BMW F800 R: THE BAVARIAN NAKED
In 2009, BMW Motorrad decided to enter the naked sector
At the beginning of 2009, the naked sector was on the rise and this led several manufacturers to start their own production.
The BMW Motorrad was not an exception, and as a first step or joining this market taking advantage of the technology behind its F800 series was the first step.
That's how the F800 R was born, the first naked of the Bavarian company.
The chassis was created ad hoc combining in one solution a permitral frame derived from the F800 S with a double aluminium swingarm which had final chain transmission. They work assisted by a traditional 43 mm non-adjustable fork and by a single shock absorber regulable in preload and extension.
The 798 cc engine ( Photo Credits : www.roadsmile.com )
The heart of the vehicle is a 798 cc twin-cylinder engine derived from the F800 ST handled by a six-speed transmission and capable of delivering the power of 87 hp with 86 Nm of torque.
Rear section ( Photo Credits : www.cloudlakes.com )
This engine was equipped with a new pulley to speed up the opening of the throttle and a catalyst positioned in the pre-chamber to achieve a more efficient performance by working in a warmer section.
The BMW K1300 R ( Photo Credits : www.hdnicewallpapers.com )
Equipped with a braking system consisting of two Brembo disc brakes, the F800 R recalls in design the largest K1300 R launched almost simultaneously.
Despite a slightly higher price than its competitors
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