The BMW K1300S is one of the most appreciated super sport motorcycles in its segment. There is no wonder why, as the bike has anything it needs to be considered a speed demon.

It comes with an aerodynamic design, sport tires and racy suspensions. Needless to say that is also equipped with one of the most capable engines in its class. The engine is a water-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder-unit, with four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts and dry sump lubrication. It has a 1.293 ccm displacement and cranks out 175 hp (129 KW) at 9,250 rpm and 103 ft-lb (140 Nm) of torque at 8,250 rpm. Start the engine and you’ll be rewarded with a throaty sound from a cool, hexagonal tube. Power is send to the wheels through a constant mesh 6-speed gearbox.

Thanks to its sporty pedigree the BMW K1300S is capable to reach a maximum speed of over 200 kmph and has an average fuel consumption of 50 mpg (at a constant speed of 90 kmph).

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 BMW K1300S.

  • 2013 BMW K1300S
  • Year:
    2013
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder-engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication
  • Transmission:
    Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    129 @ 9250
  • MPG(Cty):
    50
  • MPG(Hwy):
    50
  • Torque @ RPM:
    140 @ 8250
  • Energy:
    Unleaded premium only.
  • Displacement:
    1293 cc
  • Price:
    15555

Overview

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The interceptor. The athlete. Aerodynamic, avant-garde. Do you know of another sporty bike with this profile? A bike that develops such pulling power with 175 hp that it take the heat out of many a 200 hp bike? But a bike you can still take out on a quick trip simply because it has great everyday suitability? At the same time a technological treat?

The reasons: 103 ft-lb of torque from 1,293 cc – and at 8,250 rpm too. With a throaty sound from a cool, hexagonal tube. With catalytic converter and exhaust valve. And with fuel consumption and exhaust emission values which would suit many a machine with half the dynamic performance.

With this jet, the whole concept of speed moves into a new dimension. This in-line 4-cylinder delivers its power in such a way that you can almost feel it when standing still. That’s because within the engine speed ranges in which you move more than 80% of the time – i.e. the lower and medium speed ranges – it delivers performance from the first yard. The real thing. And in terms of safety features, this machine is unique: ABS as standard with ASC and ESA optional. And the extras are amazing: race through the gears with the automatic shift function, pure racing in view with the 2D HP dashboard.

The BMW K 1300 S: supreme power with the sportiest of understatement. Why not try it out right away!

Dynamic Package

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Next exit - top performance: with the new Dynamic Package for the K 1300 S you are fully equipped, whether for multi-day trips or shorter spirited rides.

The racing inspired HP Gear Shift Assist enables you to change gears quickly, putting you right up front without accelerator release or clutch. The heated grips with two-level adjustment and the on-board computer ensure dynamic riding fun, while the Safety Package with ASC (Automatic Stability Control) and TPM (Tire Pressure