Rated output
145 hp at 7,750 rpm
Air/liquid-cooled four-stroke flat twin engine with double overhead and chain driven camshafts (BMW ShiftCam)
Bore x stroke
106.5 mm x 73 mm
1,300 cc
Max. torque
110 lb-ft at 6,500 rpm
Compression ratio
13.3 : 1
Mixture control
Electronic intake pipe injection

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed
over 120 mph
Fuel type
Super unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15), 95 ROZ/RON, 90 AKI

Electrical system

Three-phase alternator with 650 W (nominal power)
12 V / 14 Ah, AGM battery

Power transmission

Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated in the transmission housing
Cardan shaft drive
Traction control
BMW Motorrad DTC

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Chassis / brakes

Two-part frame consisting of main frame, bolted rear frame, and load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspension
BMW Motorrad EVO-Telelever, handlebar tilting decoupled via flex element, central DSA shock absorber
Rear wheel location / suspension
BMW Motorrad EVO-Paralever, cast aluminum single-sided swingarm, transversal connected swing arm bearings, central DSA spring strut, load compensation
Suspension travel, front / rear
8.3" / 8.7"
Steering head angle
63.8 °
Cross spoke wheels
Rim, front
3.00 x 19“
Rim, rear
4.50 x 17“
Tire, front
120/70 R19
Tire, rear
170/60 R17
Brake, front
Twin disc brake, semi-floating brake discs, diameter 310 mm, 4-piston radial brake caliper
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, bolted to the disc rim, diameter 285 mm, 2-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad Full Integral ABS Pro (lean angle optimized)

Dimensions / weights

Seat height at unladen weight
34.25" / 35.0"
Inner leg curve at unladen weight
72.4" / 77.9"
Usable tank volume
7.9 gal
approx. 1 gal
89.76" (over splash guard)
62.5" (above windshield, at unladen weight)
39.8" (over hand guard)
Permitted total weight
1,069 lbs
Payload (with standard equipment)
478 lbs
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled
593 lbs

1) With all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refueled with min. 90% of the usable fuel tank capacity.


Standard equipment

  • Heated grips
  • Cruise control DCC
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Keyless Ride
  • Extended hand protector with integral turn signal
  • Additional headlight
  • Electronic suspension DAS with load compensation
  • Various attachment options for accessories

Optional equipment

  • Adaptive vehicle height control
  • Automated Shift Assistant
  • Riding Assistant with radar sensors
  • Forged enduro wheels
  • Enduro package Pro
  • Topcase carrier with electrical interface
  • Comfort handlebars
  • Double silencer

Optional accessories

  • Aluminum case
  • Volume expansion for aluminum case
  • Aluminum topcase with electrical interface
  • Luggage plate, passenger seat
  • Tank bag
  • Various luggage bags
  • Headlight guard
  • Spoiler add-on for windscreen
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