Review of BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike

The all-new BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike is an iconic bike for those riders who have the passion of dual sports riding. It provides excellent riding experience on roads, cross-country, urban and off-road. It is best known for its comfortable ride with the best performance in all kinds of surfaces. It was designed for those riders who want to take their riding style to the next level. The powerful engine is very responsive and provides the best amount of torque and acceleration. The chassis is very stylish and the new color combination makes it even more attractive. The all-new BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike provides the comfortable, dynamics and fun ride and its review with its pictures and specification are written below.

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike – Specification and Pictures

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike

Engine Features

The all-new BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike features the powerful twin-cylinder boxer engine with 125 horsepower (92kW). This engine is the result of a trial test under harsh conditions. It is very efficient and offers very high torque. It provides an instantaneous response in all conditions like its bigger brother 2017 BMW R1200GS Adventure. It is one of the most reliable and durable engines with extremely good-natured. It’s wet clutch with anti-hopping function and an electric throttle facilitate the fine dosage of power. Each and every component of this engine is carefully designed for ultimate performance.

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike

Chassis Features

The all-new BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike comes with the stylish and compact chassis. Its main frame provides enough room for the engine while the low center of gravity ensure an extreme handling and stability. The new para-lever and tele-lever suspension system enable the rider for perfectly tuned damping performance in the variety of surfaces. The electronic riding assistance like the new reworked ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) adds another level of joy at the touch of the button. The riding modes Rain and the Road, as well as the ASC (Automatic Stability Control), comes as standard in this BMW bike to provide the best riding experience in all circumstances. The optional accessory riding mode Pro offers the more scope for adjusting the riding style i.e. Enduro and Dynamic. The all-new HSC (Hill Start Control) makes it easier to start on the slope while the DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) intervenes the level of sensitivity in lean to ensure safety and riding dynamics. The new ABS Pro helps when lean to apply the brakes in doses plus it performs the best riding experience in all situations. The new dynamic brake light warns the traffic behind just in case of reflex braking.

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike

Style

The newly launched BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike comes in the stylish, strong and full character bodywork. It features the new paint finishing and the high-quality surface which highlights the striking GS design. The overall design is kept much similar as compared to older 2013 BMW R1200GS. It’s new tank design provides an attractive view while the front wheel spray protection and new frame provide the mind blowing view. Its exclusive style adds visual highlights and its focus on the confident appearance and touring with the use of high-quality material and details. This bike comes with the wide range of optional accessories for those who want more out of their bike.

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike – Specs and Pics

Engine

Type Air/liquid-cooled, four-stroke, flat-twin engine with 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) at 7,750 RPM
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-4

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike Specs

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Fuel type Unleaded super with octane number 95 (RON)

Electrical system

Alternator Three-phase alternator 510 W (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 a helical gear teeth
Drive Shaft drive

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike 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 a handwheel
Suspension travel front/rear 190 mm / 200 mm
Wheelbase 1.507 mm
Castor 99.6 mm
Steering head angle 64.5°
Wheels Aluminium-Gussräder
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, diameter 305 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

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike Specs

Dimensions / Weights

Length 2.207 mm
Width (inc. mirrors) 952.5 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1.412 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 850 / 870 mm (lowered suspension* 800 / 820 mm) *OE
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1870 / 1910 mm (lower seat height* 1750 / 1790 mm) *OE
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 244 kg
Permitted total weight 460 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 216 kg
Usable tank volume 20 l
Reserve approx. 4 l

BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike

Conclusion

This article is all about the review of new BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike and it shows that it really is an impressive dual sports bike. Its engine is carefully designed to deliver the best performance in all conditions. The stylish tank protects the chest from cool wind plus it provides enough room for fuel to enjoy the long distance ride. The handlebars and seat design are carefully designed for good control over the large terrain of surfaces. The tires and wheels provide the great grip over all surfaces. In short, the new BMW 2017 R1200GS Dual Sports Bike is an incredible and ideal bike for the adventurous ride and one should enjoy its ride.

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