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'BMW R 60/2'
Production 1960
Class [[:Category:Classic motorcycles|Classic]] [[Category:Classic motorcycles]]
air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 71.1mm x 71.1mm
Compression ratio 7.5:1
Horsepower 30.04 HP (22.4 KW) @ 5800RPM
Torque 36.14 ft/lbs (49.0 Nm) @ 5000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: plunger shocks
Brakes Front: 200mm drum
Rear: 200mm drum
Front Tire 3.50 - S18
Rear Tire 3.50 - S18
Weight 195.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The BMW R 60/2 was a air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Classic motorcycle produced by BMW in 1960. Max torque was 36.14 ft/lbs (49.0 Nm) @ 5000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 30.04 HP (22.4 KW) @ 5800 RPM.


A 71.1mm bore x 71.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 594.0 cubic centimeters.


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


It came with a 3.50 - S18 front tire and a 3.50 - S18 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 plunger shocks.

1960 - 1969 BMW R 60/2

1960 - 1969 BMW R 60/2 1960 - 1969 BMW R 60/2 1960 - 1969 BMW R 60/2

The 1960 BMW R 60/2 boasts a maximum power output of 30 horsepower and 49 Nm of torque from its air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder engine mated to a four-speed manual transmission. Standard fittings include a dual exhaust system, a large headlamp, laced wheels, a center stand, long fenders, a rear luggage rack, a small tail light, a telescopic front fork, plunger shocks in the rear, a drum braking system in the front and the rear, and can also be fitted with a sidecar.

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