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The BMW R51 is a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke allround motorcycle produced between 1938 and 1940. It could reach a top speed of 140.0 km/h (87.0 mph)


The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches) stroke result in a displacement of just 494.00 ccm (30.14 cubic inches). The engine features a 6.7:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).


The bike has a 4-speed transmission. The final drive was via shaft drive (cardan).


It came with a 3.50-19.00 front tire and a 3.50-19.00 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a cartridge while the rear was equiped with a twin shock-swingarm The R51 is fitted with a 14.00 litres (3.70 gallons) fuel tank. The wheelbase is 1,400 mm (55.1 inches) long.

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