BMW R 12




BMW R 12

Year of production 1935 - 1942

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_R12

Category: Motorcycles - oldtimers

The BMW R12 is a pre- World War IImotorcycle that was produced by the German car manufacturing company BMW. The motorbike was first presented and developed in 1935. A total of 36,000 motorcycles were built by 1942.

On 14 February 1935, BMW presented the R12 together with the BMW R17 on the German Automobile Exhibition in Berlin for the first time, being a direct successor to the BMW R11. This and the R17 were the first in the world being produced with hydraulically damped telescopic forks. By 1942, the total number of BMW R12 motorcycles manufactured was 36,000. For military purposes, the Einvergasermotor was only available for the R12.

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Model Year Document Language Size Pages
R 12 1938 bmw r17 r12 part list.pdf German 30.9 MB 79
R 12 1938 bmw r12 r17 ersatzteilliste illustrated parts list 1938.pdf German 30.9 MB 169
R 12 1937 - 1938 bmw r17 r12 manual.pdf German 22.8 MB 71

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