BMW K 1600 GT - 2017 Specifications and Reviews
About the BMW K 1600 GT
Powered by a Euro 4 compliant liquid cooled 1649.00cc in-line 6 cylinder engine, producing 160.5bhp
The 103kg engine is angled forwards for optimum weight distribution and a low centre of gravity.
Compared to the 2011-2016 BMW K1600GT model fuel capacity is now up from 24 to 26.5 litres, a revised engine mapping makes the emissions Euro 4 compliant, ESA and DTC are now standard, the new side fairings offer improved wind protection, new silencer ends.
For storage there are large colour coded panniers and a waterproof lockable glove box in the right fairing. When the satnav is fitted a cover pops down when parked to keep it secure.
There is also a 5.7" colour TFT screen in the centre of the clocks, connected to the multi controller on the left bar, which gives access to the range of options on the bike including the extensive multimedia capabilities.
Optional Extras include reverse assist, hill start control, adaptive headlight, heated grips, heated seat, side-mounted additional LED headlights, see me home lights with the optional central locking, computer, tyre pressure monitoring, higher screen, 49 litre top box, engine bars, cruise control, quickshifter, keyless start, audio system and Akrapovic silencers.
In some countries you also now get the option of having BMW Intelligent Emergency Call system, operated from the right handlebar. It activates automatically to send your coordinates to the emergency services, via the BMW call centre, but can also be activated manually.
The K1600GT SE model gets you the shiny headlight, tyre pressure monitor, hill start control, reverse assist and daytime running light as standard.
|Model:||BMW K 1600 GT|
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)|
|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|
Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels
|Wheels:||Cast aluminium 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 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)|
|Wheelbase:||1,618 mm (63.7 inches)|
|Overall width:||1,000 mm (39.4 inches)|
|Overall length:||2,324 mm (91.5 inches)|
|Overall height:||1,440 mm (56.7 inches)|
|Seat height:||810 mm (31.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.|
|Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:||334.0 kg (736.3 pounds)|
|Carrying capacity:||Saddle bags|
|Electrical:||Power transmission battery.|
|Color options:||Lupin Blue Metallic/Black Storm Metallic, Black Storm Metallic, Mars Red Metallic|
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