1960 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.

1960 Motorcycle MPG Fuel Economy Guide
World Changing Event: The nuclear arms race and the fears it brought with it for people around the globe. November 15, 1960 – A Polaris missile is test-launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. With a range of upto 2,500 nautical miles (4,631 km) it featured multiple re-entry vehicles (MRVs) which spread the warheads about a common target with penetration aids to counter Soviet Anti-Ballistic Missile defenses.

 

1960 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
Harley-Davidson
CH
52.5 MPG
4.8 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
FLH
1207/2
36.0 MPG
6.5 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
H
52.5 MPG
4.8 L/100km
Honda
CB92 Benly Super Sport
124/2
110.0 MPG
2.1 L/100km

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