Bmw R75

Bmw R75 Blood red

Bmw R75 Blood red

Add those details to a luscious old-school paint job, and you’ve got a winner. This is ‘Recall,’ an R75 from Portugal’s Ton-Up Garage, and it absolutely drips with vintage style.

Bmw R75 Blood red

Bmw R75 Blood red

Bmw R75 Blood red

Bmw R75 Blood red

Reviving the old boxer involved a complete nuts-and-bolts rebuild. The entire engine was overhauled, as well as the carbs—which were re-jetted and equipped with cone filters.

Bmw R75 Blood red

Bmw R75 Blood red

Further upgrades to the cockpit include a set of low-rise bars, Brooks leather grips, and new levers and switches. The wiring now runs inside the bars for a cleaner finish.

Bmw R75 Blood red

Bmw R75 Blood red

Bmw R75 Blood red

Bmw R75 Blood red

As classic BMWs go, the “slash-5s” are pretty sought after. They’re packed with little styling details that eventually fell away on later models—like the rounded air box, ‘peanut’ engine covers and the ‘toaster’ tank.

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