1971 BMW R 60-5 Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelBMW R 60-5

Engine and transmission

Displacement599.0 ccm (36.55 cubic inches)
Engine typeTwo cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Power40.0 HP (29.2 kW) @ 6400 RPM
Top speed165.0 km/h (102.5 mph)
Bore x stroke73.5 x 70.6 mm (2.9 x 2.8 inches)
Valves per cylinder2
Fuel controlOverhead Valves (OHV)
Cooling systemAir
Transmission typeShaft drive (cardan) (final drive)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front tire3.25-19
Rear tire4.00-18
Front brakesExpanding brake
Rear brakesExpanding brake
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc227.0 kg (500.4 pounds)
Fuel capacity24.00 litres (6.34 US gallons)
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