|Also called||R 65 GS|
|Production||1987 - 1991|
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||82.0mm x 61.5mm|
|Top Speed||91 mph (146 km/h)|
|Horsepower||26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 5500RPM|
|Torque||33.19 ft/lbs (45.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)
|Suspension||Front: telescopic fork
|Brakes||Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
|Weight||198.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||5.15 Gallon (19.50 Liters)|
The BMW R65GS was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by BMW between 1987 and 1991. It could reach a top speed of 91 mph (146 km/h). Max torque was 33.19 ft/lbs (45.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 5500 RPM.
The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate.
It came with a 3.00-21 front tire and a 4.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Monolever. The R65GS was fitted with a 5.15 Gallon (19.50 Liters) fuel tank.
1987 BMW R 65 GS
The 1987 MY BMW R 65 GS is a versatile dual-road motorcycle, suitable for those riders who want to explore as much as their surrounding environment as possible. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 649cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 45 horsepower and 45 Nm of torque.
In addition, it boasts standard fittings such as laced wheels, knobby tires, a dual seat, a rear luggage rack, passenger grab rails, a telescopic front fork, a Monolever rear suspension, a front disc brakes coupled to a rear drum, a small fairing and an analogue instrument cluster.