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)
Horsepower 17.57 HP (13.1 KW) @ 3400RPM
Fuel System carburetor. 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)
Length 82.68 inches (2100 mm)
Width 31.5 inches (800 mm)
Height 37.4 inches (950 mm)
Weight 155.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.3 Gallon (12.50 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


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.



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