BMW K 75: review, history, specs

Class: roadster
Production: 1987-1996
Related: BMW K100

BMW K 75 (Europe, USA), 1987-1996

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
Europe1987-1996Name: BMW K75
Model code: K569
USAJuly 1990 – September 1995Name: BMW K75
Model code: K569

Specifications


BMW K75: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2220 mm / 87,4 in
Overall width850 mm / 33,5 in
Overall height1300 mm / 51,2 in
Seat height810 mm / 31,9 in
Wheelbase1516 mm / 59,7 in
Ground clearance175 mm / 6,9 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight227 kg / 500 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Tubular space frame, engine serving as load bearing component
Front suspension, travelTelescopic fork 41 mm, 185 mm / 7,3 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW Monolever (adjustable), 110 mm / 4,3 in
Front tire size100/90 H18
Rear tire size120/90 H18
Front brakeDouble disc, 285 mm, 2-piston calipers
Rear brakeSingle disc, 285 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity21,0 l / 5,54 US gal (reserve – 5,0 l)
Fuel economy4,2 l / 100 km (90 km/h)
5,6 l / 100 km (120 km/h)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement3-cylinders in-line, longitudinally installed
Bore & Stroke67,0 x 70,0 mm
Displacement740 cm³ (45,15 cu in)
Compression ratio11.0:1
Valve trainChain driven DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Max. power75,0 hp (55,0 kW) / 8500 rpm
Max. torque68,0 Nm (6,9 kg-m) / 6750 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)4,6 sec
Top speed200 km/h (124 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection, Bosch LE-Jetronic
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchSingle dry plate, cable operated
Transmission5-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V


4.500
2.960
2.300
1.880
1.670
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemAII-electronic, breakerless microprocessor controlled digital system
AlternatorThree-phase generator, 14V / 460W
Battery capacity12V-20Ah

Images


BMW K75: images, gallery.

BMW K75
BMW K75
BMW K75 (custom)

Videos


BMW K75: video.

Manuals


BMW K75: documentation.

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