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1938, BMW 500 Kompressor !

1938, BMW 500 Kompressor

498ccm.

2 Cylinder Boxer engine

Kompressor

Königswelle

56 BHP. at 7.000 rpm.

Topspeed (in 1938!) 205 Kmh. / 128 Mph.

Weight; 138 Kg.

Kardanwellen-Antrieb

Doppelschleifen-Rohrrahmen

Teleskop hinterrad federung

Made By: Bayerische Motoren Werke A.G.

 

With this motorcycle gained Schorsch Meier worldfame and took several German Championships, before and after World War II. In 1938 He won the European Championship in the 500ccm class and in 1939 he took the first German victory in the Senior class by the Tourist Trophy on the Island of Man.

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Taken on February 22, 2010