BMW F 750 GS launched in India
BMW Motorrad has launched the F 750 GS here at the Auto Expo 2018 at a price of Rs.12.2 lakh (ex-showroom). Just like the F 850 GS, the F 750 GS can be booked now across all BMW Motorrad dealerships. The deliveries are set to commence in mid-2018. This middle-class adventure tourer will replace the F 700 GS internationally, while in India, it comes in as BMW’s youngest sibling in the GS family (for now).
In terms of features, the F 750 GS sports a full LED headlight with optional DRLs and connectivity equipment with a 6.5-inch full-colour console. Other optional accessories include keyless ignition, Gear Shift Indicator Pro, Dynamic ESA and eCall connectivity. Mated to a 6-speed gearbox, the BMW F 750 GS is powered by an all-new 853cc, parallel-twin engine. It delivers 77PS of power at 7500rpm and 83Nm of torque at 6000rpm. The F 750 GS runs a lower state of tune than the F 850 GS (95PS of power at 8250rpm and 92Nm of torque at 6250rpm) for a more relaxed touring experience.
BMW has equipped the F 750 GS with a new monocoque steel frame, which comes with new suspension geometry and a new fuel tank position. Here, the engine acts as a stressed member, allowing for more weight reduction. Suspension responsibilities are held by new 41mm telescopic front forks with 151mm of wheel travel and a rear monoshock unit with 177mm of wheel travel. Braking is done by 305mm dual front discs while the rear gets a 265mm single disc brake. Compared to the F 850 GS, the saddle sits lower here – 815mm to be precise. Another prominent highlight of the BMW F 750 GS and F 850 GS is the new monocoque frame with new suspension geometry, and the fuel tank has been moved behind the handlebars as opposed to the under seat position. This will make a huge difference in the riding dynamics of the motorcycle.