2009 BMW K1300R specs:
1,293cc, water-cooled four-stroke straight-four,
DOHC, four valves per cylinder
173bhp at 9,250rpm
140Nm at 8,250rpm
Electronic fuel injection, Digital Motor Electronics with integrated knock control (BMS-K)
5.0ltr/100 km (at a steady 90 km/h)
Chassis and suspension
Aluminium beam frame, with the engine as a load-bearing member
Duolever with central spring strut (front), cast aluminium single-sided Paralever swingarm (rear), adjustable for preload and rebound damping
Dry weight 217kg
Twin 320mm discs (front) with four-piston fixed calipers, single 265mm disc (rear) with twin-piston fixed calipers. ABS (optional)
Anti-lock brakes, ASC traction control, ESA II (electronic suspension adjustment (optional)), Quickshift system, with clutchless, push-button gearshifts (optional)
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