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1960 BMW R 27 technical specifications

BMW R 27 technical specifications

Technical specifications

Model: R 27
Years: 1960 - 66
Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, pushrod operated, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 247247 cc / 15.1 cu in.
Bore x Stroke: 68 x 68 mm
Compression Ratio: 8.2:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: 1x Bing carburettor type 1/26/68
Ignition: Battery ignition
Starting: Kick
Clutch: Single plate, dry
Max Power: 13.4 kW / 18 hp @ 7400 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 5.33 / 2nd 3.02 / 3rd 2.04 / 4th 1.54:1
Frame: Steel twin loop frame, welded
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork
Rear Suspension: Long swing arm with suspension units and oil pressure dampers
Front Brakes: ∅160mm Drum
Rear Brakes: ∅160mm Drum
Front Tyre: 3.25 x 18"
Rear Tyre: 3.25 x 18"
Wet-Weight: 162 kg / 356 lb
Fuel Capacity : 15 liters / US 3.9 gal

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