Purchased by this owner with 971 miles from original owner. Lightweight (412lbs wet), nimble, comfortable upright seated position, fast-revving, high-torque with plenty of power, yet fuel efficient (45-71mpg). Low-maintenance belt drive.
PERKS: Brembo ABS brakes, heated grips (replaced in 2008), upgraded Remus Titan Revolution muffler (stock provided, if you prefer the more quiet BMW hum), Wunderlich adjustable clutch lever, battery hook-up cable for Battery Tender or heated clothing, fuel pump replaced at 20,000 miles, along with recall work to install rubber cover over pump (you get spare fuel pump), power socket (cigarette lighter-style) near ignition for charging gadgets, two copies of OEM BMW Service Manual and burned CD, two cut keys & two blanks, two spare oil filters, rear luggage grid, soft Tourmaster rear bag, soft Nelson-Rigg saddle bags. Bridgestone Battleax BT tires replaced ~17,000mi. Owner meticulously maintained, except 12,000 mile inspection performed by Chicago BMW. Integrated tank bag area comes with BMW backpack, but you can swap out with optional BMW Fun Audio stereo and speakers that connect to an iPod/phone, or a hard, clamshell storage.
SPECIFICATIONS: Engine: Water-cooled, single-cylinder, 4-stroke,DOHC, dry sump lubrication Bore x Stroke: 100 mm x 83 mm Displacement: 652cc Rated Output: 37kW (50bhp) at 6800 rpm (output reduction : 25 kW 34 bhp at 6500 rpm possible Torque: 62 lb.-ft. @ 5500 rpm Compression Ratio: 11.5:1 Carburetion: Electronic intake pipe injection/BMW engine management Emission Control: Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter Fuel Tank Capacity: 4 gallons, including 1 gallon reserve (with warning light), regular unleaded gas, minimum octane rating 91 Length: 84.4 inches Width: 36.0 inches with mirrors Wheelbase: 58.0 inches Seat Height: 30.0 inches currently lowered to 28.5" with a Kouba link Generator: 400 W three-phase generator Battery: 12V/12 Ah Ignition: Digital BMW compact system Drivetrain transmission: 5-speed Brakes: Front single disc. Rear single-piston, floating caliper Operational Frame: Single-loop tubular frame Clutch: Multi-disc oil-bath clutch, mechanically operated Gearbox: Constant mesh 5-speed transmission integrated in engine housing Drive: Drive belt with cush damping in separate housing Frame: Bridge-type, tubular steel, with integrated oil tank and bolted on rear section Front wheel telescopic fork, 41mm stanchion diameter w/stabilizer bridge; 4.9 inch travel Rear wheel with die-cast aluminum single-sided swing arm, rear axle with eccentric adjustment, spring strut action via lever system; 4.7 inch travel Cast aluminum wheels/tires (F) 110/70 ZR 17, (R)160/60 ZR 17