Technical data


Rated output

154 kW (210 PS) at 13,750 rpm

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converters


Water/oil-cooled in-line four-cylinder,  four-stroke engine with four titanium valves per cylinder and BMW ShiftCam variable intake camshaft control


999 cc

Bore / stroke

80 mm x 49.7 mm

Max. torque

113 Nm at 11,000 rpm

Compression ratio

13.3 : 1

Mixture control

Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management system: BMS-O throttle-by-wire

Exhaust emission standards

EU 5

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed

280 km/h

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

6.4 l

CO2 emission based on WMTC

149 g/km

Fuel type

Premium unleaded (max. 5% ethanol, E5), 93-98 ROZ/RON

Electrical system


Permanent magnet alternator with 450 W (nominal power)


12 V / 5 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission


Multiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, with self-reinforcement


Constant-shifted 6-speed gearbox integrated in the transmission housing


Chain 525 17/47

Traction Control

BMW Motorrad DTC

Chassis / brakes


Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, co-supporting engine

Front wheel location / suspension

Upside-down telescopic fork, diameter of 45 mm, electronic self-adjusting DDC Dynamic Damping Control, spring preload, rebound and compression stages adjustable

Rear wheel location / suspension

Aluminium twin-sided swing arm, DDC Dynamic Damping Control (central shock absorber), adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression stages electronically adjustable

Suspension travel, front / rear

120 mm / 117


1,457 mm


97.6 mm

Steering head angel



Aluminium forged wheel

Rim dimensions, front

3.50 x 17"

Rim dimensions, rear

6.00 x 17"

Tyre, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tyre, rear

200/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Twin disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed caliper

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 220 mm, 1-piston floating caliper


BMW Motorrad ABS Pro

Dimensions / weights

Seat height at unladen weight

830 mm

Inner leg curve at unladen weight

1,835 mm

Usable tank volume

16.5 l


approx. 4 l


2,085 mm


1,176 mm (above mirror, at DIN unladen weight)


996 mm (above mirror)

Dry weight

170 kg (M Competition Package 169.8 kg) without battery

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled

199 kg

Permitted total weight

407 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

210 kg

1) According to Guideline (EU) 168/2013 with all operating fluids, with standard equipment and refuelled with min. 90% of the usable tank capacity.


Standard equipment
  • BMW Motorrad ABS Pro 
  • Pro riding modes (Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race, Race Pro 1–3, Pit Lane Limiter, Launch Control, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) +/- Shift, Wheelie Control, Slide Control, Dynamic Brake Control (DBC), shift assistant Pro, Automatic Hill Start Control (HSC) Pro) 
  • TFT display with M start-up animation 
  • LED headlights, rear light and turn indicators 
  • Dynamic Damping Control (DDC). 
  • M battery 
  • M forged wheels 
  • Titanium rear silencer 
  • M brake 
  • M seat 
  • M brake and clutch lever 
  • Handlebar end mirrors 
  • Keyless Ride 
  • Tyre pressure control (TPC) 
  • Heated grips 
  • Cruise control 

Optional equipment
  • M Competition package with M Carbon wheels, M rider footrests, M Carbon wind deflector, M GPS-Laptrigger activation code, Carbon parts (covers for front and rear wheel as well as pinion, chain guard, side and tank trims on the left/right, airbox cover), Passenger package and passenger seat cover 
  • Passenger package (passenger seat, passenger seat cover and milled rear footrests) 
  • Low M Sport seat with 810 mm seat height 
  • High M sport seat with 850 mm seat height 
  • M titanium front silencer/manifold 
  • Sport windscreen (not in conjunction with M Competition package) 
  • Anti-theft alarm 

Optional accessories
  • M Carbon parts 
  • M Cover kit 
  • M tyre heater 
  • M data logger including M GPS-Laptrigger 
  • Radiator grille guards 
  • And much more 
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