BMW R61 in Movies

The BMW R61 is a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke allround motorcycle produced between 1938 and 1941. It could reach a top speed of 115.0 km/h (71.5 mph)

Engine

The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 70.0 x 78.0 mm (2.8 x 3.1 inches) stroke result in a displacement of just 600.00 ccm (36.61 cubic inches). The engine features a 5.7:1 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 3.50-19.00 front tire and a 3.50-19.00 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake). single in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a leading link while the rear was equiped with a twin shock-swingarm The R61 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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Aliases

  • R 61