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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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