BMW F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019]

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Key specs
  • Displacement853 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)92.5 bhp
  • Kerb Weight229 kg

Last known Avg. Ex-showroom price

₹ 15,40,000

BMW F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019] is now discontinued in India.

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BMW F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019] Summary

F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019] key highlights
Displacement 853 cc
Top Speed 197 Kmph
Kerb Weight 229 kg
Colours
  • Blue
  • Grey
  • White

About F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019]

The BMW F850 GS Adventure, like its name suggests, is based on the F850 GS. And the Adventure suffix not only defines the bike’s character but also adds equipment to make it even more capable off the road.

The F850 GS Adventure follows a styling similar to the F850 GS although with redesigned bodywork. The front ‘beak’ is wider and the bike also sports wind deflectors, a tall-windscreen, redesigned radiator shrouds along with a larger luggage rack and engine guard. Furthermore, BMW has equipped the F850 GS Adventure with a 23-litre fuel tank that is eight litres bigger than the unit on the standard bike. The weight of the bike has also increased and it has a kerb weight of 244kg; 15kg heavier than the F850 GS.

The motorcycle rides on spoke wheels; a 21-inch front and 17-inch rear shod with dual-purpose rubber. The suspension hardware on the F850 GS Adventure has been tuned to offer more travel. While the inverted forks have 230mm of travel, the monoshock at the rear offer 215mm of suspension travel. There is no difference in terms of powertrain and the F850 GS Adventure is powered by the same 853cc, liquid-cooled parallel-twin motor as the F850 GS. This unit churns out 95bhp of power and 92Nm of torque and comes mated to a six-speed gearbox.

In terms of its electronics, the F850 GS Adventure comes with ABS, ASC (Automatic Stability Control), traction control and two riding modes. The motorcycle also gets a 6.5-inch Bluetooth enabled TFT display and LED lighting for the tail lamp, headlamp and turn signals.

BMW is offering the motorcycle in the top-spec ‘Pro’ version and Rallye colour scheme which consists of blue and silver with golden wheels. As for competition, the BMW F850 GS Adventure competes against the Triumph Tiger 800 XCA in India.
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BMW F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019] Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Large 21 litres fuel tank capacity
    • Equipped with top-spec electronics
    • Excellent off-road, on-road
  • Could be Better

    • Price is on the higher side
    • Difficult to ride in city with full tank
    • Misses out on adjustable front suspension

BikeWale's Take

The F850GS Adventure is a hardcore adventure motorcycle from BMW. The bike has been designed to take some really difficult terrains. With its large ground clearance, potent motor and great electronics, the F850GS Adventure is possibly one of the best ADVs in the market. But due to its BMW tag, the bike is expensive and has limited service reach as well. 

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BMW F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019] Price

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F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019] Pro 15,40,000 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Spoke Wheels

F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019] Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 92.5 bhp @ 8,250 rpm

    Max Torque 92 Nm @ 6,250 rpm

    Cooling System Water Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Emission Standard BS-IV

    Displacement 853 cc

    Cylinders 2

    Bore 84 mm

    Stroke 77 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 4

    Compression Ratio 12.7 : 1

    Ignition --

    Spark Plugs --

    Clutch Wet, Multiple Disc

    Fuel Delivery System Electronic Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 23 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.5 litres

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. --

    Top Speed 197 Kmph

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 305 mm

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Front Tyre Size 90/90 21

    Rear Tyre Size 150/70 R17

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Rear Brake Size 265 mm

    Calliper Type Front-2 Piston Rear-Single Piston

    Front Wheel Size 21 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 17 inch

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Wheel Type Spoke

    Front Suspension Telescopic Fork

    Rear Suspension Cast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 229 kg

    Overall Length 2,305 mm

    Overall Width 922 mm

    Wheelbase 1,593 mm

    Ground Clearance --

    Seat Height 875 mm

    Overall Height 1,356 mm

    Chassis Type Bridge Type Frame

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Features

Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

GPS & Navigation --

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Switchable ABS

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) --

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Digital

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat Yes

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes

KillswitchYes

ClockYes

Electric System12V DC

Battery12 V / 10 Ah, Maintenance Free

Headlight TypeLED Headlamp

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightLED Taillamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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BMW F 850 GS Adventure [2018-2019] User Reviews

5 (9 ratings) 1 review
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  • 5

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  •  5Comfortable suitable and unbelievable! 5 months ago by Colby Cluff, YSR District

    Amazing bike. Have been riding for a reasonable amount of time and can say i am more than satisfied. When i bought it it was almost brand new and had only 700 miles on it. This bike is great for literally everything and i have never had to change anything. The suspensio

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