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BMW serial/frame identification numbers, year, code, power output, from the earliest BMW motorcycles to mid-1990's.

https://bmwmotorcycletech.info/id-yr-codes-pwr.htm
67C
Copyright 2019, R. Fleischer




NOTE!  Careful as I think I usually am, there may be errors in this article, from typos, transpositions, to outright wrong information gleaned from various sources, yes, even factory information.  Please report to me if you find any errors, typos, etc.  I'd appreciate knowing specifically the error/problem, so I can look into the details.  Thanks!
snowbum@bmwmotorcycletech.info


NOTES:

(1)  This article's information was gathered from quite a number of sources, places and publications; but, especially, from several old factory (German literature) publications.   It is believed mostly, but not absolutely correct. In particular, BMW factory literature varies in production numbers and serial numbers for quite a few models. BMW has also, at times, confused...and mixed-up...their own figures. This has been particularly so when BMW has used both reserved serial numbers range for a model; and, serial numbers for actual production.   BMW vehicle numbers are the serialized number of the frame or engine or both, the more modern versions of which can be 6 or 7 digits, and can be seen on the engine, and/or frame. After ~1980, the numbers are usually the last 7 digits in the new 17 character VIN numbering system, but this is not universal for all Country's shipped-to. From 1984, BMW stopped stamping serial numbers into the area next to the engine oil dipstick. There is a LOT more to all this. See (5) below; and, see my companion article: https://bmwmotorcycletech.info/IDnumbrs.htm.

(2)  For much more information on 1923 to modern BMW motorcycles, including photos and detailed specifications, one of the best references is the Illustrated BMW Motorcycle Buyer's Guide, written by Stefan Knittel and Roland Slabon.

(3) This article is arranged alphabetically and numerically, so it begins with K bikes. Where total production is shown on only one line, it usually applies to total of all production serial numbers for that model and coverage years, as best I know.  There is no specific reason, except for readability, that I used separate tables instead of one table.

(4)  Kw (kilowatts) was measured by the at-that-time/year-version of the German DIN method. BMW may sometimes measure in Hp, and not via mathematical conversion...but that, and the details of the method, and hence accuracy relatable to today's Hp is NOT known for sure by me.  In modern terms, 1.00 Kw = 1.34 Hp. That mathematical conversion was/is not absolute in the real world, particularly back in the Sixties & Seventies, as many Countries used differing engine measurements methods. An example is how American manufacturer's determined power output up until the eighties...I refer you here to what is called Gross horsepower, Net horsepower, and SAE power. Take your pick. While engine conditions of atmospheric pressure & temperature of the incoming air for combustion had an effect, 'power robbing things' like exhaust systems, water pumps, intake tract temperature, etc., usually had a considerable effect. For some engine or vehicle manufacturer's, everything possible was done to eliminate such power losses during measurements (so as to boost the results), so the actual engine output of the car or motorcycle was always less, sometimes substantially. In general, to compare to old style American Hp measurements, I suggest you subtract a MINIMUM of 15% from SAE/American figures, to get reasonably close to DIN (well, modern Hp) figures. BMW themselves often published both Kw and Hp figures....and in THOSE instances, the Hp figures are calculated, not measured, from their correct Kw figures. In other words, BMW used the 1.34 factor. DO NOT USE Hp & Kw directly nor absolutely for any type of comparisons with other manufacturer's of motor vehicles. Where power is shown in parenthesis in this article (xx), that is Hp, due to conversion. Sometimes two or even three values for power output were used, depending on country, etc, but the bikes are usually identical. NOTE that there is plenty of confusion about the power output of the quite early motorcycles, with some publications mixing up Kw and Hp.   I will straighten these out on an ongoing basis, when I have the proper information.   AGAIN... NOTE the column headings...if enclosed parenthetically (xx), that means Hp, calculated.

