The 247 cc BMW R27, alien in 1960, was the aftermost shaft-driven, single-cylinder motorcycle bogus by BMW. Based abundantly on the R26, in 1960 the R27 added elastic mounts for the agent and additional ability to 18 hp (13 kW). The R27’s 250 cc OHV vertical distinct was the alone rubber-mounted thumper agent BMW anytime produced, and was their aftermost shaft drive single-cylinder motorcycle. The agent pumped out 18 hp (13 kW), the accomplished anytime for a shaft-drive BMW single. BMW bogus 15,364 R27 models (engine numbers 372 001 – 387 566 ) over the assembly years of 1960 to 1966. Some of the 1966 R27 models were awash as 1967 models because dealers in those years generally would accredit dates to BMW motorcycles back they awash them, and not necessarily back they were manufactured.