|Bore x Stroke (mm)||68 x 68|
|HP @ RPM||16 @ 4000|
|Valves||OHV, 2 per cylinder|
|Clutch||Dry, single plate, cable operated|
|Transmission||3 speed, hand shifted|
|Frame||Tubular double loop, brazed|
|Front Suspension||Undamped, trailing link, dual leaf spring|
|Front Brakes||150mm drum, single leading shoe|
|Rear Brakes||V-block pressed into dummy rim sheave, heel operated|
|Spark Plugs||Bosch M175|
|Generator||Optional Bosch magneto/generator, 6V 35W|
|Capacities & Measurements|
BMW's first OHV bike, built as a sport bike and for racing. Only 174 copies of the R37 were sold, making it BMW's most exclusive production bike.
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