BMW R5 (1936-37)

Make Model: BMW R 5


Year: 1936 – 37
Engine: Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, pushrod operated 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 494 cc / 30.1 cu in.
Bore x Stroke: 68 x 68 mm
Compression Ratio: 6.7:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: 2 x Carburetor type Amal 5/423
Ignition: Battery ignition
Starting: Kick
Generator: Bosch RD 45/6 2800 RS 15
Clutch: Single plate, dry
Max Power: 17.9 kW / 24 hp @ 5500 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 3.6 / 2nd 2.28 / 3rd 1.70 / 4th 1.30:1
Frame: Twin loop pressed steel frame
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork
Rear Suspension: Rigid, spring loaded saddle
Front Brake: 200mm Drum
Rear Brakes: 200mm drum
Front Tyre: 3.00 x 19″

Rear Tyre: 3.50 x 19″
Wet-Weight: 175 kg / 386 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 15 L / 4.0 US gal


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