Double strut swing arm aluminium coast in one piece
Rear Wheel Travel
215 mm / 8.5 in.
2 x ∅300mm discs, 4 piston calipers, ABS
Single ∅265mm disc, 2 piston caliper, ABS
2.15 x 21"
4.25 x 17"
90/90 - 21 54V
150/70 - 17 69V
117 mm / 4.6 in.
Length 2304 mm / 90.7 in
Width 925 mm / 36.4 in (incl. mirrors)
Height 1450 mm / 57.1 in (excl. mirrors)
890 mm / 860 mm / 35 in. / 33.9 in.
1577 mm / 62.1 in
214 kg / 472 lbs
229 kg / 505 lbs
24 Litres / 6.3 US gal.
4.3 L/100km / 23.3 km/l / 55 mpg
199.0 km/h / 124 mph
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. 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 lbs/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 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. 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.
BMW Motorrad is the most successful manufacturer of large-capacity touring enduros and, with the F 700 GS and F 800 GS, leads the way in the mid-size
The new F 800 GS Adventure builds on this position. Based on the dynamic,
off-road-oriented F 800 GS, the Adventure model offers an optimal combination of
agility, touring practicality and off-road capability. Following the tradition
of the popular boxer-engined GS Adventure models, it provides off-road-oriented
touring aficionados, world travellers and enduro fans with an authentic GS
Adventure experience in the mid-size segment.
The F 800 GS Adventure is powered by the characterful, liquid-cooled 798 cc
four-valve twin-cylinder engine as featured on the F 800 GS, with electronic
fuel injection, closed-loop catalytic converter and six-speed transmission.
Developing unchanged maximum power of 63 kW (85 hp) at 7,500 rpm, and with
maximum torque of 83 Nm at 5,750 rpm, this power plant impresses with quick and
lively response, powerful torque and low fuel consumption.
Engineered and equipped for world travel. Like the F 800 GS, the Adventure
model too features a robust, torsionally resistant tubular steel spaceframe,
although the rear subframe is reinforced to cater for the larger, 24-litre tank
more than on the F 800 GS model), which increases the bike’s range.
Like the F 800 GS, the Adventure model is equipped with ABS as standard, while
further safety- and performance-enhancing systems – Automatic Stability Control
(ASC) and Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) – are available as
factory-fitted optional extras, or as special accessories. These features
position the BMW F 800 GS Adventure, along with the F 800 GS, as the safest
mid-size touring enduro on the market.
As another optional extra, the new F 800 GS Adventure is available with
Enduro mode as part of a package featuring ASC. At the press of a button, the
rider can increase the slip threshold of the ABS and ASC systems when heading
off-road, for an even more dynamic riding experience and with improved
acceleration and braking on loose terrain.
The F 800 GS Adventure boasts a new, masculine bodywork styling that
underlines its globetrotting abilities, while a new, very comfortable bench
seat, a larger windscreen for improved protection against the elements and hand
protectors also support this image. Other new standard specification on the F
800 GS Adventure includes wide enduro footrests, an adjustable, reinforced foot
brake lever, an engine protection bar and a pannier rack which also functions as
a tank protection bar.
BMW F 800 GS Adventure “Launch Edition”. The new F 800 GS Adventure will
first hit the market in a 1,000-unit “Launch Edition”. The highlight of the F
800 GS Adventure “Launch Edition” is its Sandrover matt paintwork in combination
with three equipment packages. The Comfort package comprises an onboard
computer, heated grips and a centre stand. The Enduro package comes with ASC
plus Enduro mode, and the Special accessories package features a lockable
aluminium case set, a topcase holder and BMW Motorrad Navigator Adventure
including holder and cable.
Key and Benefits
Highlights of the new BMW F 800 GS Adventure compared to the F 800 GS:
- Based on the same versatile overall concept as the F 800 GS, with powerful
twin-cylinder engine and agile suspension, but with enhanced off-road and
- Robust and masculine GS Adventure bodywork styling.
- Balanced proportions, despite large rear tank.
- Larger, 24-litre fuel tank (+ 8 liters
- Extended range (by approx. 120 km / 75 miles).
- ABS as standard, ASC as a factory-fitted optional extra or as a special
- Enduro mode as a new optional extra, in combination with ASC.
- Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) as a factory-fitted optional extra.
