The 2013 BMW F700GS and F800GS

Division of BMW motorcycles (BMW Motorrad) introduced two new models, the 2013 F700GS, replacing the F650GS and 2013 F800GS one. For the F700 is not exactly new at all because the engine capacity of 798 cc Parallel Twin is an older version. Cardiac pacemaker is also attached to the frame and both F800GS adventure genre.

F700 GS brakes feature new, improved engine performance, the instrument was revised, and new bodywork. But the biggest difference with the F800GS seems to suspension, wheels, and bodywork.

F800 look a little rough as it may be targeted to conquer the off-road terrain with a high rider flying hours. F700 GS was more geared for riders are beginners. Hence, the design of the seat, especially a lower height than the F800GS.

Another difference, especially in the suspension system. 800 put on the front 43 mm inverted fork with a swing of 9.0 inches, while the rear shock with 8.5 inches flexibility. The second wheel rim spokes mounted size 17/21 inch. To 700 aluminum rims wearing size 17/19 inches, the standard model front forks (regular) size 41 mm with a swing of 7.1 inches and rear shock with a distance of around 6.9 inches.

Interestingly, shock on both the motorcycles can be adjusted via the control buttons are located on the handlebars. Only, 700 a lower seat design and a smaller front wheel. Then, for the 800, if the rider is small, the motor can be adjusted by lowering the suspension.

Glance at the safety features, both models are equipped with ABS brakes and lighter as standard equipment. When passing through dirt roads or dusty, the ABS is switched off and go back to using a conventional double disc with dual piston front Brembo calipers, while rear single piston. If you feel less secure, owners can add Automatic Stability Control (ASC) function sort of traction control and Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) that were previously only available on models moge 1200.

Another package that provided BMW, for there are 700 tire pressure control (RDC), on-board computer, heated grips, bar, box, skidplates, hand protective shield, and extra lights.

Business machines, both are equipped with Twin 798 cc liquid-cooled four-valve. The difference in power. 700 has a maximum power of 75PS at 7300 rpm, an increase of 4PS from the F650GS. 800 was slightly larger, namely 85PS at 7500 rpm

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