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1940 BMW R12 Twin carb Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R12 Twin carb
Year 1940
Category Sport

Engine and transmission

Displacement 745.00 ccm (45.46 cubic inches)
Power 19.99 HP (14.6 kW)) @ 4000 RPM
Top speed 120.0 km/h (74.6 mph)
Compression 5.2:1
Bore x stroke 78.0 x 78.0 mm (3.1 x 3.1 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Amal
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel-doble cradle
Front suspension Cartrige
Rear suspension Rigid-
Frame 3.50-19
Front tyre 3.50-19
Rear tyre 3.5-19
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake). Single
Front brakes diamete 200 mm (7.9 inches)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Seat Spring-mounted seat

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 185.0 kg (407.9 pounds)
Overall height 940 mm (37.0 inches)
Overall length 2,100 mm (82.7 inches)
Overall width 900 mm (35.4 inches)
Fuel capacity 14.00 litres (3.70 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
Carrying capacity 300
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