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1969 BSA Rocket 3 Specs

General ─░nformation

Model BSA Rocket 3
Year 1969
Category Sport

Engine and transmission

Displacement 740.00 ccm (45.15 cubic inches)
Power 58.00 HP (42.3 kW)) @ 7500 RPM
Torque 61.00 Nm (6.2 kgf-m or 45.0 ft.lbs) @ 6900 RPM
Top speed 185.0 km/h (115.0 mph)
0_100_km 5.500 seconds
Compression 9.5:1
Bore x stroke 67.0 x 70.0 mm (2.6 x 2.8 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Amal
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Ignition Twin coil
Lubrication system Dry sump
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed
Transmission type, final drive Chain
Fuel consumption 6.72 litres/100 km (14.9 km/l or 35.00 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 155.9 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Exhaust system 3-into-2, stainless steel

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Double loop cradle
Front suspension Telescopic
Rear suspension Swingarm with coil-over shocks
Frame 4.10-19
Front tyre 4.10-19
Rear tyre 4.10-19
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Seat Dual seat

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight 206.0 kg (454.2 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 226.0 kg (498.2 pounds)
Power/weight ratio 0.2816 HP/kg
Ground clearance 178 mm (7.0 inches)
Wheelbase 1,430 mm (56.3 inches)
Fuel capacity 19.00 litres (5.02 gallons)

Other specifications

Color options Ruby red/silver
Starter Kick
Comments Also called BSA A75 Rocket III.
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