BMW R60US: history, specs, pictures
|Also called||R 60 US|
|Production||1967 - 1969|
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||72.0mm x 73.0mm|
|Top Speed||90 mph (145 km/h)|
|Horsepower||29.37 HP (21.9 KW) @ 5800RPM|
|Fuel System||carburetor. 24mm bing|
|Transmission||Gear box: 4-speed
Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)
Rear: twin shock-swingarm
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake (drum brake). single
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
|Wheelbase||56.18 inches (1427 mm)|
|Length||84.13 inches (2137 mm)|
|Width||33.86 inches (860 mm)|
|Height||38.58 inches (980 mm)|
|Weight||195.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)|
|Fuel Consumption||5.00 liters/100 km (20.0 km/l or 47.04 mpg)|
The BMW R60US was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by BMW between 1967 and 1969. It could reach a top speed of 90 mph (145 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 29.37 HP (21.9 KW) @ 5800 RPM.
The bike has a 4-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry-single plate-cable operated.
It came with a 3.50-18.00 front tire and a 3.50-18.00 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake). single in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a cartridge while the rear was equipped with a twin shock-swingarm. The R60US was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 56.18 inches (1427 mm) long.