|Also called||R 65 LS|
|Production||1982 - 1984|
|Class||[[:Category:Naked motorcycles|Naked]] [[Category:Naked motorcycles]]|
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||82.0mm x 61.5mm|
|Top Speed||109 mph (175 km/h)|
|Horsepower||48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 7250RPM|
|Torque||38.36 ft/lbs (52.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM|
|Spark Plug||NGK BP7ES `81-85 |
|Battery||YUASA 51814 `81-85 |
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed
Clutch: dry, single plate
|Suspension||Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
|Brakes||Front: dual disc
Rear: expanding brake
|Wheelbase||55.12 inches (1400 mm)|
|Length||87.01 inches (2210 mm)|
|Width||27.01 inches (686 mm)|
|Weight||208.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters)|
The BMW R65LS was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Naked motorcycle produced by BMW between 1982 and 1984. It could reach a top speed of 109 mph (175 km/h). Max torque was 38.36 ft/lbs (52.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 7250 RPM.
The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate.
It came with a 3.25-18 front tire and a 4.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The R65LS was fitted with a 5.81 Gallon (22.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 55.12 inches (1400 mm) long.
1982 BMW R 65 LS
The 1982 MY BMW R 65 LS has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 649cc, boxer twin cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 52 Nm of torque. In addition, it comes with a nose-fairing, a large, round headlamp, cast-aluminum wheels, dual front disc brakes a single disc in the rear, a telescopic fork as a front suspension coupled to dual shocks in the rear, an analogue instrument cluster and a dual seat.
- 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.