BMW R68 in Movies
The BMW R68 is a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke sport motorcycle produced between 1952 and 1954.
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 8.1:1 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).
Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake). duplex full hub in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake). simplex full hub in the rear. The front suspension was a cartridge while the rear was equiped with a twin shock-plunger The R68 is fitted with a 17.00 litres (4.49 gallons) fuel tank. The wheelbase is 1,400 mm (55.1 inches) long.
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in my option it was original a 1952 BMW R 68
pre war: plunger and inverted lever of the R51, R61 family range With that suspension setup it is 1950s is it not? yes, from 1950 to 1954 before the R 50 and R 60 who starts in 55 from 1950 to 1954: R 51/2, R 51/3, R 67, R 68 and R 25 where produced BUT he as no more inverted lever (brake and clutch) after WW II
BMW R 51/2, R 51/3, R 67, R 67/2, R 68 Think the driver look like a 1952-54 BMW R 68 :-)
- R 68