BMW R 17

BMW R 17 Date 1935 - 37

Number sold 434

Price 2.040.- RM

Engine

Internal Designation M 60
Engine type four-stroke two-cylinder flat-twin
Bore/stroke 83 x 68 mm
Cubic capacity 736 cm3
Max power 33 PS at 5000 rpm
Compression ratio 6,5 : 1
Valves per cylinder ohv
Carburation system 2 carburettor Amal 76/424
Engine lubrication forced-feed lubrication
Oil pump gear pump

Power transmission

Clutch double discs, dry
Number of gears 4
Shifting manual
Gear ratios 3,18 / 2,06 / 1,42 / 1,09
Rear wheel ratio 1 : 4,07 (sidecar 1 : 4,75)
Bevel/crown wheel 14 : 57 teeth (sidecar 12 : 57)

Electrical system

Alternator Bosch B 242 RS 108
Ignition Batterie
Spark plugs Bosch M 175 T 1

Suspension

Designation F 66
Type of frame twin-loop pressed steel frame
Front suspension telescopic fork
Rear suspension rigid
wheel rims 3 x 19
Tyres front 3,50 x 19
Tyres rear 3,50 x 19
Brakes front drum brakes, 200 mm
Brakes rear drum brakes, 200 mm

Dimensions and weights

Length x width x height 2100 x 900 x 940 mm
Wheel base 1380 mm
Tank capacity 14 l
Unladen weight, full tank ca. 165 kg (without consumables)
Load rating ca. 210 kg
Fuel consumption 4,5 - 5 l / 100 km
Oil consumption 1 - 2 l / 1000 km
Top speed 140 km/h (sidecar 120 km/h)

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