BSA C25 Barracuda

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BSA C25 Barracuda
Production 1968
Class Classic
air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, SOHV
Bore / Stroke 66.0mm x 66.0mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Horsepower 19.98 HP (14.9 KW) @ 8250RPM
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: multi-plate with integral cush drive
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: drum
Rear: drum
Front Tire 3.25 x 18
Rear Tire 3.50 x 18
Wheelbase 52.99 inches (1346 mm)
Length 82.99 inches (2108 mm)
Width 27.01 inches (686 mm)
Seat Height 32.01 inches (813 mm)
Weight 145.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The BSA C25 Barracuda was a air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, SOHV Classic motorcycle produced by BSA in 1968. Claimed horsepower was 19.98 HP (14.9 KW) @ 8250 RPM.


A 66.0mm bore x 66.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 249.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the multi-plate with integral cush drive.


It came with a 3.25 x 18 front tire and a 3.50 x 18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via drum in the front and a drum in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The wheelbase was 52.99 inches (1346 mm) long.

1968 - 1970 BSA C25 Barracuda[edit]

1968 - 1970 BSA C25 Barracuda

The BSA C25 Barracuda sports a four-stroke, air-cooled, 249cc, single cylinder powerhouse mated to a four-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 20 horsepower at 8250 rpm. Standard fittings include a telescopic front fork, a dual seat with passenger grab handles, laced wheels, wide handlebars, dual shocks as a rear suspension, drum brakes, a chromed exhaust system with a pea-shooter muffler and analogue instrumentation dials.