BMW K 1600 Grand America - 2018 Specifications and Reviews

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About the BMW K 1600 Grand America

Powered by a Euro 4 compliant 1,649cc six cylinder inline engine, producing 158.20bhp.

Essentially the BMW K1600 B with a top box, footboards as standard, Chrome engine bars under them, tall screen and reverse gear though weighs 28kg more.

Top speed is limited to 100mph in order to maintain stability with increased load at the rear of the bike.

The electrically adjustable suspension has several modes: "Road" which automatically adjusts itself, "Cruise" which offers gentle damping for comfort at low speeds. The reverse assist gives you a reverse gear for easy manoeuvring which is powered by the starter motor and operated from the left bar.

Optional Extras include a quickshifter, pillion footboards and armrests, intelligent emergency call, audio connection, navigation system, centre stand, keyless start, hill start control, low/high seats, LED front fog lights, tyre pressure monitor, cornering headlight and forged handlebars.

General information

Model:BMW K 1600 Grand America

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)
Top speed:162.0 km/h (100.7 mph)
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:In-line six, four-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-ZR17
Front tyre:120/70-ZR17
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:2,560 mm (100.8 inches)
Overall height:1,440 mm (56.7 inches)
Alternate seat height:780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, highest setting.
Seat height:750 mm (29.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:364.0 kg (802.5 pounds)

Other specs

Comments:High Windshield. Dynamic Traction Control. Adaptive Headlight. Tyre Pressure Control. Audio System. Reverse Gear. Anti-theft Alarm System. Intelligent Emergency Call (ECALL).
Carrying capacity:Saddle bags, top box
Color options:Black Storm Metallic

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