K 1600 GTL

When luxury is freed of all ballast, it moves to a new level. At the very top of this evolution is the new K 1600 GTL - a high-class touring bike like none before it. With the most compact and efficient in-line 6-cylinder engine ever installed in a series production motorcycle.


The ergonomics of the K 1600 GTL are designed for long trips and leave nothing to be desired for either rider or pillion passenger in terms of comfort. The slim design in the area of the rider's seat and the fact that the handlebars reach far back allows a relaxed seating position - for hours and over hundreds of kilometres. The pillion passenger enjoys a sizeable seating area and a comfortable backrest.


Available for the first time in a motorcycle: the adaptive headlight (special equipment feature) - a revolution which matches the visionary front section of the K 1600 GTL and provides the very highest level of active safety.


The GTL makes luxury light-footed. This is because its unique chassis provides excellent handling. With a totally direct ride feel due to the ground-breaking Duolever front suspension. At the rear, it is the Paralever that put's the power of the engine onto the road, The optional ESA II (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) ensures that the GTL always glides completely smoothly since the systems allows the damping and suspension to be adapted according to situation and preference at the press of a button.


Every detail is designed for maximum riding pleasure. A motorcycle for people who are looking for a new kind of supremacy.


The K 1600 GTL. UNSTOPPABLE TOUR.


Engine  
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
Capacity 1.649 cc
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)
 
Electrical system  
Alternator three-phase alternator 580 W
Battery 12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free
 
Power transmission  
Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Gearbox 6-speed, helical, gearbox
Drive Cardan shaft
 
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
Wheelbase 1,680 mm
Castor 108.4 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
ABS Standard
 
Dimensions / weights  
Length 2,489mm
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 1720 mm (with motorcycles accessories or equipment variable heights available between 1770 mm and 1830/1870 mm)
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
Reserve 4,0 l


  • Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)
  • 1) According to guideline 93/93/EWG with all fluids, fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume
  • 2) Unladen weight without fluids

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