BMW R37: history, specs, pictures
|BMW R 37|
air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, OHV
|Bore / Stroke||68.6mm x 68.6mm|
|Top Speed||71 mph (115 km/h)|
|Horsepower||15.96 HP (11.9 KW) @ 4000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 3 speed, manual
Clutch: dry, single plate
|Suspension||Front: twin cantilever spring
Rear: hard-tail, sprung seat
|Brakes||Front: 150mm drum
Rear: block brake
|Front Tire||26 x 3.00|
|Rear Tire||26 x 3.00|
|Wheelbase||54.33 inches (1380 mm)|
|Length||82.68 inches (2100 mm)|
|Width||31.5 inches (800 mm)|
|Weight||134.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Consumption||4.00 liters/100 km (25.0 km/l or 58.81 mpg)|
The bike has a 3 speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate.
It came with a 26 x 3.00 front tire and a 26 x 3.00 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 150mm drum in the front and a block brake in the rear. The front suspension was a twin cantilever spring while the rear was equipped with a hard-tail, sprung seat. The wheelbase was 54.33 inches (1380 mm) long.
1925 - 1927 BMW R 37
The 1925 BMW R 37 comes with features such as front and rear luggage racks, laced wheels with whitewall tires mounted on them, a cantilever spring front suspension coupled to a hard-tail in the rear, a single, sprung saddle, a front drum brake and a block brake in the rear, a center stand and pull-back handlebars. In the engine department it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 494cc, boxer twin cylinder engine mated to a three-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 16 horsepower at 4000 rpm.
- 1925 BMW R37 Auction. Mecum.