2005 BMW F Review


The prices for the 2005 BMW F models typically range from $7,850 to $9,300. The 2005 BMW F 650 CS is a standard bike, and the 2005 BMW F 650 GS and 650 GS Dakar are dual sport motorbikes. The engines in these motorbikes are liquid-cooled, have four valves per cylinder and produce around 50 horsepower at 6,500 RPM and 44 pound-feet of torque at 5,000 RPM. The top speed for the 2005 BMW F 650 CS is around 110.6 miles per hour.

The 2005 BMW F 650 CS motorbike is around 7.02 feet long, 36 inches wide, and has around 5.1 inches of ground clearance. The 2005 BMW 650 GS is around 7.13 feet long, 35.8 inches wide, and has around 5.1 inches of ground clearance. The BMW F 650 GS Dakar is around 7.18 feet long, 35.8 inches wide, and has around 7.1 inches of ground clearance. The frames of the 2005 BMW F motorbikes are made of steel. These motorbikes come equipped with a vinyl seat that is meant to hold two riders.

These BMW motorbikes come equipped with a grab rail foot pegs for the driver and the passenger. The dashboard comes equipped with digital instrumentation, including a trip odometer, a speedometer, and a fuel level warning light. The 2005 BMW F 650 models also come equipped with a tachometer on the dashboard. The 2005 BMW F 650 GS motorbike features a chain guard, an engine case guard, and an exhaust guard. The BMW F 650 GS Dakar motorbike also has hand guards.

Adjustable levers and a power outlet are also standard features on the 2005 BMW F motorbikes. All of the 2005 BMW F motorbikes come equipped with a tinted windshield and a rear rack. The BMW F 650 motorbikes also come equipped with storage under the seat and lockable storage. All of the motorbikes have halogen headlights. The 2005 BMW F 650 GS Dakar comes equipped with handlebar pads as stock features.

Many riders praise the 2005 BMW F 650 CS for being a great all-around motorbike. Many riders like the reasonable price, reliability, and ergonomics of these comfortable standard bikes. The 2005 BMW F 650 CS can get up to 80 miles per hour with ease, but the motor typically begins to vibrate at speeds exceeding 75 miles per hour.

New For 2005

  • All three models of the BMW F motorbikes were upgraded for 2005.
  • New 2 SPARK ignition system.
  • Upgraded on-board engine management system.
  • Lower emissions.
  • Increased fuel efficiency, better fuel economy.
  • New design for the luggage rack.
  • New windshield.
  • New headlight for improved uniform illumination.

2005 BMW F Specs

  • Models: 2005 BMW F 650 CS, 650 GS, 650 GS Dakar
  • Engine Type: 652 cc four-stroke single-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.94 x 3.27 inches
  • Compression ratio: 11:5:1
  • Valve Train: DOHC
  • Induction: Fuel Injected
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: five-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Chain
  • Fuel Capacity: 3.9 gallons and one gallon reserve, 4 gallons and one gallon reserve
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic Fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Single Sided Swing Arm, Twin Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 58.8 inches, 58.2 inches
  • Rake: 27.9°
  • Trail: 3.4 inches
  • Seat Height: 30.7 inches
  • Curb Weight: 417 pounds, 423 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 110/70 R17, 100/90 R19
  • Tires (Rear): 160/60 R17, 130/80 R17


  • The 2005 BMW F lineup is available in Night Blue Metallic, Titan Silver Metallic, or Ginster Yellow Metallic.
  • 31-lt. Top Case
  • Accessory Power Socket Kit
  • Alarm
  • All-Season Storage Cover
  • BMW Motorcycle Navigator
  • Carbon Fiber Engine Spoiler
  • Chrome Exhaust Cover Kit
  • Chromoplast Frame Cover Kit and Side Trim cover
  • CS Dust Cover
  • Electrical Connection Kit
  • Front Storage Compartment Bag 12-Lt. and Hardcase
  • Hardbox Audio System
  • Heated Hand Grips
  • Instrument Trim Cover
  • Lock and Lock Cylinder Kit
  • Locking Helmet and Luggage Holder Harness
  • Low Riders Seat
  • Maintenance / Service Center Stand
  • On-Board Computer
  • Rack Mounted Expandable Nylon Bag
  • Seat Mounted Soft Case 35lt./1.2cf.
  • Single Seat Standard Lock With Key
  • Soft Bag for Storage Compartment
  • Stone Gray With Black Seat
  • Stone Gray With Gray Seat
  • Stone Gray With Mandarin Seat
  • Stuff Bay Cover Primer or in White Aluminum
  • Switchable ABS
  • Tall Black Seat
  • Black Seat , Gray Seat or Mandarin Seat
  • Top Case Inner Bag or Inner Weather Proof Bag
  • Mandarin Side Cover, White / Aluminum Side Cover or Graphite Metallic Side Cover

Key Competitors For The 2005 BMW F

  • 2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Custom
  • The 2005 Ducati Monster S2R Dark
  • The 2005 Suzuki DR 650SE
  • The 2005 Honda XR 650L
  • The 2005 Kawasaki KLR 650
  • The 2005 KTM SMC 625 motorcycle