BMW R 1250 RT

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BMW R 1250 RT

From £14,415

BMW R 1250 RT

From £14,415OTR

The new R 1250 RT gives you more freedom than ever before. The high torque curve, the elasticity and the irresistible power with fewer gear changes quickly become indispensable companions. The colour options underpin the dynamics of the machine and create a powerful, engaging presence.

For smooth cornering and immense torque on the straights, the new twin-cylinder boxer engine and its 136 HP 1250 cc engine let you effortlessly experience the world. Thanks to more cubic capacity and more power with more efficiency, your riding pleasure will intensify mile upon mile.

Standard Colours: Alpine White, Carbon Black Metallic, Mars Red Metallic / Dark Slate Metallic Matt

Standard Equipment:

• Riding Modes Rain and Road
• Heated Grips
• High Resolution Multi-function display with Pro on-board computer
• Electrically adjustable windscreen
• Hill Start Control (HSC)
• ABS Pro with Dynamic Brake Light

  • 1,254 cc
  • 134 hp at 7,750 rpm
  • 279 kg

Model variants

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BMW R 1250 RT LE


Available in Alpine White, Mars red metallic / Dark slate metallic matt, Carbon Black Metallic

As RT SE model plus: 

• Gear Shift Assist Pro

• Chrome Exhaust

• Central Locking System 

• Tyre Pressure 

• Anti-Theft Alarm 



Type Air/liquid cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft & variable engine timing system (BMW ShiftCam)
Bore x stroke 102.5 mm x 76 mm
Capacity 1,254 cc
Rated output 100 kW at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque 143 Nm at 6,250 rpm
Compression ratio 12.5 : 1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Performance / fuel consumption  
Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Consumption per 100 km based on the WMTC 4.75 l/100km
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
Chassis / brakes  
Frame Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut
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 120 mm / 136 mm
Wheelbase 1,485 mm
Castor 116 mm
Steering head angle 64.1°
Wheels Cast Aluminium
Rim, front 3.50'' x 17''
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
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Dimensions / weights  
Length 2,222 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 985 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) Min. 1,405 mm; max. 1,570 mm (Style Sport: min. 1,360 mm; max. 1,480 mm)
Seat height, unladen weight 805 / 825 mm (low seat: 760 / 780 mm, high seat: 830 / 850 mm)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,810 / 1,850 mm (low seat: 1,740 / 1,780 high seat: 1,875 /1,915 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 279 kg
Permitted total weight 505 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 226 kg
Usable tank volume 25 litres
Reserve Approx. 4 litres