The January 2013 issue of CW includes a shootout article between the Honda NC700X (DCT ABS), Kawasaki Versys, BMW 700GS, and the Wee.
"As it is, the V-Strom takes it here for its all-around goodness. Its 649cc V-Twin has mega spirit and delivers nearly 50 mpg. It feels solid and planted without undue heaviness. Its go the best wind protection and the finest seat. Dings against it? All that not-nice plastic that's always right there in front of you."
The Wee is the second least expensive of the bunch ($8,299), second lightest (442 lbs dry), second best in mpg (4
, fastest 0-60 (3.5 sec), second fastest 1/4 mile (12.43 sec at 101.77 mph), most HP (62.4), third best in torque (41.2 ft lbs at 6,480 rpm), and third best in top speed (113 mph).