Whatever terrain gives you your kicks, the BMW F 850 GS is a real talent and gives you exceptional top performance both on and off-road. No wonder with this technical data and standard equipment.


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
OE output reduction: 63 Nm at 4,500 rpm
OE RON91 unleaded regular fuel: 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 speedover 200 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 / rear204 mm / 219 mm (OE: suspension lowering kit 184 mm / 199 mm)
Wheelbase1,593 mm
Castor126 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 (disengageable)
Dimension / weightsSeat height860 mm (OE suspension lowering kit: 815 mm, OE low seat: 835 mm, OE comfort seat: 875 mm, OA rallye seat: 890 mm)
Inner leg curve
1,910 mm (OE suspension lowering kit: 1,830 mm, OE low seat: 1,870 mm, OE comfort seat: 1,950 mm, OA rallye seat: 1,980 mm)
Usable tank volume15 l
Reserveapprox. 3.5 l
Length2,305 mm
Height (excl. mirrors)1,356 mm
Width (incl. mirrors)922 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled229 kg 1)
Permitted total weight445 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)216 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.


  • BMW Motorrad ABS
  • ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
  • Riding modes Rain / Road
  • On-board computer Pro
  • LED tail light
  • 12 V power socket
  • adjustable handbrake lever and clutch lever
  • engine guard


  • Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
  • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
  • Riding modes Pro (Dynamic / Enduro / Enduro Pro)
  • LED headlight incl. LED daytime running light
  • Connectivitiy incl. 6.5″ full color TFT display
  • Gear shift assistant Pro
  • Keyless Ride
  • RDC (tyre pressure control)
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