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2020 BMW R 1250 RS
2020 BMW R 1250 RS

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
BMW
BMW
Model Year
2020
2020
Model
R 1250 RS
R 1250 RS
Model Code
R1250RS
R1250RS
Color
Imperial Blue Metallic
Imperial Blue Metallic

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wheels

Cast aluminum

Front - 3.50 x 17 in.

Rear - 5.50 x 17 in.

Cast aluminum

Front - 3.50 x 17 in.

Rear - 5.50 x 17 in.

Tires

Front - 120/70 ZR 17

Rear - 180/55 ZR 17

Front - 120/70 ZR 17

Rear - 180/55 ZR 17

Dimensions

Length
86.7 in. (2,202 mm)
86.7 in. (2,202 mm)
Height
Excluding mirrors - 49.4 in. (1,255 mm)
Excluding mirrors - 49.4 in. (1,255 mm)
Width
Including mirrors - 36.4 in. (925 mm)
Including mirrors - 36.4 in. (925 mm)
Weight
Unladen, road ready, fully fuelled - 536 lb. (243 kg)
Unladen, road ready, fully fuelled - 536 lb. (243 kg)
Wheelbase
60.2 in. (1,530 mm)
60.2 in. (1,530 mm)
Seat Height

Unladen weight - 32.3 in. (Standard Seat)

Inner leg curve, unladen weight - 72.4 in. (Standard Seat)

Unladen weight - 32.3 in. (Standard Seat)

Inner leg curve, unladen weight - 72.4 in. (Standard Seat)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Final Drive
Shaft drive
Shaft drive

Electrical

Battery
12V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
12V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
Alternator
Three-phase 508W generator
Three-phase 508W generator
Advanced Electronics

2 Ride Modes (Rain / Road)

ASC (Automatic Stability Control)

Hill Start Control

On-Board Computer Pro

2 Ride Modes (Rain / Road)

ASC (Automatic Stability Control)

Hill Start Control

On-Board Computer Pro

Engine

Engine
4-stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system, BMW ShiftCam.
4-stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system, BMW ShiftCam.
Cooling
Air / liquid
Air / liquid
Horsepower
136 hp (100 kW) @ 7,750 rpm
136 hp (100 kW) @ 7,750 rpm
Displacement
1,254 cc
1,254 cc
Bore x Stroke
102.5 x 76 mm
102.5 x 76 mm
Torque
Max - 105 ft. lb. @ 6,250 rpm
Max - 105 ft. lb. @ 6,250 rpm
Compression Ratio
12.5 : 1
12.5 : 1
Clutch
Multiplate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
Multiplate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
Fuel System

Mixture control / engine management - Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system

Mixture control / engine management - Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system

Exhaust
Emission control - Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Emission control - Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Fuel Type
Premium unleaded
Premium unleaded
Fuel Capacity

Usable tank volume - 4.8 gal. (18 l)

Reserve - Approx. 1 gal. (4 l)

Usable tank volume - 4.8 gal. (18 l)

Reserve - Approx. 1 gal. (4 l)

MPG Rating
50 mpg (WMTC)
50 mpg (WMTC)

Operational

Frame
Two section frame, front - and bolted on rear frame, load bearing engine
Two section frame, front - and bolted on rear frame, load bearing engine
Front Suspension

Front - Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 45 mm

Travel - 5.5 in. (140 mm)

Front - Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 45 mm

Travel - 5.5 in. (140 mm)

Rear Suspension

Rear - 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

Travel - 5.5 in. (140 mm)

Rear - 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

Travel - 5.5 in. (140 mm)

Rake
62.3°
62.3°
Trail
Castor - 4.4 in. (110.9 mm)
Castor - 4.4 in. (110.9 mm)
Maximum Speed
Over 125 mph
Over 125 mph
Capacity

Payload (with standard equipment) - 478 lb. (217 kg)

Permitted total weight - 1,014 lb. (460 kg)

Payload (with standard equipment) - 478 lb. (217 kg)

Permitted total weight - 1,014 lb. (460 kg)

Other

Additional Colors

Imperial Blue Metallic

Austin Yellow Metallic Matte

Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic

Black Storm Metallic

Imperial Blue Metallic

Austin Yellow Metallic Matte

Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic

Black Storm Metallic

Features

Features

  • BMW SHIFTCAM: The boxer engine with variable camshaft control gives you more pulling power in every rpm range.
  • STYLE SPORT: The Style Sport is a statement about performance with the expressive color Austin Yellow Metallic Matte.
  • DYNAMIC ESA OF THE LATEST GENERATION: Dynamic ESA ensures more stable and even safer ride characteristics. The system automatically regulates the damping and spring preload of the struts depending on riding conditions and load. And it offers the highest level of comfort and traction on all surfaces, even in an inclined position. The inverted gold-colored fork is also part of the Dynamic ESA package.
  • STYLE EXCLUSIVE: Show off your elegant sportiness with the Exclusive Style.
  • RIDE MODES: Ride Modes Pro now also includes Hill Start Control Pro with automatic brake activation and Dynamic Brake Assistant (DBC).
  • CONNECTIVITY: Connect your smartphone to your bike via Bluetooth. The 6.5-inch TFT displays important information from the motorcycle and offers you, in conjunction with your smartphone app, additional features such as navigation, music and phone.
  • ALL NEW ENGINE: With a maximum 105 lb-ft of torque, the reworked engine delivers more power than ever before. Experience the pure thrill of riding and the typical punch of the Boxer engine at all times.
  • HP SPORTS EXHAUST: The HP sport exhaust with its robust sound, makes your R 1250 RS even sportier.
  • TFT DISPLAY WITH CONNECTIVITY: Connect your smartphone to your bike via Bluetooth. The 6.5-inch TFT display shows you everything about your motorcycle and offers you in conjunction with the smartphone app additional features such as navigation, music and phone.

Features

  • BMW SHIFTCAM: The boxer engine with variable camshaft control gives you more pulling power in every rpm range.
  • STYLE SPORT: The Style Sport is a statement about performance with the expressive color Austin Yellow Metallic Matte.
  • DYNAMIC ESA OF THE LATEST GENERATION: Dynamic ESA ensures more stable and even safer ride characteristics. The system automatically regulates the damping and spring preload of the struts depending on riding conditions and load. And it offers the highest level of comfort and traction on all surfaces, even in an inclined position. The inverted gold-colored fork is also part of the Dynamic ESA package.
  • STYLE EXCLUSIVE: Show off your elegant sportiness with the Exclusive Style.
  • RIDE MODES: Ride Modes Pro now also includes Hill Start Control Pro with automatic brake activation and Dynamic Brake Assistant (DBC).
  • CONNECTIVITY: Connect your smartphone to your bike via Bluetooth. The 6.5-inch TFT displays important information from the motorcycle and offers you, in conjunction with your smartphone app, additional features such as navigation, music and phone.
  • ALL NEW ENGINE: With a maximum 105 lb-ft of torque, the reworked engine delivers more power than ever before. Experience the pure thrill of riding and the typical punch of the Boxer engine at all times.
  • HP SPORTS EXHAUST: The HP sport exhaust with its robust sound, makes your R 1250 RS even sportier.
  • TFT DISPLAY WITH CONNECTIVITY: Connect your smartphone to your bike via Bluetooth. The 6.5-inch TFT display shows you everything about your motorcycle and offers you in conjunction with the smartphone app additional features such as navigation, music and phone.