BMW R1200C Classic

BMW R1200C Classic

The front end is typically BMW: the firm's wishbone-type Telelever suspension uses a single shock absorber system to give stiff yet compliant feedback from the 46cm (18in) front wheel.

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Model year
1997
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Make
BMW
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Engine Power
61.05 HP (44.9 kW) @ 5000 rpm
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Top Speed
104.39 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    2 cylinders, 4-stroke, Boxer
  • Displacement:
    1170 cc (71.49 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    3.98 inch × 2.87 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    61.05 HP (44.9 kW) @ 5000 rpm
  • Torque:
    98 Nm (72.28 lb-ft) @ 3000 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valve train:
    SOHC, variable
  • Valves per cylinder:
    4
  • Sparks per cylinder:
    1
  • Fuel supply system:
    Fuel injection
  • Ignition type:
    Digital CDI
  • Compression:
    10:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Longitudinal
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Dry, single plate, hydraulic operated
  • Final drive:
    Shaft
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Length:
    92.1 inch
  • Width:
    41.3 inch
  • Height:
    44.5 inch
  • Wheel base:
    65 inch
  • Trail:
    3.4 inch
  • Seat height:
    29.1 inch
  • Curb weight:
    564.4 lbs
  • Dry weight:
    524.7 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Telelever
    Suspension travel:
    5.67 inch
    Fork angle:
    61°
    Brake:
    Twin Disk, Ø12.01 inch
    Tire:
    100 / 90 R18 ZR
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Mono arm
    Suspension travel:
    3.94 inch
    Brake:
    Disk, Ø11.22 inch
    Tire:
    170 / 80 R15 ZR
  • Frame type:
    composite, Backbone frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    Yes
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.18 KW/lbs (5.70 lbs/HP)
  • Top speed:
    104.39 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    4.62 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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