BMW R 50/5

   

Make Model.

BMW R 50/5

Year

1969 - 73

Engine

Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, pushrod operated 2 valves per cylinder.

Capacity

494 cc / 30.1 cu in.
Bore x Stroke 67 x 70.6
Compression Ratio

8.6:1

Cooling System Air cooled

Induction

2 x Bing carburetors

Ignition

Magneto ignition

Starting

Kick

Max Power

24 kW / 32 hp @ 6400 rpm

Max Torque

39 Nm / 4.0 kgf-m / 29 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm

Transmission

4 Speed

Final Drive

Shaft
Frame Double loop steel tubular frame

Front Suspension

Telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber

Rear Suspension

Long swing arm with suspension units and oil pressure shock absorbers

Front Brakes

200mm Drum, duplex full hub

Rear Brakes

200mm Drum, simplex full hub

Front Tyre

3.25 -S19"

Rear Tyre

4.00 -S18"

Seat Height

850 mm / 33.5"

Wet-Weight

205 kg / 452 lbs

Fuel Capacity 

24 L / 6.3 US gal
Top Speed 157 km/h / 97 mph