2023 BMW R1250RT Guide

2023 BMW R1250RT

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2023 BMW R1250RT: METEORIC FAST.

Introducing the 2023 BMW R1250RT…

POWERFUL MACHINE SO YOU ARRIVE RELAXED AT YOUR DESTINATION

The R 1250 RT is the perfect companion for your tour: Its legendary BMW ShiftCam Boxer engine pulls just as powerfully over country roads as it does over winding mountain passes. Its updated front end makes it look more dynamic and slimmer. On the other hand, there is a wide range of features such as the extra-large 10.25″ TFT display or available Active Cruise Control (ACC) – providing extra comfort on your journey. And at the end of the day, you know that there’s nothing like shared experiences and a perfect companion. A fully fledged #RideAndShare.

For around four decades, the two letters RT have been synonymous with comfortable travel and touring at the highest level. The BMW R 1250 RT combines comfortable touring with sporty dynamics and sophisticated technology.

 

 

 

2023 BMW R1250RT Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Standard equipment

  • 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)
  • Full-LED headlights
  • Four programmable favorite buttons
  • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
  • 3 Ride Modes (ECO, Rain and Road)
  • HSC (Hill Start Control)

 

Optional equipment

  • Adaptive headlight
  • ACC (Adaptive Cruise Control with radar sensor)
  • Charging compartment (inductive charging and USB)
  • Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment with load compensation)
  • Keyless Ride
  • Central locking system
  • Seat heating
  • TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System)
  • Ride Modes Pro (driving mode dynamic and HSC Pro, dynamic engine brake control, dynamic brake control DBC)
  • Option 719 billet packs
  • Option 719 wheels
  • Sports silencer

 

Optional accessories

  • LED additional headlights
  • Seat variants
  • Top case
  • Tank bag
  • BMW Motorrad Navigator

 

 

2023 BMW R1250RT Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

TOURS WITH BUILT-IN HIGHLIGHTS
Being on the road, eating up the miles, meeting people, new experiences, exchanging stories: Every tour has highlights. Just like the R 1250 RT. Its many features allow you to ride comfortably, you are always well prepared and can focus entirely on your trip.

  • Large standard 10.25″ TFT color display
  • New front with LED headlights
  • Full power in every speed range with BMW ShiftCam
  • Continuous power thanks to wireless charging
  • Simple operation with favorites button
  • Navigation on the 10.25″ TFT screen
  • Smooth travels with available Active Cruise Control
  • New audio system with a strong sound

Maximum vision
More space, more clarity, more visibility: The new, large 10.25″ TFT screen combines all the instruments of the R 1250 RT, plus practical functions such as the navigator and connectivity. The split screen gives you an overview of several functions at the same time, such as displaying the on-board computer in addition to the current speed. The color display is given extra sharpness and contrast by the robust, tempered and non-reflective glass cover. Your screen is easy to read even in the midday sun and, thanks to the anti-fingerprint coating, it stays that way.

Carefree riding pleasure: The newly-available 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. If this distance is reduced, the system automatically reduces the speed and re-establishes the selected distance. If the distance is increased, the vehicle will increase speed and resume the speed setting. This way, you can enjoy a relaxed journey over every mile.

EVERY BLINK OF AN EYE COUNTS
One bike, many styles
Dynamic lines, impressive design: The R 1250 RT impresses with its athletic form, sometimes sporty, sometimes elegant. You decide what style is best suited to you.

3 year warranty
Ride on & on & on.

Comfort in every dimension
You’ve chosen your style and color: Now it’s time to prepare the R 1250 RT even better for your tours. In addition to adaptive headlights and ACC, other comfort-enhancing features such as Ride Modes Pro, heated seats and Keyless Ride. In addition, there is a range of optional equipment and optional accessories. Design the R 1250 RT just the way you like it. Your tour, your experience, your machine.

Dynamics written across the face
Compact and slim: The front of the R 1250 RT is sleek and encloses LED headlights. Together with a more compact body, this creates a dynamic unit with one clear advantage: an even larger field of view. The new windscreen boasts an impressive patented air duct: Forward suction and air movement on the upper body are reduced – so you continue to ride in comfort even after many hours on the bike. The two-part front-wheel cover also underlines the compactness, supports the aerodynamics and reduces dirt on you and your bike – especially in the rain.

  • POWERFUL OVER EVERY MILE
  • 18.4 gallons of storage capacity (with standard equipment)
  • 1,254cc capacity
  • 105lbs-ft. at 6,250 rpm
  • 498lbs load (with standard equipment)
  • Air/liquid-cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine

Built for touring
You can feel the power of the boxer engine from the very first mile. No matter where your tour takes you: Performance and smoothness fascinate in every speed range. This is also ensured by the BMW ShiftCam variable camshaft control. With superior power delivery, it gives you extra control. The high torque curve, the elasticity and the irresistible power with fewer gear changes help provide relaxed touring. And thanks to its generous displacement and power with high efficiency, your riding pleasure increases with every mile.

