MSRP excludes destination & handling fee of $495, tax, title, license and registration.

European model shown.

European model shown.

THE BMW R 1250 RT.

Do it your way.

The BMW R 1250 RT gives you more freedom than ever before. The variable camshaft control system BMW ShiftCam ensures consistent power delivery throughout the entire power band for swift cornering and immense torque on the straights. An increase in engine displacement brings you even more performance - pumping out 136 hp and 105 lb-ft of torque. Experiencing the road ahead is more effortless than ever. You can make your RT unique thanks to individualisation options: it's your tour, it's your bike. 


Your tour, your style.

The standard colors of the R 1250 RT and the high-quality Option 719 colors will turn heads on every tour. They underpin the dynamics of the machine. And create a powerful, engaging presence.

Manhattan Metallic

Cultured and elegant – that's the Exclusive style. And that's exactly what it looks like.

Mars Red Metallic / Dark Slate Metallic Matte

The Sport style in Mars Red Metallic and Dark Slate Metallic Matte refines the RT – for confident travels and a sporty look.

Alpine White

Light and elegant: Alpine White allows you to clearly identify with the sporty side of the R 1250 RT.

Blue Planet Metallic / Ivory

The color Blue Planet Metallic / Ivory enables you to give your bike a personal touch.

Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic

The traditional hand lining with the Option 719 Sparkling Bronze Metallic paint job makes your bike distinct.

Twin-Cylinder Boxer Engine.

hp at 7,750 rpm
lb-ft of torque at 6,250 rpm
cc capacity
lb maximum load (with standard equipment)
Air/liquid-cooled 4-stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam

Built for touring.

Built for touring.

Anticipation and excitement are the most beautiful companions on any tour. With the start of your R 1250 RT, you can feel the superior qualities of the Twin-cylinder Boxer engine. Its performance and enhancement in character of running fascinate across the entire power band. The ‘BMW ShiftCam’ variable camshaft control ensures greater torque across the entire power band and boosts your control. Thanks to a large displacement and more power with more efficiency, your riding pleasure intensifies mile upon mile. The high torque curve and irresistible power with fewer gear changes quickly become indispensable companions. 

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Experience the sound of the R 1250 RT.

What's new.

Dynamic Brake Control.

Dynamic Brake Control.

Included with optional Ride Modes Pro, DBC assists you in emergency braking by counteracting the involuntary throttle actuation in challenging riding situations. The system intervenes to reduce throttle and increase the braking force. The results is improved safety and optimal use of braking power to stabilize your bike and shorten the braking distance.

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Dynamic ESA of the latest generation.
Attractive riding scene with BMW R 1250 RT
Keyless Ride.
Cockpit with audio system of the BMW R 1250 RT
BMW ShiftCam.
View of the cylinder head cover of the BMW R 1250 RT with ShiftCam model inscription
Ride Modes Pro as an option with new features.
Ride Modes Pro as an option with new features.
BMW Motorrad Option 719.
BMW Motorrad Option 719.
Wide range of seats.
BMW R 1250 RT with brown Option 719 seat
Gear Shift Assist Pro.
Gear Shift Assist Pro
Audio system.
Cockpit with audio system of the BMW R 1250 RT

Clothing for your tour.