2012 BMW R 1200 RT | Quick Look

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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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