BMW K75

BMW K75

The K75 was introduced in 1985 sporting a 3-cylinder engine with a balance shaft and shaft rear drive.. It was produced until 1996.

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Model year
1985
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Make
BMW
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Engine Power
74.37 HP (54.7 kW) @ 8500 rpm
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Top Speed
124.27 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    3 cylinders, 4-stroke, Inline
  • Displacement:
    740 cc (45.21 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    2.64 inch × 2.76 inch (square)
  • Cooling system:
    Water cooled
  • Power:
    74.37 HP (54.7 kW) @ 8500 rpm
  • Torque:
    68 Nm (50.15 lb-ft) @ 6750 rpm
  • Valves
    Valve train:
    DOHC, variable
    Valves per cylinder:
    2
  • Fuel and ignition
    Sparks per cylinder:
    1
    Fuel supply system:
    Fuel injection
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Compression:
    11:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Longitudinal
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Dry, single plate, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Shaft
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Length:
    87.4 inch
  • Width:
    35.4 inch
  • Height:
    51.2 inch
  • Wheel base:
    59.7 inch
  • Ground clearance:
    6.89 inch
  • Seat height:
    31.9 inch (variable)
  • Curb weight:
    520.3 lbs
  • Dry weight:
    500.4 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Suspension travel:
    7.28 inch
    Brake:
    Twin Disk, Ø11.22 inch
    Tire:
    100 / 90 R18 R 56 H
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Mono arm
    Suspension travel:
    4.49 inch
    Brake:
    Drum, Ø7.87 inch
    Tire:
    120 / 90 R18 R 56 H
  • Frame type:
    steel, twin spar

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.23 KW/lbs (4.31 lbs/HP)
  • Acceleration (0-60 mph):
    4.6 sec
  • Top speed:
    124.27 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    5.55 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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