Technical data



Air/oil-cooled, four-stroke twin-cylinder boxer engine, four radial valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, central balance shaft

Bore x stroke
101 mm x 73 mm

1,170 cc

Nominal load capacity
110 hp (81 kW) at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque
116 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Compression ratio
Fuel/engine management
Electronic indirect injection
Emission Control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

Riding performance / consumption

Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km at a constant 90 km/h
4.5 l
Fuel consumption per 100 km at a constant 120 km/h
5.9 l
Fuel type

Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

CO2 emission based on WMTC

123 g/km

Electrical system

720-W three-phase generator

12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Hydraulically operated single-disc dry clutch
Secondary drive
Shaft drive

Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth

Suspension / brakes


three-section frame consisting of one front and two rear sections, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit, removeable pillion frame for single ride use 

Front wheel location / suspension

Telescopic forks with 43 mm fixed-tube diameter

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium single swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring preload steplessly adjustable by hook wrench, rebound-stage damping adjustable 

Spring travel, front/rear
125 mm / 140 mm

1,527 mm


110.6 mm

Steering head angle


Spoke cast wheels
Rim dimensions, front
3.00 x 19"
Rim dimensions, rear
4.50 x 17"
Tyre, front
120/70 R 19
Tyre, rear
170/60 R 17
Brake, front
Twin disc brake, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS

Dimensions / weights

2,175 mm
Width (including mirrors)

870 mm

Height (excluding mirrors)
1,330 mm
Seat height, unladen
820 mm
Rider step length, unladen
1,830 mm
Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

220 kg

Max. permitted weight
430 kg
Max. load (with standard equipment)
210 kg
Usable tank capacity
17 l
of which reserve
approx. 3.5 l

1) As defined in EU directive 93/93/EEC, filled with all operating fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable tank capacity

Standard equipment

  • BMW Motorrad ABS
  • Speed indicator with multifunction display:
    Digital clock, gear indicator, odometer and dual trip distance counters, average speed and average fuel consumption; service date and remaining distance until next service is required; kilometres covered shown on the fuel reserve indicator; error indicator light/engine management, engine warning lamp (MIL), and much more.
  • Cast aluminium wheels with road tyres, black semi-gloss rims (tyres: front 120/70 R19, rear 170/60 R17)
  • Fuel tank sheet steel painted in vehicle colour
  • Widened foot pegs
  • Side stands with cut-out switch
  • Exhaust gas system made of stainless steel with acoustic flap and Akrapovič rear silencer
  • Smoked indicator glass and LED rear light
  • Pillion frame can be removed for solo riding
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