2015/2016 BMW R 1200 R

From: NZD 229 per day

2015 BMW R 1200 R | Motorcycle Hire New Zealand

With its silky, new-generation boxer engine, telescopic upside down forks and a host of standard and optional electronic rider aids the 2015 BMW R1200R enters the modern motorcycling age.

Fully-loaded, it’s as techno-packed as any sportsbike, with all the safety and performance advantages that brings, but it’s still simple and friendly to ride. It’s a classic roadster with a 21st century twist.

  • From the warmest of welcomes on arrival in Christchurch, to the final fond farewells, Mike and Alison literally made it their business to ensure that Kath and I had the motorcycling holiday of a lifetime!

    Peter & Kath Wright, Peter & Kath Wright, Warrington, UK

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Bike Overview

Bike Specifications


  • Type - Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft
  • Bore x stroke - 101 mm x 73 mm 
  • Capacity - 1,170 cc 
  • Rated output - 92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm
  • ​Max. torque - 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm 
  • Compression ratio - 12.5 : 1 
  • Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h - 3,9 l 
  • Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h - 5,4 l

Motorcycles can be picked up and dropped off at our Auckland and Christchurch bases. If picked up at one and dropped off at the other a one way fee of NZ$390 applies

Power transmission

  • Clutch - oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated 
  • Gearbox - Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth 
  • Drive - Shaft drive 
  • Front wheel location / suspension - Telescopic Upside-Down fork; stanchion diameter 45 mm 
  • Rear wheel location / suspension - Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at handwheel 
  • Brake, front - Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston radial calipers 
  • Brake, rear - Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper
  • ABS - BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), disengageable 
  • Seat height, unladen weight - 790 mm (rider seat low*/high* 760 / 820 mm) 
  • Inner leg curve, unladen weight -1780 mm (rider seat* low*/high* 1720 / 1835 mm) 
  • Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled - 231 kg
  • Usable tank volume - 18 l 
  • Reserve - approx. 4 l

Bike Inclusions

  • Side Cases (Panniers) and Top Box. NB - All our BMW's are fitted with Genuine BMW accessories.
  • Removable Inner Bags for ease of packing.
  • Tyre puncture repair kit.
  • Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance*
  • Airport or local hotel transfers to our base if required for rental 7 days or more.
  • Roadside Breakdown and Recovery.
  • Unlimited Kilometres.
  • Luggage Storage.
  • Luggage Transfer between our base locations (one way rental 7 days or more).
  • Maps and route advice if required.

* Insurance Excess Reduction Fee: $20 per day** / capped at 21 days ie. No Charge for rental days over 21. Our Gold Cover insurance reduces your liability to NZ$750 and in the event of a damaged or punctured tyre, will cover you for its replacement. ** Minimum Charge of $140 applies for rentals less than 7 days.

Peak Season: 1 December - 30 April
Shoulder Season: 1 May - 30 November

Rental Prices

Peak Season: 1 December - 30 April
Shoulder Season: 1 May - 30 November

3-6 Days NZ 289.00Peak Season NZ 269.00Off Peak Season
7 Days + NZ 275.00Peak Season NZ 245.00Off Peak Season
21 Days + NZ 259.00Peak Season NZ 229.00Off Peak Season
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