The all-new 2018 BMW F750GS and F850GS have been unveiled at the recently concluded EICMA motorshow. Both the bikes have been drastically upgraded from the outgoing F700GS and F800GS.
Here are more details:
|Price BMW F750GS||£7,950|
|Price BMW G750GS||£9400|
2018 BMW F750GS & BMW F850GS design and specs
The new BMW F750GS and F850GS have changes from the ground-up and similarities with the outgoing models end in the exterior. They are built on a steel bridge frame in monocoque construction, and are bigger, sleeker and more aggressive than the previous versions.
The F750GS, though with a ‘GS’ moniker, is the road-inclined version. It comes with 19-inch front and 17-inch rear alloy wheels, and a respectable 815mm seat height. Suspension is a 41 mm telescopic fork at front and rear adjustable monoshock with 151mm and 177 mm travel respectively.
The F850GS, on the other hand, is a proper adventure and gets 21-inch front, and a 17 inch rear spoke wheels, front USD fork with 204 mm of travel and rear monoshock with 219mm travel, knobby tyres and an impressive 860mm seat height.
Braking duties are carried out by 305 mm dual discs at the front and a single rear 365 mm disc, on both the bikes. Disengagable ABS is also provided. Other notable features include a 6.5” TFT dash with multiple connectivity options, Keyless Ride, Gear shift assistant Pro, Dynamic ESA and eCall.
2018 BMW F750GS & BMW F850GS engine, transmission and ride modes
Both the bikes comes with a 853cc in-line twin cylinder engines in different states of tune. The F750GS produces 77 PS of power at 7,500 rpm, and 83 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm, while the F850GS produces 95 PS at 8,250 rpm, and 92 Nm at 6,250 rpm.
|G750GS top speed||190 kmp|
|G850GS top speed||200+ kmh|
Transmission is a 6-speed unit and the bikes get anti-hopping clutch and quickshifter (Gear shift pro). Ride-by-wire and associated ride modes like ‘Rain’ and ‘Road’ are provided as standard. As optional, the G850GS come in Dynamic, Enduro and Enduro Pro.
2018 BMW F750GS & BMW F850GS price and release date
Price of both models will be slightly higher than the ones they replace. Official release date is not out yet but that will probably happen next year.
|BMW F750GS price USA||$10,195|
|BMW G850GS price USA||$12,895|