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1969 BMW R50US Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BMW R50US
Year 1969
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 494.00 ccm (30.14 cubic inches)
Power 25.97 HP (19.0 kW)) @ 5800 RPM
Top speed 140.0 km/h (87.0 mph)
Compression 7.5:1
Bore x stroke 68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. 24mm 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)

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 4.02-18.00
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)

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 195.0 kg (429.9 pounds)
Overall height 980 mm (38.6 inches)
Overall length 2,137 mm (84.1 inches)
Overall width 660 mm (26.0 inches)
Wheelbase 1,427 mm (56.2 inches)
Fuel capacity 17.00 litres (4.49 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Kick
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