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1957 BMW R26 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R26
Year 1957
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 247.00 ccm (15.07 cubic inches)
Power 14.96 HP (10.9 kW)) @ 6400 RPM
Top speed 128.0 km/h (79.5 mph)
Compression 7.5:1
Bore x stroke 68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Bing
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Ignition Battery
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed
Transmission type, final drive Shaft drive (cardan)
Fuel consumption 3.30 litres/100 km (30.3 km/l or 71.28 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 76.6 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel loop-welded
Front suspension Cartridge
Rear suspension Twin shock-Swingarm
Frame 3.27-18
Front tyre 3.27-18
Rear tyre 3.27-18
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Front brakes diamete 160 mm (6.3 inches)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
rear_brakes_diameter 160 mm (6.3 inches)
Seat Spring-mounted seat

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 158.0 kg (348.3 pounds)
Seat height 730 mm (28.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height 975 mm (38.4 inches)
Overall length 2,090 mm (82.3 inches)
Overall width 660 mm (26.0 inches)
Ground clearance 105 mm (4.1 inches)
Wheelbase 975 mm (38.4 inches)
Fuel capacity 15.00 litres (3.96 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
Carrying capacity 325kg
Comments 90Kph is the top speed with original sidecar.
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