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Source: BMW Group “Enthusiastic performance, an impressive variety of equipment, an incomparable driving experience and the almost unshakable trust that GS customers have in their motorcycles contribute significantly to the success of the BMW Motorrad brand. That was both an incentive and an obligation for us with the new R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure. ”Patrick Gürlich, Project Manager and Reiner Fings, Product Manager The new BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure: Even more sophisticated and innovative for off-road, touring and adventure The BMW GS models are celebrating their 40th birthday in 2020, and just in time for the anniversary, BMW Motorrad is presenting the new R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure. Even more sophisticated, even more innovative and even more fascinating – thanks to numerous new features and an expanded range of special equipment and original BMW Motorrad accessories. Even more than before, they are the perfect companion for discovering even the most remote corners of our planet by motorcycle. As before, the legendary two-cylinder boxer engine ensures confident and refined propulsion. It still has a displacement of 1,254 cm3 and has an output of 100 kW (136 hp) in the current EU5 approval. Thanks to BMW ShiftCam technology for varying the valve timing and valve lift on the intake side, it offers superior power across the entire engine speed range, extremely smooth running and smoothness as well as excellent fuel consumption and emissions. Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) and the new “Eco” driving mode come as standard. Driving modes Pro with driving mode preselection and engine drag torque control (MSR) as special equipment. Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) ensures high driving safety through the best possible traction as standard. With the new standard driving mode “Eco”, the driver is encouraged to drive as economically as possible. As optional equipment ex works, the new R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure can be equipped with the extended Pro driving mode option. With the new driving mode preselection, the driver can put an individual selection of driving modes on the driving mode button. The engine drag torque control (MSR) is also a new component of Driving Modes Pro. With it, unstable driving conditions, which can arise in overrun mode or when downshifting due to excessive brake slip on the rear wheel, can be safely avoided. New BMW Integral ABS Pro as standard. The R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure are the most popular travel enduros in the world latest edition with the standard BMW Integral ABS Pro. This is a braking system that offers even more safety when braking, even in an inclined position, and thinks even further ahead, so to speak. With the further expansion of the driving mode concept, further new functions are added. For example, the extended adjustment of the ABS control characteristics to the respective driving mode. Hill Start Control Pro (HSC Pro) with extended functions as an ex-works option. The Hill Start Control assistant is standard on both models and enables comfortable stopping and starting on hills. Hill Start Control Pro (HSC Pro) goes beyond the Hill Start Control comfort system and noticeably increases driving comfort under all conditions. New full-LED headlights with adaptive cornering lights, new light functions, cruising lights and function-integrated indicators as optional equipment ex works Standard full-LED headlights illuminate the road with unmatched bright, clear light. A newly developed headlamp with swivel function goes one step further. With the special equipment “Adaptive headlights”, the dipped beam of the standard full-LED headlight is turned into the curve depending on the lean angle. In this way, curves are almost fully illuminated because the light is located where the motorcycle is going. With new light functions, the experience with the R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure is even more intense and practical at the same time. In the future, the welcome light (“Welcome” function), the “Good bye” function and the “Follow me home” function for orientation will be available as special equipment. With the Cruising Light option, the two front indicators are operated in such a way that they are permanently dimmed at the same time. In the case of the multifunctional rear indicators, the standard rear LED indicators are replaced by LED indicators (depending on the market) that can simultaneously emit an amber indicator light and a red brake or taillight. On-board voltage and USB socket as standard. Seat heating for driver and pillion passenger for enhanced suitability for travel and touring as well as handlebar riser by 30 mm as optional equipment ex works. The new BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure now offer two different sockets as standard. A 12-volt on-board power socket and a USB-A socket with a 5-volt power supply. Seat heating for driver and pillion as an ex-works option also offers a significant increase in comfort at low outside temperatures. A new operating concept enables particularly convenient handling. With the optionally available handlebar riser, in addition to the different driver seats and footrests available as special equipment or original BMW Motorrad accessories, the handlebar height can now also be adjusted. The new R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure: travel, off-road and adventure expertise in one attractive basic color as well as the two style variants Style Triple Black and Style Rallye. Anniversary edition “40 Years GS”. In the respective basic version, the new BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure signal their sharpened character and their universal talents in the color light white or ice gray. With the style variants Style Triple Black and Style Rallye, which are available as optional equipment ex works, there are also two particularly expressive color concepts available. The two new GS models honor the 40th birthday of the BMW GS models with the “40 Years GS” by citing a milestone in GS history in a black and yellow color: the legendary R 100 GS.

Highlights of the new BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure: • Original boxer engine with BMW ShiftCam technology for varying the valve timing and valve lift on the intake side. Output and torque: 100 kW (136 hp) at 7,750 rpm and 143 Nm at 6,250 rpm. • Knock sensors for optimized suitability for travel. • New BMW Integral ABS Pro as standard. • Three driving modes as standard. • New “Eco “For particularly economical driving as standard. • Driving modes Pro with additional driving modes and new driving mode preselection as well as engine drag torque control (MSR) as an ex-works option. • Dynamic traction control (DTC) as standard. Hill Start Control Pro (HSC Pro) with extended functions as an ex-works option • New full LED headlights with with adaptive cornering lights as optional equipment ex works. • New light functions, cruising light and function-integrated indicator lights as optional equipment ex works. • On-board voltage and USB socket as standard by 30 mm as optional equipment ex works. • In addition to standard adjustability of the seat height, a wide range of seat height variants ex works. • Connectivity: Multifunctional instrument cluster with 6.5-inch full-color TFT display and numerous features as standard on the R 1250 GS Optional equipment ex works. • An attractive basic color each and the two style variants Style Triple Black and Style Rallye as optional equipment ex works. • Anniversary edition “40 Years GS”. • Extended range of optional equipment and original BMW Motorrad accessories.

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