BMW R 1250 GS, Adventure to debut on July 8
BMW Motorrad has announced that it will launch its R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure motorbikes in India on July 8. Their pre-bookings are already underway. As for the highlights, the bikes have an aggressive design and come with many electronic riding aids. They draw power from a 1,254cc, air/liquid-cooled, flat-twin engine linked to a 6-speed gearbox. Here are more details.
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The countdown has begun! Brace yourself because the Kings of Adventure are arriving in just 7 days.#KingOfAdventure #SpiritOfGS #R1250GS #R1250GSA #MakeLifeARide #BMWMotorrad #BMWMotorradIndia pic.twitter.com/8e8J8HKWcz— BMWMotorrad_IN (@BMWMotorrad_IN) July 1, 2021
The bikes have an adjustable windscreen and TFT instrument console
BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure feature a prominent beak, split-style seats, an adjustable windscreen, a USB charging socket, an asymmetric headlamp, and an upswept exhaust. The bikes have a Bluetooth-enabled color TFT instrument panel and a full-LED setup for lighting. The standard model runs on alloy wheels, while the Adventure variant plies on cross-spoke wheels wrapped in tubeless tires.
They are fueled by a 136hp, 1,254cc engine
The BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure draw power from a Euro 5-compliant 1,254cc air/liquid-cooled, flat-twin engine paired to a 6-speed gearbox. The motor makes a maximum power of 136hp at 7,750rpm and a peak torque of 142Nm at 6,250rpm.
They offer three riding modes
In terms of safety equipment, the BMW R 1250 GS and Adventure are equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with hill-start control, ABS Pro, and traction control. They also offer three riding modes: Eco, Rain, and Road. Suspension duties are taken care of by a central spring strut on the front and a single-sided swingarm on the rear.
BMW R 1250 GS and Adventure: Pricing and availability
The pricing and availability details of the BMW R 1250 GS and Adventure will be revealed on July 8. They are expected to carry a premium over the outgoing models which cost Rs. 20.45 lakh and Rs. 22.35 lakh, respectively (both prices, ex-showroom).