BMW R 50-5: history, specs, pictures
|BMW R 50-5|
|Production||1970 - 1972|
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||67.0mm x 70.6mm|
|Top Speed||94 mph (151 km/h)|
|Horsepower||31.38 HP (23.4 KW) @ 6400RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 4-speed
Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake
Rear: expanding brake
|Weight||222.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||6.34 Gallon (24.00 Liters)|
The BMW R 50-5 was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke standard produced by BMW between 1970 and 1972. It could reach a top speed of 94 mph (151 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 31.38 HP (23.4 KW) @ 6400 RPM.
The bike has a 4-speed transmission.
It came with a 3.25-19 front tire and a 4.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The R 50-5 was fitted with a 6.34 Gallon (24.00 Liters) fuel tank.