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1957 BMW R 60 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R 60
Year 1957
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 594.00 ccm (36.25 cubic inches)
Power 28.01 HP (20.4 kW)) @ 5600 RPM
Top speed 145.0 km/h (90.1 mph)
Compression 6.5:1
Bore x stroke 72.0 x 73.0 mm (2.8 x 2.9 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. 24mm Bing
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed
Transmission type, final drive Shaft drive (cardan)
Fuel consumption 4.20 litres/100 km (23.8 km/l or 56.00 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 97.4 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel doble cradle
Front suspension Long swingarm-oil pressure shock absorbers
Rear suspension Twin shock-Swingarm
Frame 3.50-18.00
Front tyre 3.50-18.00
Rear tyre 3.50-18.00
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake). Duplex full hub
Front brakes diamete 200 mm (7.9 inches)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake). Simplex full hub
rear_brakes_diameter 200 mm (7.9 inches)
Seat Single seat

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight 195.0 kg (429.9 pounds)
Power/weight ratio 0.1436 HP/kg
Overall height 980 mm (38.6 inches)
Overall length 2,125 mm (83.7 inches)
Overall width 660 mm (26.0 inches)
Wheelbase 1,380 mm (54.3 inches)
Fuel capacity 17.00 litres (4.49 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
Carrying capacity 360.00-with sidecar 600kg
Comments Price was DM 3235 for the bike.
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