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 

Max. torque
86 Nm at 5,800 rpm (output reduction: 69 Nm at 3,500 rpm)
Compression ratio
Mixture control

Electronic injection

Emission control

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

Riding performance / consumption
Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km

4.3 l

CO2 emission based on WMTC

99 g/km

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
100 mm
Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim dimensions, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim dimensions, rear
5.50 x 17”
Tire, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tire, 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

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

Inner leg curve

1,780 mm (OE low seat: 1,740 mm, OE high seat: 1,835 mm)

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled


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


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

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume

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
  • ABS brakes
  • Heated grips
  • High handlebar
  • Two riding modes (Rain & Road)

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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