1960 BSA A7 Shooting Star Specs

motorcycle specs

These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 1960 BSA A7 Shooting Star.

Basic Specs

Year1960
MakeBSA
ModelBSA A7 Shooting Star
Cost

Engine

Displacement497.00 ccm (30.33 cubic inches)
Type
DetailsTwin, four-stroke
Max RPM
Compression6.6:1
Bore/Stroke66.0 x 72.6 mm (2.6 x 2.9 inches)
Valves/Cylinder
FuelingCarburettor
IgnitionLucas magneto
Exhaust
Lubrication
CoolingAir

Drivetrain

Gearbox
Final Drive
ClutchWet multiplate
Driveline

Performance

Horespower19.70 HP (14.4 kW)
Torque
Top Speed168.0 km/h (104.4 mph)

Fuel Economy & Polution

Fuel Consumption
Fuel Capacity
Emissions

Chassis

Frame TypeSingle cradle
Rake
Trail
Front SuspensionHydralic telescopic forks
Front Travel
Rear SuspensionTwin shock
Rear Travel
Seat
Seat Height
Alt. Seat Height
Total Height
Total Length2,180 mm (85.8 inches)
Total Width
Ground Clearance
Wheelbase1,391 mm (54.8 inches)
Dry Weight
Wet Weight

Wheels & Brakes

Front Tire/Tyre3.25-19
Rear Tire/Tyre3.25-19
Front BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Front Brake Diameter
Rear BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Rear Brake Diameter
Wheels

Comments

It appears you're interested in specifications for the BSA A7 Shooting Star. This Naked bike model is powered by a Twin, four-stroke engine with 497.00 ccm (30.33 cubic inches) of actual displacement before 6.6:1 compression. Fueling is metered via Carburettor allowing this machine to produce its 19.70 HP (14.4 kW) horsepower and torque. According to our records engine heat of the BSA A7 Shooting Star is moderated by Air. You'll need to get familiar with the transmission and pay attention to final drive maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is 3.25-19 and the rear is 3.25-19 . The entire package is supported by the frame, Single cradle. We know you like to go fast or cruise all day, but when you need to stop, you'll be dependant on Expanding brake (drum brake) front brakes and Expanding brake (drum brake) rear brakes. The BSA A7 Shooting Star was launched in 1960, and we're happy to know (or assume) you've got one in your garage. To help you keep your ride in tip-top shape, consider purchasing an owner or service manual.