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1938 BMW R23 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R23
Year 1938
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 247.00 ccm (15.07 cubic inches)
Power 10.06 HP (7.3 kW)) @ 5400 RPM
Top speed 95.0 km/h (59.0 mph)
Compression 6.1:1
Bore x stroke 68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Amal
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Ignition Battery
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 3-speed
Transmission type, final drive Shaft drive (cardan)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel-single cradlel
Front suspension Telescopic fork
Rear suspension Rigid
Frame 2.99-19
Front tyre 2.99-19
Rear tyre 2.99-19
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Front brakes diamete 160 mm (6.3 inches)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
rear_brakes_diameter 180 mm (7.1 inches)
Seat Solo seat with springs

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 135.0 kg (297.6 pounds)
Overall height 900 mm (35.4 inches)
Overall length 2,000 mm (78.7 inches)
Overall width 800 mm (31.5 inches)
Wheelbase 1,330 mm (52.4 inches)
Fuel capacity 9.60 litres (2.54 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
Carrying capacity 200kg
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