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1952 BMW R51 3 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R51 3
Year 1952
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 494.00 ccm (30.14 cubic inches)
Power 24.07 HP (17.6 kW)) @ 5800 RPM
Top speed 135.0 km/h (83.9 mph)
Compression 6.3:1
Bore x stroke 68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. 22mm
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed
Transmission type, final drive Shaft drive (cardan)
Fuel consumption 4.50 litres/100 km (22.2 km/l or 52.27 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 104.4 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel single cradle
Front suspension Cartridge
Rear suspension Telscopic
Frame 3.50-19.00
Front tyre 3.50-19.00
Rear tyre 3.50-19.00
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake). Duplex
Front brakes diamete 200 mm (7.9 inches)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake). Simplex
rear_brakes_diameter 200 mm (7.9 inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 190.0 kg (418.9 pounds)
Overall height 985 mm (38.8 inches)
Overall length 2,130 mm (83.9 inches)
Overall width 790 mm (31.1 inches)
Wheelbase 1,400 mm (55.1 inches)
Fuel capacity 17.00 litres (4.49 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
Carrying capacity 355kg-600kg with sidecar
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