(5) Code numbers (and sometimes serial numbers) are quite useful at times, in helping to determine such as wiring and equipment specifics; and, in some instances, the variances for the engine power output, etc. BMW produced SOME models in both low and high horsepower ratings for situations wherein Kw (Hp) determined insurance and/or licensing categories in some Countries. In most instances, where the code number changes on a specific model during production, I have separate lines for them. When a model number is listed, followed by one or more categories, the first entry, top line, will usually indicate the total production for all years for that model. Unfortunately, information on ALL countries' production was not always available, although USA shipments were more accurate. Year/Production may not be entirely accurate, see my articles 67A and 67B for an in-depth look at ID numbering, etc. I've used the best information I can find for production numbers. Note that production quantity will usually be at variance with "reserved" serial numbers. Where information is in conflict on serial/frame numbers, I generally used BMW's own publications. Where serial/frame ends in 0000, that USUALLY means a BMW reserved number and not a specific production number. Where the serial/frame ends in a very specific number, that means the true end of that production run....but, sometimes I have to add parenthetical numbers, where information differs.

(6) CC may be listed as category (600 for example), as done by BMW and others, or, true (594 for this example). I generally used the advertised number, rather than the specification number.

(7) I have generally followed BMW's own literature on the G/S and GS, although BMW has not been consistent, nor have others. One problem is misuse of G/S and GS. The first model was the R80G/S; and, in general, from ~1988, the R65, R80, R100 versions are GS. If you see, as an example, an R80 G/S heading for, say, a 1988 motorcycle, it is really a R80GS.

(8) Behoerd; or, BEH, etc.... means Authorities (Police). In some places I will show that Danish word, where it may be of interest to some of you. I will add more in the future; not just Danish Authorities. Vehicles so-noted should NOT be thought-of as the only Authorities vehicles in this article, as some information from BMW is not clear.....I have had trouble identifying the serial number ranges for Authorities bikes. I am still searching for a reliable authorities serials/models list to incorporate the details.  The Behoerd information seems accurate.

(9)  bmbikes.co.uk/ is undergoing major modifications (expansion).  If the links in my article below do not work, I suggest you start from:
bmbikes.co.uk/

(10)  nothing here presently


All K75 series motorcycles were 3 cylinders and likely all were 75 Hp.  Besides my own information, here is a link to an article containing a vast listing of the K75 model series, with production dates by months, and also shows Euro (UK), or USA as shipped.  Some other info is also shown.  http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassisK75.htm

 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
K1 6365002-6365406 90 0535 987 (100)

4 cyl

  6365407-6365576 91 0535 987 (100)  
  6365577-6365646 92 0535 987 (100)  
                                      
             
K75 0120001-0121000 85+ 0561 740 52 (75) Authorities (Behoerd)
  6215001-6220000 86+ 0562 740 52 (75) BMW says 0562 were also Authorities models.
             
K75C 0110001-0118000 85+ 0564 740 52 (75)   9266 produced (?)
             

K 75 C/T (USA)

0130001-0131051 86 0574 740 52 (75) It is possible that any code here shown as 0571 is really 0574
  0131052-0132103 87 0574      
  0132104-0132680  88 0574      
  0132681-0132740 89 0571      
  0132741-0133142 90 0571      
    0133501-0133801  91 0571     possibly plain K75
  0133802-0134285 92 0571     possibly plain K75
             
K75RT (USA) 6199001-6199482 90 0573 740    
  6199483-6199795 91 0573      
  6199796-6199999 92 0573      
  6229000-6229305          
             
K 75 S 0100001-0110000 86+ 0563 740 52 (75) 11576 total produced of the S model
             
K 75 S (USA) 0150001-0150957 87 0572 740 52 (75)  
  0150958-0151945 88 0572      
  0151948-0152463 90 0572      
  0152465-0153080  91 0572      
  0153081-0153791 (0155000) 92 0572      
             
             
             
             


K100 (all are 4 cyl.) power output for all 2 valve versions is probably 65 Kw, 90 Hp; and, 100 Hp for all 4 valve models.  Probably approximately 807759 produced, total of these.  Besides my own information, here is a link to an article containing a vast listing of the K100 model series, with production dates by months, and also shows Euro (UK), or USA as shipped.  Some other information is also shown.
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassisK100.htm

K100 0000001-0010000
0033001-0033500 
83 0501 987 65 (90) 12717 produced of all K100??
             
