1981 BMW R 65

1981 BMW R 65 Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelBMW R 65

Engine and transmission

Displacement649.0 ccm (39.60 cubic inches)
Engine typeTwo cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Power50.0 HP (36.5 kW) @ 7250 RPM
Top speed175.0 km/h (108.7 mph)
Bore x stroke82.0 x 61.5 mm (3.2 x 2.4 inches)
Valves per cylinder2
Fuel controlOverhead Valves (OHV)
Cooling systemAir
Transmission typeShaft drive (cardan) (final drive)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front tire3.25-18
Rear tire4.00-18
Front brakesSingle disc
Rear brakesExpanding brake
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc204.0 kg (449.7 pounds)
Fuel capacity22.00 litres (5.81 US gallons)
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