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. Find out all about the technical data and equipment here.
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.
102.5 mm x 76 mm
100 kW (136 HP) at 7,750 rpm
143 Nm at 6,250 rpm
Electronic intake pipe fuel injection, digital engine control: BMS-O with e-gas
Closed-loop three-way catalytic converter, compliant with EU-5 emission standard
Mileage / consumption
over 200 km/h
Super petrol unleaded, octane number 95 (ROZ), adaptation through engine control (91 to 98 ROZ)
Three-phase generator with 508-watt nominal capacity
12 V / 11.8 Ah, maintenance-free
Wet clutch with an anti-hopping function, hydraulic activation
Six-speed helical synchromesh gearbox
Suspension / brakes
Two-part frame concept consisting of a main frame and a rear frame bolted to it, with a co-supporting engine
BMW Motorrad Telelever, central spring strut, standard diameter 37 mm
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
120 mm / 136 mm
3.50 x 17"
5.50 x 17”
120/70 ZR 17
180/55 ZR 17
Twin disc brake, floating discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston radial brake callipers
Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating calliper
BMW Motorrad full integral ABS Pro (full integral braking, lean optimised)
Dimensions / weights
805 mm / 825 mm (SE high seat: 830 mm / 850 mm, low seat: 760 mm / 780 mm)
1,810 mm / 1,850 mm (SE high seat: 1,875 mm/ 1,915 mm, SE low seat: 1,740 mm / 1,780 mm)
approx. 4 l
Min. min. 1,460 mm, max. 1,570 mm
(Style Sport: min. 1,360 mm, max. 1,480 mm)
1) According to Guideline (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable tank capacity.