BMW F 800 GT - 2014 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
    Model:BMW F 800 GT

    Engine and Transmission Specifications

    Exhaust system:Complete Stainless Steel Exhaust System
    Emission details:Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
    Greenhouse gases:78.9 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
    Fuel consumption:3.40 litres/100 km (29.4 km/l or 69.18 mpg)
    Driveline:Belt drive with shock damper
    Clutch:Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
    Transmission type,final drive:Belt
    Cooling system:Liquid
    Lubrication system:Dry sump
    Fuel control:Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (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)
    Torque:86.00 Nm (8.8 kgf-m or 63.4 ft.lbs) @ 5800 Revolutions">RPM
    Power:90.00 Horsepower">HP (65.7 Kilowatt">kW)) @ 8000 Revolutions">RPM
    Engine type:Twin, four-stroke

    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.
    Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
    Front brakes:Double disc. Floating discs. Four-piston calipers.
    Rear tyre:180/55-ZR17
    Front tyre:120/70-ZR17
    Rear wheel travel:125 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) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
    Front wheel travel:125 mm (4.9 inches)
    Front Suspension:Telescopic fork, 43 mm
    Trail:95 mm (3.7 inches)
    Rake (fork angle):25.8°
    Frame type:Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine

    Physical measures and capacities

    Reserve fuel capacity:3.00 litres (0.79 gallons)
    Fuel capacity:15.00 litres (3.96 gallons)
    Wheelbase:1,514 mm (59.6 inches)
    Overall width:902 mm (35.5 inches)
    Overall length:2,156 mm (84.9 inches)
    Overall height:1,248 mm (49.1 inches)
    Seat height:800 mm (31.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
    Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:213.0 kg (469.6 pounds)

    Other specs

    Electrical:12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free battery.
    Color options:Orange, white, grey

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