2014 BMW G 650 GS Sertao | Quick Look Review

2014 BMW G 650 GS Sertao
2014 BMW G 650 GS Sertao
2014 BMW G 650 GS Sertao

2014 BMW G 650 GS Sertao

Looking to give the G 650 GS series the same sort of off-road credibility that the larger GSes have, the new Sertão is designed for more rigorous dirt use than the standard 650 GS.

To that goal, the Sertão has longer-travel suspension with firmer settings, as well as spoked-wheels.

The 652cc thumper puts out a maximum of 48 horsepower at 6500 rpm, with an optional power curve that limits the motor to 34 horses.

A 21-inch front wheel gives the Sertão the ability to roll over off-road obstacles, as well as a wider choice of dirt-friendly tires

For a First Ride review of a G 650 GS Sertao, click here. For a look at all 2014 motorcycles, check out our latest edition of the Ultimate MotorCycling Digital Buyers Guide.

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2014 BMW 650 GS Sertao Quick Stats:

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC single
  • BORE x STROKE: 100mm x 83mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 11.5:1
  • SUSP. TVL. f/r: 8.3”/8.3”
  • SEAT HEIGHT: 33.9 inches
  • WHEELBASE: 58.6 inches
  • CURB WEIGHT: 426 pounds
  • PRICE: $8650