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2020 BMW F 850 GS Adventure [Model Overview]

2020 BMW F850GS Adventure

2020 BMW F850 GS Adventure

The 2020 BMW F 850 GS Adventure is an adventure touring motorcycle that is one of the best middle-weight motorcycles in its class. The Adventure trim level of the F850 GS is a model that takes things up a notch. It’s more of a hardcore off-roader than its sibling.

The model features an 853cc liquid-cooled twin-cylinder inline engine that makes a 90 hp and 63 lb-ft of torque. The motorcycle has the grunt to do what it needs to on the low end of the rev range and the power at the top end, too.

The F 850 GS Adventure is more at home on a trail than the standard model. That’s not to say the Adventure isn’t ready for the highway, too. It’s a tough bike designed for any environment and that’s how BMW arrives at the price tag of $14,445. The bike is a carryover from the previous year.

The motorcycle is available in Ice Grey, Lupin Blue Metallic, and Granite Grey Metallic.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new BMW F 850 GS Adventure in one place.

2020 BMW F850GS Adventure

Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $ 14,445
  • Key Features:
    • Comfortable rider’s seat
    • Extensive storage space
    • LED Lighting

Key Specs

  • Engine type: 853cc, Liquid cooled, 4-stroke parallel twin engine
  • Power: 90 hp
  • Wet weight: 465 lbs (211 kg)
  • Seat height: 34.4 Inch

Key Competitors

2020 BMW F850GS Adventure

2020 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Specifications

From BMW


Engine 853cc, Liquid cooled, 4-stroke parallel twin engine
Power 90 hp
Bore x Stroke 84 mm x 77 mm
Compression Ratio 12.7 : 1
Fuel System Electronic fuel injection
Starter Electric


Clutch Multi-plate wet clutch, mechanically operated
Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Chain drive


Suspension Front Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm
Suspension Rear Cast aluminum 2-sided swing arm
Brakes Front Dual floating disc brakes, dual-piston floating calipers, diameter 305 mm
Brakes Rear Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper
Tires Front 90/90 – 21 54V
Tires Rear 150/70 – 17 69V
Fuel Tank Capacity 23 L (6.1 US gal.)
Color Ice Grey, Lupin Blue Metallic, and Granite Grey Metallic


Spark Plugs
Headlight LED
Tail Light LED


Overall Length 90.6 in (2,300 mm)
Overall Width 37 in (939 mm)
Overall Height 56.6 in (1,437 mm)
Wheelbase 62.7 in (1593 mm)
Ground Clearance
Seat Height 34.4 in (875 mm)
Curb Weight 465 lbs (211 kg)



2020 BMW F850GS Adventure

2020 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Features

21-inch-front-wheel and cross-spoked rims.

The 21-inch-front-wheel and the cross-spoked rims are made for off-roading.

Touring windscreen including adjuster.

The adjustable touring windscreen allows for quick adaptation to different conditions. Less wind resistance and more weather protection mean more relaxed riding and increased comfort – especially on really long tours.

Comfort seat as a standard feature.

The standard comfortable rider’s seat ensures a fatigue-free ride. Ideal for those long hours in the saddle and just another example of extremely well-thought-out ergonomics.

Increased range thanks to 6.1 gallon tank.

Increased range for more adventure: thanks to the larger tank, you’re well prepared for adventures that take you on long rides to the most remote places in the world.

Engine guard and engine protection bars as standard features.

With the standard engine guard made of plastic and the stainless steel engine guard, the bike is better protected against stone chips and scratches. Robust and suitable for world travel.

Standard LED headlight.

The LED headlights in a modern design and the dynamic brake light increase active safety.

Extensive storage space.

With the sturdy storage concept, your equipment is always well protected, even on rough terrain. The standard stainless steel luggage rack is the robust holder for the optional aluminium cases.

Powerful engine.

Water-cooled, 2-cylinder, four-stroke engine with four cam-operated valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts and dry-sump lubrication. Nominal load capacity 90 hp at 8,000 rpm and 63 lb-ft of torque at 6,250 rpm.

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