BMW R62: history, specs, pictures

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BMW R62
Manufacturer BMW
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 carburettor. 22mm
Battery 5.5:1
Transmission Gear box: 3-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: dry-single plate-cable operated
Suspension Front: leading link
Rear: rigid
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake). single
Front Tire 3.50-26.00
Rear Tire 3.50-26.00
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)
Manuals Service Manual
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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.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 83.0mm bore x 68.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 745.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 3-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry-single plate-cable operated.

Chassis[edit]

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.