BMW R16 (1929-34)

Make Model: BMW R 16


Year: 1929-34
Engine: Four stroke, two cylinder flat twin, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 735 cc / 44.9 cu in.
Bore x Stroke: 63 x 68 mm
Compression Ratio: 6.75:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: 1 carburetor Type BMW Spezial 26 mm (1932: 2 x carburettor Amal type 6/011 RH & LH)
Ignition: Magneto ignition
Starting: Kick
Generator: Bosch magneto generator D2L or magneto ignition FF2
Clutch: Double plates, dry
Max Power: 18.6 kW / 25 hp @ 4000 rpm
Transmission: 3 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.83 / 2nd 1.55 / 3rd 1.08:1
Frame: Twin loop pressed steel frame
Front Suspension: Plate spring, 9 laminae
Rear Suspension: Rigid, spring loaded saddle
Front Brake: 200mm Drum
Rear Brakes: Cardan brake
Front Tyre: 3.50 x 19″

Rear Tyre: 3.50 x 19″
Wet-Weight: 165 kg / 364 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 L / 3.7 US gal


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