Those who always prefer scooters to travel in city traffic has a good news that BMW has launched it’s amazing BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter. It features the best quality components that are always ready to conquer the city. The rider just has to make his mind to go outside and he should leave the rest on this scooter. Its comfortable seat will always attract the rider to have a fun ride or to take the longer route. The impressive color combination and outstanding design always demand another look. The review of new BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter with its price and features are given below.
BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter – Features
The new BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter features the powerful engine capable of delivering 44 kW (60 HP). This engine makes the overall journey full of fun and easy to travel long distance ride. The bore to stroke ratio is kept 79 mm and 66 mm respectively. The use of quality components gives an amazing performance. The centrifugal clutch has been used, which gives an added safety. The CVT gearbox makes the overall transmission easy. This is the chain drive in oil bath scooter which requires less regular maintenance.
The new BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter is one of the most innovative maxi scooters by BMW. It comes with the full fledge ASC and ABS as standard. It ensures the safety when riding on rough surfaces through an intervention in the engine management system. The daytime running lights are also adjustable to an ambient light condition. Another innovative safety feature that comes as optional is SVA (Side View Assist). It is very useful in a city traffic because it warns when any vehicle is approaching in the blind spot at speeds of up to 80 km/h/. At present, this SVA option is only available in Europe.
The new BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter provides an impressive handling experience and provides the incredibly comfortable ride. This scooter also provides the biggest storage volume than 2018 BMW C400X with excellent wide and weather protection. It comes with an extended range of options and accessories as well.
BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter – Price
The new BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter is available in the market with the price of $11,750.
BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter – Technical Specifications
Water-cooled 2-cylinder 4-stroke engine, 4-valve-per-cylinder with the bucket tappets, 2 overhead camshafts with dry sump lubrication
Bore x stroke
79 mm x 66 mm
44 kW (60 hp) @ 7.750 RPM
63 Nm @ 6.000 RPM
Mixture control / engine management
BMS-E2 digital engine management
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter having an emission standard EU-4
Performance / fuel consumption
Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km
Premium grade fuel, unleaded 95 (RON)
Three-phase generator 508 W
12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free
Chain drive in oil bath
Steel tube construction with an aluminum die-cast unit
Front wheel location/suspension
Upside-down fork Ø 40 mm
Rear wheel location/suspension
Single-sided swing arm
Suspension travel front / rear
115 mm / 115 mm
Steering head angle
Aluminum cast wheels
3.50 x 15″
4.50 x 15″
120/70 ZR 15
160/60 ZR 15
Double disc brake having diameter 270 mm, 2-piston floating caliper
Solo disc brake having diameter 270 mm, 2-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad ABS
Dimensions / weights
Width (incl. mirrors)
916 (785) mm
Height (excl. mirrors)
Seat height, unladen weight
Inner leg curve, unladen weight
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled
Permitted total weight
Payload (with standard equipment)
Usable tank volume
This article is about the review of new BMW 2018 C650GT Maxi Scooter. This is one of the most innovative maxi scooter so far introduced by BMW. Its SVA system is very innovative in terms of safety. The engine performance is mind blowing with the better gear ratios. The suspension and braking system is working fine and new design chassis is very attractive.