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2008 BMW G650 Xmoto
2008 BMW G650 Xmoto

2008 BMW G650 Xmoto
2008 BMW G650 Xmoto

2008 BMW G650 Xmoto
2008 BMW G650 Xmoto

2008 BMW G650 Xmoto
2008 BMW G650 Xmoto

2008 BMW G650 Xmoto
2008 BMW G650 Xmoto

– 2008 BMW G650 Xmoto

2008 BMW G650 Xmoto

Get your kicks – the BMW G 650 Xmoto sets the asphalt on fire.

Once this machine gets into gear, every bend in the road can get ready for some hot treatment. Light, powerful and with perfect banking – these are the attributes which allow the BMW G 650 Xmoto to show other bikes some surprising perspectives. The tighter the better. Easy handling thanks to compact geometry and 17-inch wheels, cool brake manoeuvres with no surplus weight to get in the way, faster acceleration out of the bend, drifting not a problem: if you want to explore the limits of this bike, you have to know your own first! Then the refined finish, from the cockpit to the rear – premium components such as the USD fork or the delicious – and very light – cast wheels. And last but not least a single cylinder engine which really causes a stir. Highly spirited but still economical, with an official 53 bhp, EU-3 and catalytic converter. And what about ABS? Combined with the highly durable quality and suitability for everyday riding offered by a real BMW, the G 650 Xmoto is a truly unique offer. But don’t expect the test drive to be a picnic …

When the city’s your race track.

An unfaired bike represents the doctrine of pure motorcycling. One hundred per cent wind in your face gives you one hundred per cent riding feel – as naked bike fans say. Unadulterated authenticity for the traditionalists, with a clear view of the technology for the purists. And urban bikes don’t just look good, they are great to ride too. A relaxed seating position, an easy knee angle and a handlebar offset which gives you full control – without having to be a pro. And what is more: a few simple adjustments and these asphalt racers can be converted into perfect travel companions. As soon as you are home and have reset the handlebars, they are perfect for everyday travel to work. And then there’s the wide range of powerful engines offered by BMW Motorrad. And lots of equipment features for one hundred per cent customizing. Any further questions?


SPECIFICATIONS: 2008 BMW G650 Xcountry


Type Water-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke, four valves, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication

Bore x stroke 100 mm x 83 mm

Capacity 652 cc

Rated output 39 kW (53 hp) at 7,000 rpm

Max. torque 60 Nm at 5,250 rpm

Compression ratio 11.5 : 1

Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection / BMW engine management, twin spark ignition

Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed approx. 170 km/h

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 3.5 l

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5.0 l

Fuel type Unleaded super, minimum octane rating 95 (RON)

Electrical system

Alternator three-phase alternator 280 W

Battery 12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Bridge-type steel section frame with bolted-on cast aluminium side elements, bolted-on aluminium rear section

Gearbox Constant mesh 5-speed gearbox integrated into crankcase

Drive Endless O-ring-chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub

Chassis / brakes

Frame Bridge-type steel section frame with bolted-on cast aluminium side elements, bolted-on aluminium rear section

Front wheel location / suspension Upside-down front fork, Ø 45 mm, rebound and compression damping adjustable

Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring-preload and rebound damping manually adjustable

Suspension travel front / rear 270 mm / 215 mm

Wheelbase 1,500 mm

Castor 98 mm

Steering head angle 61.5°

Wheels cast aluminium

Rim, front 3.50 x 17″

Rim, rear 4.50 x 17″

Tyres, front 120/70 H 17

Tyres, rear 160/60 H 17

Brake, front Single disc, floating brake disc, diameter 320 mm, four-piston fixed caliper

Brake, rear Single disc, diameter 240 mm, single-piston floating caliper

ABS Optional extra: BMW Motorrad ABS (can be switched off)


Dimensions / weights

Length 2,155 mm

Width (incl. mirrors) 907 mm

Height (excl. mirrors) 1,180 mm

Seat height, unladen weight 900 mm (low seat: 880 mm)

Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,940 mm (low seat: 1,900 mm)

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 159 kg

Dry weight 2) 147 kg

Permitted total weight 335 kg

Payload (with standard equipment) 176 kg

Usable tank volume 9.5 l

Reserve approx. 2.0 l

1) According to guideline 93/93/EWG with all fluids, fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume
2) Unladen weight without fluids

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