BMW R 1250 R

€12 499

hyper-naked,leisure,roadster BMW R 1250 R

The BMW R 1250 R

More versatile and expressive as ever.
The R 1250 R is designed for a dynamic appearance. Equipped with the all-new Boxer engine – with a maximum torque of 105 lb-ft, the reworked engine delivers more power than ever before. The variable camshaft control BMW ShiftCam is innovative technology that offers optimum performance in every engine speed range. During a relaxed cruise or a sporty tour, experience the pure thrill of riding along with the typical punch of the Boxer engine.

Your roadster, your style.

The newly designed engine spoilers and radiator cover bring a fresh look. The basic color of the R 1250 R is as timeless as the roadster itself: Black Storm Metallic emphasizes the unadulterated look of the motorcycle. Whatever style you choose, you’ll enjoy your roadster and enjoy every tour in your own way.

More boxer punch.

Right from the word go, you can feel the superior qualities of the Boxer engine: the variable camshaft control system, BMW ShiftCam, ensures a even power delivery in every engine speed range. With a capacity increase to 1,254 cc and a maximum torque of 105 lb-ft, the new engine offers a performance boost that is available at any time. Catapult yourself out of even the tightest of corners.

Technical Data



Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam.

Bore x stroke

102.5 mm x 76 mm


1,254 cc

Rated output

136 hp at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque

105 lb-ft at 6,250 rpm

Compression ratio

12.5 : 1

Mixture control / engine management

Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system

Emission control

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

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed

Over 125 mph

Fuel consumption

50 mpg (WMTC)

Fuel type

Premium Unleaded

Electrical system


Three-phase 508 W generator


12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission


Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated


Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears


Shaft drive

Chassis / brakes


Two section frame, front – and bolted on rear frame, load bearing engine

Front wheel location / suspension

Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 45 mm

Rear wheel location / 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

Suspension travel front / rear

5.5″ / 5.5″ (140 mm / 140 mm)


59.6″ (1,515 mm)


4.9″ (125.6 mm)

Steering head angle



Cast aluminum wheels

Rim, front

3.50” x 17”

Rim, rear

5.50” x 17”

Tires, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tires, rear

180/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston radial calipers, diameter 320 mm

Brake, rear

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


BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral, can be switched off)

Dimensions / weights


85.2″ (2,165 mm)

Width (incl. mirrors)

34.6″ (880 mm)

Height (excl. mirrors)

51.2″ (1,300 mm)

Seat height, unladen weight

Standard Seat: 32.3″

Inner leg curve, unladen weight

Sport Seat: 73.8″, Standard Seat: 72.4″, Extra Low Seat: 67.7″

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled

527 lbs (239 kg)


Permitted total weight

1,014 lbs (460 kg)

Payload (with standard equipment)

487 lbs (221 kg)

Usable tank volume

4.8 gal (18 L)


Approx. 1 gal (4 L)

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume.

Standard Features

  • ASC Automatic stability control)
  • HSC (Hill start control)
  • TFT-Display with connectivity
  • 2 riding modes (Rain, Road)
Type Motorcycles
Category Hyper Naked, LEISURE, Roadster
Engine 1254cc
Color Black Storm Metallic, Light White / Racing Blue / Racing Red, Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic, Pollux Metallic Matte