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BMW reveals new F 750 GS and F 850 GS

Updated BMW enduros land in Australia

2018 BMW F 850 GS and F 750 GS

BMW Motorrad has taken the covers off new and improved versions of its GS enduro models.

Ten years after the GS models first landed, BMW Motorrad tell us they have fully redesigned and reengineered the middle-class GS models with a view to making them even more uncomplicated and carefree.

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Both offerings get a new two-cylinder in-line engine with two counterbalance shafts and a firing interval of 270 degrees.

BMW saying this design provides optimised smoothness and an emotional sound.

While power and torque outputs from the 853cc engine are up across the board – the F 750 GS now boasting 57kW and the 850 GS gets 70kW.

Both offerings come with a six-speed gearbox with secondary drive (now positioned on the left-hand side).

‘Road’ and ‘Rain’ riding modes also feature, along with the standard fitment of ABS and stability control (ASC).

The enduro models also boast fresh new looks, including new colour concepts and new full LED headlight, and an array of connectivity, customisation and personalisation options are also on offer.

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