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1965 BMW R-27


1965 BMW R-27 Pictures
This BMW R-27 sports twin "swinging saddles."
This BMW R-27 sports twin "swinging saddles."

The 1965 BMW R-27 motorcycle featured most of the mechanical components of the company's R-26 model.

The R-27's swingarm pivoted off a rigid fork.
The R-27's swingarm pivoted off a rigid fork.
This was BMW's last single-pot engine until the 1990s.
This was BMW's last single-pot engine until the 1990s.
Coil springs cushioned the passenger from impacts.
Coil springs cushioned the passenger from impacts.
This R-27 has the standard one-piece saddle.
This R-27 has the standard one-piece saddle.
The Earles-type fork provided a very smooth ride.
The Earles-type fork provided a very smooth ride.

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