Technical data

Water-cooled, in-line twin-cylinder four-stroke engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, 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
Fuel/engine management
Electric fuel injection
Exhaust emission standards
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
95-octane (RON) premium unleaded or higher
Electrical system
Permanent magnet generator 400 W
12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
Mechanically operated multidisc wet clutch
6-speed synchromesh gearbox built into crankcase
Secondary drive
Endless O-ring chain with cush damping at rear wheel hub
Suspension / brakes
Aluminium-laminated bridge frame
Front suspension / spring elements
Upside Down fork
Rear suspension / spring elements
Die-cast aluminium double-sided swing-arm, central spring strut, spring preload hydraulically and steplessly adjustable via handwheel, adjustable rebound damping
Spring travel, front/rear
125 mm / 125 mm
1,526 mm
100 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, SE 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

202 kg

Dry weight
Max. permitted weight
405 kg
Max. load (with standard equipment)
203 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

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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