Technical data


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

Bore / stroke

82 mm x 75.6 mm

798 cc
Rated output

66 kW (90 HP) at 8,000 rpm (output reduction 35 kW (48 HP) at 6,750 rpm possible)

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 

Performance / Fuel Consumption
Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

4.3 L

Fuel type

Unleaded super, minimum octane number 95 (RON)  

Electrical System
Permanent magnet generator 400 W
12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
Power Transmission

Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated 


Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated into crankcase 


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

Chassis / Brakes

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium

Front wheel location / suspension

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 

Suspension travel, front / rear

125 mm / 125 mm


1,520 mm 

100 mm
Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim, front

3.50 x 17"

Rim, rear

5.50 x 17”

Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear
180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front

Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston brake calipers radial mounted 

Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS
Dimensions / Weights
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) 

Usable tank volume

15 l


approx. 3 l

2,145 mm
Height (excluding mirrors)
1,235 mm
Width (including mirrors)
860 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

203 kg

Permitted total weight

405 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

202 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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