BMW R 80 GS (1989-1990) Specs, Performance & Photos

Segment: All-road
Production years: 1989, 1990

BMW R 80 GS 1989-1990 2 Photos
BMW R 80 GS (1989-1990)BMW R 80 GS (1989-1990)

The 1990 MT BMW R 80 G/S addresses the more adventurous among Beemer fans, and comes with a dual seat, laced wheels, a small luggage rack in the rear, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out, steel frame, a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork and a Paralever rear suspension, plus a braking system composed of a front disc and a rear drum.

In the engine department, it sports a four-stroke, air-cooled, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque.

BMW R 80 GS 1989-1990

BMW R 80 GS 797

engine specs
Type:air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylidner
Displacement:797 cm3
Bore X Stroke:3.3x2.8 in OR 84 mm
Compression Ratio:9.2:1
Horsepower:50/6500 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque:45/5000 lb-ft/RPM OR 61/5000 Nm/RPM
Fuel System:2xBing carburetors
transmission specs
Gearbox:5-speed, manual
Clutch:dry, single plate, diaphragm spring
Primary Drive:-
Final Drive:shaft
chassis specs
Front Suspension:40mm Marzocchi telescopic fork
Rear Suspension:BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front Brake:single 285mm disc
Rear Brake:200mm drum
dimension specs
Overall Length:3.5 in OR 89 mm
Overall Width:1.5 in OR 38 mm
Seat Height:33.5 in OR 851 mm
Wheelbase:59.6 in OR 1514 mm
Ground Clearance:7.9 in OR 201 mm
Weight:463 lbs OR 210 kg
Fuel Capacity:6.3 gallons OR 23.8 L
tyres specs
Front:90/90 x 21S
Rear:130/80 x 17S
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