BMW, Honda, Yamaha | Sport Touring Motorcycle Comparison

Velocity. Luxury. Gadgetry.

By Tim Carrithers, Photography by Kevin Wing

2007 BMW K1200GT

PRICE
MSRP

$20,785 as tested

ENGINE
Type l-c inline four
Valve arrangement DOHC, 16v
Bore x stroke 79.0mm x 59.0mm
Displacement 1157cc
Compression ratio 13.0:1
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Shaft
CHASSIS
Weight (wet) 673 lb. (305kg)
Weight (dry) 635 lb. (288kg)
Rake 29.4 deg.
Trail 4.41 in. (112mm)
Wheelbase 61.9 in. (1571mm)
Seat height 32.3 in. (820mm)
Fuel capacity 6.3 gal. (24L)
SUSPENSION
Front / BMW Duolever, electronically adjustable.
Rear single shock, electronically adjustable.
PERFORMANCE
Horsepower ? @ ? rpm
Torque ? lb.-ft. @ ? rpm
Corrected 1/4-mile* 11.30 sec. @ 123.67 mph
Fuel mileage
(low/high/average)
35/47/42

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