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If you are looking at something that can pump adrenaline through your veins trust me you are at the right place.

So this time we were at the launch event of some smaller segment bike of the BMW Motorrad here we spotted the big daddy of all the ADV's the Mighty GS 1200 Adventure Also known as GSA1200 at the first look it looks intimidating with the height weight and appearance scary isn't it with the standing on the side stand mirrors of the bike is almost near to 5,8 which is quite tall then we sat on the bike just a second it should say sat in the bike because with that tall and adjustable windscreen we are no more exposed to the elements now.

Now, the BMW updated its 1200 to 1250 so now it is more powerful more efficient and also comes with the shift cam technology if you want to know more about the shift cam technology see the video below.

So, now BMW with its shift cam technology becomes more agile and aggressive at the same time as the cam timing shifts and adjusts according to the riding style.

Not just that BMW also organizes the rides year-round which are pretty fun to be in all day riding motorcycles in the rain heat and cold and what not and in the end getting on top of the mountains where you can the most mesmerizing views of life.

Trust me that is one of the best feelings of life that you will surely love to experience.

Not just that riding in the groups will help you make some great friends. Watch the video below for detail of the GS Club.

So now let's get into some technical specifications. Excited right?

Engine Type

  • Air/liquid-cooled four-stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft, and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam.

  • Bore / stroke

  • 102,5 mm x 76 mm

  • Capacity

  • 1,254 ccm

  • Rated output

  • 100 kW (136 PS) at 7,750 U/min

  • Max. torque

  • 143 Nm at 6,250 U/min

  • Compression ratio

  • 12,5: 1

  • Mixture control

  • Electronic intake pipe injection

  • Emission control

  • The closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

Performance/Fuel consumption

  • Maximum speed

  • Over 200 km/h

  • Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

  • 4,75 l

  • CO2 emission based on WMTC

  • 110 g/km

  • Fuel type

  • Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON), adaptive fuel quality regulation (91 to 98 RON)


  • Alternator

  • Three-phase alternator 510 W (nominal power)

  • Battery

  • 12 V / 11.8 Ah, maintenance-free

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By Prakhar Pandey & Jay Rawal

(August 2020)


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