K 100 (USA) 0030001-0031415 84-85 0511 987 65 (90)  
                           0031416-0031521 86 0511 987 65 (90)  
             
K 100/2 6308101-6309000 88+ 0521 987 65 (90)  
             
K 100 RT/LT 0170001-0175000 86-87+ 0506 987 65 (90) 9760 produced
             
K 100 LT (USA) 0180001-0180524 87 0516 987 65 (90)  range of serials includes RT/LT, and below
  0180525-0180967 88 0516      
  0189068-0181068 89 0516      
  0181070-0181407 90 0516      
  0181408-0181629 91 0516      
                    -182000   0516      
             
K 100RS 0010001-0020000 83+ 0503 987 65 (90) all 2 valve K100RS, 35562 produced
  0080001-0090000         4 valve; 3586 produced 12/1989+
  0140001-0145000 86+..??        
             
             
K100RS Behoerd 0060001-0061000 84+ 0502 987 65 (90) authorities
             
K100RS-16v (USA) 6493001-6493805 91 0533     The K100 was produced with 4 valves per cylinder from about 189 or 1990
             
K 100 RS (USA) 0040001-0042812 85 0513 987 65 (90)  
  0042813-0043239 86 0513 987 65 (90)  
  0043340-0044037 87 0513 987 65 (90)  
  0044038-0044398 88 0513 987 65 (90)  
  6493806-6494091 92 0533      
             
K100RS (ABS) 044399-044905 89 0513      
             
             
             
             
K 100RT 0020001-0030000 84+ 0504 987 65 (90) 2 valve.  22332 produced.
  0061001-0065000   0504      
  0090001-0100000   0504      
             
K100RT Behoerd 0070001-0071000 84 0505 987 65 (90) Authorities
             
K 100 RT (USA) 0050001-0053460 84-85 0514 987 65 (90)  
  0053461-0053961 86 0514      
  0053962-0054395 87 0514      
  0054396-0056000 88 0514      
             
             
             


For R bike data sheets:  http://benchmarkworks.com/museum/bikedata.html

 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
R2, series 1 101-4260 1931-1932   ~198 (6) 1 cyl; 15207 produced
R2,  series 2a 4261-6276 1933       8 HP in 1934-1936
R2, series 2/33 6277-8113 1933        
R2, series 3 8114-10201          
R2, series 4 10202-12901          
R2, series 5 12902-14816          
             
R3 106001-106740 1936   305 (11) 1 cyl; 740 produced
             
R4, series 1 80001-81110 1932-1937   398   12 Hp (14 Hp 1934-1937)   1 cyl  15295 produced
R4, series 2 81111-82838 1933        
R4, series 3 82839-86563 1934        
R4, series 4 86601-90250 1935        
R4, series 5 90251-95280 1936-1937        
             
R5 8001-9503 1936   494 24 2 cyl; 2652 total produced
  500001-502786 1937        
             
R5SS   1937   500 (~30)  
             
R6 600001-601850 1937   596 18 1850 produced
             
R11, series 1 60001-65000 1929   745  18 (20)  2 cyl, 7500 produced. BMW has a note on the series 1, saying R62 is included in serial range
R11, series 2 65001-66900 1930        
R11, series 3 67500-68751 1931        
R11, series 3+ 68752-68920 1932        
R11, series 4 69001-70122 1933        
R11, series 5 70123-73984 1934        
             
R12 501-24199 1935-1942   745 18 (20) 2 cyl 36008 produced
R12 military 25001-37161          
             
R16, series 1 75001-76000 1929   735 (25) R16, all 5 series:  some literature says 1106 produced, some combines serial numbers differently.  Most literature INCLUDES the model R63 in the series 1 and 2 serial number ranges.  See R63, further down this article.
R16, series 2 & 3 76001-76700 1930-1931        
R16, series 4 76701-76851 1932     (33)  
R16, series 5 76852-76953 1933-1934     (33)  
             
R17 77001-77436 1915-1937   735 (33) 2 cyl; 434 produced
             
R20 100001-105004 1937-1938   192 8 1 cyl; 5000 produced
             
R23 106001-114021 1938-1940   247 10 1 cyl; 9021 produced
             
R24 200009 (200001)-212007 (212020?) 1948-1950 0097 247 8.8 (12) 1 cyl, over 12000 supposedly built
             
