When BMW He entered the scooter field seriously, after the design exercise made the reality that was C1, he did it in bulk, according to the parameters of the German brand. So was born C 600/650, a maxiscooter high performance, which, with two versions, Sport and GT, little had to envy some half-round wheels. For competition in a purely urban segment and without forgetting the extraordinary urban area, BMW has now launched its new C 400 GT, a half-cylinder scooter he enjoys Wide range of applications,
With the GT, based on the first version of the C 400 X, BMW fits comfortably with the GT concept Gran TurismoBut with this scooter it goes much further, as it evolves as easily in and out of the city as it offers extraordinary versatility, even without giving up a certain sporting character that is evident in the first gas lift.
Both GT and X have the same engine, one cylinder 350cc that leave nothing less than 34 HP, with linear and strong response from low mode. To be honest, it impresses on its acceleration. You may notice the first acceleration full engine which allows you to leave traffic from green light, which is essential in urban traffic when circulating on a motorcycle.
As with other BMW models, there is everything waste of technology and first level equipment. The C 400 GT has BMW Motorrad ABS; Keyless Ride keyless start system; LED lights all optical and intermittent; BMW ASC and its automatic stability control; an intelligent Flex Case system that allows enough space under the seat; anti-theft alarm. And of course, the scorecard offers a wealth of immense information, with perfect reading in 6 "TFT Screen 5that includes on-board computer and allows you to configure this information according to the owner's taste. You can be fully connected via the BMW Motorrad Connected App.
We face Premium model it has excellent conditions to be GT, despite its small but effective single-cylinder 350 c.c. The highest screen that offers effective protection, seat and heated cuffs, and careful ergonomics allow you to leave the city without any mileage. BMW declares consumption 3.5 liters per 100 kmwhat united theirs 12.8 liter tankwill place its autonomy in a more than reasonable range of 300 kilometers.
In addition, the rack grill, as we said earlier, has a generous space under the seat, two storage boxes, support for smartphone, double USB socket … In short, all that is needed in GT. The driver and his companion have a very comfortable position. The pilot's seat has lumbar support Generous and comfortable, which makes it a real chair, and the passenger, although excessively raised, does not get excessive wind disasters and has two practical handles that you can grab if you want.
On the go
Although the concept faces a GT scooter, its response in the city is excellent, It is solved easily between traffic, seat height It is the right line between cars (only 775 mm), and the platform design also allows you to put your feet firmly on the ground when you have to stop. As we said earlier, his tremendous response to the first gas strike is a guarantee of safety, but it is not at all sudden: throttle control is perfectly regulated. And its weight – yes, 212 kg, but with a center of gravity very low that he does not notice the pounds – allows agility movement.
By the way, when it comes to parking, the C 400 GT has central stand – Which doesn't require too much effort to deploy it standso you can choose how to leave it parked.
He has on the road energy so that they are not exposed to traffic. The engine is sufficiently stretched and has sufficient thrust overtake with safety, 120 km / h The legal speed is far exceeded and the kilometer is negligible, the odometer is over 140 km / h without looking, so it has the right GT conditions. It has double brake disc front with radial anchor and ABS tweezers developed by Continental, which is very effective and the suspension matches your touch and travel.
The BMW C 400 GT is from 7,950 €, with a 3 year warranty and is available in three colorswhite, gray or black.
Engine: four-stroke single cylinder, four valves, liquid cooling.
Maximum power: 34 hp at 7500 rpm.
Maximum torque: 35 Nm at 6,000 rpm.
Displacement: 350 c.c.
Dimensions: 2.210 x 1.437 x 835 mm.
Wheelbase: 1,565 mm.
Weight: 212 kg.
Tires: 120 / 70-15 in front and 150 / 70-14 in a row.
Fuel tank: 12.8 liters.