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1968 BMW R69US Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R69US
Year 1968
Category Sport

Engine and transmission

Displacement 594.00 ccm (36.25 cubic inches)
Power 42.00 HP (30.7 kW)) @ 7000 RPM
Top speed 175.0 km/h (108.7 mph)
Compression 9.5:1
Bore x stroke 72.0 x 73.0 mm (2.8 x 2.9 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Bing
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Ignition Magneto
Lubrication system Forced feed
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed
Transmission type, final drive Shaft drive (cardan)
Fuel consumption 5.30 litres/100 km (18.9 km/l or 44.38 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 123.0 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
Rear wheel travel 4 mm (0.1 inches)
Rear tyre 3.5-18
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 199.0 kg (438.7 pounds)
Overall height 995 mm (39.2 inches)
Overall length 2,137 mm (84.1 inches)
Overall width 722 mm (28.4 inches)
Wheelbase 1,427 mm (56.2 inches)
Fuel capacity 17.00 litres (4.49 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
Carrying capacity 360
Comments Weight 600 kg with sidecar
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