BMW R 1250 GS
BMW R 1250 GS
RM 127,500
KTM 1290 Super Adventure S
KTM 1290 Super Adventure S
RM 137,800
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BMW R 1250 GS vs KTM 1290 Super Adventure S Comparison

The detailed Motorcycles comparison of BMW R 1250 GS and KTM 1290 Super Adventure S, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The BMW R 1250 GS priced at RM 127,500 while the KTM 1290 Super Adventure S Motorcycles has a price tag of RM 137,800 . Comparing the technical specifications, KTM 1290 Super Adventure S engine displacement is 1301 while the BMW R 1250 GS houses a 1254 engine.

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Overview: BMW R 1250 GS vs 1290 Super Adventure S

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Maximum Power 134 hp 158 hp
Displacement 1254 cc 1301 cc

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DP RM 25,500 Installment : RM 1,324 x 84 Months VIEW APRIL OFFERS DP RM 27,600 Installment : RM 1,431 x 84 Months VIEW APRIL OFFERS

User Ratings & Review Comparison

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User Review Comparison
  • Versatile performance, excellent handling

    For many motorcyclists, the BMW R 1250 GS is synonymous with conquering the pavement. However, in experienced hands, it can be a capable off-road...

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    Alberto Mar 15, 2024 for BMW R 1250 GS
  • An off-road-ready adventure bike

    My overall impression of the KTM 1290 Super Adventure S has been very positive because of its dependability, user-friendly...

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    Wasfi Dec 18, 2023 for KTM 1290 Super Adventure S

From The Experts

Things we like

Hill Start Control makes slope rides easier

Twin-cylinder boxer engine delivers outstanding performance

Dynamic preload adjustment with ESA

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Powerful engine

Great touring abilities

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Things we don't like

The rear seat height is low

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Mammoth size and power not for beginner riders

A large turning radius can be cumbersome for city riding

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Engine & Performance

Displacement 1254 cc 1301 cc
Maximum Power 134 hp 158 hp
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 20 L 23 L
Emission Control Euro 4 --
Compression Ratio 12.5:1 --
Maximum Torque 143 Nm 138 Nm
Top Speed 200 kmph --
Clutch Type oil lubricated Wet, Multi-Plate
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Valve Configuration DOHC --
Alternator 3-Phase Alternator, 510 W --
Engine Type Two Cylinder, 4-Stroke, DOHC, Air/Liquid Cooled Engine 2-Cylinders V-Twin, 4-Stroke, Liquid Cooled Engine
Cooling System Air/Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
No. Of Cylinder 2 2
Drive Type Shaft Drive Chain Drive
Exhaust Pipes 2 Into 1 Exhaust Single Exhaust
Bore X Stroke 102.5 mm x 76 mm 108 mm x 71 mm
RPM at Maximum Power 7750 rpm --
RPM at Maximum Torque 6250 rpm --
Valves Per Cylinder -- 4
Injection Type -- Fuel Injection
Lubrication System -- Forced Oil
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Category Adventure Touring Adventure Touring
Gross Weight 465 kg --
Length 2207 mm --
Width 952 mm --
Height 1430 mm --
Seating Capacity 2 2
Kerb Weight 249 kg --
Seat Height 850 mm 849 mm
Ground Clearance -- 223 mm
Dry Weight -- 220 kg
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Fuel & Ignition

Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Fuel Reserve 4 L --
Fuel Supply System -- Fuel Injection

Gear & Transmission

Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual

Chassis & Suspension

Suspension Travel(Front) 190 mm 200 mm
Suspension Travel(Rear) 200 mm 200 mm
Rear Suspension Swingarm WP SAT Shock absorber
Front Suspension Central Spring Strut WP SAT USD

Wheels & Tyres

Front Tyre 120/70 R19 120/70 R19
Tyre Type Radial, Tubeless Radial, Tubeless
Rear Tyre 170/60 R17 170/60 R17
Front Wheel Size R19 R19
Rear Wheel Size R17 R17


Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Battery Capacity 11.8 Ah --

Safety & Security

ABS Yes Yes
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Shutter Lock No No
Back Rest No No
Stability Control Yes --
Riding Modes Rain, Road Rain, Road Street, Sport, Offroad Street, Sport, Offroad
Leg Guards No No
Launch Control No No
Advanced Safety Features Hill Start Control Hill Start Control Hill Hold Control, Motor Slip Regulation Hill Hold Control, Motor Slip Regulation
Wheel Lock Front/back No No
Side Reflectors -- Yes
Anti-Theft Alarm -- No
Central Locking -- No
Traction Control -- Yes
Engine Check Warning -- Yes
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Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital Digital Digital
Tripmeter Yes Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Side Stand Indicator No No
Display Screen Yes Yes
Speedometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Navigator -- No
Oil Change Indicator -- Yes
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Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Indicator Light Yes Yes
Accessory Outlet -- Yes

Chassis & Suspension

Body Frame Type Two-Section Two-Section Chrome-moly tubular space Chrome-moly tubular space
Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Side Wings Yes Yes
Body Frame Material -- Steel Steel


Front Brake Dual Disc Dual Disc Dual Disc Dual Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc

Differentiating Features

Height Adjustable Seats Yes No
Cruise Control -- Yes

BMW R 1250 GS vs KTM 1290 Super Adventure S FAQs

Which Motorcycle is cheaper between BMW R 1250 GS vs KTM 1290 Super Adventure S?

R 1250 GS is priced at RM 127,500 and 1290 Super Adventure S is priced at RM 137,800 . Hence R 1250 GS is the cheapest amongst these Motorcycle.

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