BMW R 60/6

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BMW R 60/6
Production 1973
Class Classic
air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves
Bore / Stroke 73.7mm x 73.7mm
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Horsepower 39.96 HP (29.8 KW) @ 6400RPM
Torque 36.14 ft/lbs (49.0 Nm) @ 5000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: 200mm drum
Rear: 200mm drum
Front Tire 3.25 - S19
Rear Tire 4.00 - S18
Weight 210.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The BMW R 60/6 was a air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves Classic motorcycle produced by BMW in 1973. Max torque was 36.14 ft/lbs (49.0 Nm) @ 5000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 39.96 HP (29.8 KW) @ 6400 RPM.


A 73.7mm bore x 73.7mm stroke result in a displacement of just 599.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate.


It came with a 3.25 - S19 front tire and a 4.00 - S18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 200mm drum in the front and a 200mm drum in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks.

1973 - 1976 BMW R 60/6[edit]

1973 - 1976 BMW R 60/6 1973 - 1976 BMW R 60/6

The 1973 BMW R 60/6 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 599cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant mated to a four-speed manual transmission and can reach a maximum power output of 40 horsepower and 49 Nm of torque.

It also comes standard with features such as laced wheels, a dual seat, pillion grab rails, a small tail-lamp, a round headlamp, an analogue instrumentation panel, a drum braking system in the front and in the rear, a dual exhaust system, plus a suspension package composed of a telescopic front fork and a dual shocks in the rear.

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