2012 BMW Motorcycle
To many, the BMW R 1200 RT is the gold standard for sport touring, offering a classic air-cooled boxer twin design that has decades-old roots, yet has four valves per cylinder, twin-spark ignition, and sophisticated fuel injection.
Front suspension is handled by BMW’s proprietary Telelever system, which uses a single center spring strut to eliminate front end dive during braking.
The RT has features such as Integral ABS, cruise control, On Board Computer, dual accessory sockets, a center stand, and heated grips.
For the model year 2012 the BMW R 1200 RT is available in the following new paint finishes:
- Midnightblue metallic
- Light magnesium metallic/Magnesium beige metallic
- Fluidgrey metallic
The paint finishes Polar metallic, Thundergrey metallic, Ostra grey metallic matt and Thundergrey metallic/Titan silver metallic/Granite gray metallic are no longer available.
2012 BMW R 1200 RT Quick Stats:
- ENGINE TYPE: DOHC flat-twin
- BORE x STROKE: 101mm x 73mm
- COMP. RATIO: 12.0:1
- TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
- WHEELBASE: 58.4 inches
- FUEL CAPACITY 6.6 gallons
- WET WEIGHT: 570 pounds
- PRICE: $17,350
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