R 25 220011 (220001?)-243410 (243400) 1950-1951 0098 247 8.8 (12) 1 cyl
R 25/2 245001-283650 (283650?) 1951-1953 0099 247 8.8 (12) 1 cyl
R25/3 284001 (284004?)-331705 1953-1956 0100 247 9.6 (13) 1 cyl
             
R 26 340001 (340007?)-370242 (370236?) 1955-1960 0111 247 11 (15) 1 cyl
             
R27 372001-387566 (387354?) 1960-1966 0121 247 13.2 (18) 1 cyl
             
R32 31000-34100 1923-1926   494 8.5 2 cyl; 3090 produced
             
R35 300001-315387 1937-1940   342   1 cyl
             
R37 35001-35175 1925-1926   494 16 2 cyl, 152 produced
             
R39 36000-36900 1925-1926   247 6.5 1 cyl, 855 produced
             
R42 40001-46999 1926-1928   494 12 2 cyl, 6502 produced
             
             
             

Type Serial numbers  Model Year  Code   ~CC  Kw (Hp) number produced/reserved, & notes
R45 6300001-6308000 1978-1980 0351 450 26 1 cyl, 28158 produced.  Besides my own information, here are links to an article containing a vast listing of the R45- model
 series, production dates, to 1985.  Listed by months production, and also by Euro+, or USA shipped.  Some other info is also shown. 
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis450.htm
  6270001-6276000 1980-1985 0355      
             
R45N 6320001-6330000 1978-1980 0352   20  
  6260001-6270000 1980+ 0354      
             
R45NT 6280001-6281000 1980+ 0356   26  
             
R45T 6290001-6291000 1980+ 0357   26  
             
R47 34201-35999 1927-1928   494 18 2 cyl, 1720 produced
             
R50 550001-563515 1955-1961 0211 494 19 (26) 2 cyl, 13510 produced
             
R50/2 and R50US 630001-649037 1961-1969
 
0212 494 19 (26) 2 cyl, 19036 produced in some literature, but I think the correct number, all R50/2, including R50US, is 16216.
             
R50S 564001-565634 (564005?-565639?) 1960-1962 0213 494 25.8 (35) 2 cyl, 1634 produced?
             
R 50/5 2900001-2903623 1969 0240 500 23.5 (32) 2 cyl, 7865 produced.  Besides my own information, here is a link to an article containing a long listing of the R50/5 with production dates.  This model was never imported and sold in the USA.  Listed by months production with serials:
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis500s.htm
  2903624-2910000 1972 0240 500 23.5 (32)  
             
R51 503001-506172 1938-1940   494 24 2 cyl, 3775 produced
             
R51/2 516001-521005 1950-1951 0012 494 17.7 (24) 2 cyl, 5000 produced
             
R51/3 522001-526209 1951-1952 0012 494 17.7 (24) 2 cyl, 18420 produced of all R51/3
  526210-535479 1952-1953 0012 494 17.7 (24)  
  536001-540950 1953-1954 0012 494 17.7 (24)  
             
R51RS   1939   500 (36)  
             
R51SS   1938   500    
             
R52 47000-51383 1928-1929   494 12 2 cyl, 4377 produced
             
RS54   1954   492 (45) DOHC, 24 produced for the public
             
R57 70001-71012 1928-1930   494 18 2 cyl, 1006 produced
             
R60 618001-621530 1956-1961 0221 594 20.6 (28) 2 cyl, 3530 produced
             
R60/2 622001-629999 (630000?) 1961 0222 594 22 (30) 2 cyl, 17306 total produced is often reported, but I believe the true information, for all R60/2, including USA model, is 16870
             
R60/2 & R60US 1810001-1819307 1960-1969 0222 594 22 (30) R60US is within the R60/2 serial numbers
             

