Technical data


Air/oil-cooled, 4-stroke flat twin engine with balance shaft, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, wet sump lubrication

Bore x stroke
101 mm x 73 mm

1,170 cc

Rated output

110 hp (81 kW) at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque

86 lb-ft (116 Nm) at 6,000 rpm

Compression ratio
Mixture control / engine management

Electronic fuel injection

Emission control

Controlled 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed

Over 125 mph

Fuel consumption

44 mpg (WMTC)

Fuel type

Premium Unleaded

Electrical system

Three-phase alternator 720 W 


12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated


Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears

Secondary drive

Shaft drive 2.91:1

Chassis / brakes

Three-section frame consisting of one front and two rear sections, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit, removeable pillion frame for single rider use

Front wheel location / suspension

Telescopic forks, Ø 43 mm

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Paralever; central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable

Suspension travel front / rear

4.9” / 4.7” (125 mm / 120 mm)


58.8” (1,493 mm)


4.1” (105 mm)

Steering head angle



Cast aluminum wheels

Rim, front

3.50 x 17"

Rim, rear

5.50 x 17”

Tires, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tires, rear

180/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston calipers, diameter 320 mm

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, dual-piston floating caliper

BMW Motorrad ABS
Dimensions / weights

82.9” (2,105 mm)

Width (incl. mirrors)

35.4” (900 mm)

Height (incl. mirrors)

48.8” (1,240 mm)

Seat height, unladen weight

Standard Seat: 31.7", Custom Front Seat: 31.3", Low Seat: 30.5"

Inner leg curve, unladen weight

Standard Seat: 70.3", Custom Front Seat: 69.9", Low Seat: 68.1"

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled

483 lbs (219 kg)

Permitted total weight

948 lbs (430 kg)

Payload (with standard equipment)

465 lbs (211 kg)

Usable tank volume

4.5 gal (17 l)


Approx. 1 gal (3.5 l)

1) As defined in EU directive 93/93/EEC, filled with all operating fluids, fueled to at least 90% of usable tank capacity

Standard features

  • ABS

  • Adjustable Rear Shock Absorber Rebound

  • Adjustable Rear Suspension Spring Preload

  • Cast Aluminum Wheels

  • Disc Brakes

  • LED Tail Light

  • Modular Frame Concept

  • Power Socket

  • Smoked Grey Turn Signal Lenses

  • Speedometer

  • Steel Fuel Tank

  • Steering Damper

  • Two Section Dual Seat 

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