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The desire to combine two disparate qualities with the hopes of creating something that shares the qualities of both is understandable. The results often wind up simply splitting the difference, creating something average rather than exceptional. A Yorkie Poo, not a pegasus.
In BMW’s return to the scooter world, they’ve brought two machines: the C 600 Sport and the C 650 GT. We’ve already published my initial thoughts on on the C 600 Sport, but it’s only half of the BMW scooter equation.
Let’s keep this simple. The BMW C 600 Sport is a midsize sport motorcycle in a scooter form factor. Yet this split personality is no Jeckyll & Hyde dichotomy at odds with its identity. Instead, these two symbiotic aspects of the C 600 Sport’s character are what make this cross-bred two wheeler remarkable. By purposefully blending segment-leading performance with scooter convenience, BMW has done a cannonball into the maxi scooter market pool.
Online motorcycle magazine Hell for Leather provides some of the best motorcycle reporting you’ll find anywhere. Their perspective on the motorcycle industry is one I often look to for put my finger on the pulse of what’s going on in powersports