F800R & GT
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