R 1200 GS

From $24,590*

*Manufacturer’s Recommended Ride Away Price for a new BMW R 1200 GS with no optional extras. Price is based on the motorcycle being garaged in Sydney metro and a private owner with a good driving record. Price may vary according to individual circumstances and may vary between authorised BMW Motorrad dealers and states/territories. Please consult your authorised BMW Motorrad dealer for further details.

All motorcycles are supplied only with equipment required by law (e.g. reflectors as per Euro 4 standard). Illustrations on this website may differ from this.

THE BMW R 1200 GS.

Endless Adventure.

The BMW R 1200 GS founded the dual-sport motorcycle segment – and is still leading it confidently today.  Combined with the legendary GS robustness and the expertise from over 36 years of development result in a motorcycle which shies away from no competitors. A great many awards in technical magazines provide impressive proof of this. The new model goes one better: both in terms of its touring suitability and off-road performance. Which means for you: increased comfort, dynamics and more fun.

Available Colours

Choose your style.

With two different basic colours and two customisable styles – Tour and Rallye – you can now adapt the R 1200 GS even more to suit your individual preferences. The styles comprise a colour design with specially attuned standard equipment.

Black Storm Metallic

Available on R 1200 GS variant only.

Light White

Available on R 1200 GS variant only.

Lupin Blue Metallic

Available on R 1200 GS Rallye and R 1200 GS Rallye X variants only.

Iced Chocolate Metallic

Available on R 1200 GS Tour variant only.

Model Variants

  • R 1200 GS

    Specification.

     

    • Available in Light White or Black Storm Metallic
    • BMW Motorrad ABS, Heated Grips
    • On Board Computer, Centre Stand
    • Chrome Exhaust, Tyre Pressure Control, Hand Protection
    • ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
    • Riding Modes: Rain and Road
  • R 1200 GS Rallye

    Specification.

     

    • Available in Lupin Blue Metallic
    • BMW Motorrad ABS, Heated Grips
    • On Board Computer, Centre Stand
    • Chrome Exhaust, Tyre Pressure Control ,Hand Protection
    • ASC (Automatic Stability Control), Black Drivetrain
    • Cross Spoke Wheels, Riding Modes: Rain and Road
  • R 1200 GS Rallye X

    Specification.

     

    • Available in Lupin Blue Metallic
    • BMW Motorrad ABS Pro (Cornering ABS), Heated Grips
    • On Board Computer Pro, Chrome Exhaust, Tyre Pressure Control, Hand Protection
    • Black Drivetrain, Cross Spoke Wheel, Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment), Navigation Preparation, Cruise Control
    • Sport Suspension, Off-road Tyres, LED Headlight, Gear Shift Assist Pro, Riding Mode Pro (Rain, Road, Enduro, Enduro Pro, Dynamic, Dynamic Pro)
    • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), Hill Start Control, LED Indicators, Short windscreen, Rallye Seat, Daytime Riding Light
  • R 1200 GS Tour

    Specification.

     

    • Available in Iced Chocolate Metallic
    • BMW Motorrad ABS Pro (Cornering ABS), Heated Grips, On Board Computer Pro, Centre Stand
    • Chrome Exhaust, Tyre Pressure Control, Hand Protection, Black Drivetrain
    • Comfort Seat, Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment), Keyless Ride, Navigation Preparation, Cruise Control
    • Pannier Fastenings, LED Headlight, Gear Shift Assist Pro, Riding Mode Pro (Rain, Road, Enduro, Enduro Pro, Dynamic, Dynamic Pro)
    • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), Hill Start Control, LED Indicators.
3 Years Warranty.

Ride on & on & on. We're giving you an extra year. 

Now there's a 3-year warranty on all motorcycles.*

* Valid on new motorcycles purchased from 1st October 2018

 

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Robust. Dynamic. Strong.

Wherever the journey takes you, the R 1200 GS is bound to draw all the looks. From the front to the back – the striking GS line style signalises its unquenchable thirst for adventure. High-quality design elements and attractive colours and styles make the new GS irreplaceable. The main frame colour can be selected in three different finishes. Details like the galvanised radiator cowl allude to the increased visual robustness. Even stainless steel is used in the styles. Furthermore, the Exclusive and Rallye styles have their own, style-forming accents: from the tank trim right up to the GS lettering. The R 1200 GS has never been more individual – just like you.
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Ready for everything to come.

Ready for everything to come.

Innovations like the front spray guard, wind guiding wing elements and offroad protective parts make your GS even more robust. In doing so, the latest technology reacts even more acutely to the different conditions and supports you in difficult situations. Equipped as robustly as this, you can conquer every corner of the globe with your GS.

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Perfect handling.

Perfect handling.

The firm main frame with the engine as a supporting element ensures a low centre of gravity and in turn alleviates handling while at the same time enormous lane stability. The paralever and telelever suspension elements enable a perfectly tuned riding performance on any terrain.

