THE BMW R 1250 R


Unadulterated riding pleasure with that classic boxer punch: The BMW R 1250 R. The only thing as exceptional as its drive system using BMW ShiftCam technology is its versatility: Whether sporty and dynamic, pure and classic, or effortless and relaxed: This roadster delivers an incomparable riding experience. Make a clear statement with its power train and maximum torque of 143 Nm – whenever you want. And with its handling, you are the master of every kilometre – however you want. Simply put: #NeverStopChallenging.



Practical USB charging socket

Never be without again: The additional USB port is perfect for charging your smartphone when it is low on power. The socket is easily accessible, short-circuit proof, and protected from water.​

Useful 12V socket

Use the 12V charging socket to charge external devices.​

Sporty, slim single seater

The single seater replaces the passenger seat, emphasising the dynamic look of the R 1250 R – and your sporty ambitions.​

Comfortable heated seat

To makes long rides fun, even in the cold: Five heating levels for the rider, and two heating levels for the passenger. And, using the hotkey, you can apply the last heating setting used with the press of a button.​

New striking LED headlights

The optimised low-beam and high-beam headlights are also available with adaptive headlights to provide you with perfect illumination of the road ahead when leaning and make your ride safer.

Exclusive Option 719 Classic wheel

The optional tubeless spoked wheel is a real eye-catcher when it comes to craftsmanship and design. This wheel is 3 kg lighter than a spoked wheel with tubular tyres and emphasises the exclusivity of the R 1250 R.

Practical Core Screen Sport

Do you like a sporty ride? Core Screen Sport lets you see it: This display shows you everything you need to know about your bike’s performance.

ABS Pro for safe cornering and DTC as standard

This standard system detects your bike’s lean angle and reduces abrupt changes in steering force when braking rapidly, keeping you steadier and safer. For even more riding pleasure into corners – and out of them: Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) prevents the rear wheel from spinning if the grip conditions change, providing added stability.


Eco mode for more efficient riding

Being able to drift with ease and unwavering calm, on a powerful boxer: This is also a sign of versatility. With the R 1250 R's new Eco mode, you get maximum range every time you fill your tank. The TFT display shows you how efficient your riding style is. For maximum performance, you can switch to another riding mode, quick and easy, at any time. The standard Rain and Road riding modes now also include ABS Pro and DTC. Moreover, the optional Pro Dynamic and Dynamic Pro riding modes help you unleash the full potential of your R 1250 R.

Legendary power delivery

The heart of the R 1250 R is its impresses ability to adapt perfectly to the situation: Its 1254 ccm boxer engine features BMW ShiftCam technology and a variable camshaft control. Which means superior, uniform power delivery. No matter how you want to ride. From a relaxed cruise to a spontaneous sprint, anything is possible. And when you feel this bike’s maximum torque of 143 Nm at full performance, you will know that unmistakable boxer punch which only a roadster can provide.

Sportiness made visible

Feel and enjoy the torque delivered by this boxer with every twist of your wrist. With Core Screen Sport, you now have this sportiness – in the truest sense of the word – at your fingertips. The TFT display provides information such as DTC interventions, your current and maximum lean, as well as the brake intervention force.


One roadster, three faces

Whatever your style, this bike offers you three authentic roadster looks: from purist to sporty to classic elegance.

Striking boxer roadster

The striking, newly designed LED headlights, with their iconic crescent-shaped LED light guides, give the R 1250 R that characteristic Roadster face.

The power is the feedback that makes riding such a pleasure. And the optional new single seater perfects the sporty look of the R 1250 R.


Dynamic package

Perfect for when you've got the urge to move: The additional Dynamic and Dynamic Pro riding modes are geared for performance. Dynamic engine brake control prevents your rear wheel from slipping or skidding, giving you greater stability and control. What's more, the Shift Assistant Pro helps you shift up/down in almost all load and engine speed ranges without having to operate the clutch. And to ensure the perfect ride, Dynamic ESA offers you a wide range of settings options: from comfortable to crisp and sporty.

Comfort package

With the Comfort package, simply lean back and enjoy the ride. All that matters here is making your ride easy and enjoyable, before you even hop on. Thanks to Keyless Ride, you can start your bike with your key in your pocket. In addition, this package includes the Tyre Pressure Control (TPC) as well as heated handles to keep your fingers nice and warm. And if you want to make your bike really stand out, you can opt for the chrome exhaust system or the chrome manifold.​

Tour package

Maybe just a little farther? The Tour package makes long rides comfortable. And, of course, this package includes a holder for a navigation device as well as cruise control. And the centre stand keeps your bike steady and secure, even with heavy bags hanging on both case holders.



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