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2021 BMW F 850 GS - 40 Years of GS Edition
2021 BMW F 850 GS - 40 Years of GS Edition

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
BMW
BMW
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
F 850 GS - 40 Years of GS Edition
F 850 GS - 40 Years of GS Edition
Model Code
F850GS
F850GS
Color
40 Years of GS Edition
40 Years of GS Edition

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Dual floating disc, dual-piston floating calipers, diameter 12 in. 305 mm

Rear - Single disc, diameter 10.4 in. 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper

ABS - BMW Motorrad ABS (can be switched off)

Front - Dual floating disc, dual-piston floating calipers, diameter 12 in. 305 mm

Rear - Single disc, diameter 10.4 in. 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper

ABS - BMW Motorrad ABS (can be switched off)

Wheels
Wire spoke
Wire spoke
Rims

Front - 2.15 x 21 in.

Rear - 4.25 x 17 in.

Front - 2.15 x 21 in.

Rear - 4.25 x 17 in.

Tires

Front - 90 / 90 - 21 54V

Rear - 150 / 70 - 17 69V

Front - 90 / 90 - 21 54V

Rear - 150 / 70 - 17 69V

Dimensions

Length
90.8 in. (2,305 mm)
90.8 in. (2,305 mm)
Height
Excluding mirrors - 53.4 in. (1,356 mm)
Excluding mirrors - 53.4 in. (1,356 mm)
Width
Including mirrors - 36.3 in. (922 mm)
Including mirrors - 36.3 in. (922 mm)
Weight
Unladen, road ready, fully fuelled - 504 lb. (229 kg)
Unladen, road ready, fully fuelled - 504 lb. (229 kg)
Wheelbase
62.7 in. (1,593 mm)
62.7 in. (1,593 mm)
Seat Height

Unladen weight - 35 in. (Rallye Seat), 34.4 in. (Comfort Seat), 33.9 in. (Standard Seat), 32.9 in. (Low Seat), 32.1 in. (Low Suspension Kit)

Inner leg curve, unladen weight - 78 in. (Rallye Seat), 76.8 in. (Comfort Seat), 75.2 (Standard Seat), 73.6 in. (Low Seat), 72 in. (Low Suspension Kit

Unladen weight - 35 in. (Rallye Seat), 34.4 in. (Comfort Seat), 33.9 in. (Standard Seat), 32.9 in. (Low Seat), 32.1 in. (Low Suspension Kit)

Inner leg curve, unladen weight - 78 in. (Rallye Seat), 76.8 in. (Comfort Seat), 75.2 (Standard Seat), 73.6 in. (Low Seat), 72 in. (Low Suspension Kit

Drivetrain

Transmission
Gearbox - Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated in crankcase
Gearbox - Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated in crankcase
Drive System
Chain Drive
Chain Drive

Electrical

Battery
12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance free
12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance free
Alternator
Three-phase 416 W generator
Three-phase 416 W generator
Lighting

LED headlight

LED tail light

LED headlight

LED tail light

Advanced Electronics

ASC (Automatic Stability Control)

On-board computer Pro

Selectable Ride Modes (Rain / Road)

ASC (Automatic Stability Control)

On-board computer Pro

Selectable Ride Modes (Rain / Road)

Engine

Engine
4-stroke parallel twin engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts
4-stroke parallel twin engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Horsepower
Rated output - 90 hp (66 kW) @ 8,000 rpm
Rated output - 90 hp (66 kW) @ 8,000 rpm
Displacement
853 cc
853 cc
Bore x Stroke
84 x 77 mm
84 x 77 mm
Torque
Max. - 63 ft. lb. (86 Nm) @ 6,250 rpm
Max. - 63 ft. lb. (86 Nm) @ 6,250 rpm
Compression Ratio
12.7 : 1
12.7 : 1
Clutch
Multiple-disc wet (anti hopping), mechanically operated
Multiple-disc wet (anti hopping), mechanically operated
Fuel System
Mixture control / engine management - Electronic fuel injection
Mixture control / engine management - Electronic fuel injection
Emissions
Control - Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
Control - Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter
Lubrication
Dry sump
Dry sump
Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Capacity

