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1969 BMW R50 5 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R50 5
Year 1969
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 498.00 ccm (30.39 cubic inches)
Power 31.95 HP (23.3 kW)) @ 6400 RPM
Torque 39.00 Nm (4.0 kgf-m or 28.8 ft.lbs) @ 5000 RPM
Top speed 157.0 km/h (97.6 mph)
0_100_km 10.200 seconds
Compression 8.6:1
Bore x stroke 67.0 x 70.6 mm (2.6 x 2.8 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. 26mm
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 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
Front wheel travel 208 mm (8.2 inches)
Rear suspension Twin shock-Swingarm
Rear wheel travel 125 mm (4.9 inches)
Frame 3.27-19
Front tyre 3.27-19
Rear tyre 4.02-18
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 195.0 kg (429.9 pounds)
Seat height 850 mm (33.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height 1,040 mm (40.9 inches)
Overall length 2,100 mm (82.7 inches)
Overall width 850 mm (33.5 inches)
Ground clearance 165 mm (6.5 inches)
Wheelbase 1,385 mm (54.5 inches)
Fuel capacity 24.00 litres (6.34 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
Carrying capacity 398kg
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