BMW R 1250 RT: review, history, specs

Class: tour
Production: October 2017+
Predecessor: BMW R1200RT

BMW R 1250 RT (Europe, USA), 2017+

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeOctober 2017+Name: BMW R1250RT
Model code: K52
Parts Catalog Code: 0J61
USAOctober 2017+Name: BMW R1250RT
Model code: K52
Parts Catalog Code: 0J63

Electronic Aids BMW R1250RT (basic & optional):

• BMW ShiftCam – variable engine timing system
• E-Gas (ride-by-wire)
• Integral ABS + ABS Pro
• ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
• Pro on-board computer
• Hill Start Control
• TPC (tire pressure control)
• Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
• Seat heating
• Cruise Control
• Pro riding modes: HSC (Hill Start Control) Pro, DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) and DBC (Dynamic Brake Control), Dynamic & Dynamic Pro riding modes

Specifications


BMW R1250RT: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2222 mm / 87,5 in
Overall width985 mm / 38,8 in (across mirrors)
Overall height1405 mm / 55,3 in (windscreen low pos.)
Seat height805-825 mm / 31,7-32,5 in
830-850 mm / 32,7-33,5 in – Comfort seat
760-780 mm / 29,9-30,7 in – Low seat
Wheelbase1485 mm / 58,5 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight279 kg / 615 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular steel frame with supporting drive unit,
steel pipe rear frames
Front suspension, travelBMW Telelever, 120 mm / 4,7 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW EVO Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 136 mm / 5,3 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 capacity25,0 l / 6,66 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)3,7 sec
Top speed 200 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 / 508W
Battery capacity12V-16Ah

Images


BMW R1250RT: images, gallery.

BMW R1250RT
BMW R1250RT
BMW R1250RT
BMW R1250RT

Videos


BMW R1250RT: video.

Manuals


BMW R1250RT: documentation.

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