BSA A65 Spitfire Spezial (1966-68)

The BSA A65 Spitfire Special, also called Mk IV, is a four-stroke, parallel twin-cylinder motorcycle that was produced from 1966 to 1968. It has a capacity of 654cc and uses Amal Concentric 389/206 carburetors. The engine has a compression ratio of 9.0:1, is air-cooled, and uses dry sump lubrication. The bike has a 4-speed transmission and a multi-plate clutch with heavy-duty springs. The maximum power output is 40.0 kW / 53 hp at 7000 rpm. The frame is made of steel tubing with a double cradle and it has telescopic forks with coil spring suspension in the front and a coil spring/hydraulically damped suspension in the rear. The front and rear brakes are drum brakes with the front being 20.32 cm / 8 in. and twin leading shoe. The wheels are made of steel and have wire spokes with a front rim of WM2-19 and a rear of WM2-18. The bike has a wet weight of 185kg / 408 lbs and a fuel capacity of 18L / 4.8 US gal in Europe and 9 L / 2 US gal in the US. Its top speed is 212 km/h / 132 mph. The BSA A65 Spitfire Special is a classic motorcycle that has been reviewed positively on

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Make Model: BSA A65 Spitfire Special (Mk IV)

Year: 1966 – 68

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder
Hubraum: 654 cc / 39,9 cub in.
Bohrung x Hub: 75 x 74 mm
Carburetors: Amal Concentric 389/206
Kühlsystem: Luftgekühlt
Verdichtungsverhältnis: 9,0:1
Schmierung: Trockensumpf
Engine Oil: SAE 20W/50
Oil Capacity: 3 L / 5 pints / 0.79 US gal
Auspuff: Twin
Ignition: Coil, 3ET Lucas, Alternator RM19ET Lucas
Zündkerze: Champion N4
Battery: 12V, 10 a.h., Lucas RM19
Starten: Kickstart
Max Power: 40.0 kW / 53 hp @ 7000 rpm

Clutch: Multi-plate with heavy duty springs
Getriebe: 4 Gang
Endantrieb: Kette
Gear Ratio: 1st 9.30 / 2nd 6.73 / 3rd 5.07 / 4th 4.58:1
Frame: Steel tubing, double cradle
Vordere Federung: Teleskopgabel mit Schraubenfeder - hydraulisch gedämpft
Rear Suspension: Coil spring/hydraulically damped
Front Brakes: 20.32 cm / 8 in., drum, twin leading shoe
Rear Brakes: 17.78 cm / 7 in., drum
Räder: Stahl, Drahtspeichen
Front Rim: WM2-19
Hintere Felge: WM2-18
Reifen vorne: 3,25 x 19 Zoll.
Hinterreifen: 4.00 x 18 Zoll.
Dimensions: Length: 2165 mm / 85.3 in. Height: 1117 mm / 44.0 in.
Radstand: 1410 mm / 55,5 in.
Ground Clearance: 203 mm / 8.0 in.
Sitzhöhe: 813 mm / 32 in.
Wet Weight: 185 kg / 408 lbs
Fuel Capacity: Europe:18 L / 4.8 US gal US: 9 L / 2 US gal

Top Speed: 212 km/h / 132 mph

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