The 2014 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive is the ultimate touring motorcycle. Perhaps it goes without saying that the motorcycle is loaded with high end features that not only offer a very comfortable riding experience, but also enhance safety and performances.
This high class touring bike is powered by a 1,649cc, oil/water-cooled, 4-Stroke, in-line, 6-cylinder engine. The powerplant features two overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder, and cranks out a maximum power of 160 Hp (118 KW) at 7,750 rpm and 129 Lb/Ft (175 Nm) of torque at 5,250 rpm. As far as performances are concerned, the BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive can send you to a maximum speed of 125 Mph.
Among the special features offered by the BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive you’ll find Hill Start Control, Keyless Ride and adaptive headlights with xenon technology.
Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive.
Touring all inclusive: the K 1600 GTL Exclusive.
When dynamic performance meets luxury, the result is always exclusive and sensational. BMW Motorrad presents the K 1600 GTL Exclusive – a high-class touring bike that takes technology and visual styling to the extreme. This GTL makes all 6-cylinder dreams come true.
The design: a perfectly crafted masterpiece.
"Exclusive" at first sight: four layers of Mineral white metallic high-gloss paint give the outer skin of the GTL Exclusive a level of quality and depth which is unparalleled. Mineral white metallic is seamlessly blended with gentle Magnesium metallic matte and supplemented with numerous surfaces finished in chrome, seats and upholstery in Magnesium silver and a wealth of other details – the GTL Exclusive radiates luxury and dynamic performance from every angle.
The technology: only the best.
The GTL Exclusive also features the silken-soft yet powerful in-line 6-cylinder. Its exclusivity lies in the detail: Hill Start Control for moving off effortlessly on slopes, Keyless Ride automatically releases the steering lock, ignition, fuel tank lid and alarm system as soon as the key is within two meters of the motorcycle. The radio foil aerial antenna is integrated invisibly in the body and the Adaptive headlight with xenon technology enhances visibility and safety.
The equipment: uncompromising.
The equipment options assembled for the GTL Exclusive are those most frequently in demand among motorcyclists. Central locking with alarm system and a heatable seat with backrest come as standard. ESA II, DTC, RDC, LED auxiliary lights, adaptive xenon headlight, a second brake light and ground lighting are included for travel comfort. The functions of the BMW on-board computer Pro have been improved and an engine guard is incorporated as standard.
|Engine Type||Oil/water-cooled 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|
|Mixture control / engine management||Electronic intake pipe injection|
|Emission control||Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3|
|Maximum speed||125 mph|
|Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h||51 mpg, at a constant 55 mph|
|Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h||40 mpg, at a constant 75 mph|
|Fuel type||Unleaded super|
|Alternator||three-phase alternator 580 W|
|Battery||12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Clutch||Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath|
|Gearbox||6-speed, helical, gearbox|
|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 in / 5.3 in (125 mm /135 mm)|
|Wheelbase||63.7 in (1,618 mm)|
|Castor||4.3 in (108.4 mm)|
|Steering head angle||62.2°|
|Wheels||Cast aluminum 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|
|Length||98.0 in (2,489 mm)|
|Width (incl. mirrors)||39.4 in (1,000 mm)|
|Height (excl. mirrors)||57.7 in (1,465 mm)|
|Seat height, unladen weight||Standard: 29.5 in (750 mm)|
|High: 30.7 in (780 mm)|
|Extra high: 31.9 in (810 mm)|
|Inner leg curve, unladen weight||Standard: 67.7 in (1,720 mm)|
|High: 69.7 in (1,770 mm)|
|Extra high: 72.0 in (1,830 mm)|
|Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)||794 lbs (360 kg)|
|Permitted total weight||1,235 lbs (560 kg)|
|Payload (with standard equipment)||441 lbs (200 kg)|
|Usable tank volume||7.0 gallons|
|Reserve||Approx. 1 gallon|