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1961 BMW R27 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R27
Year 1961
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 247.00 ccm (15.07 cubic inches)
Power 17.95 HP (13.1 kW)) @ 7400 RPM
Top speed 130.0 km/h (80.8 mph)
Compression 8.2:1
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 3.90 litres/100 km (25.6 km/l or 60.31 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 90.5 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel twin looped
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 162.0 kg (357.1 pounds)
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 965 mm (38.0 inches)
Fuel capacity 15.00 litres (3.96 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
Carrying capacity 325kg-with sidecar 480kg
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