Since the 1980s, the GS has stood for a type of motorbike that is an integral part of any trip. This year, we celebrate 40 years of GS with the “40 Years GS” edition. It respects the legacy of the GS by creating the stunning aesthetics of the R 100 GS while also using the latest technologies. Complete with a natural F 850 GS adventure, a great fly line, and well-balanced GS ergonomy. With this bike, you can tackle new territory, embark on new adventures, be part of a community, and embody #SpiritofGS.
2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Edition 40 Motorcycle – Features and Specs
Highlights of “40 Years GS” Edition
The birthday design is one of a kind: its dark yellow shape, inspired by the R 100 GS and named “Bumblebee,” is stunning. This motorcycle shines in the sparkle of almost 40 years of GS heritage, thanks to the exquisite design features that transform the famous appearance into a spectacular sight.
Front, this is the “40 Years GS” edition. From the inside, it’s the F 850 GS: its current technical features and intelligent ergonomics make it the perfect partner for your trip. It is standard with ABS Pro and DTC, as well as with optional Pro ride modes, offering a stable and comfortable ride in any scenario – wherever your journey takes you. Learn all about the various features and versions of the F 850 GS Adventure.
The GS becomes even Stronger
In the years that followed, the BMW brand continued to build on GS myths. The famous BMW R 1250 GS Adventure now has a modified two-cylinder boxer engine, which delivers more power at all speeds and makes the BMW GS lineup even more accessible thanks to its variable BMW ShiftCam camshaft management. In addition, mid-range 2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Edition 40 Motorcycle is constantly evolving, and thanks to its greater mobility and newly designed chassis, the ride becomes enjoyable.
Drive for 40 years of Adventure
In 40 years, BMW GS has traveled worldwide, from Africa to Central Asia. A bike that has conquered every terrain and road – strong and fearless in the face of the weather. The BMW GS was the first double sport motorcycle.
The BMW GS story started in 1980 when BMW released the Motorrad R 80 G / S.; It’s complex, adaptable, and easy to use.
The ideal companion for a real adventure. The GS has been a great touring bike since its inception, and with a variety of experiences, it has been further enhanced and is even better suited for extended rides in every part of the world. It has pushed its limits of what is possible for 40 years. Take a hint from the GS milestone.
2021 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Edition 40 Motorcycle – Technical Specifications
|Type||Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine, four valves-per-cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication|
|Bore x stroke ratios||84mm x 77mm|
|Rated output||90hp (66kW) at 8,000rpm|
|Max. torque||63lb-ft (86Nm) at 6,250rpm|
|Compression ratio||12.7: 1|
|Mixture control / engine management||Electronic fuel injection|
|Emission control||The closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter|
Performance / fuel consumption
|Fuel consumption||57mpg (WMTC)|
|Fuel type Premium||Unleaded|
|Alternator||Three-phase 416W generator|
|Battery||12V / 10Ah, maintenance-free|
|Clutch||Multi-plate wet clutch, mechanically operated|
|Gearbox||Constant-mesh Six-speed gearbox having straight cut gears|
|Frame||Tubular steel space frame, load-bearing engine|
|Front-wheel location /suspension||Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm|
|Rear-wheel location / suspension||Cast aluminum 2-sided swing arm, WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable|
|Suspension travel front/rear||9.1 inches / 8.5 inches (230mm / 215mm)|
|Wheelbase||62.7 inches (1593mm)|
|Caster||4.9 inches (125mm)|
|Steering head angle||62 degrees|
|Wheels||Wire spoke wheels|
|Rim, front||2.15 x 21inches|
|Rim, rear||4.25 x 17 inches|
|Front Tires||90/90 – 21 54V|
|Rear Tires||150/70 – 17 69V|
|Front Brakes||Dual floating disc brakes, a diameter of 12 inches (305mm), dual-piston floating calipers|
|Rear Brakes||Single disc brake, diameter 10.4 inches (265 mm), solo-piston floating caliper|
|ABS||BMW Motorrad ABS|
Dimensions / weights
|Length||90.6 inches (2,300mm)|
|Width (incl. mirrors)||37 inches (939 mm)|
|Height (excl. mirrors)||56.6 inches (1,437 mm)|
|Permitted total weight||1,003 lbs (455kg)|
|Payload (with standard equipment)||465 lbs (211kg)|
|Usable tank volume||6.1 gallons (23 l)|
|Reserve||Approx. 0.9 gal (3.5 l)|