1966 BMW R27

1966 BMW R27 Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelBMW R27

Engine and transmission

Displacement247.0 ccm (15.07 cubic inches)
Engine typeSingle cylinder, four-stroke
Power18.0 HP (13.1 kW) @ 7400 RPM
Top speed130.0 km/h (80.8 mph)
Bore x stroke68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel systemCarburettor
Fuel controlOverhead Valves (OHV)
Lubrication systemWet sump
Cooling systemAir
Transmission typeShaft drive (cardan) (final drive)
ClutchSingle plate dry-cable operated
Fuel consumption3.30 litres/100 km (30.3 km/l or 71.28 mpg)
Greenhouse gases76.6 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeSteel twin looped
Front suspensionCartridge
Rear suspensionTwin shock-Swingarm
Front tire3.27-18
Rear tire3.27-18
Front brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Diameter160 mm (6.3 inches)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Diameter160 mm (6.3 inches)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc162.0 kg (357.1 pounds)
Overall height975 mm (38.4 inches)
Overall length2090 mm (82.3 inches)
Overall width660 mm (26.0 inches)
Ground clearance105 mm (4.1 inches)
Wheelbase965 mm (38.0 inches)
Fuel capacity15.00 litres (3.96 US gallons)
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