Technical data

Engine

Emission control
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
Type
Air/oil-cooled two-cylinder, four-stroke boxer engine with two overhead camshafts, four radially arranged valves and central counterbalance shaft
Bore x stroke
101 mm x 73 mm
Capacity
1,170 cc
Compression ratio
12.0 : 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

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC
5.1 l
Fuel type
Super unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15), 95 ROZ/RON, 90 AKI
CO2 emission based on WMTC
119 g/km

Electrical system

Alternator
Permanent magnet alternator with 660 W (nominal power)
Battery
12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch
Single-disc dry clutch, hydraulically operated
Gearbox
Claw-shifted 6-gear gearbox with separate transmission housing
Drive
Cardan
Traction control
BMW Motorrad DTC

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Chassis / brakes

Frame
Tubular space frame
Front wheel location / suspension
Upside-down telescopic fork, diameter 45 mm
Rear wheel location / suspension
Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with Paralever brace, central progressive spring strut, spring pre-load adjustable, rebound damping adjustable
Suspension travel, front / rear
90 mm / 90 mm
Wheelbase
1,520 mm
Castor
132.5 mm
Steering head angle
60.7°
Wheels
Aluminium cast wheels
Rim, front
2.75 x 19"
Rim, rear
4.00 x 16"
Tire, front
100/90 R19
Tire, rear
150/80 R16
Brake, front
Twin disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 310 mm, 4-piston Monobloc radial brake caliper
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, 2-piston floating caliper
ABS
BMW Motorrad Integral ABS Pro (partial integral)

Dimensions / weights

Seat height at unladen weight
754 mm
Inner leg curve at unladen weight
69.1"
Usable tank volume
14 l
Reserve
approx. 3.5 l
Length
2,200 mm (over rear wheel)
Height
1,110 mm (without mirror)
Width
830 mm (above hand lever)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled
227 kg
1)
Permitted total weight
430 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)
202 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.

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