2012 BMW F 800 R Quick Review

2012 BMW F 800 R Quick Review

The BMW F 800 R has been first launched in 2009, it is one of Bavarian motorcycle manufacturer’s popular parallel twin line. BMW F 800 is a well-balanced naked bike provided riders with agility, sporty performance powered by state-of-the-art parallel twin engine with electronic fuel injection, and impressive fuel mileage (about 55 mpg).

For 2012 model, this smaller BMW roadster still comes the same chassis/ engine as previous models, but gets visual makeover with highly dynamic design. It features newly designed front side trim sections in body color, new front mudguards in body color and new spring of rear spring strut finished in red. A sport windshield in body color and white direction indicators which was available as optional on previous model is now available as standard.

Other features on 2012 BMW F 800 R include an aluminum frame and dual swing arm, a 59.8-inch wheelbase, manifold injection with electronic engine control as well as high-performance Brembo brake system, optionally with BMW Motorrad ABS.

The new BMW F 800 R is powered by liquid-cooled parallel twin with a capacity of 798 cc, and features a “spontaneous” response, 12:1 compression ratio, 4-valve technology, DOHC cam follower valve drive, unique mass balancing and is mated to six-speed transmission. The result is an output 87 hp at 8,000 rpm, and 63 ft. lbs. of torque at 6,000 rpm.

2012 BMW F800R Color Options include Alpine white/ Black satin gloss, Magma red/ White aluminum metallic matt and Mineral silver metallic.

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