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BMW R1


Source pictures: "BMW R1 Prototyp" In : Motorrad-Magazin MO, nr. 9; september 1999, p. 14 - 15.
Source text: Motorrad Magazine MO Sonderheft; no. 1 BMW Motorräder; 1999, p. 40 - 47.
R1 Project 1989-1992 The R1-reserchteam: Georg Emmersberger (Desmodromics), Heinz Hege and Ralf Lewien designed this BMW R1 Prototyp, that unfortunately never will come in production.
Tech specs:
Performance: 135 -140 Hp (100 - 103 KW). max rpm 11.000
Engine:
4-stroke two-cil. boxerengine, liquid cooled. Four valves per cil. ; DOHC DESMODROMIC VG
Bore-stroke: 98 x 66 mm. 996 ccm.
Bosch Fuelinjection; electronic ignition, 6 gear, cardan.
Dry weight 165 kg. From the R1 till 1992 only 4 prototypes were made. One of them is ridable.







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