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1954 Bmw on 2040-motos

US $9,850.00
YearYear:1954 MileageMileage:1 ColorColor: Black
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Vehicle Overview:
VIN:539354
Year:1954
Make:BMW
Model:R51/3
Mileage:1
Engine:494
Vehicle Description:
The ban on the production of larger bikes was lifted and BMWs second post-war twin was the R51/3, produced from 1951 through 1954. It shared many of the designs of the R51/2, a design based mostly on pre-war specifications. The R51/3 engine was a 494cc OHV twin putting out about 24hp coupled to a 4 speed transmission, with the solo bike weighing just under 420 lbs. 1954 models were further developed with full width front and rear brakes and 19 wheels before being superseded by the new /2 range.

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