BMW R850C

BMW R850C

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Model year
1990
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Make
BMW
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Engine Power
50.03 HP (36.8 kW) @ 5250 rpm
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Top Speed
96.31 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    2 cylinders, 4-stroke, Boxer
  • Displacement:
    848 cc (51.81 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    3.46 inch × 2.78 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Air cooled
  • Power:
    50.03 HP (36.8 kW) @ 5250 rpm
  • Torque:
    71 Nm (52.37 lb-ft) @ 4750 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valves
    Valve train:
    SOHC, variable
    Valves per cylinder:
    4
  • Fuel and ignition
    Sparks per cylinder:
    1
    Fuel supply system:
    Fuel injection
    Ignition type:
    Digital CDI
  • Compression:
    10.3:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Longitudinal
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Dry, single plate, hydraulic operated
  • Final drive:
    Shaft
  • Spark plug pipe type:
    Bosch, FR6 DDC
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Physical measures
    Length:
    92.1 inch
    Width:
    41.3 inch
    Height:
    44.5 inch
  • Wheel base:
    65 inch
  • Ground clearance:
    6.77 inch
  • Seat height:
    29.1 inch
  • Weight
    Curb weight:
    425.5 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Telelever
    Suspension travel:
    5.67 inch
    Brake:
    Twin Disk, Ø12.01 inch
    Tire:
    100 / 90 R18 ZR
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Mono arm
    Suspension travel:
    3.94 inch
    Brake:
    Disk, Ø11.22 inch
    Tire:
    170 / 80 R15 ZR
  • Frame type:
    steel, Backbone frame

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.19 KW/lbs (5.24 lbs/HP)
  • Acceleration (0-60 mph):
    6.9 sec
  • Top speed:
    96.31 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    4.49 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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