BMW R 3
|BMW R 3|
air-cooled, four-stroke, single vertical cylinder
|Bore / Stroke||68.6mm x 68.6mm|
|Horsepower||11.0 HP (8.2 KW) @ 4200RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 4-speed, manual
Final Drive: shaft
|Suspension||Front: parallelogram fork
Rear: hard-tail, sprung seat
|Brakes||Front: 200mm drum
Rear: 200mm drum
|Front Tire||3.50 x 26|
|Rear Tire||3.50 x 26|
|Weight||149.0 kg (wet)|
The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate.
It came with a 3.50 x 26 front tire and a 3.50 x 26 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 200mm drum in the front and a 200mm drum in the rear. The front suspension was a parallelogram fork while the rear was equipped with a hard-tail, sprung seat.
1937 BMW R 3
The 1937 MY BMW R 3 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 305cc, single vertical cylinder powerplant paired to a four-speed manual transmission, that can produce a claimed 11 horsepower at 4200 rpm. Standard features include laced wheels, a rigid rear suspension with a sprung seat, a parallelogram front fork, a large headlight, a taillight, a drum braking system and large fenders.