R17


Production Model Years
   1935 - 1938

Frame and Engine Numbers

   Frame numbers
    501 - 6500
    ———
   Engine numbers
    77001 - 77436

Model Specifications
Drivetrain
Displacement736cc
Cylinders2
Bore x Stroke (mm)78 x 78
HP @ RPM33 @ 5000
Compression Ratio6.5:1
ValvesOHV, 2 per cylinder
ClutchDry, dual plate, cable operated
Transmission4 speed, hand shifted
Final DriveDriveshaft
Running Gear
FramePressed steel, rivetted
Front SuspensionHydraulically damped telescopic fork
Rear SuspensionRigid
Front Brakes200mm drum, single leading shoe
Rear Brakes200mm drum, single leading shoe, heel operated
Electrical
IgnitionBattery/coil
Spark PlugsBosch W175
GeneratorBosch B245 RS108 generator, 6V 45/70W
Capacities & Measurements
Weight185kg
Fuel14l
Wheelbase1380mm
Top Speed140kph
Number Produced435

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