  • Comfort turn indicator can be switched off in the menu of the instrument cluster.
  • RDC available worldwide (all vehicles with Keyless Ride).
  • RDC only with Keyless Ride (RDC-Function in Keyless-Ride-Control unit integrated, 2nd wheel set possible).
  • RDC is content of comfort package.
  • Option 719: New color Meteoric Dust II metallic, Mineral White metallic no longer available.
  • Colors
    • Option 719 Meteoric Dust 2 Metallic replaces Mineral White Metallic.
    • Style Sport Racing Blue Metallic remains unchanged.
    • Triple Storm Metallic 2 remains unchanged.
    • Alpine White remains unchanged.

    Equipment

    • RDC real-time gradient tire pressure monitoring added to Comfort Package.
    • Comfort turn indicator can be switched off in the menu for the instrument cluster.

    All US R 1250 RT models automatically add Premium Package.

    ZPP Premium Package – Keyless Ride, Silencer, Chrome Header, Central Locking, Heated Seat, Alarm, Enhanced Connectivity, 12V socket, Dynamic ESA, Gear Shift Assist Pro, Ride Modes Pro, Active Cruise Control, Adaptive Headlight, Aux. Lights, MSR Dynamic Engine Brake Control, Headlight Pro, Audio System and TPM tire pressure monitor.

    Individual Options – Option 719 Bench Seat, High or Low Seat, Option 719 Classic or Sport wheels, High Windshield, Sport Windshield, Tubular Handlebars and Billet Packs.

 

 

 

 

2023 BMW R1250RT – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: from $19,695 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $23,995 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: from £17,350 GBP (total selling price)

Engine

Design

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.

Bore x stroke

4” x 3”

Capacity

1,254 cc

Nominal capacity

136 HP at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque

105 lbs-ft. at 6,250 rpm

Compression ratio

12.5: 1

Fuel preparation

Electronic port fuel injection, digital engine control: BMS-O with throttle by wire

Emission control

Closed-loop three-way catalytic converter

Mileage / consumption

Maximum speed

over 124 mph

Fuel type

Super unleaded

Electrical system

Alternator

Three-phase generator with 508-watt nominal capacity

Battery

12 V / 11.8 Ah

Power transmission

Clutch

Wet clutch with an anti-hopping function, hydraulic activation

Gears

Six-speed helical synchromesh gearbox

Secondary drive

Drive shaft

Suspension / brakes

Frame

Two-part frame concept consisting of a main frame and a rear frame bolted to it, with a co-supporting engine

Front suspension / spring elements

BMW Motorrad Telelever, central spring strut, standard diameter 37 mm

Rear-wheel guide / spring elements

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

Spring travel, front / rear

4.7″ / 5.4″

Wheelbase

58.5″

Caster

4.6″

Steering head angle

64.1°

Wheels

Cast aluminum

Rim dimensions, front

3.50 x 17″

Rim dimensions, rear

5.50 x 17”

Tire, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tire, rear

180/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Twin disc brake, floating discs, diameter 12.6″, four-piston radial brake calipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 10.9″, double-piston floating caliper

ABS

BMW Motorrad full integral ABS Pro (full integral braking, lean optimized)

Dimensions / weights

Seat height, unladen

31.7″ / 32.5″ (SE high seat: 32.7″ / 33.5″, low seat: 29.9″ / 30.7″)

Rider step length, unladen

71.3″ / 72.8″ (SE high seat: 73.8″/ 75.4″, SE low seat: 68.5:” / 70.1″)

Usable tank capacity

6.6 gal.

of which is reserve

approx. 1 gal.

Length (using number plate carrier)

87.5″

Height (above windscreen)

Min. 57.5″, max. 61.8″
(Style Sport: min. 53.5″, max. 58.3″)

Width (including mirrors)

38.8″

Breadth (including cases)

39.0″

Vehicle curb weight, fully fueled/road-ready

615 lbs.

1)

Max. permitted weight

1,113 lbs.

Max. load (with standard equipment)

482.2 lbs.

1) According to Guideline (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable tank capacity.

