Lot 5001
1976 BMW R90S
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
VIN: 4991040 Mileage: 68,800

With an 898 cc four-stroke, two-cylinder, horizontally opposed "Boxer", air-cooled engine and a five-speed transmission with shaft drive. The front features dual 260 mm drilled disc brakes, an adjustable steering damper, and telescopic forks. It also features a bikini fairing that houses a clock, and the voltmeter. The rear features a 200 mm drum brake, twin rear shocks that are adjustable by preload. There is also a small ducktail fairing that has a small storage space. In this last year of production, the engine casings were improved in anticipation of the larger bore R100S soon to begin production. 17,455 units were sold from 1973-76. The original toolkit is present and appears complete, and two original keys are present.

This bike wears a Smoke Black/Silver two-tone paint with hand painted gold pin striping that has a fade between colors. Its original and shows very well for its age. The tires are new Metzeler 3.50-19 M/C dated 2022. Also with removable and lockable hard sided saddlebags.

Please note, bidders may be subject to a bidding limit. Please review your account and contact the front office for assistance with increasing a bid limit prior to the auction. This lot subject to reserve. For this lot, payment accepted only by wire transfer. 10% buyer's premium for LLA live-online and absentee bidding. LLA will process taxes, title, and registration for NC buyers. For out-of-state buyers, a third-party will handle the processing. Buyer's invoice will include tax, tag, and title fees, along with a document fee of $199 for NC and $399 out-of-state.

From a Gentleman Raleigh, North Carolina.

The following condition report, while thorough, is not exhaustive as vintage cars have inherent wear and imperfections. We welcome personal inspections.

The fairing and front fender bear several cracks, chips; tank bears some wear to pin striping, and paint with minor swirl; the original seat with a small tear on right side; toolkit bears some rust; in very good original condition; recently serviced; clock does not operate; no other apparent concerns.