Tech SpecEvolutionBMW's standard R1200S roadster, tricked out with the best bits and pieces from the company's successful world endurance racer Rivals:Other cost-no-object European sport-twins such as Ducati's $39,995 1098R and Aprilia's $17,999 RSv 1000 R Factory. Tech Spec TECH Price: na Engine type: a/o-c opposed-twin Valve train: DOHC, 8v Displacement: 1170cc Bore x stroke: 101.0 x 73.0mm Compression: 12.5:1 Fuel system: Bosch EFI Clutch: Dry, single-plate Transmission: 6-speed Claimed horsepower: 133 bhp @ 8750 rpm Claimed torque: 85 lb.-ft. @ 6000 rpm Frame: Tubular-steel trellis Front suspension: Telelever with hlins shock adjustable for spring preload, compression and rebound damping Rear suspension: Paralever with hlins shock adjustable for spring preload, compression and rebound damping Front brake: Dual Brembo four-piston radial calipers, 320mm discs Rear brake: Single Brembo two-piston caliper, 265mm disc Front tire: 120/70-ZR17 Metzeler Racetec Rear tire: 190/55-ZR17 Metzeler Racetec Rake/trail: 24.0/3.4 in. Seat height: 32.7 in. Wheelbase: 58.5 in. Fuel capacity: 5.3 gal. Claimed dry weight: 392 lbs. Color: Black/White Available: Spring 2008 Warranty: 3 yrs., 36,000 mi. VerdictThough it can't match its liquid-cooled competition, the HP2 Sport is one capable sport-twin and the baddest Beemer ever. www.motorcyclistonline.com HOTBOX BMW of north America 300 Chestnut Ridge Rd Woodcliff lake NJ 07677 « | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | View Full Article By Alan Cathcart Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!