Review of 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster

2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster

The new 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster is an incredible BMW Roadster with the concept of providing the smooth and thrilling ride in one bike. The engine is being the core of attention of BMW engineers and they have developed it to ensure an extreme level of performance under all conditions. The design is kept aggressive and style. The color combination makes this bike amazing and excellent. The seat design and footpegs guarantee the comfortable ride while the wheels and tires give an outstanding grip. The review of new 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster with its review and specifications are given below.

2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster

2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster – Features


The new 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster features the latest technology in term of power. It delivers the 125 hp of power with the controllable torque and acceleration. The rider can further enjoy the fun ride with the help of riding modes, which can easily be actuated with the help of the button. The latest DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) provides the best performance at all times. The rider has everything of the new 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster under his control due to the latest instrument panel. This is located on the bridge made of the strong aluminum in the cockpit.

 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster


The all-new 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster features the compact, tight, aggressive and muscular design. Its upside down telescopic fork is based on the patter of 2017 BMW S 1000 RR, which not only looks good but it also enhances the stability and handling experience. The stylish sharply lines has been drawn along its fuel tank. This bike is a great source of inspiration and attraction.

 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster

2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster – Technical Specifications


Type All-new Air/liquid-cooled four with stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft and one balance shaft
Bore x stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity 1,170 cc
Rated output 92 kW (125 hp) @ 7,750 RPM
Max. torque 125 Nm @ 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-3

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 3.9 liters
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5.4 liters
Fuel type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster Specs

Electrical system

Alternator Three-phase alternator 508 W (nominal power)
Battery 12 V / 12 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 R Roadster Specs


Frame Two-section frame with front- and bolted on rear frame and load-bearing engine
Front wheel location/suspension Telescopic Upside-Down fork; stanchion diameter 45 mm
Rear wheel location/suspension Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at handwheel
Suspension travel front/rear 140 mm / 140 mm
Wheelbase 1.515 mm
Castor 125.6 mm
Steering head angle 62.3°
Wheels Cast aluminum wheels
Rim, front 3.50 x 17″
Rim, rear 5.50 x 17″
Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear 180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front Dual disc brake with floating brake discs, diameter of 320 mm, 4-piston radial calipers
Brake, rear Solo disc brake, diameter of 276 mm, double-piston floating calipers
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), disengageable

 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster Specs

Dimensions / weights

Length 2.165 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 880 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1.300 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 790 mm
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1780 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 231 kg
Permitted total weight 450 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 219 kg
Usable tank volume 18 liters
Reserve Approx. 4 liters

 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster


This article provides the full detail of 2017 BMW R 1200 R Roadster, which is newly launched by BMW. This roadster contains the powerful engine featuring the quality components to ensure the delivery of best performance. The design is compact and aggressive. The fuel tank has attractive lines which add to its awesome design. The suspension system ensures the smooth ride while the braking system gives the best stopping power. In short, it is an ideal bike for those who want thrill ride.