2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike Review

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike

The BMW is one of the famous automobile manufacturers and it is manufacturing number of vehicles for its customers. The new 2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike is another incredible sports motorcycle by BMW brand. This sports bike features the powerful engine with the compact chassis and frame. The design and color combination makes it look awesome. The seat and handlebars are carefully adjusted to achieve the maximum comfort and control at the same time. The wheels and tires offer the strong grip in all track conditions while the suspension system ensures the smooth ride. This bike is more powerful than BMW S 1000 R and features quality components. Following are the review of new 2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike with its pictures and price.

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike – Specification and Price

Sports Touring

The new 2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike is not only the sports motorcycle but the touring bike as well. It provides an incredible touring experience for a long journey. Its engine and suspension are manufactured in a way to offer a lot of riding experience and fun ride. Thanks to its sporty seating position and perfect weather and wind protection, this motorcycle provides the fast traveling experience with the sporty style.

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike

Performance with Design

The new 2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike is the best concept for Sports and Touring in one bike. Its incredible headlamps are derived from two generations of RR. An elegantly shaped handlebar unit is attached to the new forged aluminum section, which perfectly combines function and its ergonomics. The engine is perfectly designed to deliver the best performance in all conditions plus its large fuel tank provides the long distance ride. The aerodynamic is designed to have a minimum air drag. Each and every component is carefully designed to achieve the best performance.

Elegant and Fast Travel Companion

The all-new 2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike provides an extreme power from an output of 92 kW (125 bhp) provided by its liquid and air-cooled 2-cylinder engine. This engine of this BMW bike features the 4-stroke technology with double overhead spur gear driven camshafts and the counterbalance shafts. The highly active electronically regulated suspension Automatic Stability Control (ASC) ensures the best stability on all kinds of road surfaces. This control comes as a standard and features modes like Rain and Road to give an optimum riding experience.

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike

Equipment and Accessories

There are a number of optional equipment and accessories available for the new 2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike. These includes case holder, luggage rack, cruise control, keyless ride and much more. The new system case and the new practical top case are best for touring ride. The new 2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike provides the best level of comfort when the rider use the right accessory at right time.

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike – Price

The newly launched 2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike comes with the price of $25,990.

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike – Specs with Pics


2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike Specs

Type Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft
Bore x stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity 1,170 cc
Rated output 92 kW (125 PS) bei 7.750 U/min
Max. Torque 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-3

Performance & Fuel consumption

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike Specs

Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km at the constant 90 km/h 4.1 liters
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5.5 liters
Fuel type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

Electrical system

Alternator Three-phase alternator 508 W (nominal power)
Battery 12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike Specs

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

Chassis & Brakes

Frame Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, 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 the BMW Motorrad Paralever, WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at the handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at a handwheel
Suspension travel front/rear 140 mm / 140 mm
Wheelbase 1.527 mm
Castor 114.8 mm
Steering head angle 62.3°
Wheels Cast aluminum wheels
Rim, front 3.50 x 17″
Rim, rear 5.50 x 17″
Tires, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tires, rear 180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston radial calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), disengage-able

Dimensions & Weights

Length 2.202 mm
Width (including mirrors) 925 mm
Height (excluding mirrors) 1.250 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 820 mm (rider seat low*/high* 760 / 840 mm) *OE
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1.840 mm (rider seat* low*/high* 1720 / 1875 mm) *OE
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 236 kg
Permitted total weight 450 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 214 kg
Usable tank volume 18 liters
Reserve Approx. 4

2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike Front


This article is all about the new 2017 BMW R 1200 RS Sports Bike and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. It is really an incredible sport touring bike that comes with the number of features and quality components. The engine is designed to deliver the maximum torque and acceleration in all condition. Moreover, the performance is mind blowing. The chassis and frame are very strong plus it supports the rider during a long journey or long ride. Both seats are comfortable and rider can bring his partner as well to share the fun ride with the partner. The wheels and tires provide exceptional grip. Moreover, there are two different traction modes available and rider can choose accordingly. The overall shape and design are kept ergonomics plus the windscreen protects the rider from storm, insects, and wind. So purchase this amazing bike and leave your comment below.