BMW K1200GT

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BMW K1200GT
BMW's 2007 K1200GT
ManufacturerBMW Motorrad
Also calledGT
Holding companyBMW
Production2006–2008
PredecessorK1200GT (2003–2006)
SuccessorK1300GT
ClassSport touring
Engine1157 cc liquid-cooled transverse mounted inline 4-cyl DOHC
Power (physics)152 hp (113 kW) @ 9500 rpm
TorqueConvert/lbf.ft @ 7750 rpm
Transmission (mechanics)6-speed, enclosed Driveshaft with two universal joints;2.82:1 drive ratio
Rake (angle), Mechanical trail29.4°, 112 mm (4.4 in)
Wheelbase1,572 mm (61.9 in)
DimensionsLength 91.3 in (2,320 mm) Width 39 in (990 mm)
Seat height32.3 in (820 mm)
Weight549 lb (249 kg) (Dry weight (motorcycle)), 622 lb (282 kg) (Wet weight (motorcycle))
Fuel capacity6.3 U.S. gallons (24 litres) including 1 gallon reserve
RelatedK1200R, K1200S

The BMW K1200GT is a Sport touring motorcycle made by BMW. The second generation K1200GT, introduced in 2006, uses essentially the same Inline-4 engine as the BMW K1200S Sportbike, which held the world speed record in 2005 for its class at 173.57 mph (279.33 km/h),[1] and the K1200R. The new model is lighter and more powerful than the first generation K1200GT, which was introduced in 2003.[2]

Standard features include adjustable seat, handlebars, integral ABS, panniers and electronically adjustable screen. Available options include: electronic suspension adjustment (ESA), xenon light, on board computer including oil level warning, automatic stability control (ASC), heated seat, heated hand grips, Tire pressure monitoring system (TPM), cruise control and anti-theft alarm

In late 2008, the K1200GT was replaced by the larger displacement K1300GT, which featured a 136 cc larger engine producing 175 bhp (130 kW) and Convert/lb.ft of torque.[3] The new bike also features improved optional ESA-II electronic suspension adjustment, a conventional single indicator switch and concealed crash bars.

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