BMW Motorrad Malaysia line-up now includes two new sports tourers; the R 1250 R & R 1250 RS

BMW Motorrad Malaysia line-up now includes two new sports tourers; the R 1250 R & R 1250 RS

KUALA LUMPUR: Time to rejoice, motorcycle enthusiasts, as BMW Motorrad Malaysia has introduced two new motorcycles in the country.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What powers the new BMW R 1250 R and R 1250 RS?

    Both the R 1250 R and R 1250 RS are powered by BMW's iconic mill, a 1,254 cc two-cylinder air- and oil-cooled boxer twin mill with DOHC.
  • In how many colours is the new BMW R 1250 R and R 1250 RS?

    The BMW Motorrad R 1250 R is offered in Racingblue and Blackstorm tones and the R 1250 RS in Lightwhite, Racingblue, Racingred and Blackstorm.
  • The two new BMW motorcycles hail from the sports touring segment and are called the R 1250 R and R 1250 RS. Here we’ll be discussing the two in detail.

    BMW R 1250 R & R 1250 RS - DETAILS

    Price

    BMW Motorrad R 1250 R

    RM 114,500

    BMW Motorrad R 1250 RS

    RM 118,500 

    Note, the prices mentioned exclude insurance and include road tax along with 3-year warranty and roadside assistance.

    Powertrain

    Both the R 1250 R and R 1250 RS are powered by BMW's iconic mill, a 1,254 cc two-cylinder air- and oil-cooled boxer twin mill with DOHC and the brand's ShiftCam variable valve timing. The unit generates a maximum power of 134.1 hp at 7,750 rpm along with a peak torque of 143 Nm at 6,250 rpm.

    The power is transmitted to the wheels via a 6-speed gearbox with shift final drive.

    BMW R 1250 R & R 1250 RS - SPECS

     

    Riding aids

    As expected the new BMWs come stacked with a full suite of driving aids as standard. Part of the list is -

    • Four Riding Modes (Pro, Road, Rain, & Eco)
    • BMW Integral ABS Pro (with cornering ABS)
    • Dynamic Brake Control)
    • Dynamic Traction Control

    Convenience features

    A BMW motorcycle is not all about performance but also luxury which it provides to its rides. The new R 1250 R and R 1250 RS is no less in this matter and come equipped with a TFT-LCD colour screen with customizable displays offering all important information to the rider, a 12-volt power socket, and a USB-A socket with a 5-volt power supply.

    BMW R 1250 R & R 1250 RS - features

    Also, part of the standard kit is Comfort, Touring, and Dynamic packages that include features like case holders, keyless ride, and cruise control.

    Other key specs

    Fuel tank capacity 

    18-litre

    Weight 

    R 1250 R: 239 kg

    R 1250 RS: 243 kg

    Seat height

    820 mm (optional 840 mm sport seat and 760 mm low seat)

    BMW R 1250 R & R 1250 RS - colourColour options

    BMW Motorrad R 1250 R

    Racingblue and Blackstorm

    BMW Motorrad R 1250 RS

    Lightwhite, Racingblue, and Racingred and Blackstorm

    Also Read: Malaysia gets two BMW touring bikes, the K 1600 GT and K 1600 GTL

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