Achtung! The boys (and girls) from Bavaria have added to their adventure motorcycling lineup by introducing the new BMW F800 GS Adventure.
Of course, this bike is based on the existing F800 GS, which has been serving round-the-world travelers for a while now. But this new model will travel farther than the stock 800, thanks to a 24-litre fuel tank (standard F800 GS comes with 16-litre tank) and also has other tasty upgrades and options.
ABS is standard on the new Adventure, and Automatic Stability Control (ASC) and Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) will be available as options. That ASC system includes an Enduro mode, which allows for more slip when riding off-road, with less interferance from traction control and ABS systems.
Other changes include wider footpegs, restyled bodywork, a new windscreen, a beefed-up rear brake lever and a new seat. All these changes should improve your off-road experience, or help you put down more miles.
Accessories available will include an onboard computer, centrestand, heated grips and aluminum luggage.
The motor has not been hopped up for this bike; it still makes the same 85 hp at 7,500 rpm, and with maximum torque of 83 Nm at 5,750 rpm.