Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520
Lot 397
Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520
US$ 23,000 - 28,000
£15,000 - 18,000

Lot Details
Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520 Only 1577 miles from new,1968 BMW R69S Frame no. 663520 Engine no. 663520
Only 1577 miles from new
1968 BMW R69S
Frame no. 663520
Engine no. 663520
A development of BMW's R69, the more powerful R69S arrived in September 1960 to stake a claim as the world's finest sports tourer. The R69S' 42bhp made for a top speed of 110mph, and Motor Cycle hailed the newcomer as a "luxury roadster with superb high-speed performance yet docile traffic manners; magnificent steering, roadholding and brakes." An hydraulic steering damper and bar-end indicators were the most obvious differences between the 'S' models and their predecessors. All this came at the price of a new budget family car.

Dating from the penultimate year of production, this very clean, un-restored example has covered an astonishing and documented 1,577 miles from new. A Class Winner at the famed Legend of the Motorcycle show, as well as the Huntington Beach Concours d'Elegance, the motorcycle is offered with a substantial file of records and receipts for work done to keep it in fine running fettle.

Footnotes

  • Titled as year model 0000
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