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1940 BMW R61 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R61
Year 1940
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 600.00 ccm (36.61 cubic inches)
Power 17.95 HP (13.1 kW)) @ 4800 RPM
Top speed 115.0 km/h (71.5 mph)
Compression 5.7:1
Bore x stroke 70.0 x 78.0 mm (2.8 x 3.1 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Amal
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed
Transmission type, final drive Shaft drive (cardan)
Fuel consumption 3.50 litres/100 km (28.6 km/l or 67.21 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 81.2 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel-double cradle
Front suspension Leading link
Rear suspension Twin shock-Swingarm
Frame 3.50-19.00
Front tyre 3.50-19.00
Rear tyre 3.50-19.00
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake). Single
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Seat Solo seat with springs

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 184.0 kg (405.7 pounds)
Overall height 960 mm (37.8 inches)
Overall length 2,130 mm (83.9 inches)
Overall width 815 mm (32.1 inches)
Wheelbase 1,400 mm (55.1 inches)
Fuel capacity 14.00 litres (3.70 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
Carrying capacity 210kg
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