R50/5


Production Model Years
   1970 - 1973

Frame and Engine Numbers

   Frame numbers
    2900001 - 2907865
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   Engine numbers
    2900001 - 2907865

Model Specifications
Drivetrain
Displacement498cc
Cylinders2
Bore x Stroke (mm)67 x 70.6
HP @ RPM32 @ 6400
Compression Ratio8.6:1
ValvesOHV, 2 per cylinder
ClutchDry, single plate, cable operated
Transmission4 speed, foot shifted
Final DriveDriveshaft
Running Gear
FrameTubular steel double cradle
Front SuspensionHydraulically damped telescopic fork
Rear SuspensionTwin shock swingarm
Front Brakes200mm drum, dual leading shoe
Rear Brakes200mm drum, single leading shoe
Electrical
IgnitionBattery/coil
Spark PlugsBosch W5DC
GeneratorBosch G1 14 13V 19A 180W
Capacities & Measurements
Weight398kg
Fuel24l (from 1971, 17l)
Wheelbase1385mm, LWB models: 1435mm
Top Speed157kph
Number Produced7865

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