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

Closed-loop 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 


Shaft drive 2.91:1 

Chassis / brakes

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

Front wheel location / suspension

Telescopic forks, Ø 43 mm 

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminum single swing arm with BMW Paralever; central spring strut, spring preload fully adjustable by hook wrench, rebound damping adjustable 

Suspension travel front / rear

4.9” / 4.7” (125 mm / 120 mm) 


4.1” (103.9 mm) 


4.1” (103.9 mm) 

Steering head angle



Cast aluminum wheels 

Rim, front

3.00 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)

36.2” (920 mm) 

Height (incl. mirrors)

43.5” (1,105 mm) 

Seat height, unladen weight

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

Inner leg curve, unladen weight

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

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled

485 lbs (220 kg)

Permitted total weight

948 lbs (430 kg) 

Payload (with standard equipment)

463 lbs (210 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, fuelled to at least 90% of usable tank capacity

Standard features

  • ABS
  • Modular Frame Concept
  • Adjustable Rear Shock Rebound Damping and Spring Preload
  • Telescopic Fork
  • Disc Brakes
  • Speedometer with On-Board Computer
  • Smoked Turn Signal Lenses
  • LED Rear Light
  • Cast Aluminum Wheels
  • Single Seat with Painted Aluminum Tail Hump
  • Painted Steel Tank
  • Half-Fairing with Windshield
  • Steering Stabilizer
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