BMW Motorrad has launched the younger ADV offerings, the F 750 GS and the F 850 GS in India. Yes, they had already launched both the motorcycles at the 2018 Auto Expo at Rs 12.2 lakh and Rs 13.75 lakh. However, this time around the prices have come down. The BMW F 750 GS is priced at Rs 11.95 lakh while the F850 GS will be available at Rs 12.95 making it lesser by Rs 25,000 (for the 750) and Rs 80,000 (for the 850). Both the motorcycles will be available as Completely Built-up Units (CBU) and can be booked at BMW Motorrad dealerships from today onwards, confirmed the company. The pricing of the BMW F 750/850 GS motorcycles has made it a strong rival of the Triumh Tiger 800, Ducati Multistrada 850 and also the Honda Africa Twin in India.
The mid-segment adventure motorcycles from BMW Motorrad have been completely redesigned. BMW mentions, the design with its iconic features such as the asymmetric headlight and the GS-typical flyline make it belong to the BMW Motorrad GS family. The characteristic flyline emanates from the front GS beak over and past the fuel tank and seat bench to the functionally designed and now considerably slimmer rear. The luggage carrier prepares for everyday eventualities.
In terms of features, both the bikes will be available with the optional 6.5 inch full-colour TFT display. Integrating operation via the BMW Motorrad multi-controller, it gives the rider quick access to the motorcyce and connectivity functions. Phone and media functions can be used without having to install an app. The rider can easily make telephone calls and enjoy listening to music with Bluetooth connection. In addition, the BMW Motorrad Connected app offers everyday-suitable and practice-oriented arrow navigation directly via the TFT display.
While the the F750GS is designed for who want to experience a an all-round travel enduro in combination with a low seat height, the F850GS features a more touring-friendly personality with enhanced off-road ability. The F750GS and F850GS come powered by the same 853cc parallel twin-cylinder engine with a 270-degree firing order, which produces 78PS / 83Nm on the 750, and 96PS / 92Nm on the 850. The engine is housed within a steel bridge monocoque frame. The motorcycles feature ABS, stability control and Rain / Road riding modes as standard.
Article Source : Overdrive