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

2022 BMW R 1250 R

The 2022 BMW R 1250 R: The Naked Boxer.

The BMW R 1250 R is a naked European bike that shares the iconic boxer-style engine BMW is famous for.

The 1254cc engine puts down 105 lb-ft of torque through the Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm. Dual 320mm Brembo front brakes with BMW Motorrad Integral ABS are on tap to reign things back in again. A nice-looking 6.5” TFT screen pairs easily to your phone with BMW Motorrad Connectivity, giving access to riding modes, navigation, and media.

The BMW R 1250 R joins other 2022 models with the Option 719 package. From exclusive paintwork and a host of milled parts to forged wheels, this is all about factory individualization.

3 Color choices for the 2022 BMW R 1250 R: Black Storm Metallic, Style Sport, and Style Exclusive

The 2022 BMW R 1250 R starts at $14,995 USD / $17,625 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 R in one place.

2022 BMW R 1250 R

Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $14,995 USD / $17,625 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • ABS Brakes
    • ASC (Automatic stability control)
    • 2 riding modes (Rain, Road)
    • TFT-Display with connectivity
    • HSC (Hill start control)
    • On Board Computer
    • Heated Grips
    • Power Socket

Main Specs

  • Engine: 1,254 cc Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine
  • Power: 136 hp (100 kW) at 7,750 rpm
  • Torque: 105 lb-ft (143 Nm) at 6,250 rpm
  • Wet Weight:  527 lbs (239 kg)
  • Seat Height: 32.3” (820mm)

2022 BMW R 1250 R

2022 BMW R 1250 R Specifications

From BMW


Engine 1254cc, Air/liquid-cooled 4-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 4” x 3’
Compression Ratio 12.5 : 1
Fuel delivery Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
Starter Electric
Max Torque 105 lb-ft at 6,250 rpm


Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated
Transmission Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Drive Shaft drive


Suspension Front Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 1.77”
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
Brakes Front Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston radial 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 4.8 gal (18 L)
Color Black Storm Metallic, Sport, Exclusive


Alternator Three-phase 508 W generator
Battery 12 V / 12 Ah
Tail Light LED Tail Light


Overall Length 85.2″ (2,165 mm)
Overall Width 34.6″ (880 mm)
Overall Height 51.2″ (1,300 mm)
Wheelbase 59.6″ (1,515 mm)
Castor 4.9″ (125.6 mm)
Seat Height Standard Seat: 32.3″
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled

527 lbs (239 kg)



2022 BMW R 1250 R

2022 BMW R 1250 R Features

Boxer Engine.

With a maximum torque of 136hp, 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.

ShiftCam model inscription.

Shows what’s inside: the new boxer engine with variable camshaft control ensures increased performance, smooth running and efficiency.

Stainless steel.

Set beautiful and high-quality accents with the radiator cover and the tank cover made of stainless steel. The engine spoiler made of stainless steel is available as an optional accessory.

High-resolution TFT color display.

Connect your smartphone to your bike via Bluetooth. The 6.5-inch TFT display shows you information about your motorcycle and in conjunction with your smartphone app, additional features such as navigation, music and phone.

Style Exclusive.

The Style Exclusive package features expressive Mineral Grey Metallic paintwork and premium materials and surfaces. Golden brake calipers and high-quality hardware components complete the stylish look.

Ride Modes Pro.

Ride Modes Pro now also includes Hill Start Control Pro with automatic brake activation on inclines and Dynamic Brake Assistant (DBC).

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