BMW Motorrad Malaysia has unveiled its latest touring motorcycle offering in the form of the new 2021 BMW R 1250 RT. This time around, the latest-gen R 1250 RT comes with a new look as well as a host of upgrades included as standard equipment. According to them, this bike offers a 'whole new 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.”
"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," added Mr Hoezl.
Starting with the looks, the 2021 BMW R 1250 RT now comes with a redesigned front fairing that further enhances the bike's aerodynamic properties and also houses new full-LED adaptive headlights with swivel function. The rear is also fitted with LED tailight and turning indicators, which can be turned on using the comfort turn indicator fitted as standard.
Other newly-added standard stuff includes a stylish set of cast aluminium wheels, luggage rack, storage compartment, centre stand, integral pannier cases, two-tone fanfare, and an adjustable windscreen. Future owners will also get adjustable brake and clutch levers with heated grips fitted as standard as well.
Talking about power, the new R 1250 RT is fitted with a Euro5-compliant 1,254cc boxer engine that churns out 136hp at 7,750rpm and 143Nm of torque at 6,250rpm. This comfortable yet dynamic power unit is further enhanced with the brand's legendary final driveshaft, BMW ShiftCam technology, and Dynamic ESA “Next Generation” electronic suspension with fully automatic load compensation.
Other highlights of the 2021 BMW R 1250 RT include:
- BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension with ABS
- Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)
- BMW Motorrad Full Integral ABS Pro (simultaneous front and rear brake system)
- Hill Start Control
- Active Cruise Control (available as standard with the Dynamic Package)
- 10.25-inch full-colour TFT screen + many more
BMW Motorrad Malaysia has priced the new BMW R 1250 RT at RM142,500 (on-the-road price excluding insurance). All new BMW Motorrad bikes come with a three years' warranty as well as three years' roadside assistance. To know more, head over to the nearest authorised dealer starting today.