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Year
2021
Year
2024
Parent Company
BMW
Parent Company
BMW
Generic Type (Primary)
On-Off Road
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Make
BMW
Make
BMW
Display Name
R 1250 GS Adventure
Display Name
R 12 Base
Manufacturer Country
Germany
Manufacturer Country
Germany
Introduction Year
1980
Introduction Year
2024
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Photo Gallery
Standard
Photo Gallery
-
Price
Standard
Price
Standard
MSRP
$20,345
MSRP
$12,345
Destination Charge
495
Destination Charge
695
Warranty (Months/Condition)
36 / Limited
Warranty (Months/Condition)
36 / Limited
Basic Warranty (Miles)
36000
Basic Warranty (Miles)
36000
Engine
Standard
Engine
Standard
Engine Type
Flat Twin
Engine Type
Parallel Twin
Cylinders
2
Cylinders
2
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Horsepower RPM
7750
Horsepower RPM
6500
Torque RPM
6250
Torque RPM
600
Cooling
Liquid / Air
Cooling
Air / Oil
Valves
8
Valves
8
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
Compression Ratio
12.0:1
Starter
Electric
Starter
Electric
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Requirements
Premium
Fuel Requirements
Premium
Carburetion
Standard
Carburetion
Standard
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector
Yes
Carburetor
No
Carburetor
No
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Other Engine
Optional
Other Engine
-
Horsepower (bhp)
136
Horsepower (bhp)
95
Torque (Nm)
143
Torque (Nm)
109.8
Bore (mm/in)
102.5 / 4.04
Bore (mm/in)
101 / 3.98
Stroke (in/mm)
2.99 / 76
Stroke (in/mm)
2.87 / 73
Displacement (cc/ci)
1254 / 76.5
Displacement (cc/ci)
1170 / 71.4
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy)
49.5
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy)
-
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
52
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
-
Speed Governor
-
Speed Governor
No
Transmission
Standard
Transmission
Standard
Transmission Type
Manual
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
6
Number Of Speeds
6
Overdrive
Yes
Overdrive
Yes
Reverse
No
Reverse
No
Final Drive Ratio
2.91
Final Drive Ratio
-
Other Transmission
Optional
Other Transmission
Optional
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Shaft
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Shaft
Dimensions
Standard
Dimensions
Standard
Weight
Standard
Weight
Standard
Capacities
Standard
Capacities
Standard
Performance
Standard
Performance
Standard
Length (in/mm)
89.4 / 2270
Length (in/mm)
86.6 / 2199.6
Width (in/mm)
38.6 / 980
Width (in/mm)
32.7 / 830.6
Height (in/mm)
57.5 / 1460
Height (in/mm)
43.7 / 1110
Wheelbase (in/mm)
59.2 / 1504
Wheelbase (in/mm)
59.8 / 1518.9
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
591 / 268
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
500 / 226.8
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)
478 / 217
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)
445 / 201.9
GVWR (lbs)
1069
GVWR (lbs)
948
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
7.9 / 30
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
3.7 / 14
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
1 / 4
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
0.9 / 3.4
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.12
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.34
Construction
Standard
Construction
Standard
Frame
Aluminum / Steel
Frame
Aluminum
Body Material
Plastic
Body Material
Plastic
Foot Pegs
Standard
Foot Pegs
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Foot Peg Location
Driver
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
-
Hand Grips
Standard
Hand Grips
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Exterior Guards
Standard
Exterior Guards
Standard
Belt Guard
No
Belt Guard
No
Brush Guard
Yes
Brush Guard
No
Chain Guard
No
Chain Guard
No
Chassis Protectors
No
Chassis Protectors
No
Engine Case Guard
Yes
Engine Case Guard
No
Exhaust Guard
Yes
Exhaust Guard
No
Fork Guards
Yes
Fork Guards
Yes
Hand Guards
Yes
Hand Guards
No
Heel Guards
Yes
Heel Guards
-
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Tank Guard
Yes
Tank Guard
No
Exterior Covers
Standard
Exterior Covers
Standard
Radiator Cover
No
Radiator Cover
-
Front Fender
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Stand
Standard
Stand
Standard
Stand Type
Center / Kick
Stand Type
Kick
Skid Plate
Standard
Skid Plate
-
