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The F850 is the latest evolution of BMW's parallel twin platform. The updated engine has dual counterbalancers, which should smooth out some of the vibrations that plagued the previous iteration at higher revs. There's a 6.5-inch TFT screen with the instrument cluster and other connectivity options. Traction control with two modes is standard (more modes available as options). Suspension is all-new, and so is the frame. An up/down quickshifter is optional, as is electronic suspension adjustment and keyless ignition.
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F850 GS
Adventure - Gravel
New for 2018
Price (base)
$ 14,550
853 cc
Engine Type
Liquid-cooled parallel twin, four-valve head, DOHC, dry sump
Six-speed, chain
Wet, multi-plate, anti-hop
Fuel Injection
Max Power
95 HP (70 kW) @ 8,250 rpm
Max Torque
67.9 lb-ft (92 Nm) at 6,250 rpm
Seat Height, std
860 mm (33.9 in.)
Seat Height, options
835 mm - 815 mm (32.9 in. - 32.1 in.)
1,593 mm (62.7 in.)
Fuel Capacity
18.5 L (4.9 USG)
Dry Weight
Curb Weight
229 kg (504.9 lb.)
Brakes, front
Dual 305 mm disc, two-piston caliper
Brakes, rear
Single 265 mm disc with 2-piston caliper
Antilock Brakes (ABS)
Switchable ABS Standard
Suspension, front
41 mm USD forks, 204 mm of travel
Suspension, rear
Monoshock, adjustable preload/rebound damping, 219 mm of travel.
Tires, front
90/90 21
Tires, rear
150/70 R17
Racing Red, Light White, Pollux Metallic Matt
36 months, unlimited mileage

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