BMW R 1250 GS (+ Adventure): review, history, specs

Class: adventure
Production: August 2018+
Predecessor: BMW R1200GS

BMW R 1250 GS (Europe, USA, Brazil), 2018+
BMW R 1250GS Adventure (Europe, USA, Brazil), 2018+

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeAugust 2018+Name: BMW R1250GS
Model code: K50
Parts Catalog Code: 0J91
Europe August 2018+ Name: BMW R1250GS Adventure
Model code: K51
Parts Catalog Code: 0J51
USAAugust 2018+Name: BMW R1250GS
Model code: K50
Parts Catalog Code: 0J93
USA August 2018+ Name: BMW R1250GS Adventure
Model code: K51
Parts Catalog Code: 0J53
BrazilNovember 2018+Name: BMW R1250GS
Model code: K50
Parts Catalog Code: 0J90
BrazilNovember 2018+Name: BMW R1250GS Adventure
Model code: K51
Parts Catalog Code: 0J50

Electronic Aids BMW R1250GS (basic & optional):

• BMW ShiftCam – variable engine timing system
• Keyless Ride
• Shift-Assist Pro
• E-Gas (ride-by-wire)
• Integral ABS + ABS Pro
• ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
• Hill Start Control
• TPC (tire pressure control)
• Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
• DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
• Cruise Control
• Pro riding modes: Dynamic Pro, Enduro Pro, ABS Pro Hill Start Control Pro, DBC (Dynamic Brake Control)

Specifications


BMW R1250GS: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2207 mm / 86,9 in
2270 mm / 89,4 in – Adventure
Overall width952 mm / 37,5 in (with mirrors)
Overall height1430 mm / 56,3 in
1460 mm / 57,5 in – Adventure
Seat height850/870 mm / 33,5/34,2 in
890/910 mm / 35,0/35,8 in – Adventure
Wheelbase1504 mm / 59,2 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight249 kg / 549 lbs
268 kg / 591 lbs – Adventure
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular steel frame with supporting drive unit, steel pipe rear frames
Front suspension, travelBMW Telelever, 190 mm / 7,5 in
BMW Telelever, 210 mm / 8,3 in – Adventure
Rear suspension, travelBMW EVO Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 200 mm / 7,9 in
BMW EVO Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 220 mm / 8,7 in – Adventure
Front tire size120/70-R19
Rear tire size170/60-R17
Front brakeDouble disc, 305 mm, 4-piston radial calipers (ABS)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 276 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS)
Fuel capacity20,0 l / 5,3 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l)
30,0 l / 7,9 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l) – Adventure
Fuel economy4,75 l / 100 km (49,5 mpg) – WMTC
ENGINE
Engine (type)Air&Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangementFlat twin (boxer) with central counterbalance shaft
Bore & Stroke102,5 x 76,0 mm
Displacement1254 cm³ (76,5 cu in)
Compression ratio12.5:1
Valve trainChain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
BMW ShiftCam variable intake camshaft control
Max. power136,0 hp (100,0 kW) / 7750 rpm
Max. torque143,0 Nm (14,5 kg-m) / 6250 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)3,6 sec
Top speed200 km/h (>124 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchWet multi-plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V

VI


2.438
1.714
1.296
1.059
0.943
0.848
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemBMS-O
AlternatorThree-phase generator, 14V / 510W
Battery capacity12V-12Ah

Images


BMW R1250GS: images, gallery.

BMW R1250GS
BMW R1250GS Adventure
BMW R1250GS
BMW R1250GS

Videos


BMW R1250GS: video.

Manuals


BMW R1250GS: documentation.

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