Buyer’s Guide Model Detail

Colours shown may not be available in Canada.
The BWS 50 is the entry-level machine in the BW step-through lineup. Although the current four-stroke model doesn't have as much power as the older two-stroke version, it's still a reliable, fuel-efficient, and the biggest-selling scooter in Canada.
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Brand
Yamaha
Model
BWS50
Categories
Scooter - Standard
New/Returning
Returning for 2018
Price (base)
$ 2,399
Capacity
49 cc
Engine Type
Single cylinder, SOHC with 3 valves, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke
Transmission
Automatic (CVT), belt
Clutch
Automatic
Fueling
Fuel Injection
Max Power
Max Torque
2.9 ft-lbs (3.9 Nm) @ 6500 rpm
Seat Height, std
770 mm (30.3 in.)
Seat Height, options
Wheelbase
1280 mm (50.4 in.)
Fuel Capacity
4.5 L (1.19 USG)
Dry Weight
Curb Weight
93 kg (205 lbs.)
Brakes, front
Single 180 mm disc with 1-piston caliper
Brakes, rear
Drum Brake
Antilock Brakes (ABS)
Not Available
Suspension, front
26 mm Standard forks, non-adjustable with 58 mm of travel
Suspension, rear
Single shock, non-adjustable with 56 mm of travel
Tires, front
120/90-10
Tires, rear
120/90-10
Paint/Colours
Midnight Silver, Metallic Red
Warranty
12 months, unlimited mileage

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