The new BMW F800 GT succeeds the F800 ST, now with it’s 798cc two cylinder engine making 90 horsepower at 8,000rpm, which is a 5 horses boost over the ST. It also has a maintenance-free secondary drive via toothed belt. It’s got the latest generation of Motorrad ABS as standard, and has the option for Automatic Stability Control ASC and Electronic Suspension Adjustment ESA.

Here’s the rest of the technical changes:

  • Increased output of the F 800 GT as compared to predecessor model. ?66 kW (90 bhp) at 8,000 rpm. (F 800 ST: 62.5 kW (85 bhp) at 8,000 rpm).
  • Newly designed trim in more dynamic look with further improved wind and weather protection. New paint finishes.
  • The latest generation of BMW Motorrad ABS, now as standard.
  • Automatic Stability Control ASC (ex works option / special accessory).
  • Electronic Suspension Adjustment ESA (ex works option / special accessory)
  • Convenient adjustment of rear spring mount using handwheel.
  • Suspension optimised in terms of ride stability and comfort.
  • New, lighter wheels in dynamic design.
  • Adapted ergonomics for increased touring comfort with higher handlebars and repositioned footrests.
  • Enhanced seating comfort for rider and passenger.
  • New handlebar switch panels and front brake fluid expansion tank.
  • New vibration-free and double-butted aluminium handlebars.
  • Cockpit with new dial faces for speedometer and engine speed display as   well as an extended range of information.
  • Load capacity increased by 11 kg to 207 kg.
  • New exhaust system with optimised heel protection.
  • Turn indicators in smoke grey.
  • Newly developed luggage system (special accessory).
  • New connection of BMW Motorrad Navigator IV to handlebar clamp (special accessory).
  • Power reduction to 35 kW (48 bhp) (ex works option / special accessory).