quinta-feira, 6 de dezembro de 2007

Até que enfim!!

Ok...o mercado começa a compor-se! Conforme previa são os Europeus a espreitarem este nicho de mercado que são as maxi-trails mais viradas para o Enduro!

A yamaha ainda tentou com a nova Ténéré, mas parece-me uma tentativa muito fraquinha!

Agora é a BMW com a F800GS

"Overview of the main features of the new F 800 GS:
F 800 GS as mid-class adventure-tourer with excellent off-road properties and long-distance capabilities.
Liquid-cooled parallel twin with 798 cc capacity, four-valve technology and unique mass balance.
Rev-proof DOHC valve drive via cam followers.
Manifold injection with electronic engine management BMS-KP, lambda probe and regulated three-way catalytic converter plus secondary air system.
Closely stepped six-speed transmission for excellent riding performance.
Dirt-resistant secondary drive via O-ring chain.
Torsion-resistant tubular steel frame with unusual gusset plate reinforcement of steering head.
Easy handling and extremely tight turning circle.
Stable telescopic fork, USD fork with upright tube diameter 45 mm.
Double-strut swing arm in die-cast aluminum.
Spring strut with adjustable spring pre-tension and adjustable rebound damping; WAD function (path-dependent damping as in the R 1200 GS).
Long spring travel for comfort and off-road suitability.
Excellent seat comfort for rider and passenger.
Tank underneath seat, for best center of gravity, with easily accessible fill opening.
Powerful braking system, with ABS if required.
Air filter and battery positioned behind steering head for easy maintenance.
Wide range of accessories for off-road and touring use.
The most important details at a glance:
BMW F 800 GS
85 HP
Valve timing like F 800 S
Wide radiator
Off-road-look fairing
High windscreen
USD telescopic fork
WAD spring strut
Spoked wheels
21-in front wheel
Double-disc brake, floating, front
Aluminum handlebar
880/850 mm seat height
Ready-to-ride weight 207 kg "

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