BMW R80GS Paris Dakar (1980 (preparedbyHPN))

The BMW R80GS Paris Dakar motorcycle was produced in 1980 and prepared by HPN. It has a four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed engine with a capacity of 798cc and a compression ratio of 9.3:1. The motorcycle has both electric and kick starting methods and can produce a maximum power of 41kW at 7000 rpm. The transmission includes five speeds and the suspension includes Maico forks in the front and Bielstein shocks in the back for wheel travel of 270mm and 170mm respectively. The front brake is a 160mm disc and the rear brake is a 160mm drum. The front and rear tires are 3.50 – 21″ and 4.50 – 18″ respectively, with a dry weight of 160kg and a fuel capacity of 38 L.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: BMW R 80G/S Dakar (GS80R-GS980R)

Year: 1980 (prepared by HPN)

Engine: Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, pushrod operated 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 798 cc / 48.7 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 84.8 x 70.6 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Starting: Electric & Kick
Max Power: 41 kW / 55 hp @ 7000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Front Suspension: Maico fork
Front Wheel Travel: 270 mm / 10.6″
Rear Suspension: Bielstein shocks 170mm wheel travel
Rear Wheel Travel: 170 mm / 6.7″
Front Brakes: 160mm Disc
Rear Brakes: 160mm Drum
Front Tyre: 3.50 – 21″

Rear Tyre: 4.50 -18″
Dry Weight: 160 kg / 353 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 38 L / 10 US gal

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