Technical data


Rated output
205 hp at 13,000 rpm
Emission control
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
Water/oil-cooled in-line four-cylinder, four-stroke engine with four titanium valves per cylinder and BMW Shiftcam variable intake camshaft control
999 cc
Bore x stroke
80 mm x 49.7 mm
Max. torque
83 lb-ft at 11,100 rpm
Compression ratio
13.3 : 1
Mixture control
Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management system: BMS-O with throttle-by-wire

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed
174 mph
Fuel type
Premium unleaded (max. 5 % ethanol, E5), 93-98 ROZ/RON

Electrical system

Permanent magnet alternator with 450 W (nominal power)
12 V / 5 Ah

Power transmission

Multiplate clutch in oil bath, slipper clutch, self-reinforcing
Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated in the transmission housing
Chain 525 17/47
Traction control
BMW Motorrad DTC

Chassis / brakes

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminum, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspension
Upside-down telescopic fork, diameter 45 mm, electronic self-adjusting DDC Dynamic Damping Control, spring preload, rebound and compression stages adjustable
Rear wheel location / suspension
Aluminum twin-sided swingarm, DDC Dynamic Damping Control (central shock absorber), adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression stages electronically adjustable
Suspension travel, front / rear
4.7" / 4.6"
Steering head angle
Aluminum forged wheel
Rim, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim, rear
6.00 x 17"
Tire, front
120/70 ZR17
Tire, rear
200/55 ZR17
Brake, front
Twin disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 220 mm, 1-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS Pro

Dimensions / weights

Seat height at unladen weight
Inner leg curve at unladen weight
Usable tank volume
4.3 gal
approx. 1 gal
46.3" (above mirror, at unladen weight)
39.2" (above mirror)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled
438.7 lbs
Permitted total weight
897 lbs
Payload (with standard equipment)
462 lbs

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


Standard equipment
  • BMW Motorrad ABS Pro 
  • Pro riding modes (Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race, Race Pro 1–3, Pit Lane Limiter, Launch Control, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) +/- Shift, Wheelie Control, Slide Control, Dynamic Brake Control (DBC), shift assistant Pro, Automatic Hill Start Control (HSC) Pro) 
  • TFT display with M start-up animation 
  • LED headlights, rear light and turn indicators 
  • Dynamic Damping Control (DDC). 
  • M battery 
  • M forged wheels 
  • Titanium rear silencer 
  • M brake 
  • M Sport seat 
  • M brake and clutch lever 
  • Handlebar end mirrors 
  • Keyless Ride 
  • Tire pressure monitor (TPM) 
  • Heated grips 
  • Cruise control 

Optional equipment
  • M Competition package with M Carbon wheels, M rider footrests, M Carbon wind deflector, M GPS-Laptrigger activation code, Carbon parts (covers for front and rear wheel fenders as well as front sprocket cover, chain guard, side and tank trims on the left/right, airbox cover), Passenger package and passenger seat cover
  • Passenger package (passenger seat, passenger seat cover and milled rear footrests) 
  • Low M Sport seat with 31.9”  seat height
  • High M Sport seat with 33.5” seat height
  • M titanium front silencer/manifold 
  • Sport windscreen (not in conjunction with M Competition package) 

Optional accessories
  • M Carbon parts 
  • M Cover kit 
  • M tire warmers
  • M data logger including M GPS-Laptrigger 
  • Radiator and oil guards 
  • Anti-theft alarm
  • And much more 
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