It came with a 4.00-18 front tire and a 4.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a quick adjustable shock-streering damper while the rear was equiped with a none-rigid. The Y13 was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 54.02 inches (1372 mm) long.
|Production||1936 - 1938|
air-cooled, four-stroke, V-Twin, OHV
|Bore / Stroke||71.1mm x 71.1mm|
|Horsepower||26.95 HP (20.1 KW) @ 4800RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 4-speed, manual
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: single spring girder fork
Rear: hard-tail, sprung seat
|Front Tire||4.00 x 18|
|Rear Tire||4.00 x 18|
|Wheelbase||54.02 inches (1372 mm)|
|Width||29.02 inches (737 mm)|
|Weight||204.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)|
The engine was a air cooled air-cooled, four-stroke, V-Twin, OHV. A 71.1mm bore x 71.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 748.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).
The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, multi-plate.
It came with a 4.00 x 18 front tire and a 4.00 x 18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via drum in the front and a drum in the rear. The front suspension was a single spring girder fork while the rear was equipped with a hard-tail, sprung seat. The Y13 was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 54.02 inches (1372 mm) long.
1938 BSA Y13
The BSA Y13 was one of the most powerful machines available on the market up to date, thanks to its air-cooled, four-stroke, 748cc, V-Twin powerplant, paired to a four-speed manual transmission that could reach a maximum power output of 27 horsepower at 4800 rpm.
Standard fittings for this powerful machine include a chromed, single-sided, dual exhaust system, a hard-tail rear suspension with a sprung seat, laced wheels, large fenders, wide handlebars, a large headlight, a front girder fork with a single spring and a steel duplex cradle frame plus drum brakes.