Technical data



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

Bore x stroke
101 mm x 73 mm

1,170 cc

Nominal load capacity
110 hp (81 kW) at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque
116 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Compression ratio
Fuel/engine management
Electronic intake pipe fuel injection, electronic engine management with overrun cut-off, twin-spark ignition
Emission control

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

Mileage / consumption

Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Consumption per 100 km based on the WMTC
5.3 l
Fuel type
Unleaded petrol, 95-98 octane (RON) (nominal load capacity with 98 octane (RON))

Electrical system

720-W three-phase generator

12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free 

Power Transmission

Hydraulically operated single-disc dry clutch

Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth 

Secondary drive
Shaft drive

Suspension / brakes


Three-part frame concept with front frame and two-part rear frame, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit, rear-set frame removeable for one-up riding 

Front wheel location / suspension

Telescopic forks, 43 mm fixed-tube diameter 

Rear suspension / spring elements
Cast aluminium single swing-arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring preload via hook wrench can be adjusted infinitely, rebound stage damping adjustable
Spring travel, front/rear
125 mm / 140 mm
1,527 mm
110.6 mm
Steering head angle
61.5 °
Spoke cast wheels
Rim dimensions, front
3.00 x 19"
Rim dimensions, rear
4.50 x 17"
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 19
Tyre, rear
170/60 ZR 17
Brake, front
Twin disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS

Dimensions / weights

Seat height, unladen

850 mm (Low seat (OE): 820mm)

Inner leg curve

1,890 mm (Low seat (OE): 1,830 mm)

Usable tank volume

17 l


approx. 3.5 l

2,175 mm
Height (including mirrors)

1.330 mm

Width (including mirrors)
870 mm
Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

221 kg

Permitted total weight

430 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

209 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

  • Steel fuel tank, 17 l
  • One-piece seat (seat height: 850 mm)
  • Pillion passenger foot pegs with pillion frame can be removed
  • One key system for ignition, tank and steering
  • Side stands with cut-out switch
  • Brake lever and clutch lever adjustable – multiple settings
  • On-board literature and tools
Special features
  • BMW Motorrad ABS (switchable)
  • Foot pegs
  • Stainless steel exhaust system with sound flap
Electrical system
  • Permanently illuminated lights and hazard warning lights system
  • Multi-functional display on the tachometer
  • Power socket
  • CAN bus with Single Wire System (SWS)
  • Electronic immobilizer
  • Diagnostic interface
  • 720-W generator
  • White indicators and LED rear light
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