BMW R60 (1956-60)

The BMW R60 motorcycle was produced from 1956 to 1960 and was a popular model thanks to its reliability and durability. It was powered by a horizontally-opposed 594cc engine that produced 30 horsepower, allowing it to reach a top speed of around 95 mph. The R60’s frame was made from steel tubing and featured telescopic front forks and a swingarm rear suspension, providing a smooth ride. It also had a unique earles-type front fork that allowed for more efficient handling. The R60’s styling was similar to other BMW motorcycles of the time, with a round headlight, flat seat, and dual exhaust pipes. The bike also featured a unique “cattle guard” front fender that protected the rider from debris while riding on unpaved roads. Accessories available for the R60 included saddlebags, a luggage rack, and a windshield. Today, the BMW R60 is considered a classic motorcycle and is highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts. Its reliability and durability have contributed to its lasting appeal, and many still ride and appreciate the R60’s excellent design and performance.

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