BMW R 75 / 5

BMW R 60 / 5 Date 1969 - 1973

Number sold 38.370

Price 4.996,- DM

Engine

Type four-stroke, two-cylinder, horizontally-opposed "Boxer" engine, air-cooled
Bore/stroke 82 x 70,6 mm
Cubic capacity 745 cm3
Max power 50 PS (36,8 kW) at 6200 rpm
Max torque 60 Nm at 5000 rpm
Compression ratio 9,0 : 1
Valves per cylinder 2
Valve control ohv, using push rod and rocker arm
Carburation system 2 constant depression carburettors Typ Bing 64/32/4-3 or 64/32/9-10
Engine lubrication wet sump

Power transmission

Clutch dry single plate, with diaphragm spring
Number of gears 4
Shifting dog-type gearbox (ratchet foot lever)
Gear ratios 3,896 / 2,578 / 1,875 / 1,50 : 1
Rear wheel ratio 1 : 3,2
Bevel/crown wheel 10 / 32 teeth

Electrical system

Alternator Bosch 12 V / 180 W
Ignition battery ignition
Starter Bosch 0,5 PS
Spark plugs Bosch W 230 T 30 / Beru 230/14/3 A / Champion N 7 Y

Suspension

Type of frame double-loop tubular frame with bolt-on rear section
Front suspension telescopic fork with hydraulic shock absorber
Rear suspension long swinging arm with strut
Spring travel 208 / 125 mm
Rims front 1,85 B 19
Rims rear 1,85 B 18 or 2,15 B 18
Tyres front 3,25 S 19
Tyres rear 4,00 S 18
Brakes front Duplex-drum brake 200 mm
Brakes rear Simplex drum brake 200 mm

Dimensions and weights

Length x width x height 2100 x 850 x 1040 mm (from 1973: 2150 x 850 x 1040 mm)
Wheel base 1385 mm (from 1973: 1435 mm)
Ground clearance 165 mm ( at 75 kg load)
Tank capacity 24 l (from 1971: 17 l)
Unladen weight, full tank 210 kg (from 1971: 205 kg)
Max permissible weight 398 kg
Fuel consumption 4,5 l / 100 km (at constant 90 km/h)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h 6,4 s
Top speed 175 km/h

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