BMW R 80: review, history, specs

Class: heritage
Production: 1984-1992
Predecessor: BMW R80/7

BMW R 80 (Europe, USA), 1984-1992

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
Europe1984-1992Name: BMW R80
Model code: 2472
USAJuly 1984 – July 1987Name: BMW R80
Model code: 2472

Specifications


BMW R80: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2175 mm / 85,6 in
Overall width800 mm / 31,5 in
Overall height1106 mm / 43,5 in
Seat height807 mm / 31,8 in
Wheelbase1447 mm / 56,9 in
Ground clearance140 mm / 5,5 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight210 kg / 462 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Double loop tubular frame with bolt on rear section
Front suspension, travelTelescopic fork, 175 mm / 6,9 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW Monolever, 121 mm / 4,7 in
Front tire size90/90-18 (51H)
Rear tire size120/90-18 (65H)
Front brakeSingle disc, 285 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brakeDrum
Fuel capacity22,0 l / 5,8 US gal
Fuel economy4,6 l / 100 km (51 mpg)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Air&Oil-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangementFlat twin (boxer)
Bore & Stroke84,8 x 70,6 mm
Displacement797,5 cm³ (48,7 cu in)
Compression ratio8.2:1
Valve trainOHV, 2 valves per cylinder
Max. power50,0 hp (37,0 kW) / 6500 rpm
Max. torque58,0 Nm (5,9 kg-m) / 4000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)6,0 sec
Top speed178 km/h (110 mph)
Fuel system (type)Carburetor, 2x Bing V 64/32/353 – 64/32/354
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchSingle dry plate, cable operated
Transmission5-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

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ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemContact free electronic ignition (Bosch)
AlternatorAlternator Bosch 280W
Battery capacity

Images


BMW R80: images, gallery.

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Videos


BMW R80: video.

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