- Reinforced rear subframe.
- Even more comfortable bench seat.
- Large windscreen.
- Wide enduro footrests.
- Adjustable, reinforced foot brake lever.
- Engine protection bar.
- Pannier rack also serves as a tank protection bar.
- Wide range of special accessories and ex-works optional extras.
Key technical differences at a glance: BMW F 800 GS Adventure (BMW F 800 GS)
BMW F 800 GS Adventure
BMW F 800 GS
Standard seat height:
L / W
Features and Benefits
BMW GS Adventure is a byword for the finest in two-wheeled exploration. For
many years now, the Adventure versions of the large BMW GS boxer bikes have been
discovering far-flung corners of our planet and pressing on where others have to
turn back. The arrival of the F 800 GS Adventure sees BMW Motorrad now offering
this same concept for the mid-size enduro segment for the first time – and just
like the boxer-engined GS Adventure models, the newcomer is also built for
increased off-road riding and operation under the harshest conditions.
High-torque, smooth running parallel-twin engine.
Just like the F 800 GS, the new F 800 GS Adventure employs the extremely
compact two-cylinder engine inclined forward at an angle of 8.3 degrees with a
displacement of 798 cc and four valves per combustion chamber. Equipped with
electronic fuel injection, closed-loop catalytic converter and a six-speed
gearbox, the power unit excels with its spontaneous response, pulling power and
low fuel consumption. Its system of balancing masses using a swivelling conrod
that compensates for first- and second-order inertia forces is the only one of
its kind to be fitted on a standard production bike. Valve actuation is by means
of double overhead camshafts and speed-resistant rocker arms. Output of the
liquid-cooled engine is unchanged at 63 kW (85 hp) at 7,500 rpm, with a peak
torque of 83 Nm (61 lbs/ft) at 5,750 rpm.
Robust chassis with reinforced rear frame and ABS as standard. The chassis of
the new F 800 GS Adventure is based on the proven concept used on the F 800 GS,
featuring a robust, torsionally stiff steel frame in tubular construction with
the engine integrated as a load-bearing element. The steering head connection
via gusset plates and the one-piece double-strut swing arm made of diecast
aluminium have also been adopted unchanged. The only difference is that the rear
frame in square steel tubing has been strengthened to make allowance both for
the 8-litre increase in fuel tank capacity and the more rigorous demands on the
bike's off-road abilities. ABS already comes fitted as standard on the new F 800
GS Adventure, as it does on all BMW production motorcycles.
The new, extra-light and compact two-channel Bosch 9M BMW system featured on
the F 800 GS is fitted here too. It comes with inlet valves that can be
infinitely adjusted for even better response as well as wheel sensors that
automatically monitor the distance between sensor and sensor wheel. ABS can be
deactivated at the press of a button if the rider so wishes ideal for keen
riding in off-road terrain.
Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) as a factory-fitted option. The list
of optional extras available ex-works includes a unique feature for the mid-size
enduro segment in the form of Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA). This lets
the rider conveniently adjust the rebound damping of the rear spring strut in
the same way as on the F 800 GS with a simple push of a button on the left
handlebar panel, even while on the move. Depending on the damping mode selected
"Comfort", "Normal" or "Sport" the electronic control unit determines and sets
the appropriate damping rate. This is done by means of a small, light stepper
motor on the shock absorber, while a corresponding symbol appears in the
instrument cluster display. The spring preload, on the other hand, is adjusted
manually using an easily accessible hand wheel.
Automatic Stability Control (ASC) with new Enduro mode as an ex-works option.
A further unique selling point in the mid-size enduro segment is the Automatic
Stability Control (ASC) system that also features on the F 800 GS. This
anti-slip control function regulates the amount of engine drive torque
transmitted as a function of the friction coefficient between the road surface
and the rear tyre. This has the effect of preventing the rear wheel from
spinning, thereby enhancing traction and handling safety. If the rider does not
wish the control electronics to intervene, the system can be switched off by
pressing a button, even on the move.
