1956 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.

1956 Motorcycle MPG Fuel Economy Guide
World Changing Event: The year of Rock and Roll. February 22, 1956 – Elvis Presley enters the United States music charts for the first time, with Heartbreak Hotel. March 13, 1956 – Elvis Presley releases his first Gold Album titled Elvis Presley. June 5, 1956 – Elvis Presley introduces his new single, “Hound Dog”, on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements. September 9, 1956 – Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time.

 

1956 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
BSA
Gold Star 500SS
499/1
41.0 MPG
5.7 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

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