Sporty and nimble. Different ergonomics give it a sportier riding position than the bulkier C650 GT. You might even forget you’re on a scooter. Brakes and suspension are more than up to the job.
Powerful (for a scooter) with a very motorbike-like throaty roar. The 647cc parallel twin is produced by Kymco but BMW insists it’s to its own specifications and standards. Throttle response is good for a twist-and-go, with only a slight delay.
Production delayed after MCN reported the glove box doors felt cheap, and one opened when supposedly locked. The petrol filler cap also seemed flimsy for a machine of this price. Hopefully, when it eventually goes on sale, this will have been addressed. Reliability as yet unknown.
It’s the most expensive scooter yet bar its brother, the C650GT. Suzuki’s 650 Burgman Executive has heated grips, seat, electric screen and 110mph+ performance for £1200 less. BMW might shift a few in the southern Europe but the C600 Sport is unlikely break any sales records in the UK.
Excellent for a scooter, with ABS and an easy-to-operate manually adjustable screen as standard. There are two small glove boxes, one lockable, and a clever expandable under-seat compartment, creating a slim-line tail section when in motion and space for two-full face lids when stopped. A ‘Highline’ version is available with heated grips, seat and LED daytime running lights – for an eye-watering extra £850.