2000 W650 vs 2004 W650
Hi new to the forum and will be purchasing a W650 soon. Wondered if anyone here has had experience with them and could give me some advice. I have found two options with different plus and minuses. There is a 2000 model in the cream/burgundy colour with just 1500 miles on the clock one owner kept in storage a lot, excellent condition but not used much and may have stood for long periods in a garage. As its a 2000 model I understand it has a few things that were improved on the 2001 model like the seat and forks. Theres no rust or scratches price is equivalent to 4300 dollars , private sale.
The second option is a 2004 blue / cream model with 1950 miles on the clock, 4 owners from new , in excellent condition, comes with some extra pipes, has the ribbed seat. Its from a dealer and comes with 18 month warranty. Price is 5500 dollars.
If I can save 1200 dollars then that would be great but I´m wondering what people's thoughts are on this , what would be the sensible choice ? are the differences between model years that much ? if I save the 1200 dollars I could buy an aftermarket seat fro 150 dollars etc - is 1200 dollars worth the later model with 18 months warranty
any thoughts ?