The new F 800 R is the latest in the line of characterful parallel twin-cylinder motorcycles from BMW Motorrad. Consistent development of its all-round qualities has ensured the dynamic roadster is ready to delight owners with its sporty performance, agile handling and even greater versatility – all wrapped up in a dynamic package.
Power is sourced, as before, from a liquid-cooled four-valve twin-cylinder engine with 798 cc displacement. With output increasing to 66 kW (90 hp) at 8,000 rpm (up from 64 kW (87 hp) at 8,000 rpm) and shorter ratios for first and second gear, the parallel twin offers even greater sprinting ability while retaining the impressive pulling power, instantaneous responses and low fuel consumption familiar from the predecessor model. Peak torque remains 86 Nm (63 lb-ft) at 5,800 rpm.
In keeping with the “Safety 360” principle, the new F 800 R is fitted with ABS as standard. It can also be ordered with optional systems such as ASC (Automatic Stability Control) and ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment), ensuring it sets a new benchmark in the segment in terms of its safety performance and all-round qualities.
The new features of the BMW F 800 R:
Higher output than its predecessor – 66 kW (90 hp) at 8,000 rpm (previously: 64 kW (87 hp) at 8,000 rpm).
Modified ratios for first and second gear.
New body features with an even more dynamic design.
Symmetrical main headlight arrangement.
Radial front brake callipers.
Lighter wheels with dynamic design.
Rider foot pegs.
Seat height reduced to 790 mm (previously 800 mm).
New tapered aluminium handlebars.
ASC (Automatic Stability Control) – optional / special accessory.
ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) – optional.
Output reduced to 35 kW (48 hp) – special accessory / optional.