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BMW R1200 RT

BMW R1200 RT is a bike with the last known price range of Rs. 18,34,383 - Rs. 20,55,095 in India. It had 2 variants. It and was powered by a 1170 cc BS-IV engine. It came with anti-locking braking system and both front and rear disc brakes.

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Key specs
  • Displacement1,170 cc
  • Transmission6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight274 kg

Last known Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 18,34,383

BMW R1200 RT is now discontinued in India.

BMW R1200 RT Summary

R1200 RT key highlights

Engine Capacity 1,170 cc
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Kerb Weight 274 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 25 litres
Seat Height 838 mm
Max Power 124 bhp

About R1200 RT

BMW builds a wide range of motorcycles and the R1200 RT is their entry-level touring motorcycle. The R1200 RT was launched in 2005 to replace the R 1150 RT and underwent a complete design overhaul in 2014.

The R1200 RT is a big motorcycle. The wide front fairing extends almost to the end of the handlebar and gets a dominating three-part headlamp and dual LED corona rings that remind you of BMW cars. The seating is relaxed and the large, electrically adjustable windshield ensures wind protection. The fairing exposes the boxer cylinder heads. The hard luggage is standard and is stacked above the dual exhaust pipes.

The R1200 RT is powered by a 1170cc boxer-twin petrol engine that develops 124bhp of power and 125Nm of torque. The engine is now liquid cooled and is mated to a six-speed gearbox that sends power to the rear wheels through a shaft drive. It gets riding modes – rain, road, and standard, and can be toggled at the press of a button. An on-board trip computer, electric windshield, heated grips and colour-matched saddle bags are standard.

It gets 17-inch alloys with 120mm wide rubber in the front and 180mm in the back. It gets Telelever suspension in the front and Paralever in the back with optional semi-active electronic adjustment. It gets dual 320mm discs in the front with four piston calipers and a 265mm disc in the back equipped with ABS as standard. In the Indian market, the R1200 RT competes with the Ducati Multistrada 1200.
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BMW R1200 RT Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • 125bhp motor is loaded with torque
    • Excellent pillion comfort
    • Equipped with top-spec electronics
  • Could be Better

    • Weighs over 300kgs
    • Difficult to ride in city
    • Limited sales, service reach

BikeWale's Take

The R1200 RT is a modern tourer from BMW for the modern world. The bike is very comfortable for long distance riding, even for the pillion. Plus, the 125bhp boxer engine churns out great amount of torque at the low and mid-range making it a highway king. But this bike is pricey and has limited service reach.

BMW R1200 RT mileage

As per ARAI, the average of R1200 RT is 18 kmpl.

R1200 RT mileage details

R1200 RT Specifications & Features


  • Power & Performance

    Displacement Engine displacement is the measure of the cylinder volume swept by the pistons of an internal combustion engine. It indicates the engine size. 1,170 cc

    Max Power 124 bhp @ 7,750 rpm

    Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6,500 rpm

    Stroke Stroke indicates the number of engine cycles during which a piston travels from top to bottom. 73 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder Valves per cylinder indicate the intake (fuel) and outlet (exhaust of combustion gases) of an engine. 4

    Compression Ratio A compression ratio suggests the degree to which the fuel mixture is compressed before ignition. 12.5 : 1

    Mileage - ARAI ARAI certified fuel economy that has been tested under controlled conditions. 18 kmpl

    Mileage - Owner Reported This is the fuel economy registered by Bikewale followers. --

    Riding Range The total range that a vehicle can travel on a full tank of fuel. 450 Km

    Top Speed The maximum speed that a vehicle can achieve. --

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type The transmission type will tell the kind of transmission a two-wheeler has. Shaft Drive

    Gear Shifting Pattern Gear Shifting Pattern --

    Cylinders The number of cylinders that an engine features. Most two-wheelers sold in the Indian market feature a single-cylinder. 2

    Bore Bore is the diameter of each cylinder. 101 mm

    Ignition Ignition indicates to the type of starting system that a vehicle uses. --

    Spark Plugs A spark plug is a device for firing the explosive mixture. 2 Per Cylinder

    Cooling System The cooling system suggests the cooling mechanism that a motor uses. The types include air, oil, or liquid. Air Cooled

    Clutch The clutch disengages or engages the engine from the transmission. --

    Fuel Delivery System --

    Fuel Tank Capacity The capacity of a vehicle to store fuel. 25 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity Reserve fuel is part of the main tank that is used when a vehicle is running low on petrol/diesel. 4 litres

    Emission Standard Emission standards indicate the output from the exhaust that is permissible in a country. BS4

    Fuel Type Fuel Type is the type of fuel that an engine uses to operate. The different types include petrol, diesel, electric, and ethanol among others. Petrol

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  • Brakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Suspension Front suspension usually includes telescopic forks. BMW Motorrad Telelever, Stanchion diameter 35 mm,

    Rear Suspension Rear suspension setup mostly uses a rear mono-shock. Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Mot

    Braking System Braking system is used to reduce the speed of the vehicle or bring it to a standstill. Dual Channel ABS

    Rear Wheel Size Rear wheel size indicates the diameter of the rear wheel. 17 inch

    Front Tyre Size Front tyre size indicate the profile of the front tyre. 120/70 ZR 17

