2020 BMW R 1250 RT
The 2020 BMW R 1250 RT is a touring motorcycle that brings together sophisticated styling, sporty riding characteristics, and advanced features. It’s a different animal than the K 1600 touring bikes from BMW, but that’s a good thing if the K 1600’s aren’t your cup of tea.
The model features a 1,254cc twin-cylinder boxer engine that makes 136 hp and 105 lb-ft of torque. It’s a good, strong engine that BMW uses in a variety of motorcycles. This engine has enough power for touring duties and its boxer design gives you the true BMW experience.
The R 1250 RT is at home on the highway, but it can handle itself around town, too. The motorcycle is sporty looking and comfortable, and it offers a fantastic riding experience. This makes the $18,645 price tag reasonable.
The motorcycle is available in Manhattan Metallic, Mars Red Metallic / Dark Slate Metallic Matte, Alpine White, Blue Planet Metallic / Ivory, and Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic.
On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new BMW R 1250 RT in one place.
- Price: $ 18,645
- Key Features:
- ABS Pro
- LED Lighting
- 2 Ride Modes (Rain/Road)
- Engine type: 1,254 cc Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine
- Power: 136 hp
- Wet weight: 498 lbs (226 kg)
- Seat height: 31.7 Inch
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2020 BMW R 1250 RT Specifications
|Engine||1,254 cc Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine|
|Bore x Stroke||102.5 mm x 76 mm|
|Compression Ratio||12.5 : 1|
|Fuel System||Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system|
|Clutch||Multi-plate wet clutch, hydraulically operated|
|Final Drive||Shaft drive|
|Suspension Front||BMW Telelever, Ø 37 mm, central spring strut|
|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 via handwheel|
|Brakes Front||Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm|
|Brakes Rear||Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, dual-piston floating caliper|
|Tires Front||120/70 ZR 17|
|Tires Rear||180/55 ZR 17|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||25 L (6.6 US gal.)|
|Color||Manhattan Metallic, Mars Red Metallic / Dark Slate Metallic Matte, Alpine White, Blue Planet Metallic / Ivory, and Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic|
|Overall Length||87.5 in (2,222 mm)|
|Overall Width||38.8 in (985 mm)|
|Overall Height||Standard: 55.3 in (1,405 mm)|
|Wheelbase||58.5 in (1,485 mm)|
|Seat Height||31.7 in (805mm)|
|Curb Weight||498 lbs (226 kg)|
2020 BMW R 1250 RT Features
Dynamic Brake Control.
Included with optional Ride Modes Pro, DBC assists you in emergency braking by counteracting the involuntary throttle actuation in challenging riding situations. The system intervenes to reduce throttle and increase the braking force. The results is improved safety and optimal use of braking power to stabilize your bike and shorten the braking distance.
HP sports exhaust.
The HP sports exhaust gives your R 1250 RT a robust sound and a sporty look. The exhaust is made entirely of titanium.