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1937 BMW R17 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R17
Year 1937
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 736.00 ccm (44.91 cubic inches)
Power 33.04 HP (24.1 kW)) @ 4500 RPM
Top speed 140.0 km/h (87.0 mph)
Compression 6.5:1
Bore x stroke 83.0 x 68.0 mm (3.3 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Amal 26mm
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Ignition Battery
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed
Transmission type, final drive Shaft drive (cardan)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel-double cradlel
Front suspension Cartridge
Rear suspension Rigid
Frame 3.5-19
Front tyre 3.5-19
Rear tyre 3.5-19
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Front brakes diamete 200 mm (7.9 inches)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
rear_brakes_diameter 200 mm (7.9 inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 165.0 kg (363.8 pounds)
Overall height 940 mm (37.0 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

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