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1961 BMW R50 OS Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R50 OS
Year 1961
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 494.00 ccm (30.14 cubic inches)
Power 35.00 HP (25.5 kW)) @ 7650 RPM
Top speed 160.0 km/h (99.4 mph)
Compression 9.5:1
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 Magneto
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed
Transmission type, final drive Shaft drive (cardan)
Fuel consumption 5.10 litres/100 km (19.6 km/l or 46.12 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 118.3 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel doble cradle
Front suspension Cartridge
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 Dual seat

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 198.0 kg (436.5 pounds)
Overall height 980 mm (38.6 inches)
Overall length 2,125 mm (83.7 inches)
Overall width 660 mm (26.0 inches)
Wheelbase 1,450 mm (57.1 inches)
Fuel capacity 24.00 litres (6.34 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
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