BMW R 5 Motorbikes For Sale
What Is It?
The BMW R 5 is a classic naked bike and is powered by an air-cooled 494 cc two valve Boxer engine with dual chain driven camshafts and a 68x68 mm bore / stroke, producing 23.7 bhp at 5,800 rpm.
- Steel tubular frame
- Exposed shaft drive
- 200 mm drum brakes front and rear
- Telescopic fork with sleeves
- Under seat rear suspension
- 2->2 exhaust system
- Rear luggage rack
- Kick starter
- 4 speed gearbox
It was the first BMW to feature a foot operated gearbox, allowing the rider to change gear without letting go of the handlebars and a double cradle frame.
The 19" wire spoked wheels take a 3.50 tyre front and back.
Colours: BlackDid You Know?
Rudolf Schleicher's design was pretty groundbreaking in 1936 and was re-imagined for 2020 as the R 18. Only 2,652 units of the R 5 were produced.
Capacity: 494 cc (average)
Power: 24 bhp, 18 kW (average)
Red Line: 6,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 84 mph, 135 km/h (average)
Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 40 mpg, 7.1 l/100km, 14.2 km/l (average)
Range: 130 miles, 209 km (average)
Fuel Capacity: 15.0 litres, 4.0 US gallons (average)
Wet Weight: 165 kg, 364 pounds (average)
Power to Weight: 0.145 bhp/kg, 0.108 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £69 / Year (high)
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