Jawa 650 Dakar




Make Model

Jawa 650 Dakar




Four stroke, single cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder.


659 cc / 40.2 cu in
Bore x Stroke 100 x 84 mm
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Cooling System Liquid cooled


Fuel injection, 44 mm throttle body





Max Power

33.8 kW / 48 hp @  6000 rpm

Max Torque

58.4 Nm / 5.7 kgf-m / 43.1 ft.lb @  5250 rpm


5 Speed

Final Drive

Frame Steel tubular diamond frame with dual tank rails

Front Suspension

43 mm Telescopic forks, 150mm wheel travel

Front Wheel Travel

150 mm / 5.9 in

Rear Suspension

Mono shock

Rear Wheel Travel

170 mm / 6.7 in

Front Brakes

2 x 320 mm discs,  2 piston caliper

Rear Brakes

Single 220 mm disc

Front Tyre

100/90- 19

Rear Tyre

Seat Height 860 mm / 33.9 in

Dry Weight

195 kg / 430 lbs

Fuel Capacity 

17 L / 4.5 US gal

The 650 Dakar, which is fitted with a single-cylinder liquid-cooled 652cc four-stroke engine the same unit thats also fitted to the Yamaha XT660. Manufactured by Motori Minarelli (a part of the Yamaha Motor Group), this rather basic, simple engine produces 47 horsepower at 6,500rpm and 57Nm of torque at 5,000rpm.

Apart from the Italian-made engine, the Jawa 650 Dakar is also fitted with various other Italian bits Paioli forks, Grimeca brakes and other components from Verlicchi and Bitubo. The bike, which weighs about 190kg dry, will be available in regular and touring versions, with the latter being fitted with a bigger windshield and a set of three luggage cases.

Source MotoFlash