BMW R62: history, specs, pictures
|Production||1928 - 1929|
|Engine||two cylinder boxer, four-stroke|
|Bore / Stroke||83.0mm x 68.0mm|
|Top speed||71 mph (115 km/h)|
|Horse Power||17.57 HP (13.1 KW) @ 3400RPM|
|Fuel system||carburetor. 22mm|
|Transmission||Gear box: 3-speed |
Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)
|Suspension||Front: leading link |
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake (drum brake). single |
|Wheelbase||55.12 inches (1400 mm)|
|Dimensions||L 82.68 inches (2100 mm)|
W 31.5 inches (800 mm)
H 37.4 inches (950 mm)
|Weight||(dry), 155.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel capacity||3.3 Gallon (12.50 Liters)|
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The BMW R62 was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke standard produced by BMW between 1928 and 1929. It could reach a top speed of 71 mph (115 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 17.57 HP (13.1 KW) @ 3400 RPM.
The bike has a 3-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry-single plate-cable operated.
It came with a 3.50-26.00 front tire and a 3.50-26.00 rear tire. The front suspension was a leading link while the rear was equipped with a rigid. The R62 was fitted with a 3.3 Gallon (12.50 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 55.12 inches (1400 mm) long.