-down telescopic fork based on the  S 1000 RR not only gives this all-rounder a striking appearance but also ensures stability and precise handling. Just as striking is the modern interpretation of the classic round headlights.
With the sharply drawn lines along the fuel tank and the seamless transition from the seat to the protruding rear, this roadster has a look that perfectly matches the way it rides. The entire silhouette is toned and nevertheless slim, for a modern and contemporary comfortable riding experience. The luggage frame in grid tube look encircles the center of the design: the classic boxer engine.
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Twin-cylinder boxer engine

hp (92 kW) at 7,750 rpm
cc capacity
lb-ft max. tightening torque at 6,500 rpm
in seat height
Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine with balance shaft, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, wet sump lubrication

Performance meets passion.

Performance meets passion.

The powerful twin-cylinder boxer engine with liquid coolant is an exciting powerplant. Its 125 hp (92 kW) at 7,750 rpm and maximum torque of 92 lb-ft at 6,500 rpm deliver pure riding pleasure over the entire engine speed range. Regardless of whether you're just cruising, riding on a country road, or on a relaxed holiday excursion with a passenger, case and topcase. Your companion throughout all of this is the unmistakable, rich boxer sound. This is where performance meets passion.

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The highlights of the R 1200 R

Ride Modes Pro with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC).
Upside-down telescopic fork.
Multifunctional instrument cluster.
High-quality fork stabilizer.
Stainless steel tank trim.
Light 10-spoke cast wheels.
Optional LED rear light.
Silencer in pentagonal design.

Confident performance, confident control.

Confident performance, confident control.

The R 1200 R is both visually and technically exciting. With the optionally available traction control (DTC), you combine the power of the boxer engine with the multiple riding modes. Shift Assist Pro ensures more comfort and dynamics.

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  • To optimally adapt to your requirements, the R 1200 R has the two riding modes, Rain and Road as standard features. Alongside the standard BMW Motorrad ABS, you also have Automatic Stability Control on board for increased safety when accelerating.

  • Ride Modes Pro includes both the Dynamic and User riding modes, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) with angular rate sensor and the lean-optimized ABS Pro.

  • Optional Shift Assist Pro enables you to shift up and down without actuating the clutch or throttle grip with virtually any load and at virtually any engine speed for increased comfort and a boost in dynamics.

  • With Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) available as an additional option, you can heighten the dynamic riding experience. Dynamic ESA adjusts the suspension depending on the riding status and riding maneuvers automatically to suit the conditions, for even more riding safety, performance and comfort.

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