Buyers Guide BMW 2018 BMW F 700 GS Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price

2018 BMW F 700 GS Buyer’s Guide | Specs & Price

2018 BMW F 700 GS

Don’t let the 700 designation fool you. The 2018 BMW F 700 GS actually has a 798cc parallel twin motor—it’s just detuned to “700” status.

Dropping the 800’s power to 75 horses at 7000 rpm gives it some licensing and insurance benefits in various countries, so all of a sudden the 800 is a 700.

2018 BMW F 700 GS Buyer's Guide More of a street-going GS, the F 700 has cast aluminum wheels rather than wire-spoke, though 6.7 inches of suspension travel is generous.

Regardless, it’s a capable machine for a rider who wants access to a twin-cylinder GS at a lower price and with less intimidating power.

Visit our Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide.

2018 BMW F 700 GS Specs:

ENGINE

  • Type: Parallel twin
  • Displacement: 798cc
  • Bore x stroke: 82 x 75.6mm
  • Maximum power: 75 horsepower @ 7000 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 57 ft/lbs @ 5500 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 12.0:1
  • Valve train: DOHC, 4vpc
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Transmission: Constant mesh 6-speed w/ straight cut gear teeth
  • Final drive: Chain

CHASSIS

  • Frame: Tubular steel trellis
  • Front suspension; travel: Non-adjustable 41mm fork; 6.7 inches
  • Rear suspension; travel: Rebound-damping and spring-preload adjustable shock; 6.7 inches
  • Front wheel: 2.50 x 19; cast aluminum
  • Rear wheel: 3.50 x 17; cast aluminum
  • Front tire: 110/80-19
  • Rear tire: 140/70-17
  • Front brakes: Dual floating 300mm discs w/ dual-piston floating calipers
  • Rear brake: 265mm disc, with single-piston floating caliper
  • ABS: Standard (defeatable)

2018 BMW F 700 GS for sale priceDIMENSIONS

  • Wheelbase: 61.3 inches
  • Rake: 26°
  • Trail: 3.7 inches
  • Seat height: 32.3 inches (adjustable)
  • Fuel capacity: 4.2 gallons
  • Fuel consumption: 55 mpg at a constant 55 mph
  • Curb weight: 461 pounds

2018 BMW F 700 GS Color:

  • Racing Blue Metallic

2018 BMW F 700 GS Price:

  • $TBA MSRP

Don Williams
Don Williamshttp://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com
With 45 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

2020 Lambretta G325 Special First Look: Flagship Scooter

Although many American’s knowledge of Italian scooters begins and ends with Vespa, aficionados of the genre are well-versed in the Lambretta brand. After all,...

2020 Benelli Leoncino 800 First Look: Italian Design, Made In China

Truly a modern classic, the all-new 2020 Benelli Leoncino 800 stretches the Leoncino line upward. Featuring a new 754cc DOHC parallel-twin motor in a...

2020 Husqvarna FC 450 Rockstar Edition First Look (12 Fast Facts)

With less than a month to go before the opening of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season, the 2020 Husqvarna FC 450 Rockstar Edition...

James Bond Triumph: Tiger 900 and Scrambler 1200 in New Movie

James Bond movies have a long history of motorcycles participating in the spy's cinematic adventures around the world. However, it did take Agent 007...

Aprilia RS 250 SP: Road Racers For Young Riders

Aprilia has been conspicuously absent from the middleweight and lightweight Grand Prix classes since the elimination of two-strokes. However, Aprilia has been active in...

Lieback’s Lounge – Turkey, Bikes & the Status Quo

The Rocket 3, LiveWire and RS660 are three 2020 models that I embrace - these rides go against the status quo of modern motorcycle design.