BMW WR 500 WELTREKORDGESPANN
BMW WR 500 WELTREKORDGESPANN

BMW WR 500 WELTREKORDGESPANN.

Year: 1955
Drivers: Wilhelm Noll
Engine type: Flat-twin with vertical shafts, DOHC
Cylinders: 2
Displacement: 498 cc
Power output: 55 kW / 75 PS hp at 8 400 U/min rpm
Top speed: 280,20 km/h

World champion Wilhelm Noll had nothing less than the absolute speed record for sidecars in mind when he started his record ride on October 5, 1955, with this streamlined BMW three-wheeler - the co-driver was simulated by a weight. On the Munich-Ingolstadt Autobahn, Noll achieved the best time of 280.20 km/h, a record that remained unmatched until the 1990s.

BMW WR 500 WELTREKORDGESPANN
BMW WR 500 WELTREKORDGESPANN
BMW WR 500 WELTREKORDGESPANN
BMW WR 500 WELTREKORDGESPANN
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