2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle Review Price

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2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle

It’s a good news for those who have a passion for extreme and long tour riding. The BMW has launched its new 2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle for such riders who are born just for riding. This adventure bike offers the smooth ride in off-road and rough surfaces. It is especially design and manufactured for challenging surfaces. It ensures an easy and agile handling in all conditions and rider can get most out of it. Those riders who want to test their riding skill must try this new bike. This motorcycle is purely for adventure seekers and the review of new 2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle are written below.

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle – Specification and Price

Engine

The all-new 2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle features the powerful engine providing the massive amount of torque and acceleration. It delivers the flat-twin torque and 125 bhp. This engine of this BMW is air/liquid-cooled featuring the 2-cylinder and 4-stroke engine. This engine is specially designed for an aggressive riding experience. Its engine is fuel efficient providing the best long fun ride.

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle

Riding Modes

The all-new 2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle is designed to challenge all kind of conditions. There is two standard fitted ride mode available in it i.e. Rain and Road. The rider can easily switch between these modes just by the push of a button. Both of these modes offer two entirely different and finely tuned riding experience. One can say that it’s like having two bikes in one. There are also some riding modes, which are available as options for those riders who want to challenge their skill.

Chassis

The all-new 2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle comes with the aggressively styled chassis like the older 2016 BMW R 800 GS adventure. It features the carefully designed fuel tank having the fuel capacity of 7.9 gallons. Since its engine is fuel efficient, so one can enjoy the long distance ride without worrying of refuel. It features the best seat design offering comfort during the long ride. The standard level of equipment is improved in it. This equipment includes an on-board computer, which enables the perfect navigation. It provides the useful information to the rider such as fuel level, average speed, fuel consumption and much more. The suspension and braking system are optimized for better riding experience. This adventure bike features an integrated compartment above its fuel tank enabling the rider to keep small things in it. It features an improved seating comfort, wind and weather protection.

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle – Price

The newly launched 2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle comes with the price of $18,895.

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle – Specs with Pics

Engine

Type Air/liquid-cooled, four strokes flat-twin engine with the balancer shaft, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, wet sump lubrication
Bore x stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity 1,170 cc
Rated output 125 horsepower (92 kW) at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque 92 lb-ft (125 Nm) at 6,500 rpm
Compression ratio 12.5: 1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Over 125 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 47.4 mpg at a constant 55 mph (4.96 l)
Fuel type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle Specs

Electrical system

Alternator Three-phase alternator (510 watts nominal power)
Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with the helical gear teeth
Drive Shaft drive

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle Specs

Chassis/Brakes

Frame Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location/suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut
Rear wheel location/suspension Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with the new BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at its handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at handwheel
Suspension travel front/rear 8.3″ / 8.7″ (210 mm / 220 mm)
Wheelbase 59.4″ (1.510 mm)
Castor 3.6″ (92.7 mm)
Steering head angle 65.5°
Wheels Cross spoke wheels
Rim, front 3.00 x 19″
Rim, rear 4.50 x 17″
Tires, front 120/70 R 19
Tires, rear 170/60 R 17
Brake, front Dual disc brake, floating brake discs having diameter 305 mm, 4-piston radial calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake having diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), disengage-able

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle Specs

Dimensions / Weights

Length 88.8″ (2,255 mm)
Width (incl. mirrors) 38.6″ (980 mm)
Height (excl. mirrors) 57.1″ (1,450 mm)
Seat height, unladen weight 35″ / 35.8″ (890 / 910 mm)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 76.8″ / 78.3″ (1.950 / 1.990 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled 580 lbs (263 kg)
Permitted total weight 1,058 lbs (480 kg)
Payload (with standard equipment) 478 lbs (217 kg)
Usable tank volume 7.9 gallons
Reserve Approx. 1 gallons

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle

Conclusion

This article is all about the review of new 2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. This article provides the complete information about this adventure bike and shows that it contains the best features. This bike is always ready to face all kinds of challenging situations and rider can enjoy the fun ride. Its aggressive design presents an eye-catching view. The seat and handlebars are carefully designed for a comfortable ride. Its fuel tank is carefully designed for maximum comfort and provides enough fuel for the long ride. In short, the new 2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle is best for those champs who want to challenge their skills.