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Buyer's Guide > R1250 GS Adventure
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This is BMW's top touring bike, adding crash bars, a high-capacity fuel tank, and some different bodywork from the standard R1250 GS model. It's a heavy brute, and runs on a 19-inch front wheel and 17-inch rear (tubeless spoked design), so it's not intended for the gnarliest of off-road terrain, although some very talented riders may end up taking it there anyway. The new Shiftcam engine means it should be more fuel efficient and make its power more efficiently now, with less emissions. If you've got the money, you can accessorize this bike to the max, with electronic suspension, hard luggage, and many other add-ons available.
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R1250 GS Adventure
Adventure - Gravel
New for 2019
$ 23,800
1,254 cc
Engine Type
Opposed twin, DOHC with 4 valves/cyl, liquid/air-cooled, 4-stroke, variable valve timing
6-speed, shaft
Wet multi-plate
Fuel Injection
Max Power
136 hp (101 kW) @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque
105 lb-ft (142 Nm) @ 6250 rpm
Seat Height, std
820-910 mm (32.3-35.8 in.)
Seat Height, options
1504 mm (59.2 in.)
Fuel Capacity
30 L (8 USG)
Dry Weight
Curb Weight
268 kg (591 lb.)
Brakes, front
Twin floating 305 mm brake discs, 4-piston radial calipers
Brakes, rear
Single 276 mm disc with 2-piston caliper
Antilock Brakes (ABS)
Switchable ABS Standard
Suspension, front
Telelever forks
Suspension, rear
Paralever, rebound & preload adjustable
Tires, front
120/70 R 19
Tires, rear
170/60 R 17
Ice grey, Red/white/blue, Brown
36 months, unlimited mileage

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