In­side view

BMWR1200 RT, GS, GS Ad­ven­ture

Herald Sun - Motoring - - On Road -

where we rode the RT and the Mt Buller dirt roads where the GS and GSA showed their full po­ten­tial.

The R se­ries bikes also get mi­nor styling changes, BMW’s lat­est on-the-fly elec­tronic sus­pen­sion ad­just­ment (ESA) and a new stereo. with iPod in­ter­face on the RT.

There are a range of fac­tory op­tions avail­able, but BMW sup­plies the stan­dard bikes in Aus­tralia with a suite of fea­tures. Prices: from $30,900 (RT), $21,925 (GS), $26,950 (GSA) En­gine: 1170cc boxer flat twin Power: 81kW at 7750 revs Torque: 120Nm at 6000revs Trans­mis­sion: six-speed, shaft drive Seat height: 770/830mm (RT), 850/870mm (GS), 890/910mm(GSA) Weight: 223kg (RT), 229kg (GS), 256kg (GSA) War­ranty: Two years/un­lim­ited km

www.bmwmo­tor­rad.com.au

Sweet spot: the BMWR1200 GS pro­duces a peak of 81kW at 7750 revs.

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