The 2015 BMW F800R carries the same 798cc engine as the previous model, but power is up 3bhp to 90bhp@8000rpm. Peak torque for the water-cooled, in-line twin remains at 63lb-ft@5800rpm.
The motor also benefits from shorter ratios in first and second, for faster acceleration from a standstill. Forks are now upside down, with radial calipers fitted. The seat has also been lowered by 10mm to 800mm, along with new handlebars and foot pegs, said to improve ergonomics.
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The bike is aimed at novice riders, and has been redesigned along with new-style, lighter wheels. ABS is standard, with Automatic Stability Control and Electronic Suspension Adjustment available as optional extras.