The New BMW R 1250 RT

BMW Motorrad Malaysia recently introduced the latest generation of the dynamic touring motorcycle – the New BMW R 1250 RT. The New BMW R 1250 RT is now available with a comprehensive increase in standard equipment, including the new BMW Full Integral ABS Pro and Dynamic Traction Control, to achieve an unparalleled long-distance riding experience.

Harald Hoelzl, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia said, “We are pleased to welcome yet another addition to the BMW Motorrad family. The BMW RT has always set the benchmark in this class, and the New BMW R 1250 RT will be no different, offering owners a new look, a comprehensive increase in standard equipment and numerous technical upgrades for a whole new riding experience.”

He added, “The new generation of the long-distance touring companion – the New BMW R 1250 RT also proudly represents the segment that contributed to much of BMW Motorrad’s success in 2020, rivalling its own success in 2019. We are confident that the new motorcycle will follow in the tracks of its predecessor and Make Life a Ride for motorcycling enthusiasts nationwide.”

The New BMW R 1250 RT – made to go the distance.
The latest generation of the dynamic tourer arrives with more sophisticated innovations for even greater riding pleasure, offering a touring experience unlike any other.

The bold appearance of the New BMW R 1250 RT is accentuated by a newly-developed front fairing with optimised aerodynamics, which also encloses the new full LED adaptive headlights with swivel function. Illumination is also offered via the LED flashing turn indicator and LED taillight. The comfort turn indicator and stylish cast aluminium wheels also arrive as standard.

The new dynamic tourer also comes complete with a host of standard equipment including a luggage rack, storage compartment, centre stand, integral pannier cases in body colour, the two-tone fanfare, and an adjustable windscreen. The New BMW R 1250 RT also arrives with adjustable handbrake and clutch levers, along with heated grips.

The new dynamic tourer is fitted with the legendary shaft-driven and two-cylinder boxer engine with a capacity of 1,254 cc, delivering 100 kW / 136 hp at 7,750 rpm and 143 Nm of torque at 6,250 rpm in the current EU5 registration – ensuring comfortable travel and dynamic propulsion. Complemented by the BMW ShiftCam technology with variable camshaft control for varying valve timing and valve lift on the intake side, the technology offers superior power across the entire speed range.

In terms of suspension, the New BMW R 1250 RT arrives with the Dynamic ESA “Next Generation” electronic suspension with fully automatic load compensation. A rear suspension strut with travel-dependent damping, adjustable rear preload and rear rebound, along with the steering stabiliser are also featured in the new dynamic tourer.

The BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension also improves riding comfort and complements the functions of the anti-lock braking system (ABS). The BMW Motorrad Paralever, on the other hand, combines a sporty design with a consistent lightweight construction to ensure extremely sensitive response characteristics for the rear wheel suspension, as well as higher ground clearance.

The New BMW R 1250 RT is also equipped with the Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) to ensure a high level of riding safety with excellent traction. The new standard “Eco” riding mode also achieves the best possible fuel efficiency on the dynamic tourer. In addition to the three standard riding modes is the Riding Modes Pro package that offers the Dynamic riding mode and new dynamic engine brake control (MSR).

Also available as standard is the new BMW Motorrad Full Integral ABS Pro – a braking system in which both the front and rear brakes simultaneously upon application. The Hill Start Control function also equips the New BMW R 1250 RT, along with the Active Cruise Control, available as standard with the Dynamic Package, which goes the extra mile with radar sensor technology to enable relaxed gliding with distance control.

For infotainment, the New BMW R 1250 RT comes equipped with Connectivity which comprises of a new multifunctional instrument cluster with 10.25-inch full-colour TFT screen, a multi-controller, Bluetooth functions, and map navigation – available via the BMW Motorrad Connected App. The new Audio System 2.0 / Radio Software also provides music entertainment on the road, with full sound functionality best achieved with the BMW Motorrad Communication System.

Arriving in Style Sport and Style Elegance, the new dynamic tourer is equipped with the Comfort and Dynamic packages as standard – offering a range of features such as the Gear Shift Assistant Pro, Keyless Ride function, central locking system, seat heating, electric immobiliser with anti-theft alarm system, tyre pressure control, a 12V socket, and enhanced mobile smart phone connectivity with wireless charging capability. 

The New BMW R 1250 RT will be available at all authorised BMW Motorrad dealerships nationwide.

Financial Services.
With the Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, ownership of the New BMW R 1250 RT starts from RM1,738.00 per month. This is based on balloon financing estimates of an 80% loan on a 4-year tenure.

Owners can also enjoy additional benefits with the All-New Industry-Leading Premium Engine Oil Inclusive, Service Inclusive and Warranty Extension Programmes by BMW Motorrad Malaysia. For more information on the programmes, please visit

The retail price (on the road, without insurance, and with BMW Motorrad Malaysia’s All-New 3-Year Warranty and 3-Year Roadside Assistance Programmes) for the New BMW R 1250 RT is RM 142,500.00