BMW R 1250 RS: review, history, specs

Class: sport-tour
Production: March 2018+
Predecessor: BMW R1200ST
Related: BMW R1250R

BMW R 1250 RS (Europe), 2018+

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeMarch 2018+Name: BMW R1250RS
Model code: K54
Parts Catalog Code: 0J81

Electronic Aids BMW R1250RS (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)
• Cruise Control
• Pro riding modes: ABS Pro, HSC (Hill Start Control) Pro, DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) and DBC (Dynamic Brake Control), Dynamic & Dynamic Pro riding modes

Specifications


BMW R1250RS: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2202 mm / 86,7 in
Overall width925 mm / 36,4 in (with mirrors)
999 mm / 39,3 in (with cases)
Overall height1255 mm / 49,4 in (windscreen low pos.)
Seat height820 mm / 32,3
840 mm / 33,1 in – Sport seat
760 mm / 29,9 in – Low seat
Wheelbase1530 mm / 60,2 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight243 kg / 536 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular steel frame with supporting drive unit,
steel pipe rear frames
Front suspension, travelInverted telescopic fork 45 mm, 140 mm / 5,5 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW EVO Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 140 mm / 5,5 in
Front tire size120/70 ZR17
Rear tire size180/55 ZR17
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston radial calipers (Integral ABS)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 276 mm, 2-piston caliper (integral ABS)
Fuel capacity18,0 l / 4,75 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l)
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)3,25 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

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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 / 508W
Battery capacity12V-12Ah

Images


BMW R1250RS: images, gallery.

BMW R1250RS
BMW R1250RS
BMW R1250RS
BMW R1250RS

Videos


BMW R1250RS: video.

Manuals


BMW R1250RS: documentation.

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