R51/3 1953

    R51/3

    Matching numbers # 531013# 

    Restored and in absolute perfect condition,matching numbers, 18,420  produced; unprecedented power for that time in the BMW stable. Engine and frame number are equal # 531013# this type started with number 522001 and the last one rolled off the band with # 540950. Engine complete restored and fitted whit vales and valve seats that make it able to use unleaded fuel.

    Factory details:

    • Quantity produced: 1951-1954
    • Recommended factory price: DM 2,750
    • Bore/stroke: 68x68
    • Cylinder capacity: 494 cc
    • Compression ratio: 6.3:1
    • Horsepower: 24 at 5800 RPM
    • Weight, with full tank: 190 kg
    • Fuel tank capacity: 17 litres
    • Top speed: 135 km/h