Technical Data

Engine
Type

Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam

Bore / stroke

102.5mm x 76mm

Capacity

1,254 cc

Horsepower

100 kW (136 hp) at 7,750 rpm

Torque

143 Nm at 6,250 /min 

Compression ratio

12.5:1

Engine management

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed

Over 200 km/h

Consumption for 100km

4.75 L (based on WMTC)

Fuel type

Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

Electrical system
Alternator

Three-phase alternator 510 W (nominal power) 

Battery

12V/11.8 Ah, maintenance free

Power transmission
Clutch

Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated 

Gearbox

Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth

Drive

Shaft drive 

Chassis / brakes
Frame

Two-section frame, front-and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine 

Front wheel location / suspension

BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut

Rear wheel suspension

Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) and rebound damping adjustable via dynamic ESA as standard.

Suspension travel, front / rear

190 mm / 200 mm 

Wheelbase

1,525 mm 

Castor

109 mm 

Steering head angle

62.9⁰

Wheels

Cross spoke wheels

Rim, front

3.00 x 19"

Rim, rear

4.50 x 17"  

Tyres front

120/70 R 19

Tyres rear

170/60 R 17

Brake front

Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 305 mm, 4-piston radial calipers 

Brake rear

Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper

ABS

MW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral), disengageable

Dimensions / weights
Seat height, unladen weight

Standard: 850 / 870 mm,

HP style: Standard: 850 / 870 mm,

HP style with suspension lowing kits 800 / 820

Inner leg curve, unladen weight

Standard: 850/870 mm, HP Style standard 1,870/ 1,910 mm / HP Style with lower seat height* 1,790 / 1,830 mm 

Usable tank volume

20 L

Reserve

Approx. 4 L

Length

2,207 mm

Height (excl. mirrors)

1,430 mm

Width (incl. mirrors)

952.5 mm

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)

249 kg

1)
Permitted total weight

465 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

216 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.

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