Technical data


Rated output
80 kW (109 hp) at 7,000 rpm, A2: 70 kW (95 hp) at 6,500 rpm, OE power reduction: 35 kW (48 hp) at 5,250 rpm
Emission control
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
Air/oil-cooled two-cylinder, four-stroke boxer engine with two overhead camshafts, four radially arranged valves and central counterbalance shaft
Bore x stroke
101 mm x 73 mm
1,170 cc
Max. torque
115 Nm at 6,500 rpm, A2: 110 Nm at 6,000 rpm, OE power reduction: 98 Nm at 3,000 rpm
Compression ratio
12.0 : 1
Mixture control
Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management system: BMS-O with throttle-by-wire
Exhaust emission standards
EU 5

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed
215 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC
5.1 l
Fuel type
Super unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15), 95 ROZ/RON, 90 AKI
CO2 emission based on WMTC
119 g/km

Electrical system

Permanent magnet alternator with 660 W (nominal power)
12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Single-disc dry clutch, hydraulically operated
Claw-shifted 6-gear gearbox with separate transmission housing
Traction control
BMW Motorrad DTC


Chassis / brakes

Tubular space frame
Front wheel location / suspension
Upside-down fork, diameter 45 mm, spring pre-load adjustable, rebound and compression adjustable
Rear wheel location / suspension
Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with Paralever brace, central progressive spring strut, spring pre-load adjustable, rebound damping adjustable
Suspension travel, front / rear
120 mm / 120 mm
1,511 mm
110.7 mm
Steering head angle
Aluminium cast wheels
Rim, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim, rear
5.50 x 17''
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR17
Tyre, rear
180/55 ZR17
Brake, front
Twin disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 310 mm, 4-piston Monobloc radial brake caliper
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, 2-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partial integral)

Dimensions / weights

Seat height at unladen weight
795 mm
Inner leg curve at unladen weight
1,765 mm
Usable tank volume
16 l
approx. 3.5 l
2,130 mm (over rear wheel)
1,070 mm (without mirror)
870 mm (above hand lever)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled
220 kg
Permitted total weight
430 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)
211 kg

1) According to Guideline (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable fuel tank capacity.


Standard equipment

  • Aluminium tank
  • Riding modes Rain, Road and Dynamic
  • Keyless Ride
  • Dynamic engine brake control
  • Partial integral brake system
  • ABS Pro
  • Dynamic Traction Control
  • Newly designed exhaust system

Optional equipment

  • Single seater
  • Classic black spoked wheel
  • Headlight Pro
  • Tyre pressure control
  • Digital Display
  • ConnectedRide Control, including smartphone holder
  • Comfort package (including shift assistant Pro, cruise control, Hill Start Control Pro and grip heating)
  • Option 719, including milled parts packages

Optional accessories

  • Bags and tank bag from the Soulfuel Collection
  • Cockpit fairing
  • Rear end trim, short
  • Titanium rear silencer
  • ConnectedRide Navigator
  • and much more
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Specification Sheet of R 12 Nine T
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