Originally Posted by kwn306
New F 650 motor is made in China, that comes from my local BMW dealer, that killed the sale for the wife. She won't buy anything from China, she's looking at a DR and KLR now. Probably have one or the other by the 1st of the year.
Geez, how many times do we have to stomp on these "rumors?"
The F650 and the F800 motors (both 798ccs, BTW) are built in Austria by Rotax. Your dealer is misinformed. Tell your wife that unless she also has something against the Austrians as well, she can safely buy that F650.