R5


Production Model Years
   1936 - 1937

Frame and Engine Numbers

   Frame numbers
    8001 - 9504
    500001 - 503085
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   Engine numbers
    8001 - 9504
    500001 - 501786

Model Specifications
Drivetrain
Displacement494cc
Cylinders2
Bore x Stroke (mm)68 x 68
HP @ RPM24 @ 5800
Compression Ratio6.7:1
ValvesOHV, 2 per cylinder
ClutchDry, single plate, cable operated
Transmission4 speed, foot shifted
Final DriveDriveshaft
Running Gear
Frameconic section tubular cradle
Front SuspensionHydraulically damped telescopic fork
Rear SuspensionRigid
Front Brakes200mm drum, single leading shoe
Rear Brakes200mm drum, single leading shoe
Electrical
IgnitionBattery/coil
Spark PlugsBosch W225
GeneratorBosch RD45/6, 6V 45/70W
Capacities & Measurements
Weight165kg
Fuel15l
Wheelbase1400mm
Top Speed140kph
Number Produced2652

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