It is really no surprise that a European manufacturer that builds legendary luxury sports sedans, makes such a stellar luxury sport touring motorcycle. The heart of the R 1250 RT is the ShiftCam Boxer engine with 105 lb-ft of torque smoothly pulling from corner to corner, with plenty of protection from the large windscreen and well-designed fairing.
All of the BMW R 1250 RT’s instruments are combined on the huge 10.25″ TFT screen, along with useful features like connection and the navigator. With the split-screen, you see an overview of numerous features at once, such as the onboard computer and the current speed.
The optional Active Cruise Control (ACC) driving assistance system lets you set the desired speed and the distance to the vehicle in front conveniently by pressing a button on the handlebars. A radar sensor at the front determines the vehicle speed and the distance to the vehicle ahead. The BMW R 1250 RT joins other 2022 BMW models with the Option 719 package, and items like Dynamic ESA (electronic suspension) and Ride Modes Pro as optional add ons.
3 Color choices for the 2022 BMW R 1250 RT: Opt. 719 Meteoric II, Triple Black, Sport
The 2022 BMW R 1250 RT starts at $19,695 USD / $23,875 CAD.
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Price: $19,695 USD / $23,875 CAD
10.25-inch color TFT instrument cluster with connectivity and integrated map navigation
BMW Motorrad full integral ABS Pro
DCC (Dynamic Cruise Control with braking function)
DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
3 Ride Modes (ECO, Rain and Road)
HSC (Hill Start Control)
Engine: 1,254 cc Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine
1254cc, Two-cylinder, air-/fluid-cooled, four-stroke boxer engine with two overhead spur-gear driven camshafts, one balancer shaft and BMW ShiftCam variable intake camshaft control.
136 HP at 7,750 rpm
Bore x Stroke
4” x 3”
Electronic port fuel injection, digital engine control: BMS-O with throttle by wire
105 lbs-ft. at 6,250 rpm
Wet clutch with an anti-hopping function, hydraulic activation
Six-speed helical synchromesh gearbox
BMW Motorrad Telelever, central spring strut, standard diameter 37 mm
Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever, WAD spring strut, spring preload continuously and hydraulically adjustable via adjuster knob, adjustable rebound-stage damping via adjuster knob
The large and easy-to-read 10.25″ TFT screen with full HD resolution is both an instrument cluster and on-board computer. On it, you’ll find full instrumentation as well as navigation and media.
New front with LED headlights
Great new look and better vision: The new front end with LED headlights, as standard, emphasize the dynamic lines of the R 1250 RT even more, while the lower body height increases your field of view.
Full power in every speed range with BMW ShiftCam
The BMW ShiftCam variable camshaft control system delivers outstanding performance and – especially in the lower engine speed range – harmonious running, control and power.
Continuous power thanks to wireless charging
Protected against splashing water, your smartphone charges by induction or USB in the handy storage compartment – and you can use the navigator, use the phone and listen to music at the same time.
Simple operation with favorites button
Four programmable buttons give you quick access to functions such as navigation or seat heating. You can easily switch while driving – your attention stays on the road.
Navigation on the 10.25" TFT screen
Know where you want to go? So does the R 1250 RT. And without an additional navigation device. Thanks to the BMW Motorrad Connected App and the interactive map view on the 10.25″ TFT display, you’ll be sure to reach the next leg of the tour unhindered.
Smooth travels with available Active Cruise Control
Three letters, a big boost to comfort: With the new ACC, your bike automatically maintains your desired speed and, via a radar sensor, to maintain distance from the vehicle in front.
New audio system with a strong sound*
The right sound accompaniment to your tour: The new and stronger amplifier provides rich sound. You can listen to radio or music from your smartphone and control it conveniently via the Multi-Controller.
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