BMW F 850 GS

BMW F 850 GS


Technical Specification Engine

Type Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump
Displacement 853 cc
Bore x Stroke 84 mm x 77 mm
Compression ratio 12.7 : 1
Torque&Power 92 Nm at 6,250 rpm / 70 kW (95 hp) at 8,250 rpm
Fuel injection Electroin injection
Exhaust Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3


Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated into crankcase
Primary drive Endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub
Final drive Endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub
Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated


Frame Bridge-type frame, steel shell construction
Front suspension Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm
Front wheel Cross spoke wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 ZR 21
Rear suspension Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central WAD spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound
Rear wheel Cross spoke wheels, 4.25 x 17″
Rear tyre 150/70 – 17
Front wheel travel 204 mm
Rear wheel travel 219 mm
Front brake Dual disc, floating brake discs, diameter 305 mm, double-piston floating calipers, ABS
Rear brake Single disc, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper, ABS
ABS Standard

Dimensions and weight

Dry weight
216 kg
Wet weight (KERB)
229 kg
Seat height 860 mm (OE suspension lowering kit: 815 mm, OE low seat: 835 mm, OE comfort seat: 875 mm, OA rallye seat: 890 mm)
Wheelbase 1593mm (62.7in)
Steering head angle 62°
Castor 126mm
Fuel tank capacity 15 l
Number of seats Dual seat


Standard Equipment


24 months unlimited mileage
Maintenance service intervals 15.000km (7.500m)/12 Months
Rake 28°
Trail 130mm (5.1in)
Valve clearance check 18,000m/30.000KM

Emissions and Consumption

Euro 3
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