BMW - R 50 62

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Bike Info

CC:
500
R 50 Parts and accessories

Brakes

Front:
Drum
Rear:
Drum
Rear Drum Size:
200 mm

Dimensions

Fuel Capacity:
17 litres
Height:
980 mm
Length:
2125 mm
Wet Weight:
195 kg
Wheelbase:
980 mm
Width:
660 mm

Electrics

Charging System:
Noris L 60/6/1500 L
Ignition:
Magneto ignition
Spark Plugs:
NGK B8HS

Engine

Type:
Air Cooled 4 Stroke SOHC Flat Twin
Bore x Stroke:
68 x 68 mm
Carburation:
2 x carburettor, Bing 1/24/45 - 1/24/46
Compression Ratio:
6.8:1
Displacement:
494 cc
Lubrication System:
Forced Feed lubrication
No. of Valves:
4
Valve Train:
OHV

Transmission

Clutch Type:
Dry single plate with diaphragm spring
Final Drive:
Shaft
Gearchange Pattern:
1 N 2 3 4
Gear Ratio 1st:
5.33
Gear Ratio 2nd:
3.02
Gear Ratio 3rd:
2.04
Gear Ratio 4th:
1.54
Transmission:
4 Speed

Misc.

Frame:
Double loop steel tubular frame
Number Produced:
13,510
Place of Manufacture:
Bavaria Germany

Power

Top Speed:
87 mph

Suspension

Front:
Long swing arm with suspension units and oil pressure shock absorbers
Rear:
Long swing arm with suspension units and oil pressure shock absorbers

Tyres

Front:
325-S19 Tubed
Rear:
400-18 Tubed

Wheels

Front:
Deep bed 3 x 18
Rear:
Deep bed 3 x 18