2011 BMW F650GS

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2011 BMW F650GS
2011 BMW F650GS

2011 BMW F650GS
2011 BMW F650GS

2011 BMW F650GS
2011 BMW F650GS

– 2011 BMW F650GS

2011 BMW F650GS

How would you like to ride a bike which allows you to do virtually anything? A bike that takes you from your motorcycling lessons to your first tour, from winding mountain passes to stretches of motorway and gravel tracks? A bike that is as economical as you would expect of a modern machine but always provides pure riding fun? And one which makes you look good whether you are five feet or six feet tall? If so, we proudly present the new entry-level bike for the BMW Motorrad premium class. Welcome to one of the most state-of-the-art 2-cylinder machines, with 71 bhp and full torque across the entire engine speed range. With a torsionally stiff space frame which not only looks good but also allows plenty of space for the many extra highlights such as the large airbox and the fuel tank under the seat. The cast iron wheels with moderate dimensions are ideal both for city cruising and for covering lengthy straights at speed. State-of-the-art ABS is of course available as an optional extra. And with bright, elegant colours you will be an eye-catcher at every break – weather on the mountain pass or in front of the ice cream parlour. It gets you everywhere – simply unstoppable! How about a quick ride?

The 2011 F 650 GS offers more power and more thrills per mile than ever before in the form of a 71 hp, torque-filled, twin cylinder engine. From touring, to off-road exploring, to sporty handling on the tarmac, this middleweight machine, based on the much anticipated F 800 GS, does anything and everything the ambitious motorcyclist could ever want. With a rigid steel tube trellis frame, it’s sturdy. With a double-sided swing arm and chain drive, it’s reliable. And with a low seat height and narrow design, it’s ideal for darting through trees or traffic. Cast aluminum wheels and telescopic forks keep the ride smooth and precise at all times. Throw in disengageable ABS and even Tire Pressure Monitoring as options, and you get a road-hungry, enduro-styled motorcycle that can tackle anything in its path and beg for more.


white aluminium matte metallic

lava orange metallic

biarritz blue metallic




2011 BMW F650GS – Specifications
USA MSRP: $9,195.00 – Standard Package: $10,700.00 USD
Canada MSRP: See Dealer for Current Pricing


Type Water-cooled, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication

Bore x stroke 82 mm x 75.6 mm

Capacity 798 cc

Rated output 71 hp (52 kW) at 7,000 rpm

Max. torque 55 lb/ft (75 Nm) at 4,500 rpm

Compression ratio 12.0 : 1

Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection / digital engine management (BMS-K)

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

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Approx. 115 mph (185 km/h)

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 3.7 l

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 5.2 l

Fuel type Unleaded Regular

Electrical system

Alternator three-phase alternator 400 W

Battery 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated

Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox integrated into crankcase

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

Chassis / brakes

Frame Tubular steel space frame, load-bearing engine

Front wheel location / suspension Telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm

Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminium dual swing arm, central spring strut, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable

Suspension travel front / rear 7.1 inches (180 mm) / 6.7 inches (170 mm)

Wheelbase 62.0 inches (1575 mm)

Castor 3.6 inches (92 mm)

Steering head angle 64°

Wheels Cast aluminium

Rim, front 2.50 x 19″

Rim, rear 3.50 x 17″

Tyres, front 110/80 – 19 tubeless

Tyres, rear 140/80 – 17 tubeless

Brake, front Single disc, diameter 11.8 inches (300 mm), double-piston floating caliper

Brake, rear Single disc, diameter 10.4 inches (265 mm), single-piston floating caliper

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



Dimensions / weights

Length 89.7 inches (2280 mm)

Width (incl. mirrors) 33.2 inches (890 mm)

Height (excl. mirrors) 48.8 inches (1240 mm)

Seat height, unladen weight 32.3 inches (820 mm) (low seat: 31.3 inches [790 mm]; lowered suspension: 30.1 inches [765 mm])

Inner leg curve, unladen weight 71.7 inches (1820 mm) (low seat: 70.1 inches [1780 mm]; lowered suspension: 67.3 inches [1,710 mm])

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 439 lbs (199 kg)

Dry weight 2) 377 lbs (171 kg)

Permitted total weight 952 lbs (432 kg) (with lowered suspension 769 lbs [349 kg])

Payload (with standard equipment) 522 lbs (237 kg) (with lowered suspension 331 lbs [150 kg])

Usable tank volume 4.2 U.S. gallons

Reserve approx. 1 U.S. gallon

Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)

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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