R 1250 R


R 1250 R

Price subject to colour & style

Product code: R 1250 R

Specifications and pricing are subject to change.

Black storm metallicStyle ExclusiveStyle Sport




The new R 1250 R is designed for a more dynamic appearance. This is mainly due to the all-new Boxer engine – with a maximum torque of 143 Nm, the reworked engine delivers more power than ever before. Here, the variable camshaft control BMW ShiftCam is the innovative technology that offers you the optimum performance in every engine speed range. During relaxed cruising or a sporty tour, you experience the pure thrill of riding and the typical punch of the Boxer engine at all times.

Your roadster, your style.

The newly designed engine spoilers and radiator cowls bring a fresh look. As timeless as the Roadster comes across, the basic colour of the R 1250 R is just as timeless: Black storm metallic underlines the authentic look of the motorcycle. For dynamic types, there is the Style Sport, whereas pure elegance radiates with the Style Exclusive. Whatever style you choose, you'll enjoy your roadster and enjoy every tour in your own way.

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. 

Motorcycle Specs



Type Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam.
Bore x stroke 102.5 mm x 76 mm
Capacity 1,254 ccm 
Rated output 100 kW at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque 143 Nm at 6,250 rpm 
Compression ratio 12.5 :1 
Mixture control Electronic intake pipe injection
Emission control Regulated three-way catalytic converter, compliant with EU-5 emission standard 

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Over 200 km/h 
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC
4.75 l/100km
CO2 emission based on WMTC
110 g/km  
Fuel type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON) adapive fuel quality regulation (91 to 98 RON) 

Electrical system

Alternator Three-phase alternator 508 W (nominal power) 
Battery 12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated 
Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth 
Drive Shaft drive 

Chassis / brakes

Frame Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
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 
Suspension travel front / rear 140 mm / 140 mm 
Wheelbase 1,515 mm 
Castor 125.6 mm 
Steering head angle 62.3°
Wheels Cast aluminium wheels
Rim, front
Rim, rear 5.50'' x 17'' 
Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17 
Tyres, rear 180/55 ZR 17
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 

Dimensions / weights

Seat height820 mm (OE low seat: 760 mm; OE sport seat: 840 mm) 
Inner leg curve 1,840 mm (OE low seat: 1,720 mm; OE sport seat: 1.875 mm) 
Usable tank volume approx. 18 l 
Length (over mud guard) 2,165 mm 
Height (over windshield) 1,300 mm 
Wide (over mirror)
880 mm 
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled239 kg
Permitted total weight 460 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)221 kg
approx. 4 l 

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