Other Exterior
Optional
Other Exterior
Optional
Drive Shaft Guard
-
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Light Guard
-
Light Guard
No
Fuel Tank Cover
-
Fuel Tank Cover
No
Steering Control
Handlebar
Steering Control
Handlebar
Front Suspension Brand Name
Telelever
Front Suspension Brand Name
-
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut
Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Steering Damper
Yes
Steering Damper
-
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Paralever
Rear Suspension Brand Name
-
Rear Suspension Type
Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Type
Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Air Adjustable
No
Air Adjustable
No
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.5 / 37
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.8 / 45
Front Travel (in/mm)
8.3 / 210
Front Travel (in/mm)
3.5 / 88.9
Rear Travel (in/mm)
8.7 / 220
Rear Travel (in/mm)
3.5 / 90
Wheels
Standard
Wheels
Standard
Wheels Composition
Steel
Wheels Composition
Steel
Chromed
No
Chromed
No
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Tube / Tubeless
-
Tires
Standard
Tires
Standard
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Width
100
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Front Wheel Diameter
19
Front Wheel Diameter
19
Rear Tire Width
170
Rear Tire Width
150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
60
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
80
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Wheel Diameter
16
Front Wheel Width (in)
3
Front Wheel Width (in)
2.75
Rear Wheel Width (in)
4.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)
4
Front Tire (Full Spec)
120/70 R19
Front Tire (Full Spec)
100/90 R19
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
170/60 R17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
150/80 R16
Other Wheels & Tires
-
Other Wheels & Tires
Optional
Brakes
Standard
Brakes
Standard
Front Brake Type
Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type
Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
Standard
Anti-Lock Brakes
Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
Standard
Other Brakes
Optional
Other Brakes
Optional
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
12 / 305
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
12.2 / 310
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
10.9 / 276
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
10.4 / 265
Seat Type
Two-Piece
Seat Type
One-Piece
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Seat Location
Driver
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Material
Vinyl
Adjustable
Yes
Adjustable
No
Folding
No
Folding
No
Seat Specifications
Standard
Seat Specifications
Standard
Number Of Seats
2
Number Of Seats
1
Detachable Passenger Seat
Standard
Detachable Passenger Seat
-
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Heated Seat
Optional
Heated Seat
-
Seat Height (in/mm)
35 / 890
Seat Height (in/mm)
29.7 / 754.4
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Clock
-
Speedometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Tachometer
-
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Computer
Standard
Trip Computer
-
Lap Timer
Standard
Lap Timer
-
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type
Light
Temperature Warning
Standard
Temperature Warning
-
Temperature Warning Type
Gauge
Temperature Warning Type
-
Service Reminder
Standard
Service Reminder
-
Other Instrumentation
Optional
Other Instrumentation
-
Rear Rack
Standard
Rear Rack
-
Type
LED
Type
LED
Fog Lights
Optional
Fog Lights
-
Other Lights
Optional
Other Lights
Optional
Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
-
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Windshield
Standard
Windshield
-
Tinted
No
Tinted
-
Height
Mid
Height
-
Height Adjustable
Yes
Height Adjustable
-
Windshield Lowers
Yes
Windshield Lowers
-
Engine Immobilizer
Standard
Engine Immobilizer
Standard
Heated Hand Grips
Optional
Heated Hand Grips
Optional
Keyless Ignition
Optional
Keyless Ignition
Standard
Power Outlet
Standard
Power Outlet
Standard
Cruise Control
Optional
Cruise Control
Optional
Adjustable Handlebars
Standard
Adjustable Handlebars
-
Adjustable Levers
Standard
Adjustable Levers
Standard
Saddle Bag Mounts
Optional
Saddle Bag Mounts
-
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Windshield Mounts
-
Paint
Standard
Paint
Standard