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2012 Zero DS ZF6 vs. 2012 BMW R 1200 GS Rally Edition vs. 2012 BMW R 1200 GS Side-by-Side Comparison


Compare the 2012 Zero DS ZF6 vs 2012 BMW R 1200 GS Rally Edition vs 2012 BMW R 1200 GS. The 2012 Zero DS ZF6 has an MSRP of $11,495, while the 2012 BMW R 1200 GS Rally Edition has an MSRP of $19,045, 2012 BMW R 1200 GS has an MSRP of $16,150.
 
KEY FACTS
     
Manufacturer Zero BMW BMW
Model DS R R
Year 2012 2012 2012
Class On-Off Road On-Off Road On-Off Road
Country of Origin USA Germany Germany
MSRP $11,495

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$19,045

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$16,150

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PRICE
     
Warranty 24 months 36 months 36 months
 
Engine
     
Cylinders 2 2
Compression Ratio 12.0:1 12.0:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 1170 1170
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Starter Electric Electric Electric
Cooling Air / Oil Air / Oil
Engine Type Electric Flat Twin Flat Twin
 
Seat Specifications
     
Number Of Seats 1 2 2
Seat Height (in) 35.3 33.5 33.5
 
Front Suspension
     
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.6 1.6
Front Travel (in) 9.4 7.5 7.5
Front Suspension Type Inverted Fork Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
 
Rear Suspension
     
Rear Travel (in) 7.7 7.9 7.9
Rear Suspension Brand Name Paralever Paralever
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Single Sided Swing Arm Single Sided Swing Arm
 
Dimensions
     
Ground Clearance (in)
Trail (in) 3.5 4 4
Width (in) 36 36
Wheelbase (in) 57.3 59.3 59.3
Length (in) 87 87
 
Capacities
     
Fuel Capacity (gal) 5.3 5.3
 
Misc
     
Major Revision Year 2012 2011 2010
Year 2012 2012 2012
Manufacturer Country USA Germany Germany
Generic Type (Primary) On-Off Road On-Off Road On-Off Road
 
Weight
     
Dry Weight (lbs) 297 461 461
 
Transmission
     
Number Of Speeds 1 6 6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Belt Shaft Shaft
Transmission Type Automatic Manual Manual
Reverse No No No
 
Brakes
     
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc
 
Tires
     
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 110/90 - 16 150/70 HR17 150/70 HR17
Front Tire (Full Spec) 100/80 - 17 110/80 HR19 110/80 HR19
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2012 Zero DS ZF6 vs 2012 BMW R 1200 GS Rally Edition vs 2012 BMW R 1200 GS