BMW R850GS

BMW R850GS

If you are on the market for a middle-class all-road two-wheeler, that also boasts the trademark reliability and attention to details from BMW, then the 2000 R850GS may be the right choice for you.

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Model year
2000
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Make
BMW
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Engine Power
70.02 HP (51.5 kW) @ 7000 rpm
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Top Speed
116.2 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    2 cylinders, 4-stroke, Boxer
  • Displacement:
    848 cc (51.81 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    3.46 inch × 2.78 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    70.02 HP (51.5 kW) @ 7000 rpm
  • Torque:
    77 Nm (56.79 lb-ft) @ 5500 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valve train:
    SOHC, variable
  • Valves per cylinder:
    4
  • Sparks per cylinder:
    1
  • Fuel supply system:
    Fuel injection
  • Ignition type:
    Digital CDI
  • Compression:
    10.3:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Longitudinal
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Dry, single plate, hydraulic operated
  • Final drive:
    Shaft
  • Spark plug pipe type:
    Bosch, FR6 DDC
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Length:
    86.5 inch
  • Width:
    36.2 inch
  • Height:
    53.8 inch
  • Wheel base:
    59.4 inch
  • Ground clearance:
    7.87 inch
  • Seat height:
    33.9 inch (variable)
  • Curb weight:
    535.7 lbs
  • Dry weight:
    496 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Telelever
    Suspension travel:
    7.48 inch
    Brake:
    Twin Disk, Ø12.01 inch
    Tire:
    110 / 80 R19 59 H
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Paralever
    Suspension travel:
    7.87 inch
    Brake:
    Disk, Ø10.87 inch
    Tire:
    150 / 70 R17 69 H
  • Frame type:
    steel, Backbone frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.21 KW/lbs (4.72 lbs/HP)
  • Acceleration (0-60 mph):
    5 sec
  • Top speed:
    116.2 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    6.34 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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