Updated BMW F800R and F800GT revealed

Styling tweaks and new colours for BMW’s middleweight twins

Updated BMW F800R and F800GT revealed

BMW revealed these updated versions of its F800R and F800GT, with new colours and styling tweaks.

Both faired and naked versions of BMW’s 798cc parallel-twin middleweight have a ‘newly designed end piece’ on the exhaust and new clocks.

The faired GT also gets a new ‘galvanised’ badge and a windshield with the model name inscribed on it.

The GT comes in new metallic blue, metallic black or white colour schemes while the R comes in red, metallic black or white, blue and red.

New options include higher bars for the F800R, while both bikes now comply with latest Euro4 emission limits.

They were unveiled at the Eicma motorcycle show in Milan, Italy, with price to be confirmed.

Here are the model highlights according to BMW:

 ‘An overview of the highlights:

  • Adaptation to EU4 requirements.
  • Newly designed end piece of the standard exhaust tailpipe.
  • Ride-by-wire system for improved response and controllability.
  • Riding modes “Rain” and “Road” as standard.
  • “Dynamic” riding mode for a sportier riding style as an ex works option.
  • Instrument panel with new dials, MIL indicator lamp and riding mode display.
  • Windshield with matted model inscription (F 800 GT).
  • New model inscription in galvanised look (F 800 GT).
  • New attractive colour schemes:

F 800 R: Racing Red non-metallic, Blackstorm metallic, BMW Motorsport (Lightwhite non-metallic/Lupine Blue metallic/Racing Red non-metallic).

F 800 GT: Gravity Blue metallic matt, Lightwhite non-metallic, Blackstorm metallic.

  • New ex works options such as higher handlebars (F 800 R) and “Design Option” wheels (F 800 R).
  • New Original BMW Motorrad Accessories, e.g. HP sports silencer.’