The BMW R1200C is a cruiser motorcycle that entered the market in 1997 and continued in production for seven years afterward, until 2004. The BMW 1200C was manufactured by the Germany-based BMW Motorrad, which is the motorcycle sector of the BMW Corp. The company created several different versions of the motorcycle.
The BMW 1200C has a four-stroke internal combustion engine, which calls for the finishing of four strokes to complete entire cycles. The four strokes are intake, compression, power and exhaust. The oil and air cooled engine consists of two cylinders, both of which include two valves each. The maximum torque of the BMW 1200C is 71 foot-pounds every 3,000 rpm, while the maximum performance rate of the motorcycle is 61 horsepower at 5,000 rpm. The displacement of the engine is the total volume of its two cylinders, 1,170 cc. The bore times stroke is 3.97 times 2.87 inches, and the compression ratio is 10.0:1. The bike has a five-speed transmission.
The front brakes of the BMW 1200C are dual disc brakes, while the rear brakes are single disc brakes. The rear brakes are floating brakes. The diameter of the front brakes is one foot, while the rear brake diameter is 11.22 inches. The front brakes include fixed calipers with four pistons and the rear brakes have floating calipers with double pistons.
The BMW 1200C has cross spoke wheels. The front wheel is 2.5 by 18 inches and the rear wheel is 4 by 15 inches.
The BMW 1200C has a dry weight of 519 lbs., which does not include the weight of any fuel or equipment. Its maximum permissible weight is 991 lbs. The overall height of the BMW 1200C is 44.48 inches, while the overall width and length is 41.33 inches and 92.12 inches. The motorcycle’s wheelbase is 64.96 inches. The height of the bike’s seat is 29.123 inches.