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Twin-cylinder boxer engine

92
kW (125 HP) at 7,750 rpm
125
Nm at 6,500 rpm
244
kg unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready
850
mm seat height
Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft

Power for every situation.

Power for every situation.

Tried, tested and proven under the highest load again and again: the twin-cylinder boxer engine with 92 kW (125 HP). It is efficient and has very high torque: for noticeable riding enjoyment in any situation. And yet the boxer is not only legendary for its reliability. It is also extremely good-natured. The wet clutch with anti-hopping function and the electric throttle facilitate a fine dosage of power.

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Experience the sound of the R 1200 GS

Innovative technology

An icon meets technology.

The R 1200 GS, has the latest developments when it comes to technology, comfort and safety fitted. And so the riding modes "Rain" and "Road" as well as the "Automatic Stability Control" are available right from the entry-level model. As special equipment, you get countless other assistance and safety systems – like for instance the electronically controlled dynamic ESA chassis of the next generation. Further, the special equipment Pro riding modes offer many other assistance and safety systems. Like for instance start control, which among other things also makes it easier to start when on an incline. The dynamic traction control DTC also sensitively intervenes when on inclines and ensures increased safety and riding dynamics. ABS Pro also helps when leaning to apply the brakes in doses and in so doing diffusing hazardous situations. And the dynamic brake light warns traffic behind in the case of reflex braking.
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Connectivity.

Connectivity.

BMW Motorrad Connectivity provides motorcyclists with an innovative solution for daily navigation, using multimedia and riding-related information with the clearest layout and intuitive operations: connecting the motorcycle, smartphone and helmet via Bluetooth results in completely new possibilities. The multi-controller ensures that the functions are easy to operate at all times. The traditional electronic instrument cluster gives way to a large, clear TFT display, which gives the rider constant access to navigation, phone calls, media and additional vehicle information as well as information that was previously displayed, such as speed and revs. On top of this, there are more additional functions available with the free BMW Motorrad Connected App. Connectivity gives motorcyclists the opportunity to focus on what really matters once again: the streets waiting to be discovered.

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Riding Modes.

Riding Modes.

Encounter different sub surfaces head-on.

With the latest generation of riding modes, you always have the right grip. Alongside the standard riding modes "Rain" and "Road", you can personalise your motorcycle for even more sub surfaces with the additionally available riding modes (dynamic and Enduro). With just one button, you have the right mode set in a matter of seconds, because your adventure shouldn't come with any breaks.

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Hill Start Control.

Hill Start Control.

For increased riding fun on inclines.

The Hill Start Control makes starting on inclines and descents easier. By intervening into the partially integrated ABS brake system, the brake pressure in the rear brake system is held automatically. Your advantage: you no longer have to actuate the brake lever the whole time in order to avoid the vehicle from inadvertently rolling back. Ideal for adventure in the mountains.

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Dynamic ESA.

Dynamic ESA.

A new dimension of motorcycling.

With the latest Dynamic ESA generation, the first class riding comfort has been increased once again. Dynamic ESA adjusts the suspension depending on the riding status and riding manoeuvres automatically to suit the conditions. Even with different loads, the optimal initial spring pre-tension on the rear spring strut and the corresponding damping force at the spring elements are provided always ensured. For even more stability, safety, performance and comfort when riding.

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More individuality

Even more protection. Even more safety. Even more reliability. An even better appearance. With the extensive range of equipment and special accessories, you can optimise your machine exactly how you need it. Reworked cylinder protectors, topcase for two helmets, even off-road protective parts like cooler grills and frame guards or luggage systems. Making the GS your own.
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Engine protection bar.
Headlight guard.
Luggage carrier.
Aluminium engine guard.
Cross-spoke wheels.
HP Enduro footrests.
LED headlights with daytime riding light.
Keyless Ride.
One passion, two styles.

Rallye style

Rallye style

Pure offroad.

Begging you to go offroad. Uncompromising off-road extras as standard – or as optional extras. The exclusive paint finish for the Rallye style takes its cue fro the BMW motorsport colours. Added to this are black spoke wheels. The Rallye style is made for your off-road adventure.

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Comfort for every type of rider.

Comfort for every type of rider.

Remaining seated is not a problem with the countless seat heights. Even if you are an experienced GS rider and would rather ride around standing up when offroad, it is still worth sitting down. Because the seat heights and various comfort or rally seat benches leave nothing to be desired. From tall and sporty to comfortable and ideal for touring. You will always embark on an adventure in comfort, even as a pair.

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Incredible diversity.

A new challenge every time. Never the same route twice. No familiar routes. Thanks to the countless possibilities for customisation, you can put together the R 1200 GS to meet your exact requirements.

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Discover the Spirit of GS

And on and on.

The world has no limits.

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