Saturday, 29 January 2011

BMW Motorcycle R27 - it's Classics bikes !

BMW Motorcycle R27 is unique with classics bikes style. Did you know about it? Guys.. BMW motorcycle R27 series is old bikes from BMW, this bikes powered with almost 250cc of engine displacement (actually 247cc), and the power of BMW R27 is around 18 Hp (13kW) @7400 rpm. Single cylinder with driveshaft of engine design and it's has 4-strokes bike with four speed transmission type. BMW Motorcycle R27 released in 1960, and it's the next R series and regeneration from R26 series.
BMW Motorcycle R27

Today, classic motorcycles is "most wanted bikes" of course it's only for classic lover or motorcycles collector. The collector motorcycles series usually searching the old bikes series, the high prices or expensive is not the problem, usually they are a rich man. In my opinion, BMW Motorcycle R27 is not so special, yeah if we looks in to features and performance, this bikes looks like a standard bikes, but guys.. you must to know that BMW Motorcycle R27 is one of the unique classic bikes from BMW motorcycles manufacture and I love it so much !!

Here is general information of BMW Motorcycle R27 Specs
Engine Numbers 372 001 – 387 566
Design Single cylinder with driveshaft
Engine 4-stroke, 2 OHV
Transmission Four-speed, left foot
Model years 1960–1966
Number manufactured 15,364
Bore 68 mm (2.7 in)
Stroke 68 mm (2.7 in)
Capacity 247 cc
Power 18 hp (13 kW) @ 7400 rpm
Compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel efficiency 60.3 miles per US gallon (3.90 L/100 km; 72.4 mpg-imp) DIN 70030
Maximum speed 81 mph (130 km/h) / with side car 56 mph (90 km/h)
Wheelbase 54.3 in (1379.2 mm)
Curb weight 357 lb (162 kg)
GVWR 716 lb (325 kg) / with side car 1,058 lb (480 kg)
Tires front & rear 3.25 x 18
Battery 6 volt, 9 Ah.
Tank capacity 3.96 US gallon (15 liter)
Engine oil capacity 2.6 US pint (1.2 liter)
Transmission capacity 650 cc
Rear drive capacity 125 cc
(pic and specs reference :wikipedia)


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