BMW F 700 GS: review, history, specs

Class: adventure
Production: July 2011 – December 2017
Related: BMW F800GS
Predecessor: BMW F650GS (798cc)
Successor: BMW F750GS

BMW F 700 GS (Europe, USA, Brazil, Thailand), 1st generation, 2011-2016
BMW F 700 GS (Europe, USA, Brazil, Thailand), 2nd generation, 2014-2017

Electronic Aids (basic & optional):

• ABS
• ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment): 2-mode – Rain and Road
• ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
• RDC (or Tire Pressure Control)

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeJuly 2011 – July 2016Name: BMW F700GS (1st generation)
Model code: K70
Parts Catalog Code: 0B01
BrazilJune 2016 – July 2016Name: BMW F700GS (1st generation)
Model code: K70
Parts Catalog Code: 0B21
ThailandFebruary 2015 – April 2016Name: BMW F700GS (1st generation)
Model code: K70
Parts Catalog Code: 0B31
USAJune 2011 – June 2016Name: BMW F700GS (1st generation)
Model code: K70
Parts Catalog Code: 0B11
EuropeDecember 2014 – December 2017Name: BMW F700GS (2nd generation)
Model code: K70
Parts Catalog Code: 0B06
BrazilNovember 2016 – September 2017Name: BMW F700GS (2nd generation)
Model code: K70
Parts Catalog Code: 0B26
ThailandJanuary 2017 – March 2017Name: BMW F700GS (2nd generation)
Model code: K70
Parts Catalog Code: 0B36
USADecember 2014 – November 2017Name: BMW F700GS (2nd generation)
Model code: K70
Parts Catalog Code: 0B16

Specifications


BMW F700GS: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2280 mm / 89,7 in
Overall width880 mm / 34,6 in
Overall height1343 mm / 52,9 in
Seat height820 mm / 32,3 in
835 mm / 32,9 in – Comfort seat
790 mm / 31,1 in – Low seat
765 mm / 30,1 in – Low seat, Low suspension
Wheelbase1562 mm / 61,5 in
Ground clearance255 mm / 10,0 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight209 kg / 461 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular space frame (steel)
Front suspension, travel41 mm telescopic fork, 170 mm / 6,7 in (140 mm – with lowered suspension)
Rear suspension, travelSwingarm with monoshock (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 170 mm / 6,7 in (135 mm – with lowered suspension)
Front tire size110/80-19
Rear tire size140/80-17
Front brakeDouble disc, 300 mm, 2-piston calipers (ABS)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 265 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS)
Fuel capacity16 l / 4,2 US gal (reserve – 2,7 l)
Fuel economy5,0 l / 100 km (47 mpg)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement2-cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke82,0 x 75,6 mm
Displacement798 cm³ (48,7 cu in)
Compression ratio12.0:1
Valve trainChain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power75,0 hp (55,0 kW) / 7000 rpm
Max. torque77,0 Nm (7,8 kg-m) / 5500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)4,18 sec
Top speed185 km/h (115 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchWet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveChain
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V

VI


2.462
1.750
1.381
1.174
1.042
0.960
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemBMS-K+
AlternatorThree-phase AC generator, 400W
Battery capacity12V-12Ah

Images


BMW F700GS: images, gallery.

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Videos


BMW F700GS: video.

Manuals


BMW F700GS: documentation.

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