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Is the BMW R1150gs fuel injected?

Is the BMW R1150gs fuel injected?

Headlining the list of changes to its fuel-injected, eight-valve motor is a new six-speed gearbox and an increase in displacement from 1085 to 1130cc….BMW R 1150GS.

Make Model BMW R 1150GS
Year 2003
Engine Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity 1130 cc / 69 cu in

How much does a BMW R1150gs weight?


Manufacturer BMW Motorrad
Tires Front: 110/80HR19 Rear: 150/70HR17 Spoked, tubeless wheels
Seat height 840 mm (33 in)
Weight 229 kg (505 lb) (dry)
Fuel capacity Standard – 22 L (4.8 imp gal; 5.8 US gal) Optional – 30 L (6.6 imp gal; 7.9 US gal)

What year did BMW R1200GS become water cooled?

The water-cooled R 1200 GS. Since 2013: An icon gets even better. The completely redesigned opposed-twin engine heralds a new era for the R 1200 GS. For the first time, the BMW Motorrad engineers fitted a water-cooled engine to the success model.

What is high mileage for a BMW motorcycle?

BMW motorcycles, on average, can cover 200,000 miles and newer models can even be seen pushing beyond 300,000 miles or more. Nevertheless, though older models can be seen slacking compared to newer bikes, they still allow for a good 100,000 miles.

How reliable is a BMW motorcycle?

According to latest Consumer Reports customer satisfaction poll, BMW is dead last when it comes to reliability. It seems like newer Beemers are plagued with reliability issues and owners are not happy about it. Ducati is not far ahead, with similar issues reported.

Are BMW GS motorcycles reliable?

By and large, most people will agree that the GS is a strong, robust, and reliable motorcycle, capable of carrying you for thousands and thousands of miles and campsites.

Is BMW GS 1250 a good bike?

Living with the legend Spending just a day with the R 1250 GS Adventure has been enough to shed light on why it’s so revered and for me to have developed a deep sense of respect. With prices starting at Rs 18.25 lakh for the Standard model and Rs 21.95 lakh for the Pro, this is definitely not a bike for everybody.

What kind of bike is the BMW R1150GS?

The BMW R1150GS Adventure is the ultimate round-the-world, do it all motorcycle – as Ewan MacGregor and Charley Boorman proved in their ‘Long Way Round’ motorcycle adventure. The BMW R1150GS Adventure is a jacked up, kitted out, heavy duty version of the already excellent BMW R1150GS and is the Hummer of the motorcycle world.

Is the BMW R1150GS Adventure a Land Rover?

Compared to the stock BMW R1150GS, the BMW R1150GS Adventure gets a bigger tank, knobbly tyres, taller screen and jacked up suspension. Other goodies (like the metal panniers and top box, engine guards etc) are extras on this motorcycle – but definitely recommended if you want the full monty Camel Trophy Land Rover look for your motorcycle.

How tall is the screen on a BMW R1150 GS?

The R1150 GS comes in for a little bit of criticism for a lack of screen height for lofty lads over six feet, so many opt for an aftermarket replacement. There’s a myriad of different BMW-approved frippery for the GS available.

What to look for in a BMW 1150 GS?

Carry on riding and the ABS light will trip and the wheel bearings will break up. Reported cases have all occurred within the warranty period. Some owners report vibration at speed on the 1150 GS. Check the chassis first: tyre balance, pressures, look for dings in the wheels.