BMW F 800 GT - 2013 Specifications and Reviews

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Replacement for the: 2012 BMW F800ST

About the BMW F 800 GT

Powered by the same Euro 3 compliant water cooled 798.00cc parallel twin engine engine as the F800R / F800GS, producing 90bhp. Though unlike the F800R it has a low maintenance toothed belt final drive, single sided swingarm and does not have upside-down forks.

Compared to the 2012 BMW F800ST which it replaces ABS is now included as standard, the fairing is all new with increased weather protection, the wheels are of a lighter design, power is up 5bhp and max load up 11kg to 207kg.

Optional extras include a variety of seat sizes, traction control, Akrapovic slip-on Titanium/Steel silencer, 3 mode Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA), 55 litre panniers (helmet space to the right), 28 litre top box, LED indicators and rear LED light, heated grips, tyre pressure monitor  and centre stand.

There are also the following option packs

  • Dynamic pack: ASC, ESA, tyre pressure monitor.
  • Comfort pack: Pannier mounts, heated grips, computer, centre stand.
  • The higher spec F800GT SE comes with ESA, ASC, heated grips, tyre pressure monitor, computer, centre stand, satnav, and panniers.

    In 2016 BMW updated the exhaust to make it Euro 4 compliant and added Rain/Road riding modes.

    General information

    Category:Sport touring
    Year:2013
    Model:BMW F 800 GT

    Engine and Transmission Specifications

    Emission details:Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
    Greenhouse gases:79.1 CO
    Fuel consumption:3.41 litres/100 km (29.3 km/l or 68.98 mpg)
    Driveline:Constant mesh
    Clutch:Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
    Transmission type,final drive:Belt
    Gearbox:6-speed
    Cooling system:Liquid
    Lubrication system:Dry sump
    Fuel control:DOHC
    Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection, digital engine management (BMS-K+)
    Valves per cylinder:4
    Bore x stroke:82.0 x 75.6 mm (3.2 x 3.0 inches)
    Compression:12.0:1
    Top speed:201.2 km/h (125.0 mph)
    Torque:63.00 Nm (6.4 kgf-m or 46.5 ft.lbs) @ 5800
    Power:90.00
    Engine type:Twin, four-stroke
    Capacity:798.00 ccm (48.69 cubic inches)
       

    Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

    Wheels:Cast aluminium wheels
    Rear brakes diameter:265 mm (10.4 inches)
    Rear brakes:Single disc. Floating disc. Single-piston caliper. ABS.
    Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
    Front brakes:Double disc. Floating discs. Four-piston calipers. ABS.
    Rear tyre dimensions:180/55-17
    Front tyre dimensions:120/70-17
    Rear suspension travel:124 mm (4.9 inches)
    Rear suspension:Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with eccentric adjustment for rear axle, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) via handwheel,
    Front suspension travel:124 mm (4.9 inches)
    Front suspension:Telescopic fork, 43 mm
    Trail:94 mm (3.7 inches)
    Rake (fork angle):25.8°
    Frame type:Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine

    Physical measures and capacities

    Fuel capacity:15.14 litres (4.00 gallons)
    Wheelbase:1,514 mm (59.6 inches)
    Overall width:904 mm (35.6 inches)
    Overall length:2,156 mm (84.9 inches)
    Overall height:1,247 mm (49.1 inches)
    Seat height:800 mm (31.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
    Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:213.2 kg (470.0 pounds)

    Other specs

    Reserve fuel capacity:5.00 litres (1.32 gallons)
    Wheelbase:1,390 mm (54.7 inches)
    Dry weight:166.0 kg (366.0 pounds)
    Rear tyre:180/55-17
    Front tyre:120/70-17
    Rear wheel travel:120 mm (4.7 inches)
    Rear Suspension:Swing arm. Extreme Tech Mono Shock fully adjustable,
    Front wheel travel:115 mm (4.5 inches)
    Front Suspension:Swing arm. Monoshock, Pull-Rod Extreme Tech, fully adjustable (Preload - External Hydraulic device, Compression, Rebound,
    Valves per cylinder:2
    Bore x Stroke:98.0 x 71.5 mm (3.9 x 2.8 inches)
    Compression:10.5:1
    Max RPM RPM:9000
    Engine details:Ducati 90 degree L-Twin
    Capacity:1079.00 ccm (65.84 cubic inches)
    Model:Bimota Tesi 3D Naked
    Color options:Orange, white, grey
    Electrical:12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free battery.
    Starter:Electric

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