 

 

 

 

2023 BMW R1250RT – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details

Engine

Rated output

100 kW (136 hp) at 7,750 rpm

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter

Type

Two-cylinder, air/liquid-cooled, four-stroke boxer engine with two overhead spur-gear driven camshafts, one counterbalance shaft and BMW ShiftCam variable intake camshaft control

Bore x stroke

102.5 mm x 76 mm

Capacity

1,254 cc

Max. torque

105.5 lbs-ft at 6,250 rpm

Compression ratio

12.5 : 1

Mixture control

Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management system: BMS-O with throttle-by-wire

Exhaust emission standards

EU 5

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed

over 200 km/h

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

4.75 l

CO2 emission based on WMTC

110 g/km

Fuel type

Super unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15), 95 ROZ/RON, 90 AKI

Electrical system

Alternator

Permanent magnet alternator with 508 W (nominal power)

Battery

12 V / 16 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch

Wet clutch, anti-hopping clutch, hydraulically operated

Gearbox

Claw-shifted 6-speed gearbox with helical gears

Drive

Cardan

Chassis / brakes

Frame

Two-part frame concept consisting of main frame and rear frame bolted to it, co-supporting engine

Front wheel location / suspension

BMW Motorrad Telelever, diameter 37 mm, central shock absorber

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminum single-sided swingarm with BMW Motorrad Paralever, WAD shock absorber, spring preload continuously adjustable hydraulically by handwheel, rebound damping adjustable by handwheel

Suspension travel, front / rear

120 mm / 136 mm

Wheelbase

1,485 mm

Castor

116 mm

Steering head angle

64.1°

Wheels

Aluminium cast wheels

Rim, front

3.50 x 17″

Rim, rear

5.50 x 17”

Tire, front

120/70 ZR17

Tire, rear

180/55 ZR17

Brake, front

Twin disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston radial brake caliper

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, 2-piston floating caliper

ABS

BMW Motorrad Full Integral ABS Pro (fully integral braking function, lean angle optimized)

Dimensions / weights

Seat height at unladen weight

31.7/32.5″ (low seat: 29.9″/30.7″; high seat: 32.6″/33.5″)

Inner leg curve at unladen weight

71.3″ / 72.8″ (seat high: 74″ /75.4″; seat low:69″ /70.1″)

Usable tank volume

approx. 25 l

Reserve

approx. 4 l

Length

2,222 mm (over license plate holder)

Height

1,405 – 1,570 mm, Style Sport: 1.360 – 1.480 mm (above windshield, at DIN unladen weight)

Width

985 mm (above mirror)

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

279 kg

1)

Permitted total weight

505 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

226 kg

1) According to Guideline (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable fuel tank capacity.

 

 

 

2023 BMW R1250RT – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details

Engine

Design

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.

Bore x stroke

102.5 mm x 76 mm

Capacity

1,254 ccm

Nominal capacity

100 kW (136 HP) at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque

143 Nm at 6,250 rpm

Compression ratio

12.5: 1

Fuel preparation

Electronic intake pipe fuel injection, digital engine control: BMS-O with e-gas

Emission control

Closed-loop three-way catalytic converter, compliant with EU-5 emission standard

Mileage / consumption

Maximum speed

over 200 km/h

Consumption per 100 km based on the WMTC

4.75 l

CO2 emissions according to WMTC

110 g/km

Fuel type

Super petrol unleaded, octane number 95 (ROZ), adaptation through engine control (91 to 98 ROZ)

Electrical system

Alternator

Three-phase generator with 508-watt nominal capacity

Battery

12 V / 11.8 Ah, maintenance-free

ECALL

Intelligent Emergency Call

Power transmission

Clutch

Wet clutch with an anti-hopping function, hydraulic activation

Gears

Six-speed helical synchromesh gearbox

Secondary drive

Drive shaft

Suspension / brakes

Frame

Two-part frame concept consisting of a main frame and a rear frame bolted to it, with a co-supporting engine

Front suspension / spring elements

BMW Motorrad Telelever, central spring strut, standard diameter 37 mm

Rear-wheel guide / spring elements

Cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever, WAD spring strut, spring preload continuously and hydraulically adjustable via adjuster knob, adjustable rebound-stage damping via adjuster knob

Spring travel, front / rear

120 mm / 136 mm

Wheelbase

1,485 mm

Castor

116 mm

Steering head angle

64.1°

Wheels

Cast aluminium

Rim dimensions, front

3.50 x 17″

Rim dimensions, rear

5.50 x 17”

Tyre, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tyre, rear

180/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Twin disc brake, floating discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston radial brake callipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating calliper

ABS

BMW Motorrad full integral ABS Pro (full integral braking, lean optimised)

Dimensions / weights

Seat height, unladen

805 mm / 825 mm (SE high seat: 830 mm / 850 mm, low seat: 760 mm / 780 mm)

Rider step length, unladen

1,810 mm / 1,850 mm (SE high seat: 1,875 mm/ 1,915 mm, SE low seat: 1,740 mm / 1,780 mm)

Usable tank capacity

25 l

of which is reserve

approx. 4 l

Length (using number plate carrier)

2,222 mm

Height (above windscreen)

Min. min. 1,460 mm, max. 1,570 mm
(Style Sport: min. 1,360 mm, max. 1,480 mm)

Width (including mirrors)

985 mm

Breadth (including boot)

990 mm

Vehicle kerb weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

279 kg

1)

Max. permitted weight

505 kg

Max. load (with standard equipment)

226 kg

1) According to Guideline (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable tank capacity.

 

 

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