2014 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive

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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.

BMW 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.

BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive

"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.

BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive

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.

BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive

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.

Specifications

Engine TypeOil/water-cooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder
Displacement1,649 cc
Bore x stroke72 mm x 67.5 mm
Rated output160 hp (118 kW) at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque129 lb/ft (175 Nm) at 5,250 rpm
Compression ratio12.2:1
Mixture control / engine managementElectronic intake pipe injection
Emission controlClosed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Maximum speed125 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h51 mpg, at a constant 55 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h40 mpg, at a constant 75 mph
Fuel typeUnleaded super
Alternatorthree-phase alternator 580 W
Battery12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free
ClutchMultiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Gearbox6-speed, helical, gearbox
DriveShaft drive
FrameBridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspensionBMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspensionBMW Motorrad Paralever
Suspension travel front / rear4.9 in / 5.3 in (125 mm /135 mm)
Wheelbase63.7 in (1,618 mm)
Castor4.3 in (108.4 mm)
Steering head angle62.2°
WheelsCast aluminum wheels
Rim, front3.50 x 17"
Rim, rear6.00 x 17"
Tyres, front120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear190/55 ZR 17
Brake, frontDual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rearSingle disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper
ABSSTANDARD (part-integral)
Length98.0 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 weightStandard: 29.5 in (750 mm)
High: 30.7 in (780 mm)
Extra high: 31.9 in (810 mm)
Inner leg curve, unladen weightStandard: 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 weight1,235 lbs (560 kg)
Payload (with standard equipment)441 lbs (200 kg)
Usable tank volume7.0 gallons
ReserveApprox. 1 gallon

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