BMW R60 in Movies

The BMW R60 is a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke allround motorcycle produced between 1956 and 1960. It could reach a top speed of 145.0 km/h (90.1 mph)

Engine

The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 72.0 x 73.0 mm (2.8 x 2.9 inches) stroke result in a displacement of just 594.00 ccm (36.25 cubic inches). The engine features a 6.5:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive

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

Chassis

It came with a 3.50-18.00 front tire and a 3.50-18.00 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 long swingarm-oil pressure shock absorbers while the rear was equiped with a twin shock-swingarm The R60 is fitted with a 17.00 litres (4.49 gallons) fuel tank. The bike weighs just 195.0 kg (429.9 pounds). The wheelbase is 1,380 mm (54.3 inches) long.

R60 in I magliari
I magliari
1955 BMW R60

R60/2

It appears— http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_R60/2 —that production of R60/2 only began in 1960. The film was shot in 1959 (Italian release: september 59). Wouldn't in fact the bikes depicted above be R50 or R60?

Aliases

  • R 60
  • R 60-7
  • R 60-6
  • R 60-5
  • R 60 5
  • R605
  • R 60 2
  • R602