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|name            = '''BMW R 6'''
 
|name            = '''BMW R 6'''
|image            = [[File:bmw-r-6-2-1938-1938-0.jpg|frameless|1938 BMW R 6]]
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|manufacturer    = [[BMW]]
 
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|fuel_capacity    = 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters)
 
|fuel_capacity    = 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters)
 
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|fuel_consumption = 4.50 litres/100 km (22.2 km/l or 52.27 mpg)
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|fuel_consumption = 4.50 liters/100 km (22.2 km/l or 52.27 mpg)
 
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[[Category:BMW motorcycles|R6]]
 
[[Category:BMW motorcycles|R6]]
 
[[Category:1930s motorcycles]]
 
[[Category:1930s motorcycles]]
 
{{Infobox Motorcycle
 
|name            = '''BMW R6'''
 
|image            =
 
|aka              =
 
|manufacturer    = [[BMW]]
 
|parent_company  =
 
|production      = 1937
 
|model_year      =
 
|predecessor      =
 
|successor        =
 
|class            =
 
|engine          = two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
 
|bore_stroke      = 70.0mm x 78.0mm
 
|compression      =
 
|top_speed        = 78 mph (125 km/h)
 
|power            = 17.57 HP (13.1 KW) @ 4500RPM
 
|torque          =
 
|fuel_system      = carburettor. amal
 
|ignition        = battery
 
|spark_plug      =
 
|battery          = 6.1:1
 
|transmission    = Gear box: 3-speed <br>
 
Final Drive: [[shaft drive]] (cardan) <br>
 
Clutch: dry-single plate-cable operated <br>
 
 
|frame            =
 
|suspension      =Front: telescopic fork <br>
 
Rear: rigid
 
|brakes          =Front: expanding [[brake]] (drum brake). single <br>Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
 
|front_tire      = {{tire|3.50-19.00}}
 
|rear_tire    = {{tire|3.50-19.00}}
 
|rake_trail      =
 
|wheelbase        = 55.12 inches (1400 mm)
 
|length          = 83.86 inches (2130 mm)
 
|width            = 31.5 inches (800 mm)
 
|height          = 37.4 inches (950 mm)
 
|seat_height      =
 
|dry_weight      =
 
|wet_weight      = 175.0 kg
 
|fuel_capacity    = 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters)
 
|oil_capacity    =
 
|fuel_consumption = 4.50 litres/100 km (22.2 km/l or 52.27 mpg)
 
|turning_radius  =
 
|related          =
 
|competition      =
 
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The '''[[BMW]] R6''' was a two cylinder boxer, [[four-stroke]] standard produced by [[BMW]] in 1937. It could reach a top speed of 78 mph (125 km/h). Claimed [[horsepower]] was 17.57 HP (13.1 KW) @ 4500 RPM. 
 
 
==Engine==
 
The engine was a [[air cooled]] two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 70.0mm [[bore]] x 78.0mm [[stroke]] result in a [[displacement]] of just 600.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv). 
 
 
==Drive==
 
The bike has a 3-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry-single plate-cable operated. 
 
 
==Chassis==
 
It came with a 3.50-19.00 front [[tire]] and a 3.50-19.00 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake). single in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a  telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a rigid. The R6 was fitted with a 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 55.12 inches (1400 mm) long. 
 
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Latest revision as of 23:10, 29 July 2019

Bmw-r-6-2-1938-1938-0.jpg
BMW R 6
Manufacturer
BMW
Production 1938
Class Classic
Engine
air-cooled, four-stroke, twin cylinder, side valve
Bore / Stroke 71.1mm x 71.1mm
Compression ratio 6.0:1
Top Speed 78 mph (125 km/h)
Horsepower 17.97 HP (13.4 KW) @ 4500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: hard-tail, sprung seat
Brakes Front: 200mm drum
Rear: 200mm drum
Front Tire 3.00 x 19
Rear Tire 3.50 x 19
Weight 175.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.50 liters/100 km (22.2 km/l or 52.27 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW R 6 was a air-cooled, four-stroke, twin cylinder, side valve Classic motorcycle produced by BMW in 1938. Claimed horsepower was 17.97 HP (13.4 KW) @ 4500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 71.1mm bore x 71.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 600.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.00 x 19 front tire and a 3.50 x 19 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 200mm drum in the front and a 200mm drum in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a hard-tail, sprung seat. The R 6 was fitted with a 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1938 BMW R 6[edit]

1938 BMW R 6 1938 BMW R 6

The BMW R 6 was powered by an air-cooled, four-stroke, 600cc, twin cylinder powerhouse paired to a four-speed manual transmission that can produce 18 horsepower at 4500 rpm. It comes with a telescopic front fork, a hard-tail suspension in the rear, a sprung seat, a chromed exhaust with a large-diameter muffler, a large headlight, full-fenders, wide handlebars, a drum braking system, a center stand, and a rear luggage rack.



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