Bmw R1200c Engine
Bmw R1200c Engine.
Just some weeks later, the Treaty of Versailles is active and Germany is banned to accomplish airplanes. BMW turns its focus to bikes.
Ernst Henne uses a supercharged, 750cc “kompressor” (supercharged) on a bankrupt amplitude of Autobahn to set a new land-speed almanac of over 134 mph.
Otto Ley wins the Swedish 500cc Grand Prix on addition “kompressor.” The supercharged BMWs could be the ascendant pressure in Grand Prix antagonism until WWII. (After the conflict, the FIM bans forced-induction automobiles. Some bodies adapt the aphorism as backbreaking the Axis, aback the excellent recounted supercharged antagonism bikes were German and Italian. The single-cylinder bikes advantaged by British producers had been generally aspirated.)
With the alpha of Apple War II, BMW turns its absorption aback to aeroplane manufacturing.
The U.S. Army is bothered with the R 75 and agnate Zundapp fashions. Captured German motorcycles are beatific aback for Harley-Davidson and Indian to duplicate. Up to at least one,000 prototypes are constructed, however those motorcycles by no means see movement.
The RS54 Rennsport meeting racer is unveiled.
Helmut Dähne wins the Isle of Man Assembly (1000cc) TT.
Reg Pridmore becomes the primary-ever champ of the AMA “Production Superbike” championship, on an Udo Geitl-tuned R90S entered by Butler