BMW F 800 R: review, history, specs

Class: roadster
Production: December 2005+
Related: BMW F800S

BMW F 800 R (Europe, USA, Brazil, Thailand), 1st generation, 2005-2014
BMW F 800 R (Europe, USA, Brazil, Thailand), 2nd generation, 2013-2016
BMW F 800 R (Europe, USA, Brazil, Thailand), 3rd generation, 2015+

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeDecember 2005 – September 2014Name: BMW F800R (1st generation)
Model code: K73
Parts Catalog Code: 0217
EuropeNovember 2013 – September 2016Name: BMW F800R (2nd generation)
Model code: K73
Parts Catalog Code: 0B04
EuropeNovember 2015+Name: BMW F800R (3rd generation)
Model code: K73
Parts Catalog Code: 0B54
USADecember 2005 – July 2014Name: BMW F800R (1st generation)
Model code: K73
Parts Catalog Code: 0227
USANovember 2013 – July 2016Name: BMW F800R (2nd generation)
Model code: K73
Parts Catalog Code: 0B14
USANovember 2015+Name: BMW F800R (3rd generation)
Model code: K73
Parts Catalog Code: 0B64

Electronic Aids BMW F800R (basic & optional):

• ASC (Automatic Stability Control) – F800R (from 2nd generation)
• ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) – F800R (from 2nd generation)
• ABS (Switchable)
• RDC (tire pressure monitoring)
• E-Gas (Ride-by-Wire) – F800R (from 3rd generation)

Specifications


BMW F800R: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2082 mm / 82,0 in
2145 mm / 84,4 in – F800R (from 2nd generation)
Overall width812 mm / 32,0 in
825 mm / 32,5 in – F800R (from 2nd generation)
Overall height1240 mm / 48,8 in
1235 mm / 48,6 in – F800R (from 2nd generation)
Seat height800 mm / 31,5 in
790 mm / 31,1 in – F800R (from 2nd generation)
770 mm / 30,3 in – Low seat
820 mm / 32,3 in – Comfort seat
Wheelbase1520 mm / 59,8 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight199 kg / 439 lbs – F800R (1st generation)
202 kg / 445 lbs – F800R (2nd generation)
203 kg / 447 lbs – F800R (3rd generation)
FRAME
Frame (type)Aluminum composite bridge frame, engine partially self-supporting
Front suspension, travel43 mm telescopic fork, 125 mm / 4,9 in
43 mm inverted telescopic fork, 125 mm / 4,9 in – F800R (from 2nd generation)
Rear suspension, travelSwingarm with monoshock (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 125 mm / 4,9 in
Front tire size120/70-ZR17
Rear tire size180/55-ZR17
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers (ABS)
Double disc, 320 mm, 4-piston radial calipers (ABS) – F800R (from 2nd generation)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 265 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS)
Fuel capacity16 l / 4,2 US gal (reserve – 2,0 l)
15 l / 3,96 US gal (reserve – 3,0 l) – F800R (from 2nd generation)
Fuel economy4,51 l / 100 km (52,1 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. power87,0 hp (64,0 kW) / 8000 rpm
90,0 hp (66,0 kW) / 8000 rpm – F800R (from 2nd generation)
Max. torque86,0 Nm (8,8 kg-m) / 6000 rpm
86,0 Nm (8,8 kg-m) / 5800 rpm – F800R (from 2nd generation)
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)3,43 sec
Top speed216 km/h (134,5 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchWet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveChain
Gear ratio

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V

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2.462
1.750
1.381
1.227 (1.174 – F800R from 2nd gen.)
1.130 (1.042 – F800R from 2nd gen.)
1.042 (0.960 – F800R from 2nd gen.)
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemBMS-K+
AlternatorThree-phase AC generator, 400W
Battery capacity12V-14Ah
12V-12Ah – F800R (from 2nd generation)

Images


BMW F800R: images, gallery.

BMW F800R (1st generation)
BMW F800R (2nd generation)
BMW F800R (3rd generation)

Videos


BMW F800R: video.

Manuals


BMW F800R: documentation.

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