BMW R850 GS (1996-98)

Make Model: BMW R 850GS


Year: 1996-98
Engine: Four stroke, two-cylinder, horizontally-opposed Boxer engine, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 848 cc / 51.7 cu in.
Bore x Stroke: 87.5 x 70.5 mm
Cooling System: Air/Oil-cooled
Compression Ratio: 10.3:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Induction: Electronic injection, Bosch Motronic
Ignition: Electronic Bosch Motronic MA 2.4
Spark Plug: Bosch FR6 DDC
Alternator: 12 V 700 W
Battery: 12V / 19 Ah
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 53.2 kW / 73 hp @ 6750 rpm
Max Torque: 77 Nm / 7.85 kgf-m / 56 ft/lb @ 5600 rpm
Clutch: Dry single plate, with lever action diaphragm spring
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 4.16 / 2nd 2.91 / 3rd 2.13 / 4th 1.74 / 5th 1.45:1
Rear Wheel Ratio: 1:3.36
Frame: Three section composite frame consisting of front & rear section, load bearing engine

Front Suspension: BMW Telelever fork with longitudinal control arm and central strut
Front Wheel Travel: 190 mm / 7.4 in
Rear Suspension: BMW Paralever swinging arm
Rear Wheel Travel: 200 mm / 7.9 in
Front Brakes: 2 x 305mm discs, 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 276mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Front Wheel: BMW cross spoke wheels 2.50 x 19 MT H2
Rear Wheel: BMW cross spoke wheels 4.00 x 17 MT H2
Front Tyre: 110 / 80 – R19 59 H
Rear Tyre: 150 / 70 – R17 69 H
Dimensions: Length 2196 mm / 86.4 in Width 920 mm / 36.2 in Height 1360 mm / 53.7 in
Wheelbase: 1509 mm / 59.4 in
Seat Height: 840 mm – 860 mm / 33.0 in – 33.8 in
Dry Weight: 225 kg / 496 lbs
Wet-weight: 234.4 kg / 516.7 lbs
Ground Clearance: 200 mm / 7.9 in
Fuel Capacity: 24 L / 6.3 US gal
Consumption Average: 5.5 L/100 km / 18.2 km/l / 42.8 US mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.0 sec
Top Speed: 185 km/h / 115 mph


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