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[[Image:1938-BMW-R12-Army.jpg|left|thumb|1938 BMW R12 Army]]
[[Image:1939 BMW R12.jpg|right|thumb|1939 BMW R12]]
The '''R12''' was an air-cooled [[boxer twin]] [[four-stroke]] [[motorcycle]] produced by [[BMW]] from 1935-1942.
 
The R12 along with its sister model, the [[BMW R17|R17]] were milestone models in the evolution of [[motorcycling]], being the first production machines to feature a hydraulically dampened [[telescopic front fork]]. This resulted in the R12 being the best selling pre-WWII [[:Category:BMW motorcycles|BMW motorcycle]], with 36,000 units sold from 1935 to 1942, with a great many going into [[:Category:Military motorcycles|military]] service.
 
{{BMW}}
 
[[Category:BMW motorcycles|R12, BMW]]
[[Category:Military motorcycles|R12]]
[[Category:BMW R series]]
[[Category:1930s motorcycles]]
[[Category:1940s motorcycles]]
 
{{Infobox Motorcycle
|name = '''BMW R12'''
|image =[[Image:1939 BMW R12.jpg|frameless|1939 BMW R12]]
|aka = R12 Single Carb, R12 Twin carb, R 12
|manufacturer = [[BMW]]
|production = 1935 - 1942
|model_year =
|predecessor =[[BMW R11]]
|successor =
|class = [[Classic]]
|fuel_consumption = 3.40 litres/100 km (29.4 km/l or 69.18 mpg)
|turning_radius =
|related =[[BMW R17]]
|competition =
}}
The '''[[BMW]] R12 Single Carb''' was a two cylinder boxer, [[four-stroke]] Classic [[motorcycle]] produced by [[BMW]] between 1935 and 1942. It could reach a top speed of 68 mph (110 km/h). Claimed [[horsepower]] was 17.57 HP (13.1 KW) @ 3400 RPM.
 
==History==
[[Image:1938-BMW-R12-Army.jpg|right|thumb|1938 BMW R12 Army]]
 
The R12 along with its sister model, the [[BMW R17|R17]] were milestone models in the evolution of [[motorcycling]], being the first production machines to feature a hydraulically dampened [[telescopic front fork]]. This resulted in the R12 being the best selling pre-WWII [[:Category:BMW motorcycles|BMW motorcycle]], with 36,000 units sold from 1935 to 1942, with a great many going into [[:Category:Military motorcycles|military]] service.
 
==Engine==
* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/spojrzenie-na-wrzesien#bmw-r12 Spojrzenie na wrzesien]
  {{BMW}} [[Category:BMW motorcycles|R12, BMW]][[Category:Classic Military motorcycles|R12]][[Category:BMW motorcyclesR series]]
[[Category:1930s motorcycles]]
[[Category:1940s motorcycles]]
[[Category:Motorcycles needing imagesClassic motorcycles]]
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