European model shown.

European model shown.

MSRP excludes destination & handling fee of $695, tax, title, license and registration. Images may include optional equipment and accessories at extra cost.

MSRP excludes destination & handling fee of $695, tax, title, license and registration. Images may include optional equipment and accessories at extra cost.

The BMW R 1250 RS

Sports touring in the fast lane

The BMW R 1250 RS is a powerful sports touring bike. Characterized by its two-cylinder boxer engine with BMW ShiftCam technology, it visually embodies sporty dominance and unadulterated riding pleasure. Thanks to wind and weather protection, as well as the relaxed sitting position and assistance systems, you can enjoy every corner and every mile – whether alone or with a companion. Every punch of your boxer drives you forward – every single time. On every journey and every dynamic intermediate sprint. You demand more with confidence– and the bike delivers. Simply put: #NeverStopChallenging.

Sportiness made easy

Striking LED lights
Front with LED daytime riding light of the R 1250 RS
Practical USB charging socket
USB charging socket of the R 1250 RS
Comfortable tubular handlebars
Tubular handlebars of the R 1250 RS
Comfortable heated seat
Heated seat of the R 1250 RS
Proven 12 V charging socket
12 V charging socket at the rear of the R 1250 RS
Informative Corescreen Sport
Corescreen Sport of the R 1250 RS
Greater riding confidence thanks to DTC and ABS Pro
Brake system of the R 1250 RS
Sporty, slim single seat
Sporty rear of the R 1250 RS

Longer journeys, fewer stops

Longer journeys, fewer stops

The efficient Eco ride mode is now added to the Rain and Road ride modes as standard. This gives you the choice between efficient riding and the usual dynamic sportiness. The status display in the 6.5" TFT display shows you the selected setting. And the new optional Pro riding modes with Dynamic and Dynamic Pro provide more performance on your tour.

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cc capacity
hp at 7,750 rpm
lb-ft maximum tightening torque at 6,250 rpm
seconds to accelerate from 0 - 60 mph
Air/liquid-cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine

Power in every situation

The boxer engine with proven BMW ShiftCam technology has two different intake camshaft profiles. Thanks to its variable camshaft control, the drive impresses with optimal running smoothness, high efficiency or impressive torque development depending on the requirements: for truly powerful acceleration. The increase up to the maximum torque of 105 lb-ft can be felt in every speed range: in sprints in the fast lane, as well as during powerful acceleration out of bends.

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Expressive sports touring bike

More choices

One boxer, three faces. From classic, purist to sporty, dynamic to striking elegance: each of the three color combinations perfectly expresses the incomparable dynamic sports touring character of the R 1250 RS.

Light White

This variant of the R 1250 RS is pure. The boxer engine is particularly eye-catching here.


The colors Light White/Racing Blue Metallic/Racing Red are a clear homage to BMW Motorsport. The sporty look of the single seat bike is completed with a white frame and golden brake calipers.

Triple black

Attention design fans: Black Storm Metallic with Agate Gray frame accentuates the lines perfectly. The golden brake calipers and the stainless steel engine spoiler set striking accents.

Sporty from front to rear

From the striking front end with the newly designed LED flashing turn indicators, to the high windscreen and full trim panel, right through to the short, sporty, slim single seat: The R 1250 RS is a pure sports touring bike. Performance-oriented and dominant. Comfortable and hungry for curves. Just as the bike’s lines promise. Just the way you want it.

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European model shown. Sport exhaust not available in the U.S.A.

The ideal complete package

Every R 1250 RS combines sportiness and suitability for touring. Now it’s up to you to decide where your journey will take you – in the truest sense of the word. We have put together three package solutions that are specifically tailored to your preferences.

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Dynamics package

Do you see every straight as a run-up to the next corner? Our dynamics package supports you in your desire for power.

  • With Dynamic and Dynamic Pro, the Pro riding modes offer you two purely performance-oriented programs.

  • Engine drag torque control helps prevent your rear wheel from slipping or skidding, giving you greater stability and control.

  • The Shift Assistant Pro enables upshifting and downshifting without actuating the clutch.

  • The Dynamic ESA offers a wide range between comfort and pure sportiness. With its automatic control of damping and spring pre-load, it ensures the best traction even when leaning.

Comfort package

With the comfort package, you can tackle every tour with ease. All that matters here is making your ride easy and enjoyable, before you even hop on.

  • Thanks to Keyless Ride, you can start your bike with your key in your pocket - without spending ages searching for the key.

  • In addition, this package includes the Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM) as well as heated grips to keep your fingers nice and warm.

  • And if you want to make your bike really stand out, you'll appreciate the design option muffler and chrome header.

Tour package

If you really enjoy the journey and the time on your bike, you may want to keep going for a few miles more, and the tour package ensures comfortable travel.

  • And, of course, this package includes a holder for a navigation device as well as cruise control.

  • And the center stand keeps your bike steady and secure, even with heavy bags hanging on both case holders.

3 year warranty

Ride on and on and on. 

Get up to 3-years or 36,000 miles warranty on all new motorcycles.

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More individuality

With the extensive range of optional equipment and original BMW Motorrad accessories, you can turn the R 1250 RS into precisely the bike for your needs. The range extends from seat variants and cases to high-quality Option 719 finishes.

Build Your Own

Even more boxer pleasure