Usable tank volume - 4 gal. (15 l)

Reserve - Approx. 0.9 gal (3.5 l)

Usable tank volume - 4 gal. (15 l)

Reserve - Approx. 0.9 gal (3.5 l)

MPG Rating
57 mpg (WMTC)
57 mpg (WMTC)

Operational

Frame
Bridge-type, steel shell construction
Bridge-type, steel shell construction
Front Suspension

Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm

Travel - 8 in. (204 mm)

Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm

Travel - 8 in. (204 mm)

Rear Suspension

Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable

Travel - 8.6 in. (219 mm)

Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable

Travel - 8.6 in. (219 mm)

Rake
62°
62°
Trail
Castor - 4.9 in. (126 mm)
Castor - 4.9 in. (126 mm)
Maximum Speed
125 mph
125 mph
Capacity

Permitted total weight - 981 lb. (445 kg)

Payload (with standard equipment) - 476 lb. (216 kg)

Permitted total weight - 981 lb. (445 kg)

Payload (with standard equipment) - 476 lb. (216 kg)

Brake Levers
Adjustable handbrake lever and clutch lever
Adjustable handbrake lever and clutch lever

Other

Includes

Engine guard

12 V power socket

Engine guard

12 V power socket

Features

Features

  • 40 YEARS GS LETTERING IN YELLOW: The expressive “40 Years GS” lettering leaves no doubts as to this bike’s roots.
  • HIGH-QUALITY BREMBO BRAKE SYSTEM: The high-quality Brembo brake system delivers secure braking in a variety of situations and comes in an elegant black.
  • LEGENDARY BLACK-YELLOW LOOK: Inspired by the R 100 GS and nicknamed “Bumblebee”, the GS makes for a very special appearance with its Blackstorm metallic paint and yellow highlights.
  • HAND GUARD IN YELLOW AS VISUAL HIGHLIGHT: The hand guard in striking yellow protects your hands and control elements from wind, weather, branches, and debris.
  • STRIKING GS LETTERING ON THE SEAT: High-quality detail: the GS lettering stitched in yellow on the seat shows its true GS colors.
  • GS RADIATOR COVER: The galvanized GS radiator cover is particularly robust and also provides optimal protection on unpaved terrain.
  • GOLD-ANODIZED RIMS: The gold-anodized rims draw the eye towards them and give your GS an elegant look.
  • SEAT IN BLACK-YELLOW: The comfortable seat of the GS comes in an expressive black-yellow design and helps provide constant comfort on your trips.

Features

  • 40 YEARS GS LETTERING IN YELLOW: The expressive “40 Years GS” lettering leaves no doubts as to this bike’s roots.
  • HIGH-QUALITY BREMBO BRAKE SYSTEM: The high-quality Brembo brake system delivers secure braking in a variety of situations and comes in an elegant black.
  • LEGENDARY BLACK-YELLOW LOOK: Inspired by the R 100 GS and nicknamed “Bumblebee”, the GS makes for a very special appearance with its Blackstorm metallic paint and yellow highlights.
  • HAND GUARD IN YELLOW AS VISUAL HIGHLIGHT: The hand guard in striking yellow protects your hands and control elements from wind, weather, branches, and debris.
  • STRIKING GS LETTERING ON THE SEAT: High-quality detail: the GS lettering stitched in yellow on the seat shows its true GS colors.
  • GS RADIATOR COVER: The galvanized GS radiator cover is particularly robust and also provides optimal protection on unpaved terrain.
  • GOLD-ANODIZED RIMS: The gold-anodized rims draw the eye towards them and give your GS an elegant look.
  • SEAT IN BLACK-YELLOW: The comfortable seat of the GS comes in an expressive black-yellow design and helps provide constant comfort on your trips.