1955 Motorcycle Fuel Economy Guide

A guide to motorcycle gas mileage (MPG and L/100km) and efficiency

Your guide to motorcycle and scooter fuel economy in MPG and L/100km.
Over 5500 bikes by year, manufacturer and model from 1934 to today.

1955 Motorcycle MPG Fuel Economy Guide
World Changing Event: Cars. As the world enters a golden age of prosperity cars, homes and fashion become of greater importance to the public. This new 1955 Plymouth “6” Belvedere Club Sedan is 17 feet long, features a 167hp V8, full view windshield, automatic transmission all at a low price. Plymouth’s slogan “See it..drive it…today at your Plymouth dealer’s…a great new car for the YOUNG AT HEART” was spot on for the day.

 

1955 Motorcycle and Scooter Models

 

Year
Manufacturer
Model
Engine Size (cc) /Cyl
Average MPG
Average L/100km
Source
BMW
R50
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
BMW
R50/2
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
BMW
R50S
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
BMW
R50US
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
BMW
R60
53.0 MPG
4.4 L/100km
BMW
R60/2
53.0 MPG
4.4 L/100km
BMW
R60US
53.0 MPG
4.4 L/100km
BMW
R69
51.5 MPG
4.6 L/100km
BMW
R69S
51.5 MPG
4.6 L/100km
BMW
R69US
51.5 MPG
4.6 L/100km
Nimbus
Type C
746/4
55.0 MPG
4.3 L/100km
Rikuo
RQ750
747/2
37.5 MPG
6.3 L/100km
Vincent
Black Prince
998/2
49.0 MPG
4.8 L/100km

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