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Also called R 1250 RT
Production 2018 - 2019
Class Adventure
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 102.5mm x 76.0mm
Compression ratio 12.5/1
Horsepower 133.16 HP (99.3 KW) @ 7750RPM
Torque 105.48 ft/lbs (143.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Spark Plug NGK `19[1]
Battery 12.5:1
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: multiplate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
Suspension Front: bmw motorrad telelever
Rear: bmw motorrad evo paralever
Brakes Front: double disc. abs
Rear: single disc. abs
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 180/55-zr17
Wheelbase 58.46 inches (1485 mm)
Length 87.48 inches (2222 mm)
Width 38.78 inches (985 mm)
Height 55.31 inches (1405 mm)
Seat Height 2.72 inches (69 mm)
Weight 279.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 6.6 Gallon (25.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.70 liters/100 km (21.3 km/l or 50.05 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual

The BMW R1250RT was a twin, four-stroke Adventure motorcycle produced by BMW between 2018 and 2019. Max torque was 105.48 ft/lbs (143.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 133.16 HP (99.3 KW) @ 7750 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled twin, four-stroke. A 102.5mm bore x 76.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1254.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).


The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the multiplate wet clutch, hydraulically operated.


It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 180/55-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. abs in the front and a single disc. abs in the rear. The front suspension was a bmw motorrad telelever while the rear was equipped with a bmw motorrad evo paralever. The R1250RT was fitted with a 6.6 Gallon (25.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 58.46 inches (1485 mm) long.

2018 BMW R 1250 RT[edit]

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Revamped in 2018 for the 2019 model year, the BMW R 1250 RT offers even more customization options now. Whether from the get-go or ex-factory, you can now opt for one of the “design-defining” Option 719 billet packs, called Classic, Storm or HP. The Hill Start Assist (HSC) system makes starting on slopes easier and is offered as standard. Minor design features have been updated as well.



  1. 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.