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BMW F650GS Dakar Specifications

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Start of Production 1999

 BMW F650 Dakar

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End of Production

N/A

Numbers Produced

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Price (2003) UK

(Aug 2005)

(April 2007)

5,395

5650 OTR

5,725 OTR

US $

8,690 / 9,190 with ABS

Engine

 

Motor Type

Water cooled, single cylinder, 4 stroke

Bore x Stroke

100 x 83 mm (3.93 x 3.26 in)

Capacity

652 cc

Rated Output

50 bhp (37 KW) at 6,500 rpm (performance reduction 34 bhp (25 Kw at 6,000 rpm possible)

Max Torque

60 Nm / 44 ft lb at 5,000 rpm (performance reduction: 51 Nm / 38 ft lb at 3,750 rpm)

Compression Ratio

11.5 : 1

Valves Per Cylinder

4

Valve Control

DOHC

Mixture Control/Engine Management

Electronic intake pipe injection / BMW engine management

Emission Control

Closed loop 3 way catalytic converter

Fuel type

Unleaded regular grade fuel, minimum octane rating 91 (RON)

Power Transmission

 

Clutch

Multiple  disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated

Gearbox

Constant mesh 5 speed gearbox integrated in the crankcase

Gearbox Ratio's

2.750 / 1.750 / 1.310 / 1.050 / 0.880 : 1

Final Drive

2.94 : 1

Drive

Endless O ring chain with jerk damper in the rear wheel hub

   

Electrical System

 

Ignition

Electronic ignition

Alternator

400 W three phase alternator

Battery

12V / 12 ah

Chassis

 

Type of Frame

Bridging frame consisting of steel profiles with rear frame fastened with screws

Front wheel suspension

Telescopic fork, stanchion diameter 41 mm, fork stabiliser

Rear wheel suspension

Box section dual swinging arm consisting of steel profiles, central strut steered via lever system, spring pre load adjustable to continuously variable levels by means of a hydraulic handwheel, rebound adjustable damping

Travel Front/Rear

210 / 210 mm (8.26 / 8.26 in)

Wheels

Wire spoked wheels

Wheel Rims, Front

1.60 x 21

Wheel Rims, Rear

3.00 x 17

Tyres, Front

90/90 x S 21

Tyres, Rear

130/80 x S 17

Brakes, Front

Single disc brake , diameter 300 mm (11.8 in), double piston floating caliper

Brakes, Rear

Single disc brake, diameter 240 mm (9.45 in), 1 piston floating caliper

ABS

Special equipment BMW Motorrad ABS (disconnectable)

Dimensions/Weights

 

Length x Width

2189 x 910 (86.18 x 35.82 in)

Wheel Base (in normal position)

1489 mm (58.62 in)

Seat Height

870 mm (34.25 in)

Castor (in normal position)

123.3

Steering Head Angle (in normal position)

60.8 degrees

Unladen Weight with Full Tank

192Kg / 423 lb

Dry Weight

177.2 Kg / 390 lb

Permitted Total Weight

380 Kg / 837 lb

Payload (with standard equipment)

187 Kg / 412 lb

Fuel Consumption over 100 Km @ constant 90Kph

3.4 litres / 83 mpg / 69 mpg US

Fuel Consumption over 100 Km @ constant 120Kph

5.0 litres / 56 mpg / 47 mpg US

Useable Tank Volume

17.3 litres / 3.80 UK gal / 4.57 US gal

Reserve

Approx. 4.5 litres / .99 UK gal / 1.19 US gal

Maximum Speed

Approx.166 Kph / 103 mph (with performance reduction: approx 137 Kph / 85 mph)

 

 

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