BMW G 650 GS TWO SPARK

BMW’s profiling of this bike

The most popular dual purpose single in the 250+cc category, the G 650 GS has become the standard upon which single-cylinder dual purpose motorcycles are judged. Aggressively engineered for unrelenting performance in harsh environments, the G 650 GS was designed to take riders off-road and on to new frontiers.

General information

Model:BMW G 650 GS
Category:Enduro / offroad
Rating:75.2 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes

Engine and transmission

Displacement:652.00 ccm (39.79 cubic inches)
Engine type:Single cylinder, four-stroke
Power:50.00 HP (36.5 kW)) @ 7000 RPM
Torque:44.00 Nm (4.5 kgf-m or 32.5 ft.lbs) @ 5250 RPM
Top speed:165.0 km/h (102.5 mph)
Compression:11.5:1
Bore x stroke:100.0 x 83.0 mm (3.9 x 3.3 inches)
Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection / BMW engine management, twin spark ignition
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Chain
Clutch:Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Fuel consumption:3.60 litres/100 km (27.8 km/l or 65.34 mpg)
Greenhouse gases:83.5 CO2 g/km. (CO2 – Carbon dioxide emission)
Exhaust system:Euro 3

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type:Bridge-type steel section frame with bolted-on cast aluminium side elements, bolted-on aluminium rear section
Rake (fork angle):27.5°
Front suspension:Upside-down front fork, Ø 45 mm, rebound and compression damping adjustable
Front wheel travel:170 mm (6.7 inches)
Rear suspension:Cast aluminium dual swing arm, Air Damping System, spring pre-load and damping continuously variable by air pressure
Rear wheel travel:170 mm (6.7 inches)
Front tyre:100/90-19
Rear tyre:130/80-17
Front brakes:Single disc. ABS
Rear brakes:Single disc

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight:191.9 kg (423.0 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:387.0 kg (853.2 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.2606 HP/kg
Seat height:780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,915 mm (75.4 inches)
Overall length:2,174 mm (85.6 inches)
Wheelbase:1,500 mm (59.1 inches)
Fuel capacity:15.14 litres (4.00 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:3.78 litres (1.00 gallons)

BMW’s profiling of this bike

The most popular dual purpose single in the 250+cc category, the G 650 GS has become the standard upon which single-cylinder dual purpose motorcycles are judged. Aggressively engineered for unrelenting performance in harsh environments, the G 650 GS was designed to take riders off-road and on to new frontiers.

General information

Model:BMW G 650 GS
Category:Enduro / offroad
Rating:75.2 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes

Engine and transmission

Displacement:652.00 ccm (39.79 cubic inches)
Engine type:Single cylinder, four-stroke
Power:50.00 HP (36.5 kW)) @ 7000 RPM
Torque:44.00 Nm (4.5 kgf-m or 32.5 ft.lbs) @ 5250 RPM
Top speed:165.0 km/h (102.5 mph)
Compression:11.5:1
Bore x stroke:100.0 x 83.0 mm (3.9 x 3.3 inches)
Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection / BMW engine management, twin spark ignition
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Chain
Clutch:Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Fuel consumption:3.60 litres/100 km (27.8 km/l or 65.34 mpg)
Greenhouse gases:83.5 CO2 g/km. (CO2 – Carbon dioxide emission)
Exhaust system:Euro 3

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type:Bridge-type steel section frame with bolted-on cast aluminium side elements, bolted-on aluminium rear section
Rake (fork angle):27.5°
Front suspension:Upside-down front fork, Ø 45 mm, rebound and compression damping adjustable
Front wheel travel:170 mm (6.7 inches)
Rear suspension:Cast aluminium dual swing arm, Air Damping System, spring pre-load and damping continuously variable by air pressure
Rear wheel travel:170 mm (6.7 inches)
Front tyre:100/90-19
Rear tyre:130/80-17
Front brakes:Single disc. ABS
Rear brakes:Single disc

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight:191.9 kg (423.0 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:387.0 kg (853.2 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.2606 HP/kg
Seat height:780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,915 mm (75.4 inches)
Overall length:2,174 mm (85.6 inches)
Wheelbase:1,500 mm (59.1 inches)
Fuel capacity:15.14 litres (4.00 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:3.78 litres (1.00 gallons)