R65 / R65TIC


Production Model Years
   1978 - 1985

Frame and Engine Numbers

   Frame numbers
    6310001 - 6320000
    6330001 - 6330800
    6340001 - 6349336
    6380001 - 6382459
    6385001 - 6388255
    6399951 - 6399966
    6410001 - 6413588
    ———
   Engine numbers
    6310001 - 6320000
    6330001 - 6330800
    6340001 - 6349336
    6380001 - 6382459
    6385001 - 6388255
    6399951 - 6399966
    6410001 - 6413588

Model Specifications
Drivetrain
Displacement650cc
Cylinders2
Bore x Stroke (mm)82 x 61.5
HP @ RPM45 @ 7250 (1978-1980)
HP @ RPM50 @ 7250 (1981-1985)
Compression Ratio9.2:1
ValvesOHV, 2 per cylinder
ClutchDry, single plate, cable operated
Transmission5 speed, foot shifted
Final DriveDriveshaft
Running Gear
FrameTubular steel double cradle
Front SuspensionHydraulically damped telescopic fork
Rear SuspensionTwin shock swingarm
Front BrakesATE 260mm hydraulic disc single piston
Front BrakesBrembo 260mm hydraulic disc single piston (1979-on)
Rear Brakes200mm drum, single leading shoe
Electrical
IgnitionBattery/coil
Spark PlugsBosch W5DC
GeneratorBosch G1 14 13V 21A 240W
Capacities & Measurements
Weight205kg
Fuel22l
Wheelbase1400mm
Top Speed175kph
Number Produced29454
Serial numbers 638xxxx through 639xxxx were delivered to the United States; the remainder were delivered to the rest of the world.

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