2011 BMW F800GS

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2011 BMW F800GS
2011 BMW F800GS

2011 BMW F800GS
2011 BMW F800GS




– 2011 BMW F800GS

2011 BMW F800GS

It is time to set forth – into a new age, on a new generation of enduro bikes. With low weight and abundant power reserves. Able to cope with real terrain as well as perform amazing banking feats on asphalt. An enduro bike like no other BMW Motorrad has made before: an 800 cc machine with a full 85 bhp of horsepower and torque of 83 Nm weighing no more than around 200 kg! State-of-the-art engine management with highly economical fuel consumption, but abundant riding fun with powerful sound management, too: truly unstoppable! With a space frame which is not only has a high level of torsional stiffness but also allows room for lots of other highlights such as a large airbox and fuel tank under the seat. Fitted at the front with a 21-inch wheel which provides constant directional stability even over off-road stretches, at the rear with a full 17-inch wheel for the appropriate propulsion power – both naturally with robust spokes. The dual disc at the front and the single disc at the rear make for a breathtaking braking performance, with further safety enhancement available from the optional ABS. The chassis is adapted to the off-road concept and has generous spring travel which can cope with the odd jump. Even though this bike is perfect when it comes off the production line: it wouldn’t be a BMW if there weren’t an extensive range of special accessories available for it – so that you can make your BMW even more individual. This modern enduro – almost like a fun bike in its naked state – can thus be turned into an adventurous long-distance runner, not just visually but functionally too. Fuel up with a quick test ride from your BMW Motorrad dealership – then start planning your first trip!

This fall, the legendary GS gets even more legendary with the incredible new F 800 GS. It’s lean. It’s mean. It’s ready to tackle everything from dual sport rides in the woods or desert to long-haul adventure touring. With a lightweight design and eye-opening power, The F 800 GS is the most off-road oriented GS ever built. A parallel twin engine with 85 charging horses and 62 lb/feet of torque give it startling speed and breathtaking acceleration. Throw in a dry weight of just 392 lbs, six-speed gear box, switchable ABS, wide foot rests and a 4.2 gallon tank located under the seat for a low center of gravity, and you get a enduro light enough for amazing handling no matter where you’re headed. If you want all the capabilities of the GS in a lighter, tighter, totally aggressive package, the destined-to-be-a-classic F 800 GS is your ride.

 

Colors:

lava orange metallic / black satin

alpine white




 

 


2011 BMW F800GS – Specifications
USA MSRP: $11,395.00 – Standard Package: $12,900.00 USD
Canada MSRP: See Dealer for Current Pricing

Engine

Type Water-cooled, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication

Bore x stroke 82 mm x 75.6 mm

Capacity 798 cc

Rated output 85hp (63 kW) at 7,500 rpm

Max. torque 62 lb/ft (83 Nm) at 5,750 rpm

Compression ratio 12.0 : 1

Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management (BMS-K)

Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Over 125 mph [200 km/h]

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 3.8 l

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5.2 l

Fuel type Unleaded Premium

Electrical system

Alternator three-phase alternator 400 W

Battery 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated

Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated into crankcase

Drive Endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub


Chassis / brakes

Frame Tubular steel space frame, load-bearing engine

Front wheel location / suspension Upside-down front fork, Ø 45 mm


Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminium dual swing arm, WAD strut (travel related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable

Suspension travel front / rear 9.0 inches (230 mm) / 8.5 inches (215 mm)

Wheelbase 62.1 inches (1578 mm)

Castor 4.6 inches (117 mm)

Steering head angle 64°

Wheels Wire spoke

Rim, front 2.15 x 21″

Rim, rear 4.25 x 17″

Tyres, front 90/90 – 21

Tyres, rear 150/70 – 17

Brake, front Twin disc, floating brake discs, diameter 300 mm, double-piston floating calipers

Brake, rear Single disc, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper

ABS Optional extra: BMW Motorrad ABS (can be switched off)

 

 

Dimensions / weights

Length 91.0 inches (2320 mm)

Width (incl. mirrors) 34.2 inches (945 mm)

Height (excl. mirrors) 53.1 inches (1350 mm)

Seat height, unladen weight 34.6 inches (880 mm) (low seat: 33.5 inches [850 mm])

Inner leg curve, unladen weight 76.4 inches (1940 mm) (low seat: 74.8 inches [1900 mm])

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 455 lbs (207 kg)

Dry weight 2) 392 lbs (178 kg)

Permitted total weight 975 lbs (443 kg)

Payload (with standard equipment) 520 lbs (236 kg)

Usable tank volume 4.2 U.S. gallons

Reserve approx. 1 U.S. gallon

Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)


1) According to guideline 93/93/EWG with all fluids, fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume
2) Unladen weight without fluids

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