News 2012 BMW R 1200 RT | Quick Look

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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With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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