 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
R60/5 2930001-2938704 1969-1971 0250 600 29.5 (40) 2 cyl, 22721 produced. Besides my own information, here is a link to an article containing a vast listing of the R60/5; R60/6; and R60/7 model series, with production dates by months, and also shows Euro (UK), or USA as shipped.  Some other info is also shown. 
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis600.htm
                           2938705-2950000 1971-1972 0250 600 29.5 (40)  
  2910001-2920000 1973-1974 0251 600 29.5 (40)  
  2920001-2930000 1974-1975 0255 600 29.5 (40)  
  2960001-2970000 1975-1976 0281 600 29.5 (40)  
             
R60/6-USA 4900001-4910000 1973-1974 0253 599 29.5 2 cyl, total produced 13511
  4920001-4925000 1974-1975 0257 599 29.5  
  4925001-4925914 (4930000) 1975-1976 0291 599 29.5  
             
             
             

 

 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
R 60/7 6000001-6007000 1976-1977 0301 599 (40) 2 cyl, total produced 11163
                           6007001-6012000 1977-1978 0321 599 29.5 (40)  
  6015001-6016000 1978-1979 0371 599 29.5 (40)  
             
R60/7-USA 6100001-6101000 1976-1977 0311 599 29.5 (40)  
  6101001-6102000 1977-1978 0331 599 29.5 (40)  
             
R 60 T 6102001-6103000 1978 0341 600 29.5  
  6117001-6118000 1978-1980 0381 600 29.5  
             
R61 603001-606080 1938-1941   597 18 2 cyl, 3747 produced
  607001-607340 1941        
             
R62 60001-65000 1928-1929   745 18 2 cyl, 4345 produced.  See R11 series 1
             
R63 75001-76000 1928-1929   735 24 2 cyl, 794 produced.  See R16 series 1
             
R65 6340001-6350000 1978+ 0353 649 33 (44) 2 cyl, 29454 produced, 6869 more later. Besides my own information, here are links to an article, in two parts, containing a vast listing of the R65 model series, with production dates by months, and also shows Euro (UK), or USA as shipped.  Some other info is also shown. 
pg 1:
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis650.htm
pg 2:
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis650P2.htm
  6310001-6320000 1981+ 0358      
  6410001-6415000 1981+        
             
R65 (USA) 6380001-6381580 1978 0363      
  6381581-          
  6385001-6386143 1981 0364      
  6386144-6386702 1982 0364      
  6386703-6387631 1983 0364      
  6387635-6388192 1984 0364      
  6388193-6388255 (6390000) 1985 0364      
  6128001-6128365 1986 0462   33  
  639950-64000000 1980+        
  6128366-6128516 (6130000) 1986+ 0462      
             
R65/20 6430001-6435000 1985+ 0451 649 20  
             
R65/35 6073001-6075000 1985+ 0452 649 35  
  6118001-6119000 1985+ 0452   35  
             
R65GS 6125001-6126000 1987 0482 649 20 (27) 2 cyl, 619 produced
             
R65LS 6350001-6355000 1981+ 0359 649 37 2 cyl, 6389 produced
             
R65LS (USA) 6370003 (6370001)-6371099 (6372000) 1981+ 0365 649 37 2 cyl
  6371100-6371377 1983+ 0365      
  6371378-6371704 1984+ 0365      
             
R65RT 6A60001-6461500 1986 0456 649 35  
             
R65T 6330001-6331000 1980+ 0360      
             

 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
R66 660001-606080 1938-1940   597 30 1969 produced??
                           -662039 1941        
             
R67 610001-611445 (611449?) 1951 0014 594 19 (26) 2 cyl, 1470 produced
             
R67/2 612001-614496 1952-1953 0014 594 20.6 (28) 2 cyl, 4274 produced
  614947-616226 1953-1954 0014   20.6 (28)  
             
R67/3 616227-617700 1954-1955 0014 594 20.6 (28) 2 cyl, 700 produced
             
R68 650001-651453 1952-1954 0015 594 25.8 (35) 2 cyl, 1452 produced
             
R69 652001-654955 1955-1961 0231 594 25.8 (35) 2 cyl, 2956 produced
             
R69S 655004 (655001?)-666320 1960-1969 0232 594 31 (47) 2 cyl, 11317 produced per SOME literature. Some shows exactly 10,000, and that the R69 and R69S are within the serial numbers.
             
