Technical data


Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication

Bore x stroke
82 mm x 75.6 mm
798 cc
Max. output
66 kW (90 HP) at 8,000 rpm (output reduction 35 kW (48 HP) at 6,750 rpm possible)
Max. torque
86 Nm at 5,800 rpm (output reduction: 69 Nm at 3,500 rpm)
Compression ratio
Mixture Control

Electric injection

Emission Control

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

CO2 emission based on WMTC

99 g/km

Riding performance / consumption
Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km at a constant 90 km/h
3.6 l
Fuel consumption per 100 km at a constant 120 km/h
4.8 litres
Fuel type

Unleaded super, minimum octane number 95 (RON) 

Electrical system
Permanent magnet generator 400 W
12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free

Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated

6-speed synchromesh gearbox built into crankcase
Secondary drive
Endless O-ring chain with cush damping at rear wheel hub
Suspension / brakes

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine

Front suspension / spring elements
Upside Down fork
Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable

Spring travel, front/rear
125 mm / 125 mm
1,526 mm

91 mm

Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim dimensions, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim dimensions, rear
5.50 x 17”
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear
180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front
Twin disc brakes, floating discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston radial brake calipers
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS
Dimensions / weights
2,145 mm
Width (including mirrors)
860 mm
Height (excluding mirrors)
1,235 mm
Seat height, unladen

790 mm (SE low seat: 770 mm, OE high seat: 820 mm)

Rider step length, unladen
1,780 mm (SE low seat: 1,740 mm, SE high seat: 1,835 mm)
Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

203 kg

Dry weight
n/a 2)
Max. permitted weight
405 kg
Max. load (with standard equipment)

202 kg

Usable tank capacity
15 l
of which reserve
approx. 3 l

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

2) Unladen weight without operating fluids.

Standard equipment

  • Cockpit fairing
  • One-part seat (seat height: 790 mm; step length: 1,780 mm)
  • Pillion passenger foot pegs and grab handles
  • Front mudguard positioned close to wheel (in vehicle colour)
  • One key system for ignition, steering, fuel filler cap and seat locks
  • · Integrated ignition and steering lock
  • Brake lever and clutch lever adjustable
  • On-board literature and tools
  • BMW Motorrad ABS
  • Ride-by-wire
  • Riding Modes Rain/Road
  • Stainless Steel Exhaust

Electrical system
  • Symmetrical headlights permanently illuminated
  • Multifunction display: digital clock, total and (two) trip distance counters, fuel gauge incl. reserve, engine temperature display, service interval indicator
  • Instrument cluster with speedometer and rev counter
  • CAN bus with Single Wire System (SWS)
  • Electronic immobilizer
  • Diagnostic interface
  • Hazard warning lights
  • Indicators with smoked glass
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