Technical data



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

Bore x stroke

84 mm x 77 mm 


853 cc 

Rated output

70 kW (95 hp) at 8,250 rpm 


Max. torque

92 Nm at 6,250 rpm 

Compression ratio

12.7 : 1 

Mixture control

Electronic injection  

Emission control

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

Mileage / consumption

Maximum speed

197 km/h

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

4.1 l

CO2 emission based on WMTC

98 g/km

Fuel type

Unleaded super, minimum octane number 95 (RON) 

OE unleaded regular fuel, minimum octane number 91 (RON) 

Electrical system


permanent magnetic alternator 416 W (nominal power) 


12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free 



Multiple-disc wet clutch (anti hopping), mechanically operated


Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated in crankcase 


Endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub 

Suspension / Brakes


Bridge-type steel frame in shell construction 

Front suspension / spring elements

Upside-down fork, Ø 43 mm 

Rear suspension / spring elements

Aluminium, stereo swing-arm, directly hinged WAD central strut, spring-based hydraulically adjustable, rebound-stage damping adjustable 

Travel, front/rear

230 mm / 215 mm (SA low-slung 210 mm / 195 mm) 


1,593 mm 


124.6 mm 

Steering head angle



Cross-spoke wheels  

Rim dimensions, front

2.15 x 21" 

Rim dimensions, rear

4.25 x 17" 

Tire, front

90/90 21 

Tire, rear

150/70 R17

Brake, front

Double disc brake, floating brake discs, Ø 305 mm, 2-piston floating calipers 

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, Ø 265 mm, single-piston floating calliper 


BMW Motorrad ABS (switchable)  

Dimensions / weight

Seat height, unladen

875 mm (SA low-slung: 815 mm, SA double seat low: 835 mm, SA double seat: 860 mm, SZ rally seat: 890 mm) 

Rider step length, unladen

1,950 mm (SA lowering: 1,830 mm, SA double low seat: 1,870 mm, SA double seat 1,910mm, SZ rally seat: 1,980 mm) 

Usable tank capacity

23 l 

of which reserve

approx. 3.5 l  


2,300 mm 

Height (excluding mirrors)

1,437 mm 

Width (including mirrors)

939 mm 

Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready (1)

244 kg

Max. permitted weight

455 kg 

Max. load (with standard equipment)

211 kg

1) According to directive VO (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
  • ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
  • Riding modes Rain / Road
  • On-board computer Pro
  • LED headlights
  • Anti-hopping clutch
  • Touring windscreen incl. adjuster
  • 12 Volt socket
  • Brake lever and clutch lever adjustable
  • Adjustable footbrake and gearshift levers
  • Plastic bash plate
  • Hand protectors
  • Comfort seat
  • Enduro footrests
  • Stainless steel luggage carrier for aluminium topcase 
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