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BMW R 1250 R [2018-2019]

BMW R 1250 R [2018-2019] is a bike with the last known price Rs. 15,95,000 in India. It had 1 variant and 2 colours. It and was powered by a 1254 cc BS-IV engine. It came with anti-locking braking system and both front and rear disc brakes.

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Key specs
  • Displacement1,254 cc
  • Transmission6 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight239 kg

Last known Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 15,95,000

BMW R 1250 R [2018-2019] is now discontinued in India.

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BMW R 1250 R [2018-2019] Summary

R 1250 R [2018-2019] key highlights

Engine Capacity 1,254 cc
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Kerb Weight 239 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 18 litres
Seat Height 820 mm
Max Power 132.1 bhp

About R 1250 R [2018-2019]

The R 1250 R is BMW’s roadster offering in its motorcycle line-up. While it shares the same platform with the touring-based R 1250 RT, the R 1250 R follows the classic lines of a naked street bike with a roadster appeal. The successor to the R 1200 R, the new model comes with a couple of upgrades that make it up-to-date with the current competition. It comes with an updated headlamp unit which features an LED daytime running lamp apart from the automatic switching on of the main headlamp. Next, the instrument console has been updated with a 6.5-inch TFT console that features a smartphone app with additional functions like navigation, music and attending calls. Meanwhile, on the design front, the motorcycle has a more sculpted look and the pillion seat is raised for a more comfortable ride.

As the name suggests, the R 1200 R is powered by the updated 1254cc boxer-type unit that registers 132bhp at 7,750 rpm and 143Nm at 6,250rpm. The engine feature BMW’s ShiftCam technology that was introduced with the new S 1000 RR. Power is transmitted via a six-speed gearbox coupled to a shaft drive. It gets three riding modes – rain, road, standard and now an additional Pro mode that includes Hill Start Control Pro with automatic brake activation on inclines and a Dynamic Brake Assistant DBC.

The roadster rides on 17-inch alloy wheels shod with 120/70 (front) and 180/55 (rear) section tyres. Braking is done by disc brakes at both ends with radial and twin-piston floating caliper setup.

In the Indian market, the R 1250 R competes against the Honda CB1000R+, Kawasaki Z1000 and Z900 RS.
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BMW R 1250 R [2018-2019] Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Quite comfortable for long-distance touring
    • Twin-cylinder boxer engine offers plenty of torque
    • Equipped with top-class electronics
  • Could be Better

    • Priced quite high
    • Overall styling isn’t enticing
    • Limited service reach

BikeWale's Take

The R1250R is a comfortable, power-packed and feature-rich motorcycle from BMW. It has been developed for riders who like to commute as well as go for long distance rides on the same bike. This is why the R1250R is equipped with performance and features that will make the life of the rider quite easy. But all that comes with a price. Also, BMW as a brand has limited service reach. 

BMW R 1250 R [2018-2019] Colours

R 1250 R [2018-2019]


  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 132.1 bhp @ 7,750 rpm

    Max Torque 143 Nm @ 6,250 rpm

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Shaft Drive

    Emission Standard BS-IV

    Displacement 1,254 cc

    Cylinders 2

    Bore 102.5 mm

    Stroke 76 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder --

    Compression Ratio 12.5:1

    Ignition --

    Spark Plugs --

    Gear Shifting Pattern Gear Shifting Pattern --

    Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 18 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity 4 litres

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. --

    Top Speed 200 Kmph

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Switchable ABS

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 320 mm

    Rear Tyre Size 180/55 ZR 17

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 276 mm

    Calliper Type Front-4 Piston, Rear-2 Piston Calipers

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Wheel Size 17 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 17 inch

    Front Tyre Size 120/70 ZR 17

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Front Suspension Telescopic Upside-Down fork; stanchion diameter 45 mm

    Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 239 kg

    Overall Length 2,165 mm

    Overall Width 880 mm

    Wheelbase 1,515 mm

    Ground Clearance --

    Seat Height 820 mm

    Overall Height 1,300 mm

    Chassis Type Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine

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    Standard Warranty (Kilometers) Standard Warranty (Kilometers) --


Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) Yes

Mobile App Connectivity Yes

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

GPS & Navigation Yes

USB charging port No

Front storage box No

Under seat storage No

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) --

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Digital

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat Yes

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes



Electric System--

Battery12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free

Headlight TypeLED Head Lamp

Brake/Tail LightLED Tail Lamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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