1966 BMW R50/2
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1966 BMW R50/2

“By 1960, new investment and management had revitalized BMW and the company introduced four new motorcycles including the R50/2. Inside the air-cooled, overhead-valve, horizontally opposed 494cc twin, key components such as the crankshaft and camshaft were strengthened, hardened chrome piston rings were added, and ventilation of the crankcase and transmission was improved.” - Hagerty

This 1966 BMW R50/2 was fully restored by well-known BMW motorcycle restorer Tim Stafford.

This BMW motorcycle is refinished in its original color of Dover White with all matching identification numbers. With only 400 miles since restoration the 494cc fully rebuilt engine starts easily and comes to a smooth idle. The 4-speed transmission shifts well with help from the cable operated clutch. Using the revolutionary front dual cartridge shocks and rear swing arm suspension this motorcycle cruises comfortably coming to a quick stop using the drum brakes.

This 1966 BMW R50/2 is in excellent condition and will go well with any classic motorcycle owner's collection.

If you would like to learn more about this vehicle, please contact us at Legendary Motors LLC.

Engine

Engine Type
Engine Size
494cc
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Or Basic Color
Dover White
Body Style
Standard
Doors
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1966
Make
BMW
Auto Model Name
R50/2
Miles
401

Interior

Interior Or Basic Color
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console
No
Engine Size
494cc
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
Body Style
Standard
Miles
401
Vin
642174
Stock
366

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