Technical data


Water-cooled, in-line twin-cylinder four-stroke engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, dry sump lubrication
Bore x stroke
82 mm x 75.6 mm
798 cc
Max. output
66 kW (90 HP) at 8,000 rpm (output reduction 35 kW (48 HP) at 6,750 rpm possible)
Max. torque
86 Nm at 5,800 rpm (output reduction: 69 Nm at 3,500 rpm)
Compression ratio
Mixture control

Electronic injection 

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4 

Riding performance / consumption

Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km

4.3 l

Fuel type

Unleaded super, minimum octane number 95 (RON)  

Electrical system

Permanent magnet generator 400 W
12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free



Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated 

6-speed synchromesh gearbox built into crankcase
Secondary drive
Endless O-ring chain with cush damping at rear wheel hub

Suspension / brakes


Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine 

Front suspension / spring elements
Upside Down fork
Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable 

Spring travel, front/rear
125 mm / 125 mm

1,520 mm 

100 mm
Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim dimensions, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim dimensions, rear
5.50 x 17”
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear
180/55 ZR 17
Brake, front
Twin disc brakes, floating discs, diameter 320 mm, four-piston radial brake calipers
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS

Dimensions / weights

Seat height

790 mm (OE low seat: 770 mm, OE high seat: 820 mm) 

Inner leg curve

1.780 mm (OE low seat: 1.740 mm, OE high seat: 1.835 mm) 

Usable tank volume

15 l


approx. 3 l

2,145 mm
Height (excluding mirrors)
1,235 mm
Width (including mirrors)
860 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

203 kg

Dry weight
Permitted total weight

405 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

202 kg

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume

2) Unladen weight without operating fluids.

Standard equipment

  • Cockpit fairing
  • One-part seat (seat height: 790 mm; step length: 1,780 mm)
  • Pillion passenger foot pegs and grab handles
  • Front mudguard positioned close to wheel (in vehicle colour)
  • One key system for ignition, steering, fuel filler cap and seat locks
  • · Integrated ignition and steering lock
  • Brake lever and clutch lever adjustable
  • On-board literature and tools

Electrical system
  • Symmetrical headlights permanently illuminated
  • Multifunction display: digital clock, total and (two) trip distance counters, fuel gauge incl. reserve, engine temperature display, service interval indicator
  • Instrument cluster with speedometer and rev counter
  • CAN bus with Single Wire System (SWS)
  • Electronic immobilizer
  • Diagnostic interface
  • Hazard warning lights
  • Indicators with smoked glass
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