BMW R75/5 745 cm3 1973  Engine no. 4003658

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Lot 239
BMW R75/5 745 cm3 1973
Engine no. 4003658

Sold for € 4,600 (US$ 5,122) inc. premium
BMW R75/5 745 cm3 1973
Engine no. 4003658
Les remplaçantes attendues depuis longtemps des flat-twins BMW à fourche Earles arrivèrent en 1969. Outre une fourche télescopique à roue poussée, les nouvelles machines se distinguaient par un léger cadre duplex soudé. Le moteur avait aussi fait l'objet d'une profonde révision et l'allumage à bobine et le circuit en 12 volts étaient autant d'innovations de la part de la firme de Munich. Les nouveaux modèles « /5 » de BMW étaient proposés selon trois cylindrées, les variantes étant déterminées par des différences d'alésage sur ce qui était par ailleurs des machines pratiquement identiques. La R75/5 délivrait officiellement 50 ch, puissance suffisante pour lui donner une vitesse maximale de 177 km/h. Cette R75/5 vendue neuve en Belgique possède ses documents d'immatriculation belges. Non restaurée, la machine se présente dans un très bon état général et son fonctionnement est qualifié de très bon.

Footnotes

  • 1973 BMW 745cc R75/5
    Frame no. 4003658
    .



    The long-awaited replacements for BMW's long-running Earles-forked flat twins finally arrived in 1969. As well as a telescopic, leading-axle front fork, the newcomers featured a lightweight, welded duplex frame. The engine too had come in for extensive revision, while coil ignition and 12-volt electrics were other new departures for the Munich firm. BMW's new '/5' models came in three capacities, the variation being achieved by different bore sizes in what were otherwise virtually identical machines. The R75/5 produced a claimed 50PS (49.3bhp) which was good enough to propel the 190kg machine to a top speed of 177km/h. This R75/5 was delivered new to Belgium and comes with Belgian registration papers. Un-restored, the machine appears to be in generally good condition and is said to perform very well.

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  • The frame number is 4003658.
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BMW R75/5 745 cm3 1973  Engine no. 4003658
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