Much awaited BMW adventure motorcycle is now launched and it doesn’t come cheap
BMW Motorrad India has launched R 1250 GS in India with a starting price of Rs 16.85 Lakh. There are a total of four variants of R 1250 GS. The price of top variant Adventure Pro is Rs 21.95 Lakh. The motorcycle will come to India via CBU route. Interested? You can book one for Rs 5 Lakh. There are two colors available on R 1250 GS, Black Storm Metallic, and Cosmic Blue Metallic.
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.”
2019 version of R 1250 GS is powered by a 1254 cc, two-cylinder, boxer engine. Powerplant pumps out 136 bhp @7750 rpm and 143 Nm @6250 rpm. Power and Torque figures have increased a bit due to the implementation of BMW SHiftCam technology. This ensures better rideability, reduced emissions, greater fuel efficiency, and more refinement. Two riding modes comes as standard along with Automatic Stability Control and Hill Start Control.
There are completely blacked out elements on R 1250 GS like, powertrain, mainframe, brake calipers, and cross-spoke wheels. Hand protectors on the handlebar are also black in color.
BMW ShiftCAM technology offers better rideability
BMW is offering extra packages like Comfort, Touring, and Dynamic along with the motorcycle. Comfort Package includes chrome-plated exhaust, heated grips, and RDC tyre pressure control. Touring package consists of Dynamic ESA, keyless ride, navigation unit, cruise control, center stand and case holders on either side. The dynamic package, on the other hand, offers Pro version of the safety net such as Riding Modes Pro, ABS Pro, HSC Pro, DTC and DBC, Gearshift assistant, DRL and LED turn indicators.
2019 BMW R 1250 GS Variants Price (ex-showroom):
- Standard – Rs 16.85 lakh
- Adventure Standard – Rs 18.25 Lakh
- Pro – Rs 20.05 Lakh
- Adventure Pro – Rs 21.95 Lakh
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