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2022 BMW R 1250 GS Adventure [Specs, Features, Photos]

2022 BMW R 1250 GS

The 2022 BMW R 1250 GS: A Taste Of Adventure.

When it comes to scratching your itch for some serious Adventure Touring, the BMW R 1250 GS lineup is the stuff of legend. You are simply left with needing to sort out one key issue. Do you want the standard or Anniversary Edition livery?

Sport touring aboard a purpose-built European bike shows just how refined going fast in comfort can actually be. Coming into the 2022 model year BMW left well enough alone and made no significant changes to the R 1250 GS Adventure. Alright one change, they made it easier to purchase by slimming down the available packages. It is quite simple, add items to the standard model, or just add the Premium package that likely already contains exactly what you really want.

The Premium package includes the semi-active electronically adjusted suspension, cruise control, heated grips, prep for the touring bags, and all the riding aids and modes that enhance the riding experience.

With 136 hp the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure is right with the competition, but the 105 lb-ft of torque will keep you grinning. Delivered with silky smoothness, this is a bike that propels you ahead from anywhere in the rpm band with ease.

4 Color choices for the 2022 BMW R 1250 GS Adventure: Ice Gray, Style Rally Package, Style Triple Black, 40 Years Of GS Edition.

The 2022 BMW R 1250 GS Adventure starts at $20,345 USD / $24,145 CAD.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new 2022 BMW R 1250 GS Adventure in one place.


2022 BMW R 1250 GS

Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $20,345 USD / $24,145 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • TFT color display with connectivity
    • Full-LED headlight
    • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
    • Integral ABS Pro (inclination-optimized ABS)
    • 3 Ride Modes (ECO, Rain and Road)
    • HSC (Hill Start Control)
    • USB charging socket

Main Specs

  • Engine: 1,254 cc Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine
  • Power: 136 hp (151 kW) at 7,750 rpm
  • Torque: 105 lb-ft (143 Nm) at 6,250 rpm
  • Wet Weight:  591 lbs (268 kg)
  • Seat Height: 35.0″ / 35.8″ (890 mm / 910 mm)

2022 BMW R 1250 GS

2022 BMW R 1250 GS Specifications

From BMW


Engine 1254cc, Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam.
Engine Power 136 HP at 7,750 rpm
Bore x Stroke 102.5 mm x 76 mm
Compression Ratio 12.5 : 1
Fuel delivery Electronic intake pipe injection
Starter Electric
Max Torque 105 lb-ft at 6,250 rpm


Clutch Wet clutch with an anti-hopping function, hydraulic activation
Transmission Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth
Drive Shaft drive


Suspension Front BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 1.5″ (37 mm), central spring strut
Suspension Rear Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at handwheel
Brakes Front Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 12.0″ (305 mm), 4-piston radial calipers
Brakes Rear Single disc brake, diameter 10.9″ (276 mm), double-piston floating caliper
Tires Front 120/70 R 19
Tires Rear 170/60 R 17
Fuel Tank Capacity 7.9 gallons


Alternator Three-phase alternator with 510 Watt nominal power
Battery 12 V / 11.8 Ah
Tail Light LED Tail Light


Length 89.4″ (2,270 mm)
Width 57.5″ (1,460 mm)
Height 38.6″ (980 mm)
Wheelbase 59.2″ (1,504 mm)
Castor 3.8″ (95.4 mm)
Seat Height 35.0″ / 35.8″ (890 mm / 910 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled

591 lbs



2022 BMW R 1250 GS

2022 BMW R 1250 GS Features

Go relaxed into unknown terrain

The comfortable ergonomics and seating position of the R 1250 GS Adventure offer outstanding vision and let you control the bike easily. As the handlebars can be raised by up to 30 mm, you can ride comfortably and confidently even as a tall rider or standing up while off-road. In addition, the wide range of seat heights from 790 to 910 mm and the extensive selection of seats will help you find the right R 1250 GS Adventure for you. And the seat heating system ensures that you and your passenger enjoy every tour even more.

LED lighting technology

More radiance, visibility and prominence: The full-LED swiveling headlights and adaptive headlights help improve illumination and constant range – to the side, up and down. Depending on the ground gradient, payload and inclination in curves.

This way, the light is with you wherever you ride. The LED turn signals with Cruising Light option provide an eye-catching appearance with constantly dimmed lighting at the front. While at the rear, the multifunctional LED indicators increase passive safety. Further highlights: the Welcome and Goodbye function as well as the driving lights, which can be activated when the ignition is switched off – very practical when maneuvering in the dark.

Long range with the 7.9 gallon tank

When in beautiful surroundings, you won’t want to cut your journey short: With a maximum range of over 372 miles, you can relax and be on the road a little longer.

Comfortable handlebar risers

This is particularly beneficial for the taller drivers. But also when riding off-road or as an ambitious enduro rider, you have more control and even more fun with the handlebars mounted 30 mm higher.

Seat heating

This way, every tour can easily be a little longer: The multi-level seat heating provides the rider and passenger more comfort and makes them want to stay out longer.

Adaptive headlight with LED swiveling headlight

You get more out of every mile if you can see better. That’s why the 1250 GS Adventure illuminates your path consistently and homogeneously. Even on dynamic curves.

Ride Modes Pro and ECO Mode

Every terrain is worth trying out: The Ride Modes Pro, which have been extended to up to seven with new dynamic engine brake control, ensure optimum control on any terrain. The standard ECO Mode gets more range out of every tank of fuel: for relaxed longer trips.

DTC and ABS Pro in series

The nicest thing about adventure is you never know how you’ll reach your destination. With ABS Pro and DTC, you are ideally prepared for any surface. Both when braking or if surface grip suddenly changes.

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