2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure

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When it comes to adventure tourers, the BMW F 800 GS Adventure is one of the most desirable models. And there is no wonder why as it is fitted with state of the art technologies, comes with perfect ergonomics and is fitted with a comprehensive list of Adventure oriented features.

Among the most useful features offered by the F 800 GS Adventure you’ll find a high windshield, a fuel tank protector and saddle bag mountings.

As far as colors are concerned, the 2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure comes in Sandrover Matte or Racing Red.

The bike is propelled by a 798cc, water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line, two-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts and dry sump lubrication. The engine delivers a maximum output of 63 KW (85 Hp) at 7,500 rpm and 61 Lb/Ft of torque at 5,750 rpm.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure.

Overview

BMW F 800 GS Adventure

The 2014 F 800 GS Adventure price starting at $13,550 (including ABS)

2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure Key Features:

BMW F 800 GS Adventure

Adventure: Unbounded

No matter where you travel, no matter what the terrain – with the F 800 GS you can master any adventure. This travel enduro has been created for true globetrotters for whom no destination is too remote and who want to conquer the world off the beaten track. The F 800 GS Adventure: the reliable and robust companion for unbounded adventure.

Power: Uncompromising

BMW F 800 GS Adventure

Powered by the potent 85 hp parallel twin engine, the F 800 GS Adventure helps you leave civilization behind with ease. And with a torque of 61 lb/ft, this enduro has enough power reserve to overcome even the toughest off-road challenge with supreme confidence. Thanks to a 6.3-gallon tank and fuel economy of 55 mpg at 55 mph, it can cover distances where others have already run dry.

Control: Unconditional

BMW F 800 GS Adventure

Be it sand dunes, mountain passes or river crossings, the F 800 GS Adventure can master any task it may be faced with in faraway places. Its core is the torsion-resistant tubular steel frame with spring travel of 9.1 inches at the front and 8.5 inches at the rear. The rider is supported with the optional “Enduro mode” which optimizes ASC traction control and ABS on loose surfaces. ABS is of course a standard feature.

Character: Unequalled

BMW F 800 GS Adventure

The F 800 GS Adventure is a true globetrotter from the high windshield to its combined fuel tank protector and saddle bag mountings. In spite of its striking side panels and the larger fuel tank, the distinctive flyline makes the F 800 GS adventure a clear member of the GS family. This motorcycle strives to conquer the world, whether in Sandrover Matte or dynamic Racing Red.

Specifications

Engine TypeWater-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication
Bore x stroke82 mm x 75.6 mm
Capacity798 cc
Rated output63 kW (85 hp) at 7,500 rpm
Max. torque61 lb/ft at 5,750 rpm
Compression ratio12.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine managementElectronic fuel injection, digital engine management (BMS-K+)
Emission controlClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter / emission standard EU-3
Maximum speed120 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h55 mpg, at a constant 55 mph
Fuel typePremium Unleaded
Alternatorthree-phase alternator 400 W (rated power)
Battery12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free
ClutchMultiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
GearboxConstant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated into crankcase
DriveEndless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub
FrameTubular steel trellis frame, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspensionUpside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm
Rear wheel location / suspensionCast aluminium dual swing arm, WAD strut (travel related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable
Suspension travel front / rear9.1 inches / 8.5 inches (230 mm / 215 mm)
Wheelbase62.1 inches (1,578 mm)
Castor4.6 inches (117 mm)
Steering head angle64°
WheelsWire spoke wheels
Rim, front2.15 x 21"
Rim, rear4.25 x 17"
Tyres, front90/90 - 21 54V
Tyres, rear150/70 - 17 69V
Brake, frontDual floating discs, Ø 300 mm, two-piston floating calipers, ABS
Brake, rearSingle disc, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper, ABS
ABSSTANDARD
Length90.7 inches (2,305 mm)
Width (incl. mirrors)36.4 inches (925 mm)
Height (excl. mirrors)57.1 inches (1,450 mm)
Seat height, unladen weight35.0 inches Standard; low seat 33.9 inches (available as accessories and/or factory options, see an authorized BMW Motorrad dealer)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight77.2 inches Standard; optional inner leg curve (inseam) 75.6 inches (seats available as accessories and/or factory options, see an authorized BMW Motorrad dealer)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled505 lbs (229 kg)
Permitted total weight1,001 lbs (454 kg)
Payload (with standard equipment)496 lbs (225 kg)
Usable tank volume6.3 gallons (24.0 liters)
ReserveApprox. 1 gallon (4.0 liters)
Price$13,550 (including ABS)

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