R71 700005-702200 1938-1941   745 22 2 cyl, 3458 produced
  703001-703511 1941        
             
R75 750001-768000+ 194101944   745 26 2 cyl, ~18,000 produced.  These had a sidecar, and 2WD.
             
R 75/5 2970001-2982737 1969-1971 0260 745 37 (50) 2 cyl, 38370 produced. Besides my own information, here is a link to an article containing a vast listing of the R75/5 model series, with production dates by months, and also shows Euro (UK), or USA as shipped.  Some other info is also shown.
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis750.htm
  2982738-3000000 1972-1973 0260 745 37 (50)  
  4000001-4010000 1972-1973 0260 745 37 (50)  
             
R75/6 4010001-4020000 1973-1974 0261 745 37 (50) 2 cyl, total production 17587
  4020001-4030000 1974-1975 0265 745 37 (50)  
  4030001-4040000 1975-1976 0282 745 37 (50)  
             
R 75/6 (USA) 4910001-4920000 1973-1974 0263 745 37 (50)  
  4940001-4945000 1974-1975 0267 745 37 (50)  
  4945001-4947578 (4950000) 1975-1976 0292 745 37 (50)  
             
R75/7 6020001-6025000 1976-1977 0302 745 37 (50) 2 cyl, total produced 6264
  6220000-6222000 1977-1978 0326 745 37 (50)  
  6222001-6223000 1978-1979 0372 745 37 (50)  
             
R 75/7 (USA) 6120001-6121474 (6122500) 1976-1977 0312 745 37 (50)  
             
R75T 6119001-6120000 1978-1980 0382 750 37 (50)  
             
             

 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
R80 6440001-6449000 1984-1985 0453 797 38 (50)  2 cyl Total prod. all variants, 28699 Exc G/S
                                      
R 80 (USA) 6480001-6480468 1985 0463 797 38 (50)  
  6480569-6480831 1986 0463      
  6480832-6481120+ 1987 0463      
             
R 80/7 (USA) 6122501-6124909 (6125000) 1977-1978 0332 797 40 (54) Some say was an S model in these S/N.
  6126001-6128000 1978-1979 0392 797 40 (54)  
             
R 80 G/S 6250001-6260000 1980+ 0346 797 37 (50) 2 cyl, 25099 produced, total, series
  6281001-6290000 1980+ 0346 797 37 (50)  
  6291001-6292600 1980+ 0346 797 37 (50)  
  6245001-6247000 1988 0471 797 37 (50) BMW has reported this serial number range as being model
P80GS...which I assume means Paris-Dakar.
             
R 80 G/S (USA) 6362001-6362748 1981 0348 797 37 (50) serial range also covers R80ST & R80RT, 1981
  6362766-6362883 1983        
  6362884-6363059 1984        
  6363060-6363157 1984        
  6363158-6363350 1986        
             
R 80/7 N 6200001-6205000 1977-1978 0327 797 37 (50)  
  6205001-6207000 1978-1979 0373 797 37 (50)  
  6012001-6015000 1980-1981 0423 797 37 (50) possibly some made much later than 1981
             
R80/7 S 6025001-6030000 1977-1978 0322 797 40 (54)  
  6030001-6034000 1978-1979 0374 797 40 (54)  
             
R80R 6034001-6035000 1987+ 0476 797 37 (50)  
             
R80RT 6420001-6425000 1982-1984 0444 797 37 (50) 2 cyl; 22528 produced, all yrs of RT
  6470001-6480000 1984-1985 0457 797 37 (50)  
  6483001-6486000 1984-1985 0457 797 37 (50)  
             
R 80 RT (USA) 6172001-6173271 1983 0448 797 37 (50)  
  6173272-6175000 1984        
  6186101-6186300          
  6490001-6490565 1985 0464 797 30 (50)  
  6490566-6491236 1986        
  6490566-6491236 1987+        
             
R 80 ST (USA) 6109001-6110000 1979 0397     production numbers not reliable, but may be 5963 for 1982-1984
  6207001-6207701 1983 0349 797 37 (50)  
  6207702-6210000 1984 0349?      
             
