BMW R 68 SDT Special
|BMW R 68 SDT Special|
air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder
|Bore / Stroke||71.1mm x 71.1mm|
|Horsepower||35.0 HP (26.1 KW) @ 7000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 4-speed, manual
Final Drive: shaft
|Suspension||Front: telescopic fork
Rear: plunger shocks, sprung seat
|Brakes||Front: 200mm drum
Rear: 200mm drum
|Front Tire||3.50 - 19|
|Rear Tire||3.50 - 19|
|Weight||191.0 kg (wet)|
The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate.
It came with a 3.50 - 19 front tire and a 3.50 - 19 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 plunger shocks, sprung seat.
1952 - 1955 BMW R 68 SDT Special
The 1952 BMW R 68 SDT Special is the sportier version from the House of Munich, and, unlike the base model, has a high-mounted, single exhaust system, with a larger torpedo muffler, as well as improved performance and a single, sprung seat. In all other departments, it has the same features as the base model.
Power-wise, it can reach a maximum output of 35 horsepower at 7000 rpm from its air-cooled, four-stroke, 594cc, boxer twin cylinder engine mated to a four-speed manual transmission.