2022 BMW F 850 GS First Look Fast Facts: Adventure Motorcycle

Although the 2022 BMW F 850 GS doesn’t enjoy any technical changes, the optional Packages are reworked for this coming model year. There’s also a new color, with two colors dropping from last year.

2022 BMW F 850 GS First Look: For Sale

Gone are the 40 Years GS Edition and Black Storm color options. Instead, you can spend $350 and get the new Black Strom Metallic 2 Style Triple Black. Returning are Racing Race (the standard color) and Racing Blue Metallic Style Rallye ($325).

2022 BMW F 850 GS First Look: Price

A luggage rack and electronic engine compression traction control are new to the $950 Select Package. The Select Package also gets Ride Modes Pro, cruise control, heated grips, and GPS prep. Sadly, the quickshifter moves from the Select Package to the updated Premium Package.

2022 BMW F 850 GS First Look: MSRP

In addition to a quickshifter, the Premium Package ($2350) has all of the Select Package features, plus semi-active electronic suspension, keyless operation, tire pressure monitoring, and LED Style Elements.

BMW hasn’t set a price for the 2022 F 850 GS, though we should know by the time it shows up in dealers in the final quarter of 2021. 

2022 BMW F 850 GS Specs


  • ​​Type: Parallel twin
  • ​​Displacement: 853cc
  • ​​Bore x stroke: 84mm x 77mm
  • Maximum power: 90 horsepower @ 8000 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 63 ft-lbs @ 6250 rpm
  • Maximum speed: 125 mph
  • ​​Compression ratio: 12.7:1
  • Valvetrain: DOHC; 4vpc
  • ​​Fuel system: EFI w/ 48mm throttle body
  • ​​Transmission: 6-speed
  • Clutch: Wet multiplate w/ slipper function
  • ​​Final drive: Chain


  • ​​Frame: Steel bridge-type
  • ​​Front suspension; travel: Non-adjustable 43mm inverted fork; 8.0 inches
  • ​​Rear suspension; travel: Linkage-free spring-preload and rebound-damping adjustable shock; 8.6 inches
  • Wheels: Wire spoke
  • Front wheel: 21 x 2.15
  • Rear wheel: 17 x 4.25
  • ​​​​Front tire: 90/90 x 21
  • ​​Rear tire: 150/70 x 17
  • Front brake: 305mm discs w/ 2-piston floating calipers
  • ​​Rear brake: 265mm disc w/ single-piston floating caliper
  • ABS: BMW Motorrad ABS (defeatable)


  • ​​Wheelbase: 62.7 inches
  • ​​Rake: 28 degrees
  • ​​Trail: 4.9 inches
  • ​​Seat height: 33.9 inches (optional seat height range: 32.1 to 35.0 inches)
  • ​​Fuel capacity: 4.0 gallons
  • ​​​​Curb weight: 504 pounds


  • Racing Red
  • Racing Blue Metallic Style Rallye (+$325)
  • Black Storm Metallic 2 Style Triple Black (+$350)

​​2022 BMW F 850 GS Price: $MSRP TBA