Data & equipment
The BMW F 850 GS Adventure
The F 850 GS Adventure was made for your next adventure, whether it’s on or off road. Its extra large tank and variety of seat heights underline its suitability for long-distance travel. Here you can learn even more about this bike's equipment options and technical details.
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70 kW (95 hp) at 8,250 rpm
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
Water-cooled, 2-cylinder, four-stroke engine with four cam-operated valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts and dry-sump lubrication
Bore x stroke
84 mm x 77 mm
67.9 lbs-ft at 6,250 rpm
12.7 : 1
Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management system: BMS-X with throttle-by-wire
Exhaust emission standards
Performance / fuel consumption
over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC
Super unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15), 95 ROZ/RON, 90 AKI
CO2 emission based on WMTC
Permanent magnet alternator with 416 W (nominal power)
12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free
Multiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch
Claw-shifted 6-speed gearbox integrated in the transmission housing
Endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub
Chassis / brakes
Bridge-type frame, steel shell construction
Front wheel location / suspension
Upside-down telescopic fork, diameter 43 mm
Rear wheel location / suspension
Aluminum twin-sided swingarm, central shock absorber, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable
Suspension travel, front / rear
230 mm / 215 mm (OE suspension lowering kit 210 mm / 195 mm)
Steering head angle
Cross spoke wheels
2.15 x 21"
4.25 x 17"
Twin disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 305 mm, 2-piston floating caliper
Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, 1-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS
Dimensions / weights
Seat height at unladen weight
34.4" (lowering: 31.7"; seat extra low: 32.5"; seat low: 32.8"; double seat: 33.8"; rallye seat: 35.0")
Inner leg curve at unladen weight
77" (lowering: 71.3"; seat extra low: 73"; double seat low: 74"; double seat 75.2; rallye seat: 78")
Usable tank volume
approx. 3.5 l
2,300 mm (over license plate holder)
1,437 mm (above windshield, at DIN unladen weight)
939 mm (over hand guard)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled
Permitted total weight
Payload (with standard equipment)
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.