BMW R 1250 GS Engine also comes with a longer stroke and a bigger bore thus gaining 9 per cent more power and 14 per cent more torque. The motor now makes 136 bhp at 7750 rpm and 143 Nm at 6,250 rpm.The bike now also comes with an updated electronic package features riding modes (Road and Rain), ABS, automatic stability control (ASC - which is BMW's traction control system) and Hill Start Control as standard equipment. The bike also comes with an updated semi-active electronic suspension and now features 'automatic load compensation'. BMW also offers the optional Riding Mode Pro system that includes Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), ABS Pro, Hill Start Control Pro, and Dynamic Brake Assist.
Other features include a multi-functional instrument panel with a 6.5-inch full-colour TFT display, revised LED headlamps and LED daytime running lamp. Visual updates include a redesigned fuel tank, intake ports, a brushed aluminium radiator guard, and new graphics. The bike now comes with three colour options of matte grey, black and the tricolour HP scheme of white, blue and red with gold rims.