BMW R 1200 C

BMW R 1200 C Date 1997-

Number sold 8.158 (31.12.1997)

Price 23.400,- DM

Engine

Type four-stroke, two-cylinder, horizontally-opposed "Boxer" engine, air-cooled
Bore/stroke 101 x 73 mm
Cubic capacity 1170 cm3
Max power 61 PS (45 kW) at 5000 rpm
Max torque 98 Nm at 3000 rpm
Compression ratio 10,0 : 1
Valves per cylinder 4
Valve control ohv, using chain drive, cup tappets, push rod and rocker arm
Carburation system electronic injection, Bosch Motronic MA 2.4
Engine lubrication wet sump

Power transmission

Clutch dry single plate, with lever-action diaphragm spring
Number of gears 5
Gear selection dog-type gearbox (ratchet foot lever)
Gear ratios 2,05 / 1,60 / 1,27 / 1,04 / 0,80 :1
Rear wheel ratio 1 : 2,54
Bevel/crown wheel 11 : 28 teeth

Electrical system

Alternator 12 V / 700 W
Ignition electronic ignition Bosch Motronic MA 2.4
Starter 1,1 kW
Spark plugs Bosch FR6 DDC

Suspension

Type of frame 3-part tubular space frame, engine serving as load-bearing component, cast-aluminium front section, rear section of tubular steel
Front suspension BMW Telelever - fork with longitudinal control arm and central strut
Rear suspension BMW Paralever - swinging arm
Spring travel 144 / 100 mm
Rims front 2,50 x 18 MT H 2
Rims rear 4,00 x 15 MT H 2
Tyres front 100/90 - 18 56H
Tyres rear 170/80 - B15 83H
Brakes front dual-disc brake 305 mm
Brakes rear single disc brake 285 mm

Dimensions and weights

Length x width x height 2340 x 1050 x 1130 mm
Wheel base 1650 mm
Ground clearance 150 mm
Tank capacity 17 l
Unladen weight, full tank 256 kg
Max permissible weight 450 kg
Fuel consumption 4,8 l / 100 km (at constant 90 km/h)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 5,8 s
Top speed 168 km/h

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