See also: BMW R1200GS BMW R1150GS

The Motorcycles- BMW F650GS


BMW F650 GS Description


The BMW F 650 GS - for town country and everything in between.

Asphalt, rough track or sand? The BMW F 650 GS can cope with any surface. It really is multitalented. Whether narrow alleyways in town, sweeping bends on country roads or off road tracks: the agile handling impresses both beginners and professionals. The bike's outstanding ergonomics and the choice of three seat heights means that men and women feel equally at home. The new engine management system BMS-C II in combination with the Two Spark dual ignition makes for low fuel consumption and much reduced exhaust gas emissions. The power and refined 4-valve single cylinder engine is thus state-of-the-art, defining new standards in its category. For holders of the under-age motorcycle license there is a power reduction available as an optional extra.

Technical data:


Type 1 cylinder- 4 stroke
Bore/stroke 100mm x 83 mm
Capacity 652 cm
Rated output 37kW at 6500rpm
Max Torque 60 Nm at 4800 rpm
Compression Ratio 11.5 : 1
Mixture controlĀ  Electronic intake pipe
Engine Management Dual ignition
Emission control Closed loop, 3 way, Catalytic converter

Performance / Consumption

Maximum speed Approx 170 km/h (with output reduction: 140km/h
Fuel consumption over 100km at 90km/h speed 3.21
Fuel consumption over 100km at 120km/h speed 4.31
Fuel Type Unleaded Regular, minimum octane rating 91 (RON)


Alternator 400 w three- phase alternator
Battery 12 V/ 12 Ah

Power Transmission

Clutch Multiple disk clutch in oil bath, manually operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 5 speed, integrated in the crankcase
Drive Endless o-ring-chain with jerk dampening in rear wheel hub

Chassis / Brakes

Frame Bridge-type steel section frame with bolted on rear section
Front wheel location/ Suspension Telescopic fork, stanchion diameter 41 mm, fork stabilizer
Rear wheel location/ Suspension Box section, dual swing arm, central spring strut vis lever system, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of hand wheel, rebound damping adjustable
Travel front / rear 170 mm / 165 mm
Wheel base (in normal position) 1,479 mm
Castor (in normal position) 113.3 mm
Steering head angle (in normal position) 60.8"
Wheels Wire spoke wheels
Rim Front 2.50 x 19
Rim Rear 3.00 x 17
Tyres Front 100/90 S 19
Tyres Rear 130/80 S 17
Brake Front Single disk brake, diameter: 300mm, double piston float caliper
Brake Rear Single disk brake, diameter: 240mm, single piston float caliper
ABS Special equipment BMW Motorrad ABS (disengage able)

Dimensions and weights

Overall length 2175 mm
Width with mirrors 910 mm
Seat height 780 mm
Weight, unladen, with full
fuel tank
192 kg
Max permissible weight 380 kg



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