R 80 ST 6054001-6060000 1982-1984 0347 797 37 (50)  
             
R80TN 6105001-6106000 1978 0342 797 37 (50)  
  6130001-6131000 1978-1979 0383 797 37 (50)  
  6210001-6215000 1980+ 0443 797 37 (50)  
             
R80TS 6108001-6109000 1978 0343 797 40  
  6132001-6134000 1979 0384 797 40  
             
R 80 TS (USA) 6109001-6110000 1979 0397 797 40  
             
            Besides my own information, here are links to an article, in two sections, containing a vast listing of the R80-  model series. Production dates, all the way to 1995.  Listed by months production, and also by Euro+, or USA shipped.  Some other info is also shown.
Pg 1:
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis800.htm
Pg 2:
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis800P2.htm
             

 

 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
R 90/6 4040001-4050000 1973-1974 0271 898 44 (60) 2 cyl, all production 21070
                           4050001-4060000 1974-1975 0275 898 44 (60)  
  4060001-4070000 1975-1976 0283 898 44 (60)  
             
R 90/6 (USA) 4930001-4940000 1973-1974 0273 898 44 (60)  
  4960001-4970000 1974-1975 0277 898 44 (60)  
  4970001-4973316 (4980000) 1975-1976 0293 898 44 (60)  
             
R 90 S 4070001-4080000 1973-1974 0272 898 49 (67) 2 cyl, total production all R90S, 17455
  4080001-4090000 1974-1975 0276 898 49 (67)  
  4090001-4100000 1975-1976 0284 898 49 (67)  
             
R 90S (USA) 4950001-4960000 1973-1974 0274 898 49  
  4980001-4990000 1974-1975 0278 898 49  
  4990001-4991260 (5000000) 1975-1976 0294 898 49  
            Besides my own information, here is a link to an article containing a vast listing of the R90/6 and R90S model series, with production dates by months, and also shows Euro (UK), or USA as shipped.  Some other info is also shown. 
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis900.htm
             
             


 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
R 100/7 6040001-6045000 1976-1977 0304 980 44 (60) 2 cyl, total production all R100/7, 12056+.  HP figures have errors. All are probably 44 (60)
                           6045001-6050000 1977-1978 0323 980 44 (60)  
  6050000-6054000 1978-1980 0375 980 44 (60)  
  6035001-6040000 1980+ 0425 980 47 (60)  
  6400001-6405000 1980+        
             
R 100/7 (USA) 6140001-6142451 (6145000) 1976-1977 0314 980 44 (60)  
  6145001-6148196 1977-1978 0333 980 44 (60)  
  6170001-6172000 1980+ 0393 980 47 (60)  
  6175001-6175593 1981 0435      
  6175594-6176221 1981-1982        
  6176222-6176785 1983        
  6176789-6178000 1984 0435      
  6186001-6186100 1980+ 0435      
             
R100 (USA) 62419001-62419181 1991 0461     Possibly factory error in numbering. See 1981 R100RT USA, 0449.
             
R 100 CS 6135001-6140000 1980-1981 0426 980 51 (68) 2 cyl, 6141 produced
             
R 100 CS (USA) 6188001-6188163 (6190000) 1980-1981 0436 980 51  
  6188164-6188170 1982 0436      
  6188171-6188174 1984 0436      
             
R 100 GS 6276001-6280000 1987+ 0473 980 44 (60) 2 cyl, 10356 produced, Both this line and next line are, by BMW
  6331001-6336000 1987+ 0473   44 listing and description, Paris-Dakar models
             
R 100 GS (USA) 6152001-6152764 1988 0478 980 44  
  6152765-6153373 1989 0478      
  6153378-6153468 (to 6155000) 1990 0478      
  0230001-230382 1991 0488      
  0230230-0231172 1992 0488      
  0231173-0231385 1993 0488      
  0231386-0231615 1994 0488      
  0231616- 1995 0488      
             
R100 GS/PD (USA) 6134001-6134348 1990 0479      
  0047101-0047248 1991 0489      
  0047249-0047568 1992 0489      
  0047569-0047949 1993 0489      
  -0048082- 1995 0489     information sketchy
             
R100R (USA) 0280001-0280473 1992 0487      
  0280474-0280777 1993 487      
             
R100RS 6080001-6082000 1976-1977 0306 980 51 (70)(68) 2 cyl, total productiong to 1984 is 33648
  6082501-6086000          
  6086001-6095000 1977-1978 0325   51  
  6095001-6100000 1978-1980 0377      
  6223001-6224000 1978-1980 0377      
  6075001-6080000 1980+ 0427      
  6390001-6397000 1980+        
  0160001-0163000 1986+ 0455 980 44 (60)(59) production, think it was this series, was 4397 to 1988.
             
