2019 BMW R 1250 GS, BMW R 1250 GS Adventure, BMW F 850 GS Adventure Launched

  • The 2019 BMW R 1250 GS, BMW R 1250 GS Adventure, BMW F 850 GS Adventure were launched tonight.

  • They were launch at the BMW Motorrad Night Fuel Kuala Lumpur lifestyle event.

  • The R 1250 GS line-up features the new 1254cc Boxer with ShiftCam Technology.

BMW Motorrad Malaysia launched the 2019 BMW R 1250 GS, BMW R 1250 GS Adventure, BMW F 850 GS Adventure here tonight at the BMW Motorrad Malaysia Night Fuel Kuala Lumpur lifestyle event.

All three models are eagerly awaited by BMW and adventure fans, more so since they have been upgraded for more performance from the engine and chassis.

2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure (GSA) – From 88,500

The F 850 GS Adventure (GSA) expands the F 850 GS’s already impressive touring and adventure capabilities. Owners can expect greater range and off-road riding capability.

Highlights:
  • 853cc, 8-valve, DOHC, parallel-Twin.
  • The crankshaft is revised to feature a 90spacing to mimic a 90V-Twin, instead of the 360crank in the F 800 GS.
  • The new 270o/450ignition timing provides smoother torque and less vibration.
  • The new engine delivers 95 hp @ 8,250 RPM and 92 Nm of torque at 6,250 RPM.
  • Power is transferred to the transmission through a slipper clutch.
  • The instrument cluster consists of a 6.5-inch TFT screen.
  • There are two power/ride modes: ROAD and RAIN.
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Automatic Stability Control (ASC) are standard.
  • Front forks are upsided-down with 230 mm travel.
  • Rear shock is adjustable for preload and rebound and has 215 mm travel.
  • Front wheel is 21-inches, rear is 17-inches.
  • Engine guard is standard.
  • As with BMW’s Adventure variants, fuel is expanded to 23 litres.
  • With an optimum fuel consumption of 4.1 litres/100km, the bike has a 500-km touring range.

2019 BMW R 1250 GS – From RM 116,500

Development of the BMW R 1250 GS was eagerly followed the world over, especially when it was revealed that it will feature a new, larger engine with variable valve timing. Indeed, the ShiftCam Technology boosts the new engine’s performance while retaining fuel economy and the classic BMW Boxer character.

Highlights:
  • 1254cc, 8-valve, DOHC, horizontally-opposed-Twin (Boxer) with BMW ShiftCam Technology.
  • The new engine produces 136 hp at 7,750 RPM and 143 Nm of torque at 6,250 RPM.
  • There are now two knock sensors allowing use of fuel less than RON 95.
  • The instrument cluster consists of a 6.5-inch TFT screen.
  • There are two power/ride modes: ROAD and RAIN.
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Automatic Stability Control (ASC) are standard.
  • Also, standard is Hill Start Control.
  • Suspension is via Dynamic ESA “Next Generation” with fully-automatic load compensation.
  • Optional Riding Modes Pro includes Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), ABS Pro, Hill Start Control Pro, and Dynamic Brake Assistant (DBC).

2019 BMW R 1250 GS Adventure – From RM 125,500

In addition to the R 1250 GS’s specifications, the R 1250 GS Adventure includes model specific features for longer range and adventure riding.

Highlights:
  • Longer travel suspension – 210 mm front and 220 mm rear vs. 190 mm/200 mm on the GS.
  • 30-litre usable fuel capacity vs. 20 litres on the GS.
  • 268 kg ready to ride weight vs. the GS’s 249 kg.
  • Priced from RM 125,500 and from RM 127,500 for the Style HP colour scheme.
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