2012 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Price in USA, Review, Test Ride, Specifications, Features, Mileage and Picture Gallery

BMW Motorrad brings you the most stylish and powerful Adventurer bike at price tag of  MSRP $18,350 (incl. ABS). I am talking about 2012 R 1200 GS Adventure, which promising you superior handling, comfort and safety on road and Off-road.

New 2012 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure is powered by a 1,170CC, Air/oil-cooled flat twin (‘Boxer’) 4-stroke engine, two camshafts and four radially aligned valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft churns out peak power of 110 hp (81 kW) at 7,750 rpm and peak torque 89 ft-lb (120 Nm) at 6,000 rpm fitted with a 8.7 gallons (33.0 liters) fuel tank promising you fuel economy 51 mpg, at a constant 55 mph with a top-speed of over 125 mph (200 km/h).

At last I would like to say that new 2012 R 1200 GS Adventure can make your adventure fun. What you think? Please be open to give your view.

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Let’s check what more this Adventure bike can give you…..


BMW R 1200 GS Adventure



Air/oil-cooled flat twin (‘Boxer’) 4-stroke engine, two camshafts and four radially aligned valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft

Bore x stroke

101 mm x 73 mm


1,170 cc

Rated output

110 hp (81 kW) at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque

89 ft-lb (120 Nm) at 6,000 rpm

Compression ratio

12.0 : 1

Mixture control / engine management

Electronic intake pipe injection / BMS-K+ digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed

over 125 mph (200 km/h)

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h

51 mpg, at a constant 55 mph

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h

51 mpg, at a constant 55 mph

Fuel type

Unleaded super and premium.

Electrical system


three-phase alternator 720 W


12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission


Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated


Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth


Shaft drive

Chassis / brakes


Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load- bearing engine-gearbox unit

Front wheel location / suspension

BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 41 mm, central spring strut, spring pre-load with 5-position mechanical adjustment

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable

Suspension travel front / rear

8.2/8.6 inches (210 mm / 220 mm)


59.4 inches (1,510 mm)


3.5 inches (89 mm)

Steering head angle



Cross-spoke wheels

Rim, front

2.50 x 19″

Rim, rear

4.00 x 17″

Tyres, front

110/80 R 19

Tyres, rear

150/70 R 17

Brake, front

Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 305 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper


Optional extra: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), can be switched off

Dimensions / weights


88 inches (2,240 mm)

Width (incl. mirrors)

39 inches (990 mm)

Height (excl. mirrors)

60 inches (1,525 mm)

Seat height, unladen weight

35.0/35.8 inches (890/910 mm)

Inner leg curve, unladen weight

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)

564 lbs (256 kg)

Dry weight 2)

496 lbs (225 kg)

Permitted total weight

1,047 lbs (475 kg)

Payload (with standard equipment)

482 lbs (219 kg)

Usable tank volume

8.7 gallons (33.0 liters)


Approx. 1 gallon (4.0 liters)

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