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    F850gt?

    Recently purchased a used F800GT, 2013. It was a downsizing move from years of riding RT's. To my surprise, I like it quite a bit, with some reservations. Have heard that the F850GS is a substantial upgrade. Anybody have any info on when/if there will be an 850GT?
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    F850gt

    Haven't been able to get any conjecture about the possibility of an F850GT from anyone, anywhere. At this point it seems just as likely that BMW will drop the whole lineup of parallel twin bikes. Not unusual to go into a dealership and not see one F800.
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    There's the 750 and 850 models coming out. Been reported on quite extensively with ride review videos out there if you look.
    Definitely not discontinuing the parallel twin model line.


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    Rumor has it that the F800GT will be replaced by the 9Cento.

    https://www.financialexpress.com/aut...ation/1183708/

    https://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bik...oncept-9cento/



    The final production version will probably be a lot like the S1000XR. One of the articles says it will be named the F900XR.

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    Cool looks, but...taller, less wind/rain protection, tiny saddlebags, no possibility of a top-box. I wouldn't call it a tourer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrismcp View Post
    There's the 750 and 850 models coming out. Been reported on quite extensively with ride review videos out there if you look.
    Definitely not discontinuing the parallel twin model line.


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    The new 750/850 bikes will reportedly have engines and transmissions made by Chinese Loncin, a company known for low cost engine assemblies. If BMW is able to maintain German bike pricing on the new models the product line should be very profitable for them and therefore unlikely to be discontinued.
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