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BSA Gold Star 650 specs revealed | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Revealed On Dec 04, 2021 03:30:00 AM

The BSA Gold Star 650 makes 45hp at 6,000rpm and 55Nm of torque at 4,000rpm.

Basic Legends was arrange round 5 years in the past, with the intention of reviving defunct, however as soon as iconic motorbike manufacturers. The corporate introduced Jawa again from the useless and is now doing the identical with BSA and Yezdi. BSA Bikes has showcased its first providing, the Gold Star.

  • Gold Star has a kerb weight of 213kg

  • To be assembled in the UK

  • Anticipated to rival bikes from Kawasaki and Triumph

BSA Gold Star 650: engine and gearbox

As we completely revealed again in June 2021, Basic Legends has ready a giant single-cylinder motor for this reborn machine. The 652cc engine is a liquid-cooled, DOHC, four-valve unit that makes 45hp at 6,000rpm and 55Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. BSA has mentioned the engine “Torque begins build up from as little as 1,800rpm, delivering a wholesome move all through the rev vary and leading to easy cruising and bursts of acceleration when wanted.” As we beforehand revealed, this new engine comes paired to a 5-speed gearbox. 

BSA Gold Star 650: styling

The pictures additionally give us an concept of the styling BSA Bikes has gone for, and the Gold Star is heavily-inspired from the unique mannequin that bears the identify. The basic strains are neatly executed and the bike has a proportional design.

BSA Gold Star 650: chassis

The Gold Star makes use of a tubular metal, dual-cradle body and a 41mm telescopic fork and twin shock absorbers for suspension. Braking, in the meantime, is dealt with by a single 320m disc up entrance and a 255mm disc on the rear. The bike additionally makes use of Brembo callipers at each ends. The wheels on the Gold Star are 18 inches up entrance and 17 inches on the rear, shod with Pirelli Phantom Sportscomp tyres. The bike has a gasoline tank capability of 12 litres and a kerb weight of 213kg.


BSA Gold Star 650: options

The bike additionally makes use of a twin-pod analogue speedometer and tachometer with LCD multi-functional shows. Whereas the headlight is powered by a halogen bulb, the tail-light is an LED unit. The Gold Star additionally options dual-channel ABS, a slipper clutch and a handlebar-mounted USB charger.

BSA Gold Star 650: anticipated worth

The corporate has made it clear that it intends to begin assembling BSA bikes in England by mid-2021. Whereas it’s simple to count on that the BSAs are going to be aimed on the Royal Enfield 650s, it’s price remembering that all through historical past, BSA has at all times positioned itself above Royal Enfield.

Equally, the brand new BSA motorbike is predicted to be priced greater than the Enfield 650s and nearer to bikes just like the Kawasaki W800 and Triumph Road Twin.

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