BMW R 16 series 1

BMW R 16 series 1 Date 1929 - 1930

Number sold 1.006 (series 1 - 5)

Price 2.200,- 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 25 PS at 4000 U /min
Compression ratio 6,5 : 1
Valves per cylinder ohv
Carburation system 1 carburettor Typ BMW Spezial 26 mm
Engine lubrication forced-feed lubrication
oil pump gear pump

 
Power transmission

Clutch single discs, dry
Number of gears 3
shifting manual
Gear ratios 2,83 / 1,55 / 1,08
Rear wheel ratio 1 : 4,07 (sidecar 1 : 5,18 or 1 : 4,75)
Bevel/crown wheel 14 / 57 teeth (sidecar 11 / 57 or 12 / 57)

 
Electrical system

Alternator Bosch magneto generator D 2 L or magneto ignition
Ignition magneto ignition
Spark plugs Bosch W 175 T 1 or Bosch 200 G 24

 
Suspension

designation F 66
Type of frame twin-loop pressed steel frame
Front suspension plate spring, 9 laminae
Rear suspension rigid
wheel rims 26 x 3,5 safety rims rims
Tyres front 26 x 3,5 low pressure or 26 x 3,25 high pressure
Tyres rear 26 x 3,5 low pressure or 26 x 3,25 high pressure
Brakes front drum brake 200 mm
Brakes rear cardan brake, breite 37 mm

 
Dimensions and weights

Length x width x height 2100 x 890 x 950 mm
Wheel base 1380 mm
Tank capacity 14 l
Unladen weight, full tank 165 kg
load rating 210 kg
Fuel consumption ca. 5 l / 100 km
oil consumption 1 - 2 l / 1000 km
Top speed 120 km/h