BMW F 650 GS Dakar (2005)

The BMW F 650GS Dakar is a four-stroke, single-cylinder motorcycle with a capacity of 652cc and a maximum power of 50hp at 6800rpm. It has a 5-speed transmission, chain final drive, and wire spoke wheels with a front suspension of a 41mm telescopic fork and stabilizer bridge. The rear suspension is continuously adjustable, and the bike has front and rear disc brakes. The motorcycle has a length of 2189mm, a width of 910mm, and a seat height of 870mm. Its dry weight is 176kg, and its fuel capacity is 17.3L. The BMW F 650GS Dakar has a top speed of 172km/h and can travel up to 370km on a tank of fuel. The bike’s manual and tech information can be found on, and there are hints and tips available for riders.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: BMW F 650GS Dakar

Year: 2005

Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 652 cc / 39.8 cub. in.
Bore x Stroke: 100 x 83mm
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Cooling: Liquid cooled
Induction: Fuel induction
Throttle: Cable operated
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: 2 Spark system
Alternator: Three-phase alternator 400W
Battery: 12V / 12Ah
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 37.3 kW / 50 hp @ 6800 rpm
Max Torque: 60 Nm / 6.12 kgf-m / 44.25 lb-ft. @ 5200 rpm
Clutch: Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated

Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Bridge-type steel section frame with bolted-on rear section
Front Suspension: ~Ac”E |41mm Telescopic fork with stabilizer bridge
Front Wheel Travel: 210 mm / 8.3 in.
Rear Suspension: Spring setting and rebound stage damping continuously adjustable
Rear Wheel Travel: 210 mm / 8.3 in.
Front Brakes: Single ~Ac”E |300mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single ~Ac”E |240mm disc, 1 piston caliper
Wheels: Wire spoke wheels
Rims, front: 1.60 x 21
Rims, rear: 3.00 x 17
Front Tyre: 90/90 S21
Rear Tyre: 130/80-17
Castor: 123 mm / 4.8 in.
Steering Head Angle: 60.8~A degrees
Dimensions: Length: 2189 mm / 86.2 in. Width: (incl. mirrors) 910 mm / 35.8 in.
Wheelbase: 1489 mm / 58.6 in.
Seat Height: 870 mm / 34.25 in.
Dry Weight: 176 kg / 388 lbs.

Wet Weight: 191 kg / 421.1 lbs.
Fuel Capacity: 17.3 Litres / 4.6 US gal.
Reserve: Approx. 4.5 Litres / 1.2 US gal.
Consumption Average: 4.7 l/100 km / 50.3 US mpg
Tank Range: 370 kms / 230 miles
Standing ~A1/4 Mile: 14.4 sec
Top Speed: 172 km/h / 106.9 mph
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