BMW G650X Challenge: history, specs, pictures

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BMW G650 Xchallenge
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called G650X Challenge, G 650 Xchallenge
Production 2007 - 2009
Class Adventure
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 100.0mm x 83.0mm
Compression ratio 11.5:1
Top Speed 103 mph (165 km/h)
Horsepower 51.23 HP (38.2 KW) @ 7000RPM
Torque 44.26 ft/lbs (60.0 Nm) @ 5250RPM
Fuel System injection. electronic intake pipe injection / bmw engine management, twin spark ignition
Spark Plug NGK DR8EB [1]
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
Suspension Front: upside-down front fork, ø 45 mm, rebound and compression damping adjustable
Rear: cast aluminum dual swing arm, air damping system, spring pre-load and damping continuously variable by air pressure
Brakes Front: single disc. optional abs
Rear: single disc. optional abs
Front Tire 90/90-21 [1]
Rear Tire 140/80-18 [1]
Wheelbase 59.06 inches (1500 mm)
Length 86.81 inches (2205 mm)
Width 34.33 inches (872 mm)
Height 75.39 inches (1915 mm)
Seat Height 36.61 inches (930 mm)
Weight 317.47 pounds (144.0 Kg) (dry), 156.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-151
Fuel Capacity 2.51 Gallon (9.50 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 3.60 liters/100 km (27.8 km/l or 65.34 mpg)
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The BMW G650 Xchallenge was a single cylinder, four-stroke standard produced by BMW between 2007 and 2009. It could reach a top speed of 103 mph (165 km/h). Max torque was 44.26 ft/lbs (60.0 Nm) @ 5250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 51.23 HP (38.2 KW) @ 7000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a Liquid cooled cooled Four stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder. The engine featured a 11.5:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

Power was moderated via the Multicdisc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90 S 21 front tire and a 120/70 S 18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Single ∅300mm disc, 2 piston calipers in the front and a Single ∅240mm disc, 1 piston calipers in the rear. The front suspension was a ∅45mm Upside-down telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Aluminum 2-unit cast swing arm, air damping. The G650X Challenge was fitted with a 9.5 Liters / 2.5 US gal fuel tank. The bike weighed just 144 kg / 317 lbs.. The wheelbase was 1500 mm / 59.1 in. long.

2007[edit]

Photos[edit]

BMW G650 Xchallenge BMW G650 Xchallenge

Overview[edit]

Make Model BMW G 650 X Challenge
Year 2007
Engine Type Four stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement 652 cc / 39.8 cub in.
Bore X Stroke 100 x 83 mm
Compression 11.5:1
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Lubrication Dry sump
Induction Fuel induction
Ignition Capacitor Discharge Ignition system
Alternator 280-W generator
Battery 12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free
Starting Electric
Max Power 39 kW / 53 hp @ 7000 rpm
Max Torque 60 Nm / 6.1 kgf-m / 44.3 lb-ft @ 5250 rpm
Transmission 5 Speed
Final Drive Chain
Clutch Multicdisc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
Frame Bridge-type steel tube frame with bolted die-cast
Front Suspension ∅45mm Upside-down telescopic fork
Front Wheel Travel 270 mm / 10.8 in.
Rear Suspension Aluminum 2-unit cast swing arm, air damping
Rear Wheel Travel 270 mm / 10.8 in.
Front Brakes Single ∅300mm disc, 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes Single ∅240mm disc, 1 piston calipers
Abs BMW Motorrad ABS (disconnectable) available as an option
Wheels Wire spoke wheels
Front Wheel 1.60 x 21"
Rear Wheel 2.50 x 18"
Front Tire 90/90 S 21
Rear Tire 120/70 S 18
Castor 118 mm / 4.6 in.
Steering Head Angle 62.5°
Gear Ratios 1st 2.75 / 2nd 1.75 / 3rd 1.31 / 4th 1.05 / 5th 0.84:1
Dimensions Length: 2205 mm / 86.8 in. Width: 907 mm / 35.7 in. (incl. mirrors) Height: 1255 mm / 49.4 in. (excl. mirrors)
Wheelbase 1500 mm / 59.1 in.
Seat Height 930 mm / 36.6 in (low seat: 910 mm / 35.8 in.)
Dry Weight 144 kg / 317 lbs.
Wet Weight 156 kg / 344 lbs.
Fuel Capacity 9.5 Liters / 2.5 US gal
Reserve Approx 2 Liters / 0.5 US gal.
Consumption Average 5.2 L/100 km / 19.3 km/l / 45.4 US mpg
Standing ¼ Mile 14.0 sec
Top Speed 162.9 km/h / 101 mph.


References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.