BMW R75 Motorcycle


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A photo of a BMW R75 motorcycle and sidecar used by the Wehrmacht (German Army) during WWII, from Wikipedia.

A real BMW R75 motorcycle and sidecar painted with the Afrika Korps insignia.

The BMW R75 motorcycle and sidecar combination was produced by BMW for use by the German military during WWII.

This vehicle was used for both on-road and off-road mobility, along with the Zündapp KS750, a rival motorcycle. Both were used by the Wehrmacht on the Eastern Front and in North Africa.

The two motorcycles had standardized parts, which made it easier to find replacement parts when they broke down.

The BMW could travel at about 60mph, and was occasionally fitted with a machine gun mount on the sidecar.

Rarely seen in Allied Assault, two of them appear on the airfield in North Africa, where Lt. Powell destroys them by shooting nearby gasoline barrels.

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