2013 BMW K1300R

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The BMW K1300R is one of the most impressive naked bikes from the streets. If you wonder why, the answer is because this German monster receives great marks in all departments’ whether we are talking about design ergonomics or performances.

The BMW K1300R is built around a water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line four-cylinder engine with two overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder. The engine’s power is rated at an impressive 127 kW (173 hp) at 9,250 rpm and 140 Nm of torque at 8,250 rpm. Fire up this strong 4-stroke unit and it will propel you to a maximum speed of over 200 km/h.

The stopping power is assured by front 320 mm dual disc brakes, with 4-piston fixed calipers and rear 265 mm single discs with double-piston floating calipers.

As far as prices are concerned the 2013 BMW K1300R can be yours for no less than £12,125.00.

Hit the jump for more information on the BMW K1300R.


BMW K1300R

Aggressive. Adrenaline pure. Even when standing still. And even more so as soon as it gets going. What happens at this moment is among the special moments in the life of a biker: a rocket-like start.

Thanks to its geometry, this projectile zooms into orbit like no other. Perfect for the quarter mile. But also for everyday use. And bends. It does not only supremely tap into 173 bhp and 140 Nm and produce a sound from its new hexagonal tube with catalytic converter and exhaust valve that gives you goose pimples. But also because all this goes hand in hand with fuel consumption and exhaust emission levels which even a “sensible” bike would be proud. After all, BMW stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke.

The very finest technology, ergonomics from the people who invented it and a style which is simply unforgettable. And you can hardly believe that despite all this emotional appeal, it is one of the safest motorcycles with the best levels of everyday suitability: ABS and ESA II as optional extras, for example.

And even the accessories bowl you over: racers order the automatic shift function which allows them to burn through the gears, as well as the MotoGP-style 2D dashboard – just so that the lap times are official. And if you want to load it up there are even luggage solutions, too. But even they cannot change the fact that this is the coolest power in town. Contact your dealer if you have any questions or concerns about test driving this bike!

It’s impossible to imagine a more striking or more exciting naked bike. Designed without compromise to impress - and to perform. An output of 173hp (127 kW) an­d 140 Nm of torque ensure it can handle anything the street can throw at it. Looks aren’t always deceptive.

Imposing design meets unique technology. Technology such as the famous BMW Motorrad Duolever for optimum handling, and optional BMW Motorrad ABS and TPC Tyre Pressure Control. The K 1300 R is also the only naked bike available with gear shift assist, allowing riders to change up without declutching or taking their hand off the throttle.

ESA II (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) is available as an option on the K 1300 R, allowing you to modify the suspension set-up depending on the load you are carrying

2013 BMW K1300R Features and Benefits

BMW K1300R

Factory Fit Options:

  • Comfort Passenger Seat
  • Dual Low Seat (790mm)
  • Tyre Pressure Control
  • Anti-Theft Alarm
  • ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
  • Luggage Grid
  • Dynamic Package (Tyre Pressure Control and ASC) £485.00
  • Standard Factory Equipment: Special Features
  • BMW Motorrad ABS as Standard
  • Sports Wheels
  • On-board Computer
  • Heated Grips
  • Sport Windshield
  • LED Indicators
  • Gear Shift Assist
  • ESA 2 (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)


  • 4 Cylinder in line engine, mounted across the frame and inclined at 55°
  • 4 Valve cylinder heads
  • 6 Speed gearbox
  • Stainless steel exhaust system
  • Digital engine management
  • Closed loop 3 way catalytic converter with oxygen sensor
  • Shaft drive
  • Running Gear
  • Continuously adjustable rear rebound damping
  • Cast aluminium single sided swing arm
  • Cast Aluminium wheels
  • BMW Motorrad Duolever front suspension and paralever (EVO) rear suspension
  • 5.5 x 17 rear wheel with 180/55 ZR 17 tyre
  • Twin disk front brake (EVO, 320mm dia.)
  • Single disk rear brake
  • Hydraulic rear spring preload adjuster
  • Prop stand with starter inhibit


  • Power socket
  • Hazard warning flasher
  • White turning indicator
  • Permanent headlamp beam
  • Electronic immobiliser
  • Info flat screen (digital clock, gear indicator, fuel gauge, coolant temperature and cruising range indicator, total and 2 trip odometers, service interval indicator)


  • Storage compartment with toolkit
  • One key system for ignition, steering, fuel filler cap and seat lock
  • Adjustable handbrake and clutch lever
  • Integral ignition switch and steering lock
  • One piece dual seat

2013 BMW K1300R Features

BMW K1300R

The BMW K1300R: power has a face.
The 2013 the BMW K 1300 R is available in the following new paint finishes:

  • Racing red/Sapphire Black metallic
  • Sapphire black metallic/Black satin gloss

The paint finishes Ostra grey metallic matt/Sapphire black metallic, Light grey metallic and Black satin gloss/Granite grey metallic matt are no longer available.

The sports wheels previously available as an optional extra are now included in the range of standard fittings. The Dynamic package of the K 1300 R therefore no longer includes them. The latter thus comprises heated grips, on-board computer, LED turn indicators, the Sport windshield, Electronic Suspension Adjustment ESA II and the shift assistant.


BMW K1300R
Engine typeWater-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder
Bore x stroke80 mm x 64,3 mm
Capacity1,293 cc
Rated output127 kW (173 hp) at 9,250 rpm
Max. torque140 Nm at 8,250 rpm
Compression ratio13.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine managementElectronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K+)
Emission controlClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Maximum speed over200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h5.0 l
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h5.8 l
Fuel typeUnleaded super and premium, octane number 95-98 (RON) (knock sensor; rated output at 98 RON)
Alternator three-phase alternator580 W
Battery12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
ClutchMultiple-disc clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated
GearboxConstant mesh 6-speed gearbox
DriveShaft drive
FrameBridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspensionBMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspensionCast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut with lever system, spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable
Suspension travel front / rear115 mm / 135 mm
Wheelbase1,585 mm
Castor104.4 mm
Steering head angle60.4°
WheelsCast aluminium wheels
Rim, front3.50 x 17"
Rim, rear5.50 x 17"
Tyres, front120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear180/55 ZR 17
Brake, frontDual disc brake, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rearSingle disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS Optional extra:BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Length2,228 mm
Width (incl. mirrors)856 mm
Height (excl. mirrors)1,095 mm
Seat height, unladen weight820 mm (low seat: 790 mm)
Inner leg curve, unladen weight1,810 mm (low seat: 1,750 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)243 kg
Dry weight 2)217 kg
Permitted total weight460 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)217 kg
Usable tank volume19.0 l
Reserve approx.4.0 l

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