For this yr’s version of the 2022 GS Trophy journey race in Albania, BMW Motorrad has unveiled the aim constructed R 1250 GS Trophy Competitors version of its famed adventure-touring bike. The GS Trophy is touted as a problem for each rider and machine, with entry not decided by entry charge however by way of elimination rounds held within the rider’s nation of origin.
Whereas the earlier spherical of the GS Trophy used the F 850 GS as its competitors automobile, this yr’s version sees the return of the R 1250 GS, of which 126 will probably be made particularly for this race. Taking the fundamental underpinning of the R 1250 GS, BMW Motorrad’s massive adventure-touring bike has been accessorised for heavy obligation off-road race use.
The R 1250 GS Trophy Competitors is available in a Light-weight Uni/Gravity Blue Metallic Matte paint scheme and is adorned with GS Trophy graphics. AS at all times, the competitor’s identify and nation of origin adorns the entrance of the R 1250 GS.
Apart from that, an aluminium skid plate is fitted to the underside of the R 1250 GS in addition to headlight safety, with different safety together with cylinder head covers, crash guards, TFT display screen protector and enduro fashion aspect stand foot. Adjustable brake and equipment foot levers are additionally fitted, and Metzeler Karoo 4 tyres substitute the usual fitment Karoo 3, together with a Rally seat, sports activities windshield and Akrapovic exhaust.
The R 1250 GS is powered by the legendary BMW Motorrad boxer twin, displacing 1,254 cc with ShiftCam variable valve timing. Energy for the R 1250 GS is claimed to be 136 PS at 7.750 rpm with 143 Nm of torque out there at 6,250 rpm with a six-speed gearbox and shaft closing drive.