BMW R1200 R

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Key specs
  • Displacement1,170 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)124 bhp
  • Mileage - ARAI24 kmpl
  • Kerb Weight274 kg

Avg. Ex-showroom price

EMI   46,086/month EMI Calculated basis
Down Payment - ₹ 3,00,997
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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BMW R1200 R Summary

R1200 R key highlights
Displacement 1,170 cc
Mileage 24 kmpl
Kerb Weight 274 kg
  • Cordoba Blue
  • Light White
  • Black

About R1200 R

BMW R1200 R is a commuter bike available in 2 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹15,04,985 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹15,64,985 (ex-showroom). BMW R1200 R generates 124 bhp of power and 125 nm of torque from its 1170cc engine. Double cylinder engine of R1200 R has a 6 speed manual gearbox. With both rear and front disk brakes, the top variant of BMW R1200 R also has an anti-locking braking system. This 274 kg bike is available in 3 colours.

The BMW R1200 R is a streetfighter naked motorcycle from the BMW stable. It shares its construction with the R1200 RT but being a street motorcycle is a whole lot lighter than the RT.

It gets the typical BMW streetfighter design with a lowered headlamp flanked by the beefy front forks and an upswept handlebar. The sculpted tank accommodates the knees and the footpegs are rearset for a sporty stance. The pillion seat is stepped up and gets grab rails.

The R1200 RT is powered by 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 by the press of a button.

It gets 17-inch alloys that are 120mm wide in the front and 180mm in the back. It gets Telelever suspension in the front and Paralever in the back with an optional semi-active electronic adjustment. It gets dual 320mm discs in the front with four piston callipers and a 265mm disc in the back equipped with ABS as standard. It gets an 18-litre fuel tank which makes it an able tourer as well. The R1200 R competes with the MV Agusta Brutale 1090 and the Triumph Speed Triple.
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BMW R1200 R Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Ample torque throughout the rev range
    • Features a host of electronic aids
    • Impressive handling dynamics
  • Could be Better

    • Gearbox feels clunky during upshifts
    • Mild vibrations at higher revs
    • Instrument cluster feels outdated

BikeWale's Take

The R1200R is a quintessential BMW which is high on quality and modernity. Barring the minor chinks in its armour, it makes for an impressive roadster with a ballistic yet tractable motor, complemented by all the necessary electronics to have the rider’s back. 

BMW R1200 R mileage

As per ARAI, the average of R1200 R is 24 kmpl.

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R1200 R Specifications & Features


  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 124 bhp @ 7,500 rpm

    Maximum Torque 125 Nm @ 6,000 rpm

    Emission Standard BS-IV

    Displacement 1,170 cc

    Cylinders 2

    Bore 101 mm

    Stroke 73 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 4

    Compression Ratio 12.5 : 1

    Ignition Twin Spark Ignition

    Spark Plugs 2 Per Cylinder

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Shaft Drive

    Clutch Single dry plate clutch, Hydraulically operated

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 18 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity 3 litres

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank & an electric bike can travel on a full charge 432 Km

    Mileage - ARAI 24 kmpl

    Mileage - Owner Reported --

    Top Speed --

  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 320 mm

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 265 mm

    Calliper Type Four-Piston Fixed Calipers

    Front Wheel Size 17 inch

    Rear Wheel Size Rear Wheel Size 17 inch

    Front Tyre Size 120/70 ZR 17

    Rear Tyre Size 180/55 ZR 17

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension stanchion diameter 41 mm, Central spring strut

    Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm

  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 274 kg

    Overall Length 2,145 mm

    Overall Width 906 mm

    Overall Height 1,273 mm

    Wheelbase 1,495 mm

    Ground Clearance 185 mm

    Seat Height 800 mm

    Chassis Type Two-section frame consisting


Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

GPS & Navigation --

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock breaking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Switchable ABS

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

Speedometer Analogue

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Analogue

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Low Battery Indicator Yes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo



Electric System12V DC

Battery12 V, 14 Ah

Headlight TypeHalogen Bulb Type

Headlight Bulb TypeH7 / LED

Brake/Tail LightLEd Tail Lamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

BMW R1200 R Price

R1200 R Standard 15,04,985 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels
R1200 R Style 15,64,985 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

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BMW R1200 R User Reviews

4.6 (8 ratings) 1 review
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  •  5A good bike 2 years ago by Chirag, Bangalore

    It is a nice bike but mileage is very low it gives like 12kmpl it sounds great it good for racing with friends its stylish and cool . I was never disappointed with the bike but its mileage was a big issue i cant go an long tours with it but still its great for cities an

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    • Used it for

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    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

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