Published on June 24th, 2019 | by Amirul Mukminin


BMW Motorrad Malaysia Launches 3 New Adventure Bikes

The recent BMW Motorrad Night Fuel event saw the launch of three new BMW motorcycles, namely the F 850 GS Adventure, R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure.

F 850 GS Adventure Highlights

  • Two-stage adjustable windshield
  • Hand protectors
  • New upside-down telescopic fork
  • Aluminium double-sided swingarm with central spring strut
  • LED headlamps
  • 6.5-inch TFT instrument cluster
  • Wide enduro footrests
  • Adjustable shift and foot brake levers
  • Engine protection bars
  • Stainless-steel luggage rack
  • 853cc parallel-twin engine with 95 hp at 8,250 rpm and 92 Nm at 6,250 rpm
  • Rain and Road modes
  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) and Automatic Stability Control (ASC)
  • 23-litre fuel tank
  • Cross-spoke wheels (21-inch front, 17-inch rear) with aluminium rim rings

R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure Highlights

  • LED headlamps and daytime running lights
  • Matte black coating for the powertrain, Agate Grey metallic matte main frame and black anodised tube handlebars
  • Multifunctional instrument cluster with 6.5-inch full-colour TFT screen
  • BMW Keyless Ride and Cruise Control
  • 1,254 cc, air/liquid-cooled boxer engine producing 136 hp at 7,750 rpm and 143 Nm at 6,250 rpm.
  • Top speed of 200 km/h and fuel consumption of 4.75 l/100 km for both models
  • Rain and Road riding modes
  • ASC and Hill Start Control as standard
  • Electronic Suspension Dynamic ESA “Next Generation” with fully automatic load compensation.
  • Optional Riding Modes Pro feature with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), ABS Pro, Hill Start Control Pro and Dynamic Brake Assistant (DBC).
  • Shift Assistant Pro is available as standard
  • Knock sensor system allows the use of fuels with a rating of less than RON95
  • New digital engine control called BMW-O
  • R 1250 GS is available in Style HP and Style Exclusive variants, while R 1250 GS Adventure is available in Ice Grey and Style HP

The retail prices (on the road, without insurance, and with BMW Motorrad Malaysia’s All-New 3-Year Warranty and 3-Year Roadside Assistance Programmes) for the new models are as follows:

  • BMW F 850 GS Adventure : RM88,500
  • BMW R 1250 GS : RM116,500
  • BMW R 1250 GS Adventure : RM125,500
  • BMW R 1250 GS Adventure HP : RM127,500

With the Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, ownership of the F 850 GS Adventure starts from RM1,080 per month, the R 1250 GS starts from RM1,420 per month and the R 1250 GS Adventure starts from RM1,530 per month. These are based on estimates of 80% loan on a 4-year tenure.

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