Massive, luxurious and strong, the BMW K 1600 GTL is a comfortable tourer designed for the most demanding riders.
This high class motorcycle is fitted with a comprehensive list of comfort features which will make your ride as enjoyable as possible.
Power comes from a 1,649 cc, oil-/watercooled, 4-stroke, in-line, 6-cylinder engine with two overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder. The unit rewards you with a maximum output of 160 Hp (118 Kw) at 7,750 rpm and 129 Lb/Ft (175 Nm) at 5,250 rpm. All this power is controlled by means of a 6-speed transmission.
The engine can propel you to a maximum speed of over 125 mph and returns a fuel consumption of 52 mpg (at a constant speed of 55 mph).
The BMW K 1600 GTL is offered with a base price of $23,950 (Including ABS).
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When luxury is freed of constraint, it moves to a new level. At the very top of this evolution is the 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 rider or 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 miles. The passenger enjoys a sizable seating area and a comfortable backrest.
The adaptive headlight (optional) is a revolution that matches the visionary front section of the K 1600 GTL and provides the very highest level of active safety.
The GTL makes luxury easy. This is because its unique chassis provides excellent handling. With a 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 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 2014 BMW 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|
|Rated output||160 hp (118 kw) at 7,750 rpm|
|Max. torque||129 lb/ft (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|
|Maximum speed||Over 125 mph|
|Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h||52 mpg, at a constant 55 mph|
|Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h||41 mpg, at a constant 75 mph|
|Fuel type||Premium Unleaded|
|Alternator||three-phase alternator 580 W|
|Battery||12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Clutch||Multi-plate clutch in oil bath, hydraulic activation|
|Gearbox||6-speed, helical gears|
|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||4.9 / 5.3 inches (125mm / 135 mm)|
|Wheelbase||66.1 inches (1,680 mm)|
|Castor||4.3 inches (108.4 mm)|
|Steering head angle||62.2°|
|Wheels||Cast aluminium wheels|
|Rim, front||3.50 x 17 inches|
|Rim, rear||6.00 x 17 inches|
|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|
|Width (incl. mirrors)||39.4 inches|
|Height (excl. mirrors)||57.7 inches|
|Seat height, unladen weight||29.5 inches (with motorcycles accessories or –equipment variable heights available between 29.5 inches and 31.9/32.7 inches)|
|Inner leg curve, unladen weight||67.7 inches (with motorcycles accessories or –equipment variable heights available between 72.0 inches and 72.0/73.6 inches)|
|Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled||768 lbs|
|Dry weight||708 lbs|
|Permitted total weight||1,234 lbs|
|Payload (with standard equipment)||467 lbs|
|Usable tank volume||7 gallons|
|Reserve||Approx. 1 gallon|
|Price||$23,950 (including ABS)|