2021 BMW R 1250 GS headed for India launch soon
BMW Motorrad is gearing up to launch the new R 1250 GS motorcycle in the Indian market soon. The bike will be introduced in two trims - R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure. The company has informed of the arrival of the new bike on its social media handles. The new R 1250 GS is already sold in some of the international markets.
The India-bound model will be identical to the international version. It is a shaft-driven motorcycle featuring a large fuel tank, a tall-set exhaust, and split-style seats.
It will draw power from a Euro 5/BS 6-compliant 1,254cc, air/liquid-cooled, flat-twin engine. This unit will feature the BMW ShiftCam technology and will be responsible for delivering 134bhp of power at 7,750rpm and 142Nm of peak torque at 6,250rpm.
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Some of the standard features and equipment on the motorcycle will include a full-LED lighting setup, a USB charging socket, and a Bluetooth-enabled TFT colour display. There will also be standard riding aids such as a traction control system, ABS Pro, three ride modes (Eco, Road, and Rain), and hill-start control.
Part of its optional kit will be features such as electronically-adjustable suspension, automated hill-start control, heated seats, dynamic brake assistant, Ride Pro modes (Dynamic, Dynamic Pro, Enduro, and Enduro Pro), and engine brake control.
The standard R 1250 GS will ride on alloy wheels, while the higher-spec Adventure trim will get tubeless-tyre compatible spoke wheels.