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2020 BMW R 1250 RT
2020 BMW R 1250 RT

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
BMW
BMW
Model Year
2020
2020
Model
R 1250 RT
R 1250 RT
Model Code
R1250RT
R1250RT
Color
Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic
Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Front - Dual floating disc, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm

Single disc, diameter 276 mm, dual-piston floating caliper

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Front - Dual floating disc, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm

Single disc, diameter 276 mm, dual-piston floating caliper

Wheels

Cast aluminum

Front rim - 3.5 x 17 in.

Rear rim - 5.5 x 17 in.

Cast aluminum

Front rim - 3.5 x 17 in.

Rear rim - 5.5 x 17 in.

Tires

Front - 120 / 70 ZR 17

Rear - 180 / 55 ZR 17

Front - 120 / 70 ZR 17

Rear - 180 / 55 ZR 17

Dimensions

Length
87.5 in. (2,222 mm)
87.5 in. (2,222 mm)
Height
Excluding mirrors - 55.3 in. (1,405 mm)
Excluding mirrors - 55.3 in. (1,405 mm)
Width

Including mirrors - 38.8 in. (985 mm)

Including panniers - 39 in. (990 mm)

Including mirrors - 38.8 in. (985 mm)

Including panniers - 39 in. (990 mm)

Weight

Unladen, road ready, fully fuelled - 615 lb. (279 kg)

Permitted total weight - 1,114 lb. (505 kg)

Unladen, road ready, fully fuelled - 615 lb. (279 kg)

Permitted total weight - 1,114 lb. (505 kg)

Wheelbase
58.5 in. (1,485 mm)
58.5 in. (1,485 mm)
Seat Height

Unladen weight - 31.7 in. / 32.5 in.

Inner leg curve, unladen weight - 71.3 in. / 72.8 in.

Unladen weight - 31.7 in. / 32.5 in.

Inner leg curve, unladen weight - 71.3 in. / 72.8 in.

Drivetrain

Transmission
Gearbox - Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Gearbox - Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Final Drive
Shaft drive
Shaft drive

Electrical

Battery
12V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
12V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
Alternator
Three-phase 508 W generator
Three-phase 508 W generator
Lighting
LED Tail Light, LED Turn Signals
LED Tail Light, LED Turn Signals

Engine

Engine
4-stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam
4-stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam
Cooling
Air / liquid
Air / liquid
Horsepower
136 hp (100 kW) @ 7,750 rpm
136 hp (100 kW) @ 7,750 rpm
Displacement
1,254 cc
1,254 cc
Bore x Stroke
102.5 x 76 mm
102.5 x 76 mm
Torque
Max. - 105 ft. lb. (143 Nm) @ 6,500 rpm
Max. - 105 ft. lb. (143 Nm) @ 6,500 rpm
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
12.5:1
Clutch
Multiplate wet, hydraulically operated
Multiplate wet, hydraulically operated
Fuel System

Mixture control / engine management - Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system

Fuel type - Premium Unleaded

Mixture control / engine management - Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system

Fuel type - Premium Unleaded

Emissions
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Fuel Capacity

Usable tank volume - 6.6 gal. (25 l)

Reserve - Approx. 1 gal. (4 l)

Usable tank volume - 6.6 gal. (25 l)

Reserve - Approx. 1 gal. (4 l)

MPG Rating
50 mpg (WMTC)
50 mpg (WMTC)

Operational

Frame
Two section frame, front - and bolted on rear frame, load bearing engine
Two section frame, front - and bolted on rear frame, load bearing engine
Front Suspension

BMW Telelever, Ø 37 mm, central spring strut

Travel - 4.7 in. (120 mm)

BMW Telelever, Ø 37 mm, central spring strut

Travel - 4.7 in. (120 mm)

Rear Suspension

Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Paralever, WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) via handwheel, rebound damping adjustable via handwheel

Travel - 5.4 in. (136 mm)

Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Paralever, WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) via handwheel, rebound damping adjustable via handwheel

Travel - 5.4 in. (136 mm)

Rake
64.1°
64.1°
Trail
Castor - 4.6 in. (116 mm)
Castor - 4.6 in. (116 mm)
Maximum Speed
Over 125 mph
Over 125 mph
Capacity

Payload with standard equipment - 498 lb. (226 kg)

Permitted total weight - 1,113 lb. (505 kg)

Payload with standard equipment - 498 lb. (226 kg)

Permitted total weight - 1,113 lb. (505 kg)

Other

Additional Colors

Manhattan Metallic

Mars Red Metallic / Dark Slate Metallic Matte

Alpine White

Option 719 Blue Planet Metallic / Ivory

Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic

Manhattan Metallic

Mars Red Metallic / Dark Slate Metallic Matte

Alpine White

Option 719 Blue Planet Metallic / Ivory

Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic

Includes
2 Ride modes (rain / road), Adjustable two-section seat, ASC (Automatic Stability Control), Heated grips, Hill start control, Multi controller, On-board computer pro, Saddle bags in body color, ShiftCam (variable camshaft control), Steering damper, Stepless power adjustable windshield, Storage compartment, Toolkit
2 Ride modes (rain / road), Adjustable two-section seat, ASC (Automatic Stability Control), Heated grips, Hill start control, Multi controller, On-board computer pro, Saddle bags in body color, ShiftCam (variable camshaft control), Steering damper, Stepless power adjustable windshield, Storage compartment, Toolkit

Features

Features

  • BUILT FOR TOURING: Anticipation and excitement are the most beautiful companions on any tour. With the start of your R 1250 RT, you can feel the superior qualities of the Twin-cylinder Boxer engine. Its performance and enhancement in character of running fascinate across the entire power band. The ‘BMW ShiftCam’ variable camshaft control ensures greater torque across the entire power band and boosts your control. Thanks to a large displacement and more power with more efficiency, your riding pleasure intensifies mile upon mile. The high torque curve and irresistible power with fewer gear changes quickly become indispensable companions.
  • DYNAMIC ESA OF THE LATEST GENERATION: Dynamic ESA ensures more stable and safer ride characteristics. The system automatically regulates the damping and spring preload of the struts depending on riding conditions and load and offers the highest level of comfort and traction on all surfaces, even when cornering.
  • KEYLESS RIDE: Thanks to Keyless Ride, you no longer have to spend time looking for your keys before you set off. All you need to do is carry your key in your pocket in order to unlock and start up your motorcycle.
  • BMW SHIFTCAM: Shows what's inside: the new twin-cylinder boxer engine with variable camshaft control.
  • RIDE MODES PRO AS AN OPTION WITH NEW FEATURES: Ride Modes Pro adds ABS Pro, Enduro ABS, DTC, Dynamic Mode, Dynamic, Pro Mode, Enduro Mode, and Enduro Pro Mode as well as these additional new features: Hill Start Control Pro with selectable automatic brake activation on hills and Dynamic Brake Control.
  • BMW MOTORRAD OPTION 719: With BMW Motorrad Option 719, you are getting a individualized bike with your purely personal touches and the highest quality standards straight from the factory. At BMW Motorrad Option 719 you will find especially high-quality, formative special equipment like the Option 719 colors with traditional handlining or the exclusive brown Option 719 seat. Furthermore, you have the choice between three very high quality and exclusive billet packs, each of which give your bike a very different character. In addition, you can choose from two different Option 719 wheels and a HP sports exhaust to individualize your bike even further.
  • WIDE RANGE OF SEATS: Find the right seat for you from a choice of three different seat versions. Each seat can be adjusted at two positions. No matter which variant you choose – they are all available with seat heater. In conjunction with Option 719 paints, the seat is also available in Option 719 brown and Dark Brown
  • GEAR SHIFT ASSIST PRO: Gear Shift Assist Pro is a feature known and loved by racers, allowing riders to upshift and downshift without pulling the clutch lever. This means that you always have the handlebars firmly in your grip while reducing shift time and decreasing the impact of the load change on the rear wheel.
  • AUDIO SYSTEM: If all you need for the ultimate touring experience is the right music, then the audio system for your R 1250 RT is an indispensable feature.

Features

  • BUILT FOR TOURING: Anticipation and excitement are the most beautiful companions on any tour. With the start of your R 1250 RT, you can feel the superior qualities of the Twin-cylinder Boxer engine. Its performance and enhancement in character of running fascinate across the entire power band. The ‘BMW ShiftCam’ variable camshaft control ensures greater torque across the entire power band and boosts your control. Thanks to a large displacement and more power with more efficiency, your riding pleasure intensifies mile upon mile. The high torque curve and irresistible power with fewer gear changes quickly become indispensable companions.
  • DYNAMIC ESA OF THE LATEST GENERATION: Dynamic ESA ensures more stable and safer ride characteristics. The system automatically regulates the damping and spring preload of the struts depending on riding conditions and load and offers the highest level of comfort and traction on all surfaces, even when cornering.
  • KEYLESS RIDE: Thanks to Keyless Ride, you no longer have to spend time looking for your keys before you set off. All you need to do is carry your key in your pocket in order to unlock and start up your motorcycle.
  • BMW SHIFTCAM: Shows what's inside: the new twin-cylinder boxer engine with variable camshaft control.
  • RIDE MODES PRO AS AN OPTION WITH NEW FEATURES: Ride Modes Pro adds ABS Pro, Enduro ABS, DTC, Dynamic Mode, Dynamic, Pro Mode, Enduro Mode, and Enduro Pro Mode as well as these additional new features: Hill Start Control Pro with selectable automatic brake activation on hills and Dynamic Brake Control.
  • BMW MOTORRAD OPTION 719: With BMW Motorrad Option 719, you are getting a individualized bike with your purely personal touches and the highest quality standards straight from the factory. At BMW Motorrad Option 719 you will find especially high-quality, formative special equipment like the Option 719 colors with traditional handlining or the exclusive brown Option 719 seat. Furthermore, you have the choice between three very high quality and exclusive billet packs, each of which give your bike a very different character. In addition, you can choose from two different Option 719 wheels and a HP sports exhaust to individualize your bike even further.
  • WIDE RANGE OF SEATS: Find the right seat for you from a choice of three different seat versions. Each seat can be adjusted at two positions. No matter which variant you choose – they are all available with seat heater. In conjunction with Option 719 paints, the seat is also available in Option 719 brown and Dark Brown
  • GEAR SHIFT ASSIST PRO: Gear Shift Assist Pro is a feature known and loved by racers, allowing riders to upshift and downshift without pulling the clutch lever. This means that you always have the handlebars firmly in your grip while reducing shift time and decreasing the impact of the load change on the rear wheel.
  • AUDIO SYSTEM: If all you need for the ultimate touring experience is the right music, then the audio system for your R 1250 RT is an indispensable feature.