1964 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.

1964 Motorcycle MPG Fuel Economy Guide
World Changing Event: 1964 – Honda launches its “You Meet the Nicest People on a Honda” advertising campaign to sell motorcycles to mainstream Americans. By the end of 1964, Honda had sold more than 100,000 units in the U.S., more than all other motorcycle manufacturers combined. Today it is still considered one of the most successful adverterising campaigns.

 

1964 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
Harley-Davidson
XLCH
883/2
50.0 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Honda
CB250
68.0 MPG
3.5 L/100km
Honda
Cub 50
145.0 MPG
1.6 L/100km
Norton
650SS
646/2
47.5 MPG
4.9 L/100km
Yamaha
YG-1T Trailmaster 80
81/1
170.0 MPG
1.4 L/100km

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