Technical data


Rated output
154 kW (210 hp) at 13,750 rpm
Emission control
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
Water/oil-cooled in-line four-cylinder, four-stroke engine with four titanium valves per cylinder and BMW Shiftcam variable intake camshaft control
999 cc
Bore x stroke
80 mm x 49.7 mm
Max. torque
113 Nm at 11,100 rpm
Compression ratio
13.3 : 1
Mixture control
Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management system: BMS-O with throttle-by-wire
Exhaust emission standards
EU 5

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed
280 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC
6.4 l
CO2 emission based on WMTC
149 g/km
Fuel type
Premium unleaded (max. 5 % ethanol, E5), 93-98 ROZ/RON

Electrical system

Permanent magnet alternator with 450 W (nominal power)
12 V / 5 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Multiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, with self-reinforcement
Claw-shifted 6-speed gearbox integrated in the transmission housing
Chain 525 17/47
Traction control
BMW Motorrad DTC

Chassis / brakes

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, co-supporting engine
Front wheel location / suspension
Upside-down telescopic fork, diameter 45 mm, electronic self-adjusting DDC Dynamic Damping Control, spring preload, rebound and compression stages adjustable
Rear wheel location / suspension
Aluminum twin-sided swingarm, DDC Dynamic Damping Control (central shock absorber), adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression stages electronically adjustable
Suspension travel, front / rear
120 mm / 117 mm
1,455 mm
97.6 mm
Steering head angle
Aluminium forged wheel
Rim, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim, rear
6.00 x 17"
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR17
Tyre, rear
200/55 ZR17
Brake, front
Twin disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 220 mm, 1-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS Pro

Dimensions / weights

Seat height at unladen weight
830 mm
Inner leg curve at unladen weight
1,835 mm
Usable tank volume
16.5 l
approx. 4 l
2,085 mm
1,176 mm (above mirror, at DIN unladen weight)
996 mm (above mirror)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled
199 kg
Permitted total weight
407 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)
210 kg

1) According to Guideline (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable fuel tank capacity.


Standard equipment
  • BMW Motorrad ABS Pro 
  • Pro riding modes (Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race, Race Pro 1–3, Pit Lane Limiter, Launch Control, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) +/- Shift, Wheelie Control, Slide Control, Dynamic Brake Control (DBC), shift assistant Pro, Automatic Hill Start Control (HSC) Pro) 
  • TFT display with M start-up animation 
  • LED headlights, rear light and turn indicators 
  • Dynamic Damping Control (DDC). 
  • M battery 
  • M forged wheels 
  • Titanium rear silencer 
  • M brake 
  • M seat 
  • M brake and clutch lever 
  • Handlebar end mirrors 
  • Keyless Ride 
  • Tyre pressure control (TPC) 
  • Heated grips 
  • Cruise control 

Optional equipment
  • M Competition package with M Carbon wheels, M rider footrests, M Carbon wind deflector, M GPS-Laptrigger activation code, Carbon parts (covers for front and rear wheel as well as pinion, chain guard, side and tank trims on the left/right, airbox cover), Passenger package and passenger seat cover 
  • Passenger package (passenger seat, passenger seat cover and milled rear footrests) 
  • Low M Sport seat with 810 mm seat height 
  • High M sport seat with 850 mm seat height 
  • M titanium front silencer/manifold 
  • Sport windscreen (not in conjunction with M Competition package) 
  • Anti-theft alarm 

Optional accessories
  • M Carbon parts 
  • M Cover kit 
  • M tyre heater 
  • M data logger including M GPS-Laptrigger 
  • Radiator grille guards 
  • And much more 
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