BMW Motorrad, the two-wheeler arm of German auto major BMW Group, on Tuesday launched two all-new motorcycle models, BMW R 1250 R and BMW R 1250 RT in India, priced at Rs 15.95 lakh and Rs 22.50 lakh, respectively.
The BMW R 1250 R and the BMW R 1250 RT will be available as completely built-up units (CBU) and can be booked at BMW Motorrad dealerships, BMW group India said in a statement. Both the models are powered by a two-cylinder engine with a displacement of 1,254cc, producing 136 hp, it said.
The BMW R 1250 R and the BMW R 1250 RT have two riding modes available as standard in order to be able to adapt the motorcycle to individual rider preferences, the company said. The standard Automatic Stability Control (ASC) ensures a high level of riding safety due to best possible traction. Anti-lock Braking System (ABS Pro) offers even greater safety when braking, even in banking position, it added.
The company also said the BMW R 1250 R now has equipment feature connectivity as standard, including a 6.5-inch full-colour TFT screen.
Recently, the German company announced the addition of new colours to the brand’s entry-level models the BMW G310R and the G310GS.
According to shifting-gears.com, both the bikes have received a new paint scheme. The BMW G310R gets a new paint called ‘Cosmic Black Two’. On the other hand, the G310GS gets a new colour called ‘Strato Blue Metallic’.
In terms of specifications and features, the BMW G310R and the G310GS remain unchanged. The two are powered by the same engine which is the BMW 313cc, single-cylinder, reverse-inclined, liquid-cooled, four valves, DOHC with cam followers and a wet sump lubrication system. The motor churns out 34 HP of power and 28 Nm of torque and is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The fuel delivery is through an electronic fuel injection system.
Both the BMW G310R and the G310GS are equipped with a tubular space frame chassis and ride on 41mm upside-down front forks and a central spring strut with spring pre-load adjustable monoshock connected to the aluminium swing arm on the rear.