2023 BMW R1250 RT LE



Two-cylinder, air-/fluid-cooled, four-stroke boxer engine with two overhead spur-gear driven camshafts, one balancer shaft and BMW ShiftCam variable intake camshaft control.

Bore x stroke

102.5 mm x 76 mm


1,254 ccm

Nominal capacity

100 kW (136 HP) at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque

143 Nm at 6,250 rpm

Compression ratio

12.5: 1

Fuel preparation

Electronic intake pipe fuel injection, digital engine control: BMS-O with e-gas

Emission control

Closed-loop three-way catalytic converter, compliant with EU-5 emission standard

Mileage / consumption

Maximum speed

over 200 km/h

Consumption per 100 km based on the WMTC

4.75 l

CO2 emissions according to WMTC

110 g/km

Fuel type

Super petrol unleaded, octane number 95 (ROZ), adaptation through engine control (91 to 98 ROZ)

Electrical system


Three-phase generator with 508-watt nominal capacity


12 V / 11.8 Ah, maintenance-free


Intelligent Emergency Call

Power transmission


Wet clutch with an anti-hopping function, hydraulic activation


Six-speed helical synchromesh gearbox

Secondary drive

Drive shaft

Suspension / brakes


Two-part frame concept consisting of a main frame and a rear frame bolted to it, with a co-supporting engine

Front suspension / spring elements

BMW Motorrad Telelever, central spring strut, standard diameter 37 mm

Rear-wheel guide / spring elements

Cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever, WAD spring strut, spring preload continuously and hydraulically adjustable via adjuster knob, adjustable rebound-stage damping via adjuster knob

Spring travel, front / rear

120 mm / 136 mm


1,485 mm


116 mm

Steering head angle



Cast aluminium

Rim dimensions, front

3.50 x 17″

Rim dimensions, rear

5.50 x 17”

Tyre, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tyre, rear

180/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Twin disc brake, floating discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston radial brake callipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating calliper


BMW Motorrad full integral ABS Pro (full integral braking, lean optimised)

Dimensions / weights

Seat height, unladen

805 mm / 825 mm (SE high seat: 830 mm / 850 mm, low seat: 760 mm / 780 mm)

Rider step length, unladen

1,810 mm / 1,850 mm (SE high seat: 1,875 mm/ 1,915 mm, SE low seat: 1,740 mm / 1,780 mm)

Usable tank capacity

25 l

of which is reserve

approx. 4 l

Length (using number plate carrier)

2,222 mm

Height (above windscreen)

Min. min. 1,460 mm, max. 1,570 mm
(Style Sport: min. 1,360 mm, max. 1,480 mm)

Width (including mirrors)

985 mm

Breadth (including boot)

990 mm

Vehicle kerb weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

279 kg

Max. permitted weight

505 kg

Max. load (with standard equipment)

226 kg

  • TFT with Connectivity (10.25 Inch Screen)
  • LED Headlight, Rear Light and Indicators, Integrated Lights in 49L Top Case
  • LED Spotlights
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Power Socket
  • Centre Stand
  • Luggage Rack
  • Adjustable Electric Windscreen
  • Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)
  • Hill Start Control (HSC) with Dynamic Brake Light
  • BMW Motorrad Multimedia Controller
  • Heated Grips
  • BMW Full Intergral ABS Pro
  • Intelligent Emergency call and Teleservices
  • Chrome Exhaust
  • Riding Modes Pro (Eco, Rain and Road, Dynamic, Hill Start Control)
  • Adaptive Headlight with Daytime Running Lights
  • Central Locking System
  • Tyre Pressure Control
  • Anti-theft Alarm
  • Additional Power Socket
  • Dynamic Electronic Suspension Adjustment (D-ESA)
  • Enhanced Telephony with Extended Smart Phone Connectivity
  • Heated Seat
  • Keyless Ride
  • Gearshift Assist Pro