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BMW R 1200 GS and R 1200 GSA launched in India – Price starts from INR 15.90 lakh

BMW Motorrad India has officially entered India. The most affordable of their bikes on sale in India is the R 1200 GS, priced from INR 15.90 lakh.


BMW Motorrad has officially launched their range of bikes in India in a price range that extends from INR 15.9 lakhs for the BMW R1200 GS Standard to INR 28.5 lakhs for the top end BMW K1600 GTL PRO.

Mr. Shivpada Ray has been appointed as head of BMW Motorrad in India, while the company is slated to open dealerships in Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Mumbai by the end of this year.

The BMW R 1200 GS and 1200 GS Adventure rear wheels gets power from a 1,170cc engine offering 125 bhp peak power at 7,750 rpm and 125 Nm peak torque at 6,500 rpm. The engine is mated to a constant mesh 6 speed gearbox with helical gear teeth. Kerb weight is at 238 kgs and fuel tank capacity stands at 20 liters. The bikes are capable of a top speed of 200 kmph.

BMW R 1200 GS Engine Specs

EngineAir/oil-cooled flat twin ('Boxer') 4-stroke engine, two camshafts and four radially aligned valves per cylinder, central balancer shaft
Capacity1,170 cc
Transmission6 Speed
Power81 kW (110 hp) at 7,750 rpm
Torque120 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Engine ManagementElectronic intake pipe injection / BMS-K+ digital engine management with overrun fuel cut-off, twin spark ignition
Top Speed210 kmph
Fuel Efficiency23.2 kmpl

Both, R 1200 GS and the R 1200 GSA are offered in three variants each – Standard, Dynamic+, and Pro. Price of the R 1200 GS is INR 15.9 lakh, INR 19 lakh and INR 19.5 lakh respectively while that of the R 1200 GSA is INR 17.5 lakh, INR 20.9 lakh and INR 21.4 lakh respectively.

Dimensions stand at 2,210mm length, 915mm width and 1,450mm height. Seat height is at 850mm and dry weight stands at 209 kgs. Stable suspension allows for enhanced performance on both road and rough terrain which along with flexible ergonomics allows for a comfortable ride. Single disk brakes of diameter 276mm with dual piston floating caliper are seen at the front and rear while tyre sizes are at 120/70 R19 in front and 170/60 R 17 at the rear.

BMW R 1200 GS Dimensions, Brakes, Tyres

Length2,210 mm
Width (incl. mirrors)915 mm
Height (excl. mirrors)1,450 mm
Seat height850 mm
Unladen weight234 kg
Dry weight209 kg
Permitted total weight440 kg
Usable tank volume20 l
Rim, front2.50 x 19"
Rim, rear4.00 x 17"
Tyres, front110/80 R 19
Tyres, rear150/70 R 17
Brake, frontDual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 305 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rearSingle disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABSOptional extra: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), can be switched off