BMW F 800 GT: review, history, specs

Class: sport-tour
Production: October 2011+
Predecessor: BMW F800ST

BMW F 800 GT (Europe, USA, Thailand), 1st generation, 2011-2016
BMW F 800 GT (Europe, USA), 2nd generation, 2015+

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeOctober 2011 – September 2016Name: BMW F800GT (1st generation)
Model code: K71
Parts Catalog Code: 0B03
EuropeNovember 2015 +Name: BMW F800GT (2nd generation)
Model code: K71
Parts Catalog Code: 0B53
USAOctober 2011 – April 2016Name: BMW F800GT (1st generation)
Model code: K71
Parts Catalog Code: 0B13
USANovember 2015 – December 2017Name: BMW F800GT (2nd generation)
Model code: K71
Parts Catalog Code: 0B63
ThailandMarch – June 2015Name: BMW F800GT (1st generation)
Model code: K71
Parts Catalog Code: 0B33

Electronic Aids BMW F800GT (basic & optional):

• ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
• ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
• ABS (Switchable)
• TPC (Tire Pressure Control)
• E-Gas (Ride-by-Wire) – F800GT (from 2nd generation)

Specifications


BMW F800GT: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2156 mm / 84,9 in
Overall width905 mm / 35,6 in
Overall height1250 mm / 49,2 in – F800GT (1st generation)
1248 mm / 49,1 in – F800GT (2nd generation)
Seat height800 mm / 31,5 in
820 mm / 32,3 in – Comfort seat
765 mm / 30,1 in – Low seat
Wheelbase1514 mm / 59,6 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight213 kg / 469 lbs – F800GT (1st generation)
214 kg / 472 lbs – F800GT (2nd generation)
FRAME
Frame (type)Aluminum composite bridge frame, engine also load bearing
Front suspension, travel43 mm telescopic fork, 125 mm / 4,9 in
Rear suspension, travelSingle swingarm with monoshock (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 125 mm / 4,9 in – F800GT (1st generation)
Single swingarm with monoshock (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 123 mm / 4,8 in – F800GT (2nd generation)
Front tire size120/70-ZR17
Rear tire size180/55-ZR17
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers (ABS)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 265 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS)
Fuel capacity15,0 l / 3,96 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l) – F800GT (1st generation)
15,0 l / 3,96 US gal (reserve – 3,0 l) – F800GT (2nd generation)
Fuel economy3,4 l / 100 km (90 km/h)
4,3 l / 100 km (120 km/h)
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. power90,0 hp (66,0 kW) / 8000 rpm
Max. torque86,0 Nm (8,8 kg-m) / 5800 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)4,0 sec
Top speed224 km/h (139 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchWet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveBelt
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 F800GT: images, gallery.

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Videos


BMW F800GT: video.

Manuals


BMW F800GT: documentation.

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