BMW R 1250 R is a commuter bike available in 1 variant in india. Its price starts from ₹15,95,000 (ex-showroom). BMW R 1250 R generates 132.1 bhp of power and 143 nm of torque from its 1254cc engine. Double cylinder engine of R 1250 R has a 6 speed manual gearbox. With both rear and front disk brakes, BMW R 1250 R also has an anti-locking braking system. This 221 kg bike is available in 2 colours.
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.