BMW F850 GS
BMW F 850 GS is the more powerful, quicker and capable version of the F 750 GS in terms of off-road ability. Both the models will launch at the 2018 Auto Expo. Beneath the fuel tank, the new 853 cc twin-cylinder in-line engine in association with two counterbalance shafts and a firing interval of 270/450 degrees is rated to generate 95 hp at 8250 rpm. The new BMW F 850 GS will be priced around INR 12-13 lakh and will rival with the available new range of Triumph Tiger 800 in the segment.
BMW F850 GS Full Specifications
|Engine Type||4-Stroke In-Line, Two Overhead Camshafts, Dry Sump Lubrication|
|No. of Cylinders||Two-Cylinder Engine|
|Valves Per Cylinder||Four Valves Per Cylinder|
|Maximum Power||95 HP @ 8250 RPM|
|Maximum Torque||92 NM @ 6250 RPM|
|Starter System||Electric Start|
|Fuel Delivery System||Electronic injection|
|Clutch||Multiple-Disc Wet Clutch (Anti Hopping), Mechanically Operated|
CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION
|Chassis Type||Bridge-Type Frame, Steel Shell Construction|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Fork, 41 Mm|
|Rear Suspension||Cast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central Spring Strut, Spring Pre-Load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping Adjustable|
|Front Brake||Dual Disc Brake, Floating Brake Discs, 305 Mm, Double-Piston Floating Caliper, ABS|
|Rear Brake||Single Disc Brake, 265 Mm, Single-Piston Floating Caliper, ABS|
TYRES AND WHEELS
|Front Tyre Size||90/90 21|
|Rear Tyre Size||150/70 R17|
|Wheel Size (inches)||17|
|Wheel Type||Cross Spoke Wheels|
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
FUEL ECONOMY AND CAPACITY
|Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)||15|
|Fuel Consumption City (kmpl)||15.00|
|Fuel Consumption Highway (kmpl)||20.00|
SAGMart Reviews on BMW F850 GS
With a dedicated fanbase, the 2008 entered BMW F800GS that was due for updating since long, has now got an overhaul avatar for 2018 Model Year. The BMW F850GS is a dual purpose adventure tourer with an off and on-road capabilities. It is an upmarket offering not only in the design and mechanical front but also it gets several new types of equipment and features for an improved riding experience. Maintaining its tall, tough and action-ready stance, the F850GS underpins an all-new chassis, whereas the fuel tank has been repositioned to improve the bike’s centre of gravity. Furthermore, it is a more appealing and aggressive tourer in terms of looks and styling.
The major changes which are witnessed are on the engine front. With the changes like revised bore and stroke, the engine displacement has increased to 853cc. Furthermore, the introduction of a 90-degree offset crank, a new firing order, etc has refined the powertrain to a new level to supply an uprated power and torque seamlessly.
- New Steel Bridge Type Frame
- New Parallel Twin Engine
- Traction Control
- Riding Modes
- Brembo Brakes
Power and Mileage:
Based on an all-new Steel Bridge Type chassis, the New BMW F850GS gets a new 853cc twin-cylinder in-line engine as a stressed member. The newly introduced counterbalance shafts and a firing interval of 270/450 degrees make the powertrain pump out the maximum power of 95hp at 8250 rpm along with the 92Nm of peak torque at 6250 rpm.
- 853cc Engine Displacement
- Two-Cylinder Engine
- Power: 95 HP @ 8250 RPM
- Torque: 92 NM @ 6250 RPM
- 6-Speed Gearbox
Handling and Riding:
The riding on the new BMW F850GS has been updated as the bike now underpins new chassis, new riding position with the repositioning of the fuel tank that now offers an improved centre of gravity. Whereas for more control over the motorcycle, the company now placed Relatively long travel inverted forks front-up as compared to the right-way-up pair of the 750. Other factors which have sharpened the handling on the tall, tough and action-ready F850 are the revised weight distribution and suspension geometry that make a huge difference at the handling end.
In the safety concern, the BMW F850 is a secure tourer with a host of advanced equipment. However, these fitments are being provided in almost all the motorbikes in adventure category and 850cc displacement. The list of features that will take care of your ride is
- Electronic Adjustable Rear Suspension
- Traction Control
- Brembo Brakes
Priced at INR 13,70,000, ex-showroom, Pan India, the BMW F850 GS is a complete package. The motorcycle is completely overhauled unit in all aspects such as designing, power, performance, riding and handling along with the much-needed assurance of safety. Fully loaded BMW F850 GS is a worth dual sports adventure tourer at this price sticker.