2009 BMW G 650 X Country motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Suzuki GR 650 X



Created for on all kinds of surfaces, the model has of great attention in what the height of the saddle which was to 800 mm in order to make riding and feel more in control. for that, the fork travel was to 220mm while swingarm is now down to 165mm.

Designers further preoccupied about (apart from lowering the and the results of their work bother to appear soon in the of five-position adjustable clutch and levers.

For 2009, BMW didn’t that the single-cylinder engine need any change as it develops 53 and 60 Nm of torque. Weight numbers also remained the same.

system is composed from a front single disc and a rear one. What special on the bike is the dual-channel ABS which can be switched on and of with the touch of a button.

Also on the new G 650 X Country is how the gas tank was positioned the seat for lowering the center of and inspiring even more to the fairly uninitiated rider will buy the thing.


First introduced in the X Country was big part of BMW’s of enlarging its horizons and by this we reckon it completes with the of its initial creation.

But giving its role, the bike doesn’t that much history as a BMW bike, let’s say. In it was just introduced in 2007 as the 652cc single-cylinder go anywhere, do kind of bike.

The muscular as it was presented, entered the Supermoto with a black and gray something that was about to with the arrival of the 2009 year.


At a first you won’t even consider the that the bike reviewed has got its fair share of competition as it in style with practicability and with the ability to go off-road. It docile as a city bike and yet it feels like the smallest of a Dakar machine. Now which that be?

So in order to find a suitable for it we took in consideration all of these and ended up to this:

They do like being part of two different worlds, but when you start to survey the things both know doing isn’t much difference.

The KTM 690 is also a recent introduction and it to the same category of rider. It the high performance LC4 engine single cylinder, four-…) and with the advantage of a six-speed compared to the five-speed unit of the X

A true Supermoto bike, the KTM quite able to go odd-road those tires so it would to invite the BMW on a specialized track in to prove a point against it. Out on the and on country roads, the Beamer


Ever since its not more than three ago, the bike hasn’t any visual upgrades and that is due to the that it simply didn’t one. It is compact and clean This is something that you expect from a machine is built in Germany, but what you appreciate is the low seat position.

It a rider feel like a of the bike, not just riding on top of it.

By taking a look at the X Country, you have troubles positioning it in one class as it has the looks of a roadster and supermoto. This offers the to blend in the best of both which is big part of its charm.

But the gets even better for as the Sunset Yellow color it stand out easier and puts in its smooth design features. It is how by simply changing the color of the gas tank and front fender you can a bike appear like reinvented.


What your must know about new bike is that, for the moment, it was to the European market. So you will it priced at 7,480 euros. a bargain that is considering it knows doing.


I am asked what 600cc (or bike would be appropriate for who hasn’t got much experience, but is to learn. To my awful disappoint, I discover that people who ask questions are actually referring to bikes. That will be my recommendation.

I would soon ask you you feel or need to do with bike and if you stay keen on a capacity that starts the number 6, this would be among the bikes I will you on. I guess that concludes the



Type: single-cylinder 4-…, four two overhead camshafts, dry sump

Bore x Stroke: 100 mm x 83 mm

Capacity: 652 cc

output: 39 KW (53 hp) at 7,000 rpm

Max. 60 Nm at 5,250 rpm

Compression ratio:

Mixture control / engine Electronic intake pipe / BMW engine management, twin ignition

Suzuki GR 650 X
Suzuki GR 650 X

Emission control: 3-way catalytic converter, standard EU-3

Performance / consumption

Fuel consumption per 100 km at a 120 km/h 4.8 l

Fuel type: premium, minimum octane 95 (RON)

Electrical System


Clutch: Multiple-disc in oil bath, mechanically operated

Constant mesh 5-speed integrated into crankcase

Drive: Endless O-ring with shock damping in wheel hub

Chassis / brakes

Bridge-type steel section with bolted cast side elements, bolted-on rear section

Front location / suspension: Upside-down fork, 45 mm

Rear wheel / suspension: Cast aluminum swing arm, central strut, spring-preload and rebound manually adjustable

Suspension front / rear: 220mm /

Wheelbase: 1,498 mm

Castor: 116 mm

head angle: 61.5

Rim, front: 2.50 x

Rim, rear: 3.00 x

Suzuki GR 650 X
Suzuki GR 650 X
Suzuki GR 650 X

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