Technical data


Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder

Bore x stroke
72 mm x 67.5 mm

1,649 cc

Rated output

118 kW (160 hp) at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque
175 Nm at 5,250 rpm
Compression ratio
12.2 : 1
Mixture control / engine management

Electronic intake pipe injection

Emission control

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

Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km

5.7 l

Fuel type

Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

Electrical system

three-phase alternator 580 W


12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath


6-speed, helical, gearbox


Shaft drive

Chassis / brakes

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine

Front wheel location / suspension

BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut

Rear wheel location / suspension

BMW Motorrad Paralever

Suspension travel front / rear

125mm /135 mm

1,618 mm

108.4 mm

Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim, front

3.50 x 17"

Rim, rear

6.00 x 17"

Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear
190/55 ZR 17
Brake, front

Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper


BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Dimensions / weights
2,324 mm
Width (including mirrors)
1,000 mm
Height (excluding mirrors)
1,440 mm
Seat height, unladen weight

780 - 800 mm

Inner leg curve, unladen weight

1,830/1,870 mm (low seat: 1,775/1,810 mm) *OE

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

334 kg

Permitted total weight

540 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

206 kg

Usable tank volume

26.5 l


4 l

1) As defined in EU directive 93/93/EEC, filled with all operating fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable tank capacity (including case)

Standard equipment

  • BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral)
  • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
  • Cruise control
  • Steplessly adjustable electric windscreen
  • Adjustable brake and clutch levers
  • Heated grips and seats
  • Two-piece seat, height-adjustable rider seat
  • Integrated ignition and steering lock
  • Luggage carrier
  • Built-in side panniers, pannier lids in bike colour
  • Lockable storage compartment and on-board literature
  • Centre stand

Special features
  • Multi-Controller
  • Self-energizing clutch requiring only a small amount of force
  • 3 riding modes: “Rain”, “Road” and ”Dynamic”

Electrical system
  • Instrument cluster with chrome accents and indirect dial light
  • Two sockets
  • CAN bus with Single Wire System (SWS)
  • Electronic immobilizer
  • Diagnostic interface
  • Hazard warning lights system, white LED indicators and LED rear light
  • Xenon headlights

Standard Specs for Thailand 

  •  Adaptive Headlight
  • Radio Software
  • Control Bluetooth interface
  • DTC
  • Dynamic ESA
  • Keyless ride
  • Daytime Riding Light
  • Hill start control
  • Gear shift assistant Pro
  • Audio system with preparation for GPS device
  • Preparation for GPS device
  • Tyre pressure control
  • LED additional fog light
  • Reverse Gear
  • ABS Pro
  • Low seat

Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)

1) According to Directive 93/93/EEC with all fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable fuel tank

2) Unladen weight without fluids

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