The new F 800 GS Adventure holds a world first in store for the mid-size
segment with the Enduro riding mode that is available as an option in
conjunction with ASC. When changing from roads to rougher terrain, a handlebar
control enables the rider to simply switch to Enduro mode and thereby activate
an ASC and ABS setting that has been specially tuned for off-road riding. In
this mode, the ASC and ABS control logic is modified to delay intervention. The
slip threshold is increased, resulting in improved acceleration and stopping
power on loose surfaces at the same time as making the riding experience even
more dynamic and active. The Enduro mode can only be ordered in conjunction with
the optional extra ASC in the Enduro package, although ASC continues to be
available on its own, too.
New styling and extended equipment features for superior globetrotting
prowess. The new F 800 GS Adventure really underlines its credentials as an
enduro bike that is eminently suited to world travel and provides a safe and
dependable means of exploring even the remotest regions of the planet with a
host of specialised equipment features.
The mere appearance of the new F 800 GS Adventure clearly signals what its name
promises. It takes its cue from the large boxer GS Adventure models by adopting
the same authentic, markedly masculine and robust look. The characteristic GS
flyline continues to stand out clearly from all angles.
When it comes to ergonomics and comfort, the new F 800 GS Adventure further
demonstrates its globetrotting capabilities with a seat that is more comfortable
and slightly higher than on the F 800 GS, making longer day stints even easier
to cover. A lower seat can be selected as a special accessory. Meanwhile, an
enlarged windscreen provides even better protection from the elements, while
sturdy hand protectors and adjustable brake and clutch levers are also
Suitability for off-road use is further enhanced by widened enduro footrests
with vibration-damping rubber tops that can be removed for riding in terrain.
The adjustable rest for the foot brake lever allows for optimum operation of the
rear-wheel brake when the rider is in a standing position off road.
The severe operating conditions often encountered in rough terrain prompted
the reinforcement of the foot brake lever and the inclusion of an engine
protection bar plus the pannier racks that double as protection bars for the
enlarged fuel tank. Its capacity of 24 liters
means that it holds 8 liters
than on the F 800 GS, increasing the bike's range by around 120 kilometres (75
F 800 GS Adventure "Launch Edition" with lavish specification at market debut.
The new F 800 GS Adventure is launching onto the market in a special "Launch
Edition" comprising 1,000 particularly well-appointed units. The extensive
standard specification of the F 800 GS Adventure painted in Sandrover matt is
complemented by a total of three equipment packages on the "Launch Edition". The
Comfort package includes onboard computer, heated grips and a centre stand,
while the Enduro package adds ASC and the Enduro mode. The Special accessories
package rounds off the equipment on the F 800 GS Adventure "Launch Edition" with
a set of lockable aluminium cases, a topcase holder and the BMW Motorrad
Navigator Adventure including holder and cable.
Optional equipment and special accessories for a wide range of
personalisation options. BMW Motorrad offers its customary extensive range of
optional equipment and special accessories for further personalisation of the
new F 800 GS Adventure.
Optional extras are integrated into the production process and delivered
ex-works. Special accessories are retrofit items that can be added by BMW
Motorrad dealers or customers themselves.
- Automatic Stability Control (ASC).
- Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA).
- Power reduction to 35 kW (48 hp).
- Engine map adjustment for regular fuel (RON 91).
- Low seat.
- Centre stand.
- Comfort package: onboard computer, heated grips, centre stand.
- new: Enduro package: ASC, Enduro mode.
- Safety package: ASC and ESA.
- new: Off-road tyres.
- new: LED auxiliary headlight.
- LED turn indicators.
- Anti-theft alarm system.
- Automatic Stability Control (ASC).
- new: LED auxiliary headlight.
- Anti-theft alarm system.
- Add-on spoiler (small and large) for hand protectors.
- Add-on windscreen spoiler, large.
- Enduro aluminium engine guard.
Navigation and communication.
- new: BMW Motorrad Navigator Adventure.
- Holder for navigation system, cable and accessory set.
- Function pouch for Navigator.
Maintenance and technology.
- Service tool kit.
- Power reduction to 35 kW (48 hp).
- Centre stand.
Special accessories package. - Aluminium luggage system.
- Topcase holder.
- BMW Motorrad Navigator Adventure including holder and cable.
The new F 800 GS Adventure also signals its adventurous nature through two
In Sandrover matt, the F 800 GS Adventure unambiguously displays its claim to
adventurousness and exudes a particularly masculine and sturdy stance.
Racing red, on the other hand, lends the F 800 GS Adventure a particularly light
and sporty look while accentuating its dynamic qualities.
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