2014 BMW F800GS AdventureBMW is upgrading the F 800 GS to Adventure status for 2014, giving its mid-size adventure bike expanded off-road and touring capabilities.
A new 6.3-gallon tank adds over two gallons of fuel capacity compared to the standard GS, extending its range about 100 miles. You’ll be able to ride longer on the highway thanks to a larger windshield and improved seating.For the dirt, the GS Adventure gets a reinforced subframe, improved engine protection, wider footpegs, and a stronger, now-adjustable brake pedal.On the electronic front, the Adventure’s Automatic Stability Control option now has an enduro mode, so the rider can increase the traction threshold on loose terrain.2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure Quick Stats:
ENGINE TYPE: DOHC parallel twin
BORE x STROKE: 82mm x 75.6mm
SUSPENSION TRAVEL: f/r: 9.1”/8.5”
SEAT HEIGHT: 35 inches
FUEL CAPACITY: 6.3 gallons
WET WEIGHT: 505 pounds
PRICE: $$13,550 with a $495 destination charge
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