BMW R52: history, specs, pictures
|Production||1928 - 1929|
|Engine||two cylinder boxer, four-stroke|
|Top speed||62 mph (100 km/h)|
|Horse Power||11.67 HP (8.7 KW) @ 3400RPM|
|Fuel system||carburetor. 22mm bmw spezial|
|Transmission||Gear box: 3-speed |
Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)
|Suspension||Front: leading link |
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake (drum brake) |
|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), 152.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel capacity||3.3 Gallon (12.50 Liters)|
|Fuel consumption||3.50 liters/100 km (28.6 km/l or 67.21 mpg)|
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The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).
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 R52 was fitted with a 3.3 Gallon (12.50 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 55.12 inches (1400 mm) long.