BMW F 650GS Dakar (2007)

The BMW F 650GS Dakar motorcycle was released in 2007 and features a four-stroke, single-cylinder, DOHC engine with a 652cc capacity and 4 valves per cylinder. It has a compression ratio of 11.5:1 and a cooling system that uses liquid. The bike also has fuel induction, cable-operated throttle, and a wet sump lubrication system. The ignition system uses a 2-spark system, and the two-wheeler has a three-phase alternator that generates 400W power. The BMW F 650GS Dakar comes with a 12V/12Ah battery and an electric starter. The motorcycle can deliver a maximum power output of 37.3 kW at 6,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 60 Nm at 5,200 rpm. It has a five-speed transmission system and chain final drive. The bike features a bridge-type steel section frame with a bolted-on rear section, and it has a 41mm telescopic fork with a stabilizer bridge for the front suspension. The rear suspension features spring setting and rebound stage damping continuously adjustable. The BMW F 650GS Dakar comes with a single 300mm disc, 2-piston caliper brake system for the front wheels and a single 240mm disc, 1-piston caliper brake system for the rear wheel. The two-wheeler has wire-spoke wheels and uses 90/90 S21 and 130/80-17 tires for the front and rear wheels, respectively. The motorcycle has a seat height of 870mm and a dry weight of 176 kg. It has a fuel capacity of 17.3 L and delivers an average fuel consumption of 4.7 L/100 km. The top speed of the bike is 172 km/h, and it can go from 0-60 in 14.4 seconds. The BMW F 650GS Dakar is suitable for both on-road and off-road use. Manual and technical information can be found at

Technical specifications:

Make Model: BMW F 650GS Dakar

Year: 2007

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 System: 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 @ 6500 rpm
Max Torque: 60 Nm / 44.25 lbs.-ft. / 6.12 kgf-m @ 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: 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 300mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 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 degrees
Dimensions: Length: 2189 mm / 86.2 in Width: (incl. mirrors) 910 mm / 35.8 in
Wheelbsase: 1489 mm / 58.6 in
Seat Height: 870 mm / 34.3 in
Dry Weight: 176 kg / 388 lbs

Wet-Weight: 191 kg / 421 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17.3 L / 4.6 US gal
Reserve: Approx. 4.5 L / 1.2 US gal
Consumption Average: 4.7 L/100 km / 21.4 km/l / 50.3 US mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 14.4 sec
Top Speed: 172 km/h / 107 mph
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