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BMW C 600 Sport & C 650 GT First Ride Photo Gallery

Motorcycle USA took the BMW C 600 Sport and C 650 GT scooters for a ride through the hills of Southern California, see how they performed in the BMW C 600 Sport & C 650 GT First Ride photo gallery.

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Sport has a more aggressive riding position, smaller fairing with sharper styling.
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Product Manager Sergio Carvajal belives a BMW scooter may be in your future.
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Sport's seat has BMW's new 'Flexcase' storageā€”a lever deploys a fabric expansion large enough for a full-face helmet. The bike won't start if it's down.
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Both models have an info-packed rider display: three tripmeters, ambient temperature, clock, date, mpg, tire pressure, stock ticker (just kidding!).
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Large single-sided swingarm is lighter than it looks. It encloses the drive chain in an oil bath but doesn't carry the weight of the drive unit like most scooters, ensuring low-ish unsprung mass and good bump response.
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The 650 GT has a host of amenities to allow for comfortable touring.
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Horizontally mounted rear shock is well damped and adjustable for spring preload.
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Wide bars and 15-inch radial tires offer responsive and predictable steering.
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Both the C 600 Sport and C 650 GT have some heft, but the low placement of the engine and gas tank make maneuvering much easier.
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Even after 400 miles, our tester was still comfortable aboard the BMW scoot.
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Even though BMW touts above 50 mpg, our tester found that highway speeds reduced miles-per-gallon to about 37.
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Seats on both the C 600 Sport and the 650 GT (shown) have ample padding and offer plenty of support.
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Two locking glove boxes provide additional storage space.
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The C 650 GT starts at just over $400 dollars more than the C 600 Sport.
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Plenty of accessories will be available to deck out both the C 600 Sport and C 650 GT.
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The Sport won marks in the "fun-to-ride" category for its slim body work and lower bars.