BMW F 800 GS - 2012 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

CategoryEnduro / offroad
ModelBMW F 800 GS

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Emission detailsClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Greenhouse gases88.2 CO
Fuel consumption3.80 litres/100 km (26.3 km/l or 61.90 mpg)
DrivelineEndless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub
ClutchMultiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
Transmission type,final driveChain
Cooling systemLiquid
Lubrication systemDry sump
Fuel controlDOHC
Fuel systemInjection. Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management (BMS-K)
Valves per cylinder4
Bore x stroke82.0 x 75.6 mm (3.2 x 3.0 inches)
Torque83.00 Nm (8.5 kgf-m or 61.2 ft.lbs) @ 5750
Engine typeTwin, four-stroke
Capacity:798.00 ccm (48.69 cubic inches)

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

WheelsWire spoke
Rear brakes diameter265 mm (10.4 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. Optional ABS. Can be switched off.
Front brakes diameter300 mm (11.8 inches)
Front brakesDouble disc. Optional ABS. Can be switched off.
Rear tyre dimensions150/70-V17
Front tyre dimensions90/90-V21
Rear suspension travel215 mm (8.5 inches)
Rear suspensionDouble sided aluminium swing arm, WAD strut (travel related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Front suspension travel230 mm (9.1 inches)
Front suspensionUpside-down front fork, 45 mm
Trail117 mm (4.6 inches)
Rake (fork angle)26.0°
Frame typeTubular steel space frame, load-bearing engine

Physical measures and capacities

Reserve fuel capacity4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)
Fuel capacity16.00 litres (4.23 gallons)
Wheelbase1,578 mm (62.1 inches)
Overall width945 mm (37.2 inches)
Overall length2,320 mm (91.3 inches)
Overall height1,350 mm (53.1 inches)
Alternate seat height765 mm (30.1 inches) If adjustable, highest setting.
Seat height880 mm (34.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Power/weight ratio0.2595 HP/kg
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc207.0 kg (456.4 pounds)
Dry weight185.0 kg (407.9 pounds)

Other specs

CommentsBlata is from the Czech Republic.
Light12V 55W headlight
Wheelbase1,345 mm (53.0 inches)
Rear tyre130/70-17
Front tyre100/80-17
Rear wheel travel190 mm (7.5 inches)
Rear SuspensionSwingarm with Sachs shock absorber
Front wheel travel170 mm (6.7 inches)
Front SuspensionMarzocchi hydraulic fork
Torque10.60 Nm (1.1 kgf-m or 7.8 ft.lbs) @ 8500 Revolutions">RPM
Capacity:124.00 ccm (7.57 cubic inches)
Color optionsBlack/gray
Electrical12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free battery.

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