Technical data



Air/oil-cooled flat-twin, four-stroke engine, two (2) camshafts and four (4) radially aligned valves per cylinder, central counterbalancer shaft

Bore x stroke
101 mm x 73 mm

1,170 cc

Rated output

81 kW (110 hp) at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque
116 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Compression ratio
Fuel/engine management

Electronic intake pipe injection

Emission Control

Controlled 3-way catalytic converter, exhaust emission standards EU-4

Riding performance / consumption

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

5.3 l

CO2 emissions based on WMTC

123 g/km

Fuel type

Unleaded super 95-98 (RON) (rated output at 98 RON)

Electrical system

720-W three-phase generator

12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free 

Power transmission


Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated


Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth 

Secondary drive
Shaft drive

Suspension / brakes


Three-section frame consisting of one (1) front and two (2) rear sections, Load-bearing enginegearbox unit, Removable pillion frame for single ride use

Front wheel location / suspension

Telescopic forks with 43 mm fixed-tube diameter 

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium single swinging arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever, Central spring strut, Spring preload, steplessly adjustable by hook wrench, Adjustable rebound-stage damping

Spring travel, front/rear
125 mm / 140 mm

1.527 mm


110.6 mm 

Steering head angle



Cast wheels (Spoke wheels for selected Spezial variants)

Rim dimensions, front
3.00 x 19"
Rim dimensions, rear
4.50 x 17"
Tyre, front
120/70 R 19
Tyre, rear
170/60 R 17
Brake, front

Twin disc brakes Diameter: 320 mm 4-piston calipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake Diameter: 265 mm Double-piston floating caliper

BMW Motorrad ABS

Dimensions / weights

Seat height

820 mm

Inner leg curve

1,830 mm

Usable tank volume

17 l


app. 3.5 l


2.175 mm

Height (excluding mirrors)

1.330 mm

Width (including mirrors)

870 mm

Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

220 kg

Permitted total weight

430 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

210 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

Standard equipment

  • BMW Motorrad ABS
  • Speed indicator with digital display:
    Digital clock, odometer, dual trip distance counters and automatic distance counter; service date and remaining distance until next service is required; kilometres covered shown on the fuel reserve indicator; error indicator light/engine management, engine warning lamp (MIL)
  • Cast aluminium wheels with road tyres, black semi-gloss rims (tyres: front 120/70 R19, rear 170/60 R17)
  • Fuel tank sheet steel painted in vehicle colour
  • Widened foot pegs
  • Side stands with cut-out switch
  • Exhaust gas system made of stainless steel with acoustic flap and Akrapovič rear silencer
  • White indicator glass and LED rear light
  • Pillion frame can be removed for solo riding
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