    Rear Tyre Size Rear tyre size indicates the profile of the rear tyre. 180/55 ZR 17

    Front Brake Type Most vehicles feature a disc brake at the front although some commuter segment products come with a drum setup. Disc

    Front Brake Size Front brake size indicates the size of the disc or drum setup at the front wheel. 320 mm

    Rear Brake Type Most vehicles come with a drum brake setup at the back although higher spec models feature a disc brake at the rear. Disc

    Rear Brake Size Rear brake size indicates the size of the disc or drum setup at the front wheel. 265 mm

    Calliper Type Four-piston fixed caliper

    Wheel Type Wheel types include two types - Wire-spoke and Alloy wheels. Alloy

    Front Wheel Size Front wheel size indicates the diameter of the front wheel. 17 inch

    Tyre Type Tyre types are divided into two - Tubeless and Tube Type. Tubeless

    Radial Tyres Radial tyres use steel belts that run at a 90-degree angle with the tread line. Yes

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

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  • Dimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight Kerb weight of the motorcycle is the total weight of a vehicle that is ready for operation. It includes all standard equipment and necessary consumables. 274 kg

    Seat Height The seat height is the height of the rider's saddle from the ground. 838 mm

    Ground Clearance The ground clearance is the distance between the ground and the lowest point of a vehicle. 155 mm

    Overall Width Total width of the vehicle. 905 mm

    Overall Height Overall height is the tallest point of a motorcycle, usually the mirror or the top of a windscreen. 1,430 mm

    Wheelbase The wheelbase is the distance between the front and the rear wheel. 1,485 mm

    Overall Length Overall length of the vehicle is the total length of a two-wheeler from the front to the back. 2,230 mm

    Chassis Type The chassis type is the primary/main frame of a two-wheeler. Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sec

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  • Manufacturer Warranty

    Standard Warranty (Year) --

    Standard Warranty (Kilometers) --


Odometer Odometer keeps the track of the total kilometres travelled by a vehicle in its lifetime. Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) Daytime Running Lights, as the name suggest, are the lights that stay ON when the main headlight is switched off. This feature makes a vehicle easily visible in the rear view mirror of other vehicles. --

Mobile App Connectivity Mobile App Connectivity connects the smartphone to the instrument cluster via Bluetooth to offer access to features such as incoming calls, messages, and music. --

Low Oil IndicatorYes

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

GPS & Navigation GPS & Navigation function works via Bluetooth to deliver directions on the instrument cluster. --

USB charging port A USB charging port can be used to charge devices on the go. The feature, which is either available as standard or via accessories, can come handy to recharge devices such as smartphones while riding a vehicle. --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) Automatic Headlight On feature keeps the main headlamp of the vehicle running all the time. This improves the visibility of a motorcycle/scooter in the rear-view mirror of vehicle ahead. --

Speedometer Speedometer gives an indication of the current speed at which a vehicle is travelling. Analogue

Fuel Guage Fuel guage indicates the level of fuel available in the tank of a vehicle. Yes

Digital Fuel Guage Digital fuel guage shows the information about the fuel level in a vehicle through a digital display. Yes

Tachometer Tachometer shows the real-time reading of the revs per minute (RPM) at which the engine is operating. Analogue

Stand Alarm Stand alarm notifies the rider if the side stand of the vehicle is engaged. Some vehicles comes with a side stand cut-off feature that does not allow the motor to start until the side stand is lifted. Yes

Stepped Seat In a stepped seat layout, the pillion seat is slightly taller than the rider seat. Yes

No. of Tripmeters No of tripmeters indicate the total number of trip meters that a vehicle's instrument cluster features. Usually, premium vehicles come with two trip meters, while budget two-wheelers feature a single trip meter. 2

Tripmeter Type Tripmeters are available in two type - analogue and digital. The analogue unit usually features a single trip meter while a digital display may come with two trip meters. Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Low fuel indicator aims to remind the rider that the vehicle is running low on fuel, and it should be refueled soon. Yes

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes



Battery12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free

Headlight Type--

Brake/Tail Light--

Turn Signal--

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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BMW R1200 RT User Reviews

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  •  5Ghost rider 5 years ago by Abhinav Sharma, New Delhi

    An iconic long-distance tourer, the 2016 bmw r 1200 rt has a classic boxer twin as its centerpiece, albeit updated to feature both liquid- and air-cooling.With a generous wheelbase and rake, the bmw r 1200 rt is a smooth highwayman. The big change for the coast-to-coast

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BMW R1200 RT News

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    2019 BMW R1250RT gets ShiftCam tech
    20 September 2018
    Charles Pennefather

    The 2019 BMW R1250RT has been announced, and it gets very similar engine upgrades to the R1250GS that we’ve talked about before. In addition, a few electronic aids have also become standard items.

  • BMW testing new RT model for 2019
    BMW testing new RT model for 2019
    12 March 2018
    Ranjan R. Bhat

    BMW Motorrad’s sports touring motorcycle will move into a new generation for 2019. On the surface, the test mule might not look much different than the current R 1200 RT, but reports suggest that it features several technological upgrades. 

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    11 July 2017
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    The manufacturer has introduced new colour schemes for it 2018 line-up along with an introduction of the TFT display on the GS family and emergency call feature.

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