F 850 GS Technical Data



Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication

Bore / stroke

84 mm x 77 mm


853 cc

Rated output

66 kW (90 hp) at 8,000 rpm

Max. torque

86 Nm at 6,250 rpm

Compression ratio

12.7 : 1

Mixture control

Electronic injection

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-5

Performance / Fuel Consumption

Maximum speed

over 200 km/h

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

4.2 L

CO2 emission based on WMTC

98 g/km

Fuel type

unleaded regular fuel, minimum octane number 91 (RON)

Electrical System


Permanent magnetic alternator 416 W (nominal power)  


12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free  

Power Transmission


Multiple-disc wet clutch (anti hopping), mechanically operated


Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated in crankcase  


Endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub  

Chassis / Brakes


Bridge-type frame, steel shell construction  

Front wheel location / suspension

Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm  

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central WAD spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable

Suspension travel, front / rear

230 mm / 215 mm (OE: suspension lowering kit 210 mm / 195 mm) 


1,593 mm


126 mm 

Steering head angle



Cross spoke wheels  

Rim, front

2.15 x 21"  

Rim, rear

4.25 x 17"  

Tyre, front

90/90 21 

Tyre, rear

150/70 R17

Brake, front

Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, Ø 305 mm, double-piston floating caliper  

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, Ø 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper  


BMW Motorrad ABS (disengageable)  

Dimensions / Weights

Seat height

860 mm (OE suspension lowering kit: 815 mm, OE low seat: 835 mm, OE comfort seat: 875 mm, OA rallye seat: 890 mm)

Inner leg curve

1,910 mm (OE suspension lowering kit: 1,830 mm, OE low seat: 1,870 mm, OE comfort seat: 1,950 mm, OA rallye seat: 1,980 mm)  

Usable tank volume

15 L


approx. 3.5 L


2,305 mm

Height (excl. mirrors)

1,356 mm

Width (incl. mirrors)

922 mm 

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

233 kg

Permitted total weight

445 kg 

Payload (with standard equipment)

212 kg

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

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