BMW R 1250 Ready To Set The Indian Roads On Fire!

BMW R 1250 Ready To Set The Indian Roads On Fire!

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BMW R 1250 GS model offer distinctive, powerful and reliable propulsion when it comes to setting off on an extended tour or a long-distance journey – or simply enjoying the satisfying pleasure of a short weekend trip. Whether in the city, on the motorway, or off-road, the all-new BMW R 1250 GS gives greater freedom and riding pleasure. BMW R 1250 GS Adventure is built for challenges. No matter whether it is tarmac roads, gravel tracks or rough terrain, the large-capacity GS Adventure gets its riders safely to their destinationThe motorcycles will be brought to the country through the CBU route. Interested customers can book theirs for a token amount of up to Rs 5 lakh. The BMW R 1250 GS is available in Black Storm Metallic and Cosmic Blue Metallic paintwork.

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Design & Features

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In terms of styling, there isn’t much difference between the new bike and its predecessor; however, BMW has equipped the R 1250 GS with an LED headlamp, while the LED daytime riding light is an available option. Another noteworthy addition on the adventure-tourer is a 6.5-inch full-color TFT screen. The 2019 BMW R 1250 GS also comes with Automatic Stability Control (ASC) and Hill-start Control as standard fitment. The optional ‘Riding Modes Pro’ features additional riding modes, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), ABS Pro (cornering ABS), Hill-start Control Pro and Dynamic Brake Control (DBC). BMW also has updated its semi-active electronic suspension (dubbed by BMW as Electronic suspension Dynamic) with fully automatic load compensation.

Engine

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The 2019 BMW R 1250 GS will be equipped with a larger 1,245cc boxer motor replacing the 1,170cc engine seen on its predecessor. As expected, power figures have gone up, with the motor now producing 136hp at 7,750rpm and 143Nm of torque at 6,250rpm; the older engine delivered 125hp and 125Nm of torque. The inclusion of VVT (Variable Valve Timing) tech – which BMW calls ‘ShiftCam’ technology – is another interesting addition to the powerplant.

Price

BMW R 1250 GS price starts from Rs. 16.85 lakh (Ex-showroom). R 1250 GS is available in only 2 variant. The top-end variant BMW R 1250 GS Pro is priced at Rs. 20.05 lakh(Ex-showroom).

Competition

In the Indian market of Adventure motorcycles, the R 1250 GS competes against the Triumph Tiger 1200 and the Ducati Multistrada 1260. Let’s see how the new R 1250 GS stacks up against its rivals.


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Supriya Roy

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