OverdriveJan 18, 2019 19:34:12 IST
BMW Motorrad India has launched the 2019 R 1250 GS ADV motorcycle in India at Rs 16.85 lakh, ex-showroom. The BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Standard has been priced at Rs 18.25 lakh, whereas the BMW R 1250 GS Pro will be available at Rs 20.05 lakh. The top-spec BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Pro will have been priced at Rs 21.95 lakh. Both the motorcycles will be brought to the country through the CBU route. Interested customers can book theirs for a token amount of up to Rs 5 lakh. The BMW R 1250 GS is available in Black Storm Metallic and Cosmic Blue Metallic paintwork.
"BMW Motorrad GS models offer distinctive, powerful and reliable propulsion when it comes to setting off on an extended tour or a long-distance journey or simply enjoying the satisfying pleasure of a short weekend trip. Whether in the city, on the motorway, or off-road, the all-new BMW R 1250 GS gives greater freedom and riding-pleasure. The all-new BMW R 1250 GS Adventure is built for challenges. No matter whether it is tarmac roads, gravel tracks or rough terrain, the large-capacity GS Adventure gets its riders safely to their destination." Dr Hans-Christian Baertels, President (act.), BMW Group India.
The displacement has gone up from the 1,170cc of the previous iteration, thanks to a 1.5mm larger bore, and 3mm more stroke. Along with the added capacity comes variable timing for the intake valves, which BMW is calling ShiftCam. This new addition means, smoother and lower idling speed as well as a wider spread of torque across the rev range. All this takes the power output to 138PS, up 11PS from the current generation and torque is up 18Nm at 143Nm.
BMW Motorrad has also added more updates to the powertrain, with oil jet cooling for the piston undersides, new injectors, as well as a new unit construction gearbox design with an updated slipper clutch. The ADV offering also receives a new 6.5-inch full-colour TFT display and a new engine management system called BMS-O. Apart from this new engine, there are also a host of new rider aids. These include Hill Start and ASC stability control as standard. BMW Motorrad has also introduced a more comprehensive optional Riding Modes Pro system for added dynamic riding modes. The 2019 BMW R 1250 GS features more advanced semi-active electronic suspension with automatic load compensation. There will also be an optional Sports suspension package for the GS, with higher spring rates and longer struts for increased travel. Here's our detailed image gallery of the BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 GSA ADV that has been launched in India
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