2014 BMW F 800 GT

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BMW is famous for its top notch products and the F 800 GT makes no exception. The motorcycle was built with versatility in mind and can tackle long journeys effortless.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 798cc, water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line two-cylinder engine with two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder and dry sump lubrication.

The engine develops a maximum power of 90 Hp (66 KW) at 8,000 rpm and 63 Lb/Ft (86 Nm) of torque at 5,800 Rpm and is mated to a constant mesh 6-Speed gearbox. Thanks to the strong engine, the motorcycle can reach a maximum speed of over 125 mph with a fuel consumption of 69 mpg (calculated at a constant speed of 90 kmph).

The stopping power is handled by front dual floating disc brakes, with a diameter of 320 Mm grabbed by 4-piston fixed calipers and rear single disc brakes with a diameter of 265 Mm sqeezed by single-piston floating calipers. For enhanced stopping power you also get a standard ABS system.

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Overview

BMW F 800 GT

Hit the road - the journey begins. The dynamically-designed F 800 GT offers impressive dynamic performance on every ride - whether idyllic suburbs, winding mountain passes or endless highways.

A twist of the throttle and 90 horsepower ensure that you really can leave everyday routine behind you. The water-cooled 2-cylinder in-line engine with a capacity of 798 cc offers remarkable dynamic performance on every trip, achieving smooth power delivery through its low-maintenance toothed-belt drive. A longer rear-wheel swing arm and tighter suspension ensure a high level of ride stability, guaranteeing superb riding impressions.

The F 800 GT also offers control and comfort with suspension and three different seat heights which provide just the right ergonomics for each individual rider. What is more, the optionally available ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) can be used to adjust the rear rebound-stage damping to road conditions at the press of a button.

Clean lines and a perfectly adjusted touring windshield instantly promise pure riding pleasure. The F 800 GT also makes its mark in terms of paint finishes: there is something for everyone here, from the spirited Valencia Orange metallic and elegant Dark Graphite metallic through to Light White.

Safety is the best travel companion. For this reason, the GT supports every brake maneuver as standard with dual-channel ABS - the most sophisticated system in a mid-range motorcycle. For those looking for an even higher level of safety, assistance is provided by the optionally available ASC.

Typical GT. Unstoppable tour.

Specifications

BMW F 800 GT
Engine TypeWater-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, dry sump lubrication
Bore x stroke82 mm x 75.6 mm
Capacity798 cc
Rated output90 hp (66 kW) at 8,000 rpm
Max. torque63 lb/ft (86 Nm) at 5,800 rpm
Compression ratio12.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine managementElectronic intake pipe injection, digital engine management (BMS-K+)
Emission controlClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Maximum speedOver 125 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h69 mpg, at a constant 55 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h55 mpg, at a constant 75 mph
Fuel typeUnleaded super
Alternatorthree-phase alternator 400 W
Battery12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
ClutchMultiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
GearboxConstant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated into crankcase
DriveBelt drive
FrameBridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspensionTelescopic fork, Ø 43 mm
Rear wheel location / suspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with eccentric adjustment for rear axle, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) via handwheel
Suspension travel front / rear4.9 / 4.9 inches (125 mm / 125 mm)
Wheelbase59.6 inches (1,514 mm)
Castor3.7 inches (94.6 mm)
Steering head angle64.2°
WheelsCast aluminium wheels
Rim, front3.50 x 17 inches
Rim, rear5.50 x 17 inches
Tyres, front120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear180/55 ZR 17
Brake, frontDual floating disc brakes, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rearSingle disc, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper
ABSStandard
Length84.9 inches (2,156 mm)
Width (incl. mirrors)35.5 inches (902 mm)
Height (excl. mirrors)49.1 inches (1,248 mm)
Seat height, unladen weight31.5 inches Standard; variable seat heights available between 30.1 inches and 32.3 inches (available as accessories and/or factory options, see an authorized BMW Motorrad dealer)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight72.2 inches Standard; variable inner leg curve (inseam) between 69.1 and 73.2 inches (seats available as accessories and/or factory options, see an authorized BMW Motorrad dealer)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)470 lbs
Permitted total weight926 lbs
Payload (with standard equipment)456 lbs
Usable tank volume4.0 gallons
Reserve0.8 gallon
Price$11,890 (including ABS)

Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)
1) According to guideline 93/93/EWG with all fluids, fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume


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