BMW G 650 X (Xchallenge, Xcountry, Xmoto): review, history, specs

Class: off-road / scrambler / supermoto
Production: July 2006 – February 2009

BMW G 650 Xchallenge (Europe, USA), 2006-2007
BMW G 650 Xcountry (Europe, USA), 2006-2009
BMW G 650 Xmoto (Europe, USA), 2006-2007

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeJuly 2006 – November 2007Name: BMW G650 Xchallenge
Model code: K15
Parts Catalog Code: 0165
EuropeOctober 2006 – November 2007Name: BMW G650 Xcountry (1st generation)
Model code: K15
Parts Catalog Code: 0164
EuropeOctober 2007 – February 2009Name: BMW G650 Xcountry (2nd generation)
Model code: K15
Parts Catalog Code: 0141
EuropeJuly 2006 – November 2007Name: BMW G650 Xmoto
Model code: K15
Parts Catalog Code: 0167
USANovember 2006 – November 2007Name: BMW G650 Xchallenge
Model code: K15
Parts Catalog Code: 0195
USADecember 2006 – November 2007Name: BMW G650 Xcountry (1st generation)
Model code: K15
Parts Catalog Code: 0194
USANovember 2007 – July 2008Name: BMW G650 Xcountry (2nd generation)
Model code: K15
Parts Catalog Code: 0151
USADecember 2006 – November 2007Name: BMW G650 Xmoto
Model code: K15
Parts Catalog Code: 0197

Specifications


BMW G650X: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2205 mm / 86,8 in – Xchallenge
2185 mm / 86,0 in – Xcountry
2180 mm / 85,8 in – Xmoto
Overall width907 mm / 35,7 in
Overall height1255 mm / 49,4 in – Xchallenge
1205 mm / 47,4 in – Xcountry
1184 mm / 46,6 in – Xmoto
Seat height930 mm / 36,6 in – Xchallenge
870 mm / 34,3 in – Xcountry
900 mm / 35,4 in – Xmoto
Wheelbase1500 mm / 59,0 in – Xchallenge, Xmoto
1474 mm / 58,0 in – Xcountry
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight156 kg / 344 lbs – Xchallenge
160 kg / 353 lbs – Xcountry
159 kg / 351 lbs – Xmoto
FRAME
Frame (type)Steel bridge frame, carrying drive unit and bolted on rear frame
Front suspension, travelInverted telescopic fork 45 mm (rebound and compression damping adjustable), 270 mm / 10,6 in – Xchallenge, Xmoto
Inverted telescopic fork 45 mm, 240 mm / 9,4 in – Xcountry
Rear suspension, travelAir Damping System, rebound-stage damping selectable in 2 stages between Comfort and Sport, 270 mm / 10,6 in – Xchallenge
Directly linked central spring strut with coil pressure spring and single-tube gas-filled shock absorber, 210 mm / 8,3 in – Xcountry
Directly linked central spring strut with coil pressure spring and single-tube gas-filled shock absorber, 215 mm / 8,5 in – Xmoto
Front tire size90/90-21 (54S) – Xchallenge
100/90-19 (57S) – Xcountry
120/70-R17 (58H) – Xmoto
Rear tire size140/80-18 (70S) – Xchallenge
130/80-17 (54S) – Xcountry
160/60-R17 (69H) – Xmoto
Front brakeSingle disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper (ABS) – Xchallenge, Xcountry
Single disc, 300 mm, 4-piston caliper (ABS) – Xmoto
Rear brakeSingle disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS)
Fuel capacity9,5 l / 2,5 US gal (reserve – 2,0 l)
Fuel economy4,36 l / 100 km (54 mpg)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangementSingle cylinder
Bore & Stroke100,0 x 83,0 mm
Displacement652 cm³ (39,78 cu in)
Compression ratio11.5:1
Valve trainChain driven DOHC, 4 valves
Max. power53,0 hp (39,0 kW) / 7000 rpm
Max. torque60,0 Nm (6,1 kg-m) / 5250 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)4,8 sec
Top speed165 km/h (103 mph) – Xchallenge, Xcountry
167 km/h (104 mph) – Xmoto
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchWet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission5-speed
Final driveChain
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V


2.750
1.750
1.313
1.045
0.875
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemFully transistorized BMS (BMW Motorsteuerung)
2 spark plugs
AlternatorThree-phase alternator 280 W
Battery capacity12V-10Ah

Images


BMW G650X: images, gallery.

BMW G650 Xchallenge
BMW G650 Xcountry
BMW G650 Xmoto
BMW G650X (dashboard)

Videos


BMW G650X: video.

Manuals


BMW G650X: documentation.

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