Technical Data


Air/liquid-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, double overhead camshaft, one balance shaft and variable engine timing system BMW ShiftCam. 

Bore / stroke

102,5 mm x 76 mm


1.254 ccm

Rated output

100 kW at 7,750 rpm 

Max. torque

143 Nm at 6,250 rpm 

Compression ratio

12,5 : 1

Mixture control

Electronic intake pipe injection  

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4 

Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed

Over 200 km/h 

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

4.75 l/100km 

CO2 emission based on WMTC

110 g/km

Fuel type

Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON), adapive fuel quality regulation (91 to 98 RON) 

Electrical system

Three-phase alternator 508 W (nominal power) 


12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free 

Power transmission

Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated 


Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical gear teeth 


Shaft drive 

Chassis / brakes

Two-section frame, front- and bolted on rear frame, load-bearing engine 

Front wheel location / suspension

BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut 

Rear wheel location / suspension

Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable at handwheel 

Suspension travel, front / rear

120 mm / 136 mm 


1.485 mm  


116 mm  

Steering head angle



Cast aluminium wheels 

Rim, front

3,50'' x 17''  

Rim, rear

5,50'' x 17''  

Tyre, front

120/70 ZR 17  

Tyre, rear

180/55 ZR 17  

Brake, front

Dual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston radial calipers 

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 276 mm, double-piston floating caliper 


BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral) 

Dimensions / weights
Seat height

05 / 825 mm (OE low seat: 760 / 780 mm; OE high seat: 830 / 850 mm) 

Inner leg curve

1,810 / 1,850 mm (OE low seat: 1,740 / 1,780 mm; OE high seat: 1,875 / 1,915) 

Usable tank volume

Approx. 25 l 


Approx. 4 l 

Length (over mud guard)

2.222 mm  

Height (over windshield)

Min. 1,405 mm; max. 1,570 mm 

(Style Sport: min. 1,360 mm; max. 1,480 mm) 

Wide (over mirror)

985 mm 

Wide (over suitcase)

990 mm  

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)

279 kg

Permitted total weight

505 kg  

Payload (with standard equipment)

226 kg  

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume.

Standard equipment

  • BMW Motorrad ABS
  • ASC (Automic stability control)
  • 2 riding modes (Rain, Road)
  • Multi-controller
  • Shaft drive
  • Electrical adjustable windshield
  • ABS Pro
  • HSC 
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