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1929 BMW R 16 series 1 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R 16 series 1
Year 1929
Category Custom - Cruiser

Engine and transmission

Displacement 736.00 ccm (44.91 cubic inches)
Power 25.00 HP (18.2 kW)) @ 4000 RPM
Top speed 120.0 km/h (74.6 mph)
Compression 6.5:1
Bore x stroke 83.0 x 68.0 mm (3.3 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. BMW triple 26mm
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Ignition Magneto
Lubrication system Forced feed
Fuel consumption 5.00 litres/100 km (20.0 km/l or 47.04 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 116.0 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Pressed steel
Front suspension Plate spring
Rear suspension Rigid-
Frame 26-3.5
Front tyre 26-3.5
Rear tyre 26-3.5
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Front brakes diamete 200 mm (7.9 inches)
rear_brakes_diameter 55 mm (2.2 inches)
Seat Spring-mounted seat

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 165.0 kg (363.8 pounds)
Overall height 950 mm (37.4 inches)
Overall length 2,100 mm (82.7 inches)
Overall width 890 mm (35.0 inches)
Wheelbase 1,380 mm (54.3 inches)
Fuel capacity 14.00 litres (3.70 gallons)

Other specifications

Modifications compared to previous model The frame was changed to a pressed steel type- inspired by Ernst Neumann Neander
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