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Compare the 2012 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure vs 2012 Suzuki DR 650SE vs 2012 BMW F 800 GS Triple Black. The 2012 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure has an MSRP of $18,350, while the 2012 Suzuki DR 650SE has an MSRP of $5,999, 2012 BMW F 800 GS Triple Black has an MSRP of $12,605.
 

KEY FACTS

     
Manufacturer BMW Suzuki BMW
Model R DR F
Year 2012 2012 2012
Class On-Off Road On-Off Road On-Off Road
Country of Origin Germany Japan Germany
MSRP $18,350

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$5,999

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$12,605

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Warranty 36 months 12 months 36 months
 

Engine

     
Cylinders 2 1 2
Compression Ratio 12.0:1 9.5:1 12.0:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 1170 644 798
Valve Configuration DOHC SOHC DOHC
Starter Electric Electric Electric
Cooling Air / Oil Air / Oil Liquid
Engine Type Flat Twin Single-Cylinder Parallel Twin
 

Seat Specifications

     
Number Of Seats 2 2 2
Seat Height (in) 35 34.8 34.6
 

Front Suspension

     
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.6 1.8
Front Travel (in) 8.2 10.2 9
Front Suspension Type Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork Inverted Fork
 

Rear Suspension

     
Rear Travel (in) 8.6 10.2 8.5
Rear Suspension Brand Name Paralever
Rear Suspension Type Single Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm
 

Dimensions

     
Ground Clearance (in) 10.4
Trail (in) 3.5 4.6
Width (in) 39 34.1 37
Wheelbase (in) 59.4 58.7 62
Length (in) 88 88.8 91.3
 

Capacities

     
Fuel Capacity (gal) 8.7 3.4 4.2
 

Misc

     
Major Revision Year 2010 2012
Year 2012 2012 2012
Manufacturer Country Germany Japan Germany
Generic Type (Primary) On-Off Road On-Off Road On-Off Road
 

Weight

     
Dry Weight (lbs) 496 407
 

Transmission

     
Number Of Speeds 6 5 6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Shaft Chain Chain
Transmission Type Manual Manual Manual
Reverse No No No
 

Brakes

     
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type Dual Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc
 

Tires

     
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 150/70 HR17 120/90 R17 64S 150/70 R17 69V
Front Tire (Full Spec) 110/80 HR19 90/90 R21 54S 90/90 R21 54V
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2012 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure vs 2012 Suzuki DR 650SE vs 2012 BMW F 800 GS Triple Black