BMW F 750 GS and F 850 GS launched in India at Auto Expo 2018. The BMW F 750 GS is priced at Rs 12.2 lakh, and the F 850 GS carries a price tag of Rs 13.7 lakh. Both prices are ex-showroom (India). Both the new models feature a new design, bigger engine and a new frame as compared to the outgoing F 700 GS and F 800 GS.
Both the BMW F 750 GS and the F 850 GS draws power from an all-new 853cc parallel-twin engine producing 77bhp and 83Nm of torque on the BMW F 750 GS, while it develops 85bhp and 92Nm of torque on the F 850 GS. The new 270-degree firing order of the bigger engine delivers an engaging engine note as compared to the outgoing models.
Another prominent highlight of the BMW F 750 GS and F 850 GS is the new monocoque frame with new suspension geometry, and the fuel tank has been moved behind the handlebars as opposed to the under seat position. This will make a huge difference in the riding dynamics of the motorcycle.
The new BMW F 750 GS and F 850 GS also features new front forks: a 43mm upside down unit on the F 850 GS and 41mm telescopic forks on the F 750 GS. The suspension duties on the rear are carried out by monoshock suspension and aluminium double-sided swing-arm.
Both the F 750 GS and F 850 GS also gets a host of electronic aids in the form of optional electronic suspension adjustment, ABS and ASC. Both the motorcycles come with two riding modes: Rain and Road as standard. Apart from that the adventure motorcycle also comes with optional full-LED lighting and multi-function instrument cluster.
The BMW F 750 GS is shod with alloy wheels, whereas the F 850 GS gets spoke wheels. The design cues of the F 750 GS and F 850 GS are borrowed from its elder sibling, the R 1200 GS. Both the motorcycles will be brought to India via CBU (Completely Built Unit) route, and the deliveries will commence from mid-2018.
DriveSpark's Thoughts On The BMW F 750 GS And F 850 GS
The new BMW F 750 GS and the F 850 GS sports new design, bigger engine and several other mechanical updates. The adventure motorcycle now features higher power output as compared to the previous models. The F 750 GS and F 850 GS will rival the likes of new Triumph Tiger 800. BMW will also launch the G 310 R and G 310 GS by the end of 2018.