BMW F 850 GS (+ Adventure): review, history, specs

Class: adventure
Production: March 2018+
Predecessor: BMW F800GS

BMW F 850 GS (Europe, USA, Brazil, Thailand), 2018+
BMW F 850 GS Adventure (Europe, USA, Brazil, Thailand), 2019+

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeMarch 2018+Name: BMW F850GS
Model code: K81
Parts Catalog Code: 0B09
EuropeMarch 2019+Name: BMW F850GS Adventure
Model code: K82
Parts Catalog Code: 0K01
USAMarch 2018+Name: BMW F850GS
Model code: K81
Parts Catalog Code: 0B19
USAMarch 2019+Name: BMW F850GS Adventure
Model code: K82
Parts Catalog Code: 0K03
BrazilAugust 2018+Name: BMW F850GS
Model code: K81
Parts Catalog Code: 0B29
Brazil2019+Name: BMW F850GS Adventure
Model code: K82
Parts Catalog Code: 0K00
ThailandAugust 2018+Name: BMW F850GS
Model code: K81
Parts Catalog Code: 0B39
Thailand2019+Name: BMW F850GS Adventure
Model code: K82
Parts Catalog Code: 0K04

Electronic Aids BMW F850GS (basic & optional):

• ABS + ABS Pro (switchable)
• Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
• ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
• DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
• TPC (Tire Pressure Control)
• Cruise control
• Shift Assist Pro
• Pro on-board computer
• E-Gas (ride-by-wire)
• Keyless Ride

Specifications


BMW F850GS: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2305 mm / 90,7 in

2300 mm / 90,5 in – Adventure
Overall width922 mm / 36,3 in

939 mm / 37,0 in – Adventure
Overall height1356 mm / 53,4 in

1437 mm / 56,6 in – Adventure
Seat height860 mm / 33,8 in

875 mm / 34,4 in – Comfort seat; Adventure

890 mm / 35,0 in – Adventure (Rally SB seat)

835 mm / 32,9 in – Low seat

815 mm / 32,1 in – Low seat, Low suspension
Wheelbase1593 mm / 62,7 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight229 kg / 505 lbs

244 kg / 538 lbs – Adventure
FRAME
Frame (type)Bridge-type steel frame in shell construction
Front suspension, travel43 mm inverted telescopic fork, 230 mm / 9,1 in
Rear suspension, travelSwingarm with monoshock (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 219 mm / 8,6 in

Swingarm with monoshock (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 215 mm / 8,5 in – Adventure
Front tire size90/90-21
Rear tire size150/70-R17
Front brakeDouble disc, 305 mm, 2-piston calipers (ABS)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 265 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS)
Fuel capacity15 l / 3,96 US gal (reserve – 3,5 l)

23 l / 6,07 US gal (reserve – 3,5 l) – Adventure
Fuel economy4,1 l / 100 km (57 mpg)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement2-cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke84,0 x 77,0 mm
Displacement853 cm³ (52,0 cu in)
Compression ratio12.7:1
Valve trainChain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power95,0 hp (70,0 kW) / 8250 rpm
Max. torque92,0 Nm (9,4 kg-m) / 6250 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)3,8 sec
Top speed over 200 km/h (>124 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection, 48 mm
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchWet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveChain
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V

VI


2.833
2.067
1.600
1.308
1.103
0.968
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemBMS-M
AlternatorThree-phase AC generator, 416W
Battery capacity12V-10Ah

Images


BMW F850GS: images, gallery.

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Videos


BMW F850GS: video.

Manuals


BMW F850GS: documentation.