R 100 RS (USA) 6180001-6181263 (6182500) 1976-1977 0316 980 51(70)(68)  
  6182001 (6182501)-6183592 (6185000) 1977-1978 0335      
  6185001-6186000 1978-1980 0395      
  6225001-6225511 (6229000) 1980-1984 0437      
  6225512-6226174 1982 0437      
  6226175-6226786 1983 0437      
  6226787-6229000 1984 0437      
  6247001-6247548 1988 0466      
  6247549-6247598 1989 0466      
  6247691-6247750 1993 0466      
  6308001-6308100 1980-1984 0437      
             
R 100 RT 6115001-6117000 1978 0345 980 51 (70)(68) 2 cyl, total production 13516
  6152001-6153000 1978-1979 0386      
  6155001-6160000 1978-1980 0386      
  6168001-6170000 1978-1980 0386      
  6230001-6240000 1980-1984 0446      
  6016001-6018000 1987+ 0459 980 44 (60)(59) 1987-1989 production was 3239
  6247001-6248000 1988 0466 980 44 (60)(59)  
             
R 100 RT (USA) 6190001-6193000 1978 0339 980 51 (70)(68)  
  6195001-6199000 1978-1980 0339 980 51 (70)(68)  
  6240001-6241130 1981 0449      
  6241131-6242300 1982 0449      
  6242301-6243356 1983 0449      
  6243357-6245000 1984 0449      
  6292601-6293171 1988 0469 980 44 (60)(59)  
  6293172-6293397 1989 0469      
  6293399-6293519 1990 0460      
  6293520-6293710 1991 0460      
  6293711-6293875 1992 0469      
  6293876-6294006 1993 0469      
             
             
            Regarding R100RS & R100RT: BMW has reported various years of these, & only those with codes 0455; 0459; 0466; 0469, as having engines of 44 Kw.  I have been unable to positively prove/clarify the following production numbers for USA & Canada. 402 built in 1987; 395 in 1988; 2 in 1989; 181 in 1990; 225 in 1991; 130 in 1992; 121 in 1993; 241 in 1994. 384 were built in January to December of 1995; and 4 were built in 1996 ....most went to U.S. and Canada.
             
R 100 S 6060001-6065000 1976-1977 0305 980 47 (63) 2 cyl, total production of the R100S is 9657
  6065001-6070000 1977-1978 0324 980 47 (63)  
  6070001-6073000 1978-1979 0376 980 51 (68)  
             
R 100 S (USA) 6160001-6161385 (6162500) 1976-1977 0315 980 51 (68)  
  6162501-6163870 (6165000) 1977-1978 0334 980 51 (68)  
  6165001-6167000 1978-1980 0394 980 51 (68)  
             
R 100 T 6110001-6112000 1978 0344 980 47 (63)(65) 2 cyl, 21928 total production
  6150001-6152000 1979 0385 980 47 (63)(65)  
  6193001-6195000 1980+ 0445 980 47 (63)(65)  
             
R 100 T (USA)  6103001-6104000 1978-1980 0393 (0398?) 980 47 (63)  
             
            Besides my own information, here is a link to a multi-page article containing a vast listing of the R100-  model series, with production dates by months, and also shows Euro (UK), or USA as shipped.  Some other info is also shown.
pg 1:
http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis1000.htm
pg 2: http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis1000P2.htm
             
             


 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
             
           R850                         http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassisR850.htm
             
             
R1100           http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassisR1100.htm
             
             
R1150           http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassisR1150.htm
             
             
R1200           http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassisR1150.htm
             
             
             


 Type

Serial Numbers Model Year Code ~CC Kw (Hp) Number produced/reserved, and notes
             
                                      
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             



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