BMW Motorrad Malaysia today has launched the BMW F 850 GS “40 Years GS Edition” which is paying tribute to the model’s 40 years of premium riding enjoyment on every terrain.
The BMW F 850 GS “40 Years GS Edition” arrives complete with the Comfort, Touring, Dynamic and Active packages as standard, which features an extensive range of equipment for the ultimate touring motorcycle.
The bike is has a new tape design and the “40 Years GS” designations on its fairing side panel. A striking yellow handguard is also installed offers not only stylish but protection on the road. The LED headlight on the bike has Daytime Riding Light as standard, along with LED flashing turn indicators. On the rear, luggage racks and a seat bench in black/yellow with the GS logo is fitted on the bike. Other features like gold-anodized rims, main stand, black fixed fork tubes and a galvanised radiator cowl comes as standard for the anniversary edition as well.
The BMW F 850 GS “40 Years GS Edition” will be exclusively available in the striking Black Storm Metallic exterior colour offering with yellow design elements and will only be available in 2021 with limited units in transit.
For the engine on the bike, it is still retaining the 853 cc liquid-cooled 4-valve, 2-cylinder engine with fuel injection and six-speed gearbox. The engine is set to to output 70 kW / 95 hp at 8,250 rpm, along with a peak torque of 92 Nm at 6,250 rpm. The two counterbalance shafts in the new variant also delights with its smoothness, spontaneous response characteristics, impressive pulling power and low fuel consumption.
The latest generation of Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) and the Dynamic Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) now comes as standard for BMW F 850 GS “40 Years GS” Edition. Riding Modes Pro equips the new variant with the Dynamic Engine Brake Control and Shift Assistant Pro, as well as four riding modes that can be accessed via the right handlebar controls. ABS Pro is also available as it provides a fortified degree of performance and safety for complete riding pleasure.
A large 6.5-inch TFT screen is installed on the BMW F 850 GS “40 Years GS Edition” provides excellent for optimum visibility even in difficult lighting conditions. The Connectivity function is also available as standard. Cruise Control, navigation preparation for GPS devices, Keyless Ride feature and tyre pressure monitoring system (RDC) will also come as standard as it will offers a peace of mind for long distance riding.
The BMW F 850 GS “40 Years GS Edition” will be available at all authorised BMW Motorrad dealerships nationwide starting from 10th February 2021. BMW Motorrad Malaysia is pricing the bike at RM 85,500.00 (on the road, without insurance, and with BMW Motorrad Malaysia’s All-New 3-Year Warranty and 3-Year Roadside Assistance Programmes). Owners can also enjoy additional benefits with the All-New Industry-Leading Premium Engine Oil Inclusive, Service Inclusive and Warranty Extension Programmes by BMW Motorrad Malaysia. BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia also offers Financing Plan where ownership of the motorcycle starts from RM1,040.00 per month. This is based on balloon financing estimates of an 80% loan on a 4-year tenure.