On the Milan exhibition held in November, EICMA motorcycle company 2018-2019 BMW Motorrad introduced the replacement model F800 ST – the new sport-round 2018-2019 BMW F800 GT. It has all the assets that can provide a comfortable ride on long distance quality, including improved ergonomics, powerful engine, increased load capacity and optimized windshield. Outside the “tourist” too dramatic.
2018-2019 BMW F800 GT is driven by a two-cylinder inline engine with water cooling volume of 798 cubic centimeters. Motor with electronic fuel injection develops 90 horsepower (66 kW) at 8000 rpm. The increase in comparison with the 2018-2019 BMW F800 ST was 5 horses. For those who are important, not only the performance of the power unit, but its sound is designed exhaust system from Akrapovic sports silencer in titanium and stainless steel. In addition to the sound from the exhaust pipe has the advantage of reduced weight by 1.7 kilograms.
In improving the ergonomics role even apparent at first glance minor changes. Handlebar 2018-2019 BMW F800 GT is raised by 2 centimeters and transmits less vibration to the hand. The height of the footrests forward has shifted slightly reduced by 1 cm, and the seat of the bike has three levels of height adjustment.
The Bavarian motorcycle can carry a 207 kilogram payload. The indicator increased by 11 kilograms. To improve usability revised system of baggage placement and lateral trunks 2018-2019 BMW F800 GT provides a generous volume of 55 liters with loading up to 10 kg on each side. Rear standard bracket provides for the installation of another box of 28 liters.
Two-wheeled novelty better tolerate the troubles that can present the weather during the trip. Due to the changed shape of the windshield and fairing, which give the motorcycle a dynamic appearance, F800 GT from 2018-2019 BMW has optimized wind and moisture protection.
The GT version of the list of advantages over the ST stands installed as standard, the new two-channel ABS with additional pressure sensor in the front brake circuit. As an option, there is a automatic stability control (ASC) and the electronic suspension adjustment (ESA) with three levels of rear shock absorber damping settings. It remained unchanged only the size of tires, front – 120 / 70ZR17, rear – 180 / 55ZR17.
Features 2018-2019 BMW F800 GT
- Engine: 2-cylinder in-line with water cooling;
- Volume: 798 cu. cm;
- Bore and Stroke: 82 mm x 75.6 mm;
- Maximum capacity: 90 l / s at 8000 rev / min;
- The maximum torque of 85 Nm at 8500 r / min;
- Transmission: 6-speed;
- Clutch: multi-plate;
- Frame: aluminum, bridge type, carrying the engine;
- Front suspension: telescopic diameter 43 mm;
- Rear suspension: single-sided aluminum swingarm;
- Brakes: ABS;
- Front brake: two discs, diameter 320 mm;
- Rear brake: single disc, diameter 265 mm;
- Length: 2156 mm;
- Width: 905 mm;
- Seat height 800 mm (additional settings 820, 765 mm.);
- Weight with full tank 213 kg;
- Fuel tank capacity: 15 liters.