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BMW R 65 Specs

The BMW R 65 model is a Touring bike manufactured by BMW . In this version sold from year 1978 , the dry weight is  and it is equiped with a Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 45.00 HP (32.8 kW) @ 7250 RPM and a maximum torque of  . With this drive-train, the BMW R 65 is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 177.0 km/h (110.0 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the BMW R 65 have a  frame with front suspension being  and in the rear suspension it is equiped with  . Stock tire sizes are 3.25-18 on the front, and 4.00-18 on the rear. As for stopping power, the BMW R 65 braking system includes Single disc size  at the front and Expanding brake size  at the rear. 

BMW R 65 General Information

Brand BMW 
Model BMW R 65 
Year 1978 
Year 1978 
Category Touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

BMW R 65 Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type  
Seat details  
Wheelbase  
Length  
Width  
Height  
Seat Height  
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance  
Trail size  
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 3.25-18 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 4.00-18 
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Expanding brake 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Curb Weight (including fluids) 210.0 kg (463.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight  
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio :  
Fuel Tank Capacity 22.00 litres (5.81 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity  
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension  
Front Suspension Travel  
Rear Suspension  
Rear Suspension Travel  

BMW R 65 Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system  
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 649.00 ccm (39.60 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 82.0 x 61.5 mm (3.2 x 2.4 inches) 
Compression Ratio 9.2:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration OHV 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 45.00 HP (32.8 kW) @ 7250 RPM 
Maximum torque  
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system  
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system  
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type  
Driveline  

BMW R 65 Performance

Top Speed 177.0 km/h (110.0 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)  
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)  
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear  
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency  
CO2 emissions  
Emissions  

BMW R 65 Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details  
Starter Type  
Instruments  
Lights