BMW K 1600 B - 2017 Specifications and Reviews

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Intresting Fact:
The B in the name stand for Bagger

About the BMW K 1600 B

Powered by a Euro 4 compliant 1649.00cc six cylinder inline engine, producing 158bhp at 7,750rpm and maximum torque at 5,250rpm.

Essentially the same bike as the BMW K1600GT but with fixed deep-set side cases fitted with integrated rear lights, shiny Chromed exhausts  and lower pillion seat (7cm lower vs the GT).

The electrically adjustable suspension has several modes: "Road" which automatically adjusts itself and "Cruise" which offers gentle damping for comfort at low speeds. 

Optional Extras include a quickshifter, rider/pillion comfort footrests, reverse gear, intelligent emergency call, audio connection, navigation system, crash bars, centre stand, lower seat, LED fog lights, cornering headlight and forged handlebars. There is also an optional reverse assist which gives you a reverse gear for easy manoeuvring, operated from the left bar.


  • SE: Keyless start, LED fog lights, tyre pressure monitoring, centre stand and hill start control
  • LE: SE plus audio system, reverse gear and dynamic traction control

  • General information

    Model:BMW K 1600 B

    Engine and Transmission Specifications

    Emission details:Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
    Greenhouse gases:132.2 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
    Fuel consumption:5.70 litres/100 km (17.5 km/l or 41.27 mpg)
    Clutch:Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
    Transmission type,final drive:Shaft drive (cardan)
    Cooling system:Liquid
    Lubrication system:Dry sump
    Fuel control:Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
    Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection
    Valves per cylinder:4
    Bore x Stroke:72.0 x 67.5 mm (2.8 x 2.7 inches)
    Torque:175.00 Nm (17.8 kgf-m or 129.1 ft.lbs) @ 5520 Revolutions">RPM
    Power:160.00 Horsepower">HP (116.8 Kilowatt">kW)) @ 7750 Revolutions">RPM
    Engine type:Two cylinder boxer, two-stroke
    Capacity:1649.00 ccm (100.62 cubic inches)

    Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

    Rear brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
    Rear brakes:Single disc. ABS. Two-piston calipers.
    Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
    Front brakes:Double disc. ABS. Four-piston calipers.
    Rear tyre:190/55-17
    Front tyre:120/70-17
    Rear wheel travel:135 mm (5.3 inches)
    Rear Suspension:BMW Motorrad Paralever
    Front wheel travel:125 mm (4.9 inches)
    Front Suspension:BMW Motorrad Duolever
    Trail:108 mm (4.3 inches)
    Rake (fork angle):27.8°
    Frame type:Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine

    Physical measures and capacities

    Reserve fuel capacity:4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)
    Fuel capacity:26.50 litres (7.00 gallons)

    Other specs

    Carrying capacity:Saddle bags
    Color options:Blackstorm metallic/black

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