BMW Motorrad has launched the all-new BMW R 1250 GS and the R 1250 GS Adventure today in India. Both the bikes will be available as completely built-up units (CBU) and can be booked at BMW Motorrad dealerships now. The R 1250 GS is available in Black Storm Metallic and Cosmic Blue Metallic paintwork. The R 1250 GS Adventure is available in Ice Grey paintwork. Style HP features Motorsport Colours – Light White Uni/Racing Blue Metallic/Racing Red Uni. and Rallye Seat Bench Low. Style Exclusive features Kalamata Metallic Matt paintwork.
The all-new BMW R 1250 GS has a pronounced modern appearance. The luggage bridge in White Aluminium matt with trim holder in Nürburg Silver complete the dynamic look. The fork slider tubes are anodized in gold. The fuel tank side trim elements in Asphalt Grey metallic do provide a touch of distinction.
The new LED headlight gives the front view an especially striking visual appeal. Both in low-beam and high-beam lighting, the illumination is wider and more homogeneous. The large windscreen offers high comfort for the head, neck and shoulders as well as weather protection in every riding situation. The radiator trim in galvanised plastic adds a quality accentuation, as does the 1250 inscription. Standard adjustability of the seat height is available as before.
Both the bikes are powered by the 2-cylinder in-line Boxer engine with a displacement of 1254cc, producing maximum power output of 136PS at 7,750 rpm and a peak torque of 143Nm at 6,250 rpm. Riders get an option of two riding modes available as standard in order to be able to adapt the motorcycle to individual rider preferences. Both bikes also get Automatic Stability Control ASC as standard. The set-off assistant Hill Start Control is likewise a standard feature in both models, enabling convenient set-off on slopes.
Both the motorcycles are offered with multiple packages. The Comfort Package gives added riding enjoyment and safety. It consists of chrome-plated exhaust system, heated grips and RDC tyre pressure control. Touring Package gives the feeling of Boxer all day long. It comprises of Dynamic ESA, Keyless Ride, preparation for navigation unit, cruise control, centre stand, case holders on both left and right sides. Dynamic Package presents signs of sporting character, both visually and functionally. The Riding modes Pro (including ABS Pro, HSC Pro, DTC and DBC) support riding style on any surface and ensure more agility. The package includes Gear Shift Assistant Pro, Daytime Riding Light and LED turn indicators.
Dr. Hans-Christian Baertels, President (act.), BMW Group India, said, “BMW Motorrad GS models 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. The all-new 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 destination.”
The ex-showroom prices are as follows –
BMW R 1250 GS Standard – INR 16, 85,000
BMW R 1250 GS Pro – INR 20, 05,000
BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Standard – INR 18, 25,000
BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Pro – INR 21, 95,000