F800R & GT

Motorcycle News (UK) - - This Week -

The F800GT and R have both re­ceived a smat­ter­ing of changes to en­sure Euro4 com­pat­i­bil­ity, while adding a few use­ful mod­i­fi­ca­tions too. Of­ten over­looked in the mid-mar­ket, the F800s prob­a­bly de­serve a lit­tle more at­ten­tion for their abil­i­ties, even if they veer to­wards the ca­pa­ble, rather than ex­cit­ing, end of the spec­trum.

Their shared 90bhp par­al­lel-twin en­gine now meets the more strin­gent emis­sions re­quire­ments im­posed on 2017 mod­els, while the ad­di­tion of a ride-by-wire throt­tle means that the duo now also get a pair of rid­ing modes

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Join the chain gang with the R, or belt up with the GT 90bhp 203kg Seat height 790mm 90bhp 214kg Seat height 800mm

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