A strange phenomenon

Sunburn, stiff muscles, convertible
The blue and white original
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Sunburn, stiff muscles, convertible
The blue and white original

A well-informed, modern, BMW driver recognized the BMW R71 genes in the combination that was parked next to his motorcycle. He also considered buying a classic sidecar, but was not up to the cost. "You have to count on at least ten mille".

Funny enough - especially the early - M72 combinations are almost exact replicas of the BMWs. And there are various explanations about how that happened.
And many a classic BMW now has Russian or Chinese (CJ750) parts. Often without the owner knowing ..

We come to that value story again. Apparently an R71 combi currently has a value of 10-15000 euros

A Russian M72 clone of about the same year and in the same

M72, BMW R71
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technical condition will yield a maximum of 5000 euros or thereabouts ..

And the, still widely available parts for such a Russian (or Chinese CJ) cost only a fraction of the BMW Originalteile ..

The coin fell on the BMW driver: “But of course they are none real BMWs ...

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