For the ultimate adventure, look no further than the BMW F 800 GS. As the highest performance model in the GS range, the F 800 GS combines brute strength with clever engineering and balance to create a motorbike capable of conquering the terrain whilst putting a smile on your face. Despite its rugged appearance, the F 800 GS is incredibly versatile, offering comfort with highly effective commuting capabilities making it ideal for those requiring practicality during the week and ultimate fun at the weekend. The upright seating position ensures a relaxed riding position, with ergonomic handles bars that reduce pressure on your wrists even when operating the clutch frequently during slow speed control and off roading. A slim chassis helps to keep the bike light and nimble which also increases its versatility further, as riders of all heights and sizes will still be able to effectively operate and manoeuvre with minimal effort.
At first glance it's clear to see that the BMW F 800 GS has been designed to go off road. A snorkel intake, re-enforced belly protector, upper mud guard, a modified fuel tank trim and a new wind visor are just a few of the different aspects which have been crafted to make this motorbike more capable on tough terrain. Safety technology such as ABS braking is included as standard and other features like ESA and automatic stability control are available to further enhance to riding capabilities of the F 800 GS, giving you more time to focus on the road ahead and most importantly – to enjoy it.
At the heart of the F 800 GS is a liquid cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine producing 85 hp at 7,500 RPM and 83 Nm of torque at 5,570 RPM. This balance of power and torque underlines the muscular strength available to tackle all terrains with a modest road ready weight of 214 kg. Even with panniers and a top box, the torque available should provide you with all the acceleration and balance you need, whilst still handling a smooth power delivery with finesse when commuting and cruising.
Dynamic styling which has been upgraded for tougher activities has been seamlessly integrated with a modern appearance that retains a strong familiarity with the Motorrad family. As well as a variety of optional extras, lowering is now also available giving you the opportunity to reduce the seat height down to just 820mm. To find out more about the BMW F 800 GS or to book a test ride, contact John Clark BMW Motorrad today.