2013 BMW F800GT | First Ride

Bavaria’s Smallest Sport-Tourer Gets a Makeover

By Zack Courts, Photography by Jon Beck

TECH 
Price $11,890
Engine type l-c parallel-twin
Valve train DOHC, 8v
Displacement 798cc
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 90.0 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Claimed torque 63.0 lb.-ft. @ 5800 rpm
Frame Aluminum twin-spar
Front suspension Showa 43mm fork
Rear suspension Showa shock adjustable for spring preload and rebound damping
Front brake Dual Brembo four-piston calipers, 320mm discs with ABS
Rear brake Brembo one-piston caliper, 265mm disc with ABS
Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Continental Road Attack 2
Rear tire 180/55ZR-17 Continental Road Attack 2
Seat height 31.5 in.
Wheelbase 59.6 in.
Fuel capacity 4.0 gal.
Claimed curb weight 470 lbs.
Contact www.bmwmotorcycles.com

VERDICT 4 out of 5 stars
A refined, competent, totally unintimidating GT. Just what the customer asked for.

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