2019 BMW R1250GS – the Secrets Behind the Engine

2019 BMW R1250GS - The Secrets behind the Engine 1

Different service intervals?  What happens if the system stops working? Can you feel when it shifts? Why just 136 horsepower when KTM offers 160? We interviewed Mr. Ulrich Ast –  BMW Motorrad Product Manager, very familiar with the R1250 project, to find out the answers. Watch the interview in the window below and don’t forget to subscribe to

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BMW updated the boxer engine for 2019 – they increased the engine displacement and added the Shiftcam technology that offers more grunt – the new R1250GS and R1250RT come with an increased output and torque: 100 kW (136 hp) at 7 750 rpm and 143 Nm at 6 250 rpm (previously: 92 kW (125 hp) at 7 750 rpm and 125 Nm at 6 500 rpm. Now, you have 110 NM of torque from 2.000 rpm and 120 Nm of torque from 3.500 rpm.