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The BMW R 1250 R

As versatile and expressive as never before

More than ever before, the R 1250 R has been designed for a demanding, dynamic appearance – simply put: #NeverStopChallenging. This mainly comes as a result of the completely new boxer engine – with a maximum torque of 143 Nm, the revised drive delivers more power than ever before. In this power unit, BMW ShiftCam variable camshaft control represents innovative technology that offers you optimum performance over the entire engine speed range. Whether it's relaxed cruising or a sporty ride: sheer riding pleasure and the typical punch of the boxer engine await.  


Your roadster, your style

Go for the original look: Black storm metallic underlines the timeless character of the roadster. Or add exciting highlights: Sport is synonymous with a dynamic appearance, Exclusive exudes pure elegance. Whatever you decide on, you will absolutely enjoy your roadster and enjoy every tour in your own way.

Black storm metallic

Classic look in Black storm metallic: the front-wheel cover, fuel tank side fairing and rear side panels are finished in this subtle paintwork. Many details in black complement the harmonious overall look of the roadster: main and rear frame, brake callipers, radiator cowls and the seat.


No compromises: Sport. The combination of Light white/Racing blue metallic/Racing red highlights its dynamic character. The golden brake callipers as well as the stainless steel engine spoiler, radiator cowls and central fuel tank cover represent well placed highlights.


Exceptional appearance: Exclusive. All fairing parts are painted in Mineral grey metallic. The golden brake callipers, the agate grey main frame, radiator cowls and stainless steel fuel tank cover emphasise the elegance of your roadster.


ccm capacity
kW (136 HP) at 7,750 rpm
Nm max. torque at 6,250 rpm
Tank capacity 18 litres
Twin-cylinder boxer engine 1250 ccm (air-liquid-cooled)

More boxer punch

Right from the word go, you can feel the superior qualities of the new Boxer engine: the variable camshaft control system BMW ShiftCam ensures a masterful and even power delivery in every engine speed range. With a capacity increase to 1254 ccm and a maximum torque of 143 Nm, the new engine offers a performance boost that is available at any time and with which you seek to catapult yourself out of even the tightest of corners with even more pressure.  

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Change to the brake system

Starting on 01/12/2020, the vehicle shown here is expected to be delivered with a brake system from another manufacturer (possibly with different appearance) instead of the Brembo brand brake system.

Dynamic ESA

Dynamic ESA

Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) ensures more stable and therefore even safer ride characteristics. The system automatically regulates the damping and spring preload of the telescopic fork and spring struts depending on riding conditions and load and offers the highest level of comfort and traction, even in inclined position.  

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The Highlights of the R 1250 R

ShiftCam model inscription
BMW R 1250 R with detailed view of the cylinder head cover and the ShiftCam model inscription
Stainless steel
The tank of the BMW R 1250 R with stainless steel tank cover
High-resolution TFT colour display
BMW R 1250 R with TFT display and connectivity
Style Exclusive
BMW R 1250 R in the Style Exclusive against the backdrop of mountains
ECALL – the intelligent emergency call as an optional accessory
BMW R 1250 R with view of tank, handlebars and display
Pro riding modes
Riding scene with the BMW R 1250 R
Style Sport
BMW R 1250 R in Stye Sport with the tank in focus
Core Screen Sport
BMW R 1250 R with handlebars and TFT display in focus

More Individuality

For your needs

For the R 1250 R, there is a large range of optional accessories and original BMW Motorrad accessories. So you can put together your motorcycle according to your own wishes.


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