BMW Motorrad has launched the 2019 F850 GS Adventure in India priced at ₹15.40 Lakh Ex Showroom. The BMW F850 GS Adventure will be available as CBU units across BMW Motorrad dealerships from today.
In terms of styling the 2019 BMW F850 GS Adventure is now much more robust and dynamic. The distinctive GS flyline is visible from all perspectives. Iconic design features such as the asymmetric headlamp and the GS typical flyline clearly identify it as a member of the BMW Motorrad GS family. Starting from the front “beak” of the GS, the flyline extends over the fuel tank and seat to the rear. The LED headlights and iconically designed LED daytime riding light and LED turn indicators illuminate the road ahead and increase active safety. The low double seat, ensures better access to the ground and facilitates handling while standing. With wide enduro footrests, adjustable shift and foot brake levers and center stand, you can tackle any tour in even more relaxed fashion and focus fully on the pure riding pleasure.
High-positioned air intake, ground clearance, functionally designed surfaces and a precise panel alignment underline the robust off-road attributes. The visual appeal is emphasised by equipment features such as engine protection bars and stainless steel luggage rack.
The BMW F850 GS Adventure gets a completely new instrument cluster design, consisting of an analogue tachometer and a multifunctional display, alongside a number of control lamps. You can also opt for the optional equipment known as Connectivity that comes with a 6.5 inch full-colour TFT display. Integrating operation via the BMW Motorrad multi-controller, it gives the rider quick access to vehicle and connectivity functions. Phone and media functions can be used without having to install an app. The rider can easily make telephone calls and enjoy listening to music with Bluetooth connection. In addition, the BMW Motorrad Connected app offers everyday-suitable and practice-oriented arrow navigation directly via the TFT display.
The 2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure comes powered with a 853cc two-cylinder in-line engine that produces 95 hp at 8,250 rpm.
The 2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure comes with the two riding modes “Rain” and Road” as standard, to allow the individual desires of the rider to be accommodated. Also included in the standard features is the ASC automatic stability control, which ensures a high degree of rider safety. With the riding modes “Rain” and “Road”, the riding characteristics can be adapted to the majority of road conditions.
Also included on the feature list is the standard Automatic Stability Control (ASC) that ensures a high level of riding safety due to the best possible traction. Riders can choose optional riding modes – ‘Dynamic’ and ‘Enduro’ along with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) dynamic traction control and the banking capable ABS Pro. Dynamic ESA opens up new dimensions of rider safety, performance and comfort. The F850 GS also gets the new self-boosting anti-hopping clutch that reduces engine drag torque and adds significant riding safety- especially in braking manoeuvres associated with downshifting.
The 2019 BMW F 850 Adventure GS is available with the Style Rallye package that includes Lupine Blue metallic including tapes in Racing red uni / Light white uni / Blackstorm metallic under paintwork), Windshield sport, Golden anodised rim rings and Golden anodised upper front fork tube.
Dr. Hans-Christian Baertels, President (act.), BMW Group India, said, “For more than ten years, the GS models in the BMW Motorrad F series have embodied the premium range in the middle class travel and adventure enduro segment. With the launch of the all-new BMW F 850 GS Adventure, we are now expanding the premium BMW Motorrad range in this segment. The all-new F 850 GS Adventure offers travel enduro riders, off-road oriented touring riders and globetrotters the perfect companion for exploring the remote corners of the world by motorcycle.”