K 1600 GTL
Price subject to colour & style
Product code: K1600GTL
Specifications and pricing are subject to change.
LUXURY TRAVEL. FIRST-CLASS ARRIVAL.
Ride on. And on and on. Glide into the horizon in style and elegance on this luxurious high-performance touring motorcycle. The new BMW K 1600 GTL motorcycle is the pinnacle of high quality and sheer comfort, boasting the legendary straight-six engine. Now standard equipped with the latest generation of Dynamic ESA and ABS Pro. Make your elegant entrance with the newly redesigned panels. Stay calm and collected in any weather condition and at any distance. On your own or with a partner: enjoy superior control and effortless steering in all your comings and goings. Travelling with the K 1600 GTL takes you to a new dimension – stylish, powerful, luxurious – a first class experience awaits you.
The design: perfection.
The K 1600 GTL design has received a first-class upgrade. The newly designed side panels, radiator grilles, tank trim and storage compartment help you make an even more elegant entrance. Enhancing details like the footrest has helped put the final touches on its exquisite look. Distinctive elements such as Duolever front wheel suspension, the highly visible straight-six engine, the innovative Xenon headlight and the chassis remain pioneers of style. Together with the redesigned front section, including mirror and windscreen, a uniquely elegant and dynamic sculpted alignment has been achieved.
This luxurious, comprehensive package does not only boast a first-class design, it is also an enticingly engaging ride for the roads ahead.
Superior 6-cylinder engine.
A first-class engine: the legendary straight-six engine offers an unparalleled smooth ride and the most outstanding riding performance in the luxury tour sector. Its 118 kW (160 PS) output and maximum torque of 175 Nm at 5250 rpm supplies the perfect dynamic thrust forward. And 70% of the torque is already achieved at 1500 rpm.
A new dimension.The standard equipped Dynamic ESA adds a new dimension to your riding experience. Within milliseconds, the highly-sensitive sensor box detects riding conditions and regulates the damper in the suspension. This guarantees the ideal damper settings in any riding situation. Even at an incline, levels of damping comfort that were previously unimaginable have now been achieved, resulting in an extremely steady ride.
Just climb on and relax.
The K 1600 GTL also offers unprecedented comfort. Its enticing features include an enormous amount of space and excellent accessibility. Carefully thought-out and easily accessible storage space solutions focus on the comfort of the rider, making the K 1600 GTL an uncompromising choice in touring quality. Riding with a partner on a long journey is a true pleasure thanks to a variety of detailed solutions such as central locking, seat heating, an electrically adjustable windscreen and a range of seat heights.
Various riding modes and dynamic traction control ensure increased comfort. Added to this is the Multi Controller: an essential operating concept which allows riders to navigate through the on-board menu conveniently, without removing their hands from the handlebars or their eyes from the road. Nothing can stop you on your relaxed ride on the K 1600 GTL toward new horizons. The bike with never-ending features – a series of luxurious equipment.
|Type||Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder|
|Bore x stroke||72 mm x 67,5 mm|
|Rated output||118 kw at 7.750 rpm
|Max. torque||175 Nm at 5.250 rpm
|Compression ratio||12,2 : 1|
|Mixture control / engine management||Electronic intake pipe injection, digital engine management (BMS-X)|
|Emission control||Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3|
|Performance / fuel consumption|
|Maximum speed||Over 200 km/h|
|Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h||4.6 l|
|Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h||5.9 l|
|Fuel type||Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)|
|Alternator||three-phase alternator 580 W|
|Battery||12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Clutch||Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath|
|Gearbox||6-speed, helical, gearbox|
|Chassis / brakes|
|Frame||Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine|
|Front wheel location / suspension||BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut|
|Rear wheel location / suspension||BMW Motorrad Paralever|
|Suspension travel front / rear||125mm /135 mm|
|Steering head angle||62.2°|
|Wheels||Cast aluminium wheels|
|Rim, front||3,50 x 17"|
|Rim, rear||6.00 x 17"|
|Tyres, front||120/70 ZR 17|
|Tyres, rear||190/55 ZR 17|
|Brake, front||Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers|
|Brake, rear||Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper|
|Dimensions / weights|
|Width (incl. mirrors)||1,000 mm|
|Height (excl. mirrors)||1,465 mm|
|Seat height, unladen weight||750 mm (with motorcycles accessories or –equipment variable heights available between 780 mm and 810/830 mm)|
|Inner leg curve, unladen weight||
|Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)||348 kg|
|Dry weight 2)||321 kg|
|Permitted total weight||560 kg|
|Payload (with standard equipment)||212 kg|
|Usable tank volume||26,5 l|