THE BMW F 850 GS Adventure.

The F 850 GS Adventure was made for your next adventure, whether it’s on or off road. Its extra large tank and variety of seat heights underline its suitability for long-distance travel. Here you can learn even more about this bike’s equipment options and technical details.


EngineTypeWater-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication
Bore / stroke84 mm x 77 mm
Capacity853 cc
Rated output70 kW (95 hp) at 8,250 rpm
OE output reduction 35 kW (48 hp) at 6,500 rpm
OE RON91 unleaded regular fuel: 66 kW (90 hp) at 8,000 rpm
Max. torque92 Nm at 6,250 rpm
SA power reduction 63 Nm at 4,500 rpm

SA ROZ91 Normal unleaded petrol: 86 Nm at 6,250 rpm
Compression ratio12,7 : 1
Mixture controlElectronic injection
Emission controlClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-5
Performance / fuel consumptionMaximum speed197 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC4,2 l
CO2 emission based on WMTC99 g/km
Fuel typeUnleaded regular, minimum octane number 91 (ROZ)
Electrical systemBattery12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free
AlternatorPermanent magnet generator 416 W (nominal power)

Power transmissionClutchMultiple-disc wet clutch (anti hopping), mechanically operated
GearboxConstant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated in crankcase
DriveEndless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub
Chassis / brakesFrameBridge-type frame, steel shell construction
Front wheel location / suspensionUpside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm
Rear wheel location / suspensionCast aluminium dual swing arm, central WAD spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable
Suspension travel, front / rear230 mm / 215 mm (SA low-slung 210 mm / 195 mm)
Wheelbase1,593 mm
Castor124.6 mm
Steering head angel62°
WheelsCross spoke wheels
Rim, front2.15 x 21"
Rim, rear4.25 x 17"
Tyre, front90/90 21
Tyre, rear150/70 R17
Brake, frontDual disc brake, floating brake discs, Ø 305 mm, double-piston floating calipers
Brake, rearSingle disc brake, Ø 265 mm, single-piston floating calipers
ABSBMW Motorrad Race ABS (switchable)
Dimension / weightsSeat height875 mm (SA low-slung: 815 mm, SA double seat low: 835 mm, SA double seat: 860 mm, SZ rally seat: 890 mm)
Inner leg curve1,950 mm (SA lowering: 1,830 mm, SA double low seat: 1,870 mm, SA double seat 1,910mm, SZ rally seat: 1,980 mm)
Usable tank volume23 l
Reserveapprox. 3.5 l
Length2,300 mm
Height (excl. mirrors)1,437 mm
Width (incl. mirrors)939 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled244 kg 1)
Permitted total weight455 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)211 kg

1) According to Guideline (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable tank capacity.



  • ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
  • Riding modes Rain / Road
  • BMW Motorrad ABS
  • Pro on-board computer
  • LED headlights
  • Dynamic Brake Light
  • Anti-hopping clutch
  • Touring windscreen incl. adjuster
  • 12 Volt socket
  • Brake lever and clutch lever adjustable
  • Adjustable footbrake and gearshift levers
  • Plastic bash plate
  • Hand protectors
  • Comfort seat
  • Enduro footrests
  • Stainless steel luggage carrier for aluminium topcase
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