BMW R25/3 1955 250cc 1 cyl ohv                          sold

    BMW R25/3 1955 250cc 1 cyl ohv

    Manufacturer: BMW
    Model: R25/3
    Year: 1955
    Capacity: 247cc
    Engine type: 4-stroke / ohv
    Cylinders: 1
    Power: 13hp@5.800rpm
    Bore/stroke: 68x68mm
    Weight: 150kg
    Top speed: 119km/h

    Frame number: 311486
    Engine number: 311486

    BMW's first new post-war model was a single-cylinder design - the 250cc R24 - which arrived in 1948 looking pretty much like the pre-war R23 but producing an additional 2bhp. It was superseded in 1950 by the R25, which featured plunger rear suspension but was otherwise very similar. An improved R25/2 version was introduced during 1951 incorporating a stronger crankshaft and minor revisions to the front mudguard stays and seat springing. Built between 1953 and 1956, the final R25 variant - R25/3 - featured a new telescopic front fork, full-width alloy hubs and alloy wheel rims as the principal upgrades.

    This 1955 BMW R25/3 is an older restoration and runs well. 

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