BMW updates F700 GS and F800 GS for 2016

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F800 GS in 2016 colour of Black storm metallic2016 BMW F700 GS in Light white non-metallic

BMW updates F700 GS and F800 GS for 2016

BMW has confirmed some minor cosmetic updates to its smaller capacity adventure bikes, the F700 GS and F800 GS, for 2016.

The most significant is the option of five different seat heights and four seat options for each model which offers a range of 95mm from 765mm – 860mm on the F700 GS and 100mm from 820mm – 920mm on the F800 GS. There’s even a lower suspension option.

The 798cc, liquid-cooled bikes also get new paint variations. The F700 GS is available in Light white non-metallic, Sakhir orange metallic, Mineral grey metallic. The F800 GS will be available in Light white non-metallic, Black storm metallic, Racing blue metallic matt

Other updates include a newly designed tank cover and a newly configured ignition lock cover to freshen the range up.

In line with the BMW’s ‘Safety 360°’ principle, the new F 700 GS and F 800 GS are fitted as standard with a ABS while other safety-related features are the optional Automatic Stability Control ASC and the Electronic Suspension Adjustment ESA.

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