BMW Motorrad has announced the launch of the all-new R 1250 R (Naked Roadster) and the R 1250 RT (Sports Tourer) in the Indian market. The R 1250 R and the R 1250 RT (Pro) are available as completely built-up units (CBU) and they are priced at INR 15.95 lakh* and INR 22.50 lakh* respectively.
The BMW R 1250 R is available in Black Storm metallic and the Style Exclusive variant featuring Pollux metallic matt paint. The R 1250 RT, on the other hand, is available in Option 719 Blueplanet metallic / Option 719 Sparkling Storm metallic. Being a roadster, the BMW R 1250 R misses any windblast protection. The BMW R 1250 RT, on the other hand, comes with a semi-fairing design and a windshield trim element.
Mechanical specifications on both models include a 1,254 cc twin-cylinder Boxer engine that makes 100 kW or 136 hp of peak power at 7,750 rpm and a max torque of 143 Nm at 6,250 rpm. The motor benefits from the company’s variable camshaft control BMW ShiftCam technology that aims to provide supreme rideability and power across the engine speed range while reducing emission and improving fuel consumption levels. The BMW ShiftCam is also present in products such as the R 1250 GS and the new S1000RR.
Two riding modes are standard. Safety features that are available pre-installed include Automatic Stability Control (ASC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS Pro) with cornering function and Hill Start Control.
The feature list of the all-new BMW R 1250 RT include:
- Seat Heating
- Central locking system
- Tyre pressure control
- Anti-theft alarm system
- Dynamic ESA
- Preparation for GPS unit
- Cruise control
- Keyless Ride
- Riding modes Pro
- Headlight Pro
- Daytime Riding Light
- Chrome-plated exhaust pipe
The R 1250 RT comes with a 5.7-inch TFT colour screen that is accompanied by analogue speedometer and tachometer. The R 1250 R, on the other hand, gets a 6.5-inch full-colour TFT screen. The BMW Motorrad multi-controller gives access to vehicle and connectivity functions such as phone and media. The system works via Bluetooth connection. The BMW Motorrad Connected app also offers arrow navigation via the TFT display.