1971 BMW R60/5

HIGH BID: $1,800

Reserve price has not been met.

This auction has ended.


Additional photos on this BMW R60 are available here for your perusal.

While BMW is now a staple of the modern motorcycle scene, back in the 1960’s they almost left the game entirely. The /2 was getting outperformed by the competition, so the Germans either had to bow out or come up with a significant redesign.

They kept the classic boxer twin engine, but pretty much everything else was changed. They focused on weight reduction and increased power the most – for weight reduction they developed a lighter tubular steel frame, Sachs telescoping forks instead of an Earles front end, and iron-lined light alloy cylinders which replaced the previous cast iron units. The R60/5 engine pushed out 46 hp (compared to 32 for the R60/2)

BMW stole a designer from Porsche: Hans-Günther von der Marwitz, and his creation set the standard for the next few decades of BMW’s styling.

Motorcycle Classics sums up the /5 by saying, “All in all, the R60/5 is an ideal useable classic. Decent power, predictable handling, excellent build quality and rock-solid dependability make it a bike you can ride regularly with confidence. Simple construction and excellent parts availability make /5s easy to keep on the road, and a large and enthusiastic community of BMW owners is always ready to help you keep your Teutonic steed running.”

This example is VIN: 2936292. The seller is Pig Trail Harley-Davidson in Rogers, Arkansas – this bike was traded in. The previous owner owned it for 17 years and the bike has had just two owners.

The odometer shows 67,931 miles.

OEM BMW saddlebags.

Cosmetic Blemishes:

Currently located in Rogers, Arkansas, this BMW is offered on a clean Arkansas title. Have any R60 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

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Total Bids Placed: 7

Auction has ended.

Auction expired without reaching reserve price.

Highest bidder was: gorr

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
gorr April 22, 2022 12:14 pm $1,800 Auto
Eurotechy April 22, 2022 12:14 pm $1,700
gorr April 22, 2022 10:46 am $1,600
Eurotechy April 22, 2022 7:46 am $1,500 Auto
Somer April 22, 2022 7:46 am $1,495
Eurotechy April 20, 2022 6:02 pm $1,100
Pablo Maldonado April 16, 2022 7:33 pm $1,000
Auction started April 15, 2022 12:24 pm
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