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An icon for decades

Capable and engaging all-rounder

Made for all terrains

Seven riding modes

ShiftCam engine

Effortless power at all speeds

Superb handling

You'll relish the agile handling at every corner. With DTC to stop rear wheel spin on loose surfaces and ABS Pro to keep the bike predictably steady when braking while leaning.

Advanced riding modes

Adapt your riding style to different road conditions with the Pro and ECO modes. You get to enjoy better handling and brake control, and improved fuel economy.

Ready for any road

For the adventurous, the R 1250 GS TE features off-road tyres, handlebar risers, sport suspension and engine protection bars to let you confidently ride any road you choose.

Turn on the light

The R 1250 GS comes with a Full-LED headlight, allowing you to see better when driving in the dark. You also get to enjoy the LED flashing turn indicators, ensuring a stylish appearance.

Powerful Boxer engine

Dependable legend

The BMW R 1250 GS is a durable, trustworthy bike, even with several miles on the clock. With its innovative ShiftCam motor, the bike is a reliable choice for those seeking the next adventure. The model comes with a three-year warranty.

Specification and Equipment

Specification and Equipment

The BMW R 1250 GS comes with a Hill Start Control system, and Dynamic Brake Control with the 'Riding Modes Pro' package. You also get to enjoy lean-sensitive ABS as standard. The bike has an average fuel consumption of 47mpg and a maximum fuel capacity of 20-litres. With this BMW, you can travel up to 270 miles on a full tank.

Excellent value

Excellent value

The entry-level model provides great standard equipment, but most owners decide to get additional features. These add value to the BMW R 1250 GS, as well as enhancing the ride experience. The bike comes with an annual road tax of £111 and a service cost of approximately £280.

BMW R 1250 GS FAQs

What is the full speed of the BMW R 1250 GS?

The top speed of the BMW R 1250 GS is an impressive 200mph.

What is the fuel consumption of the BMW R 1250 GS?

This iconic BMW bike has a fuel consumption of 59.5mpg, or 4.75-litres per 100km.

Is the BMW R 1250 GS easy to ride?

Although a large bike, it is easy to handle thanks to its light steering. Low seat options are also available.

Is the BMW R 1250 GS worth buying?

Absolutely! This motorcycle is a fantastic all-around touring bike. It comes with a great level of advanced technology and is known for its excellent suspension.

Visiting Vertu BMW

Find your perfect bike from our fantastic selection of BMW motorcycles. Need help deciding? Our knowledgeable sales advisors are happy to provide guidance on the benefits of different motorcycles. With so much on offer, we are sure you will find the right bike for you.

Model variants

R 1250 GS Edition 40 Years GS

R 1250 GS Edition 40 Years GS

R 1250 GS Adventure

R 1250 GS Adventure

R 1250 GS Adventure Edition 40 Years GS

R 1250 GS Adventure Edition 40 Years GS

Why buy from Vertu Motorcycles?


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Only Genuine parts

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