1954 BMW

Mesa, Arizona, United States


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Posted 299 days ago
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    1954 (1954)
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    Mesa, Arizona, United States
  • Date Posted:

    20 January 2018
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Sellers Description

Vehicle Overview: VIN: 539354 Year: 1954 Make: BMW Model: R51/3 Mileage:1 Engine:494 Vehicle Description: It is part of the commonly known post WW 11 BMW history that found BMW prevented from building large capacity motorcycles or cars immediately after the end of hostilities. In fact, many models of both cars and bikes were repatriated by the victorious Allies after the war to be produced under numerous brand names unrelated to BMW with only minor or cosmetic changes. Most know that they could not find anyone interested in taking Volkswagen, so it was left for the Germans and the rest is history. The ban on the production of larger bikes was lifted and BMW’s second post-war twin was the R 51/3, produced from 1951 through 1954. It shared many of the designs of the R 51/2, a design based mostly on pre-war specifications. The R51/3 engine was a 494cc OHV twin putting out about 24hp coupled to a 4 speed transmission, with the solo bike weighing just under 420 lbs. 1954 models were further developed with full width front and rear brakes and 19” wheels before being superseded by the new /2 range. the VIN on the frame and engine case is the same, 539354. Miles showing are 0001 since the project was completed but more miles can be added after the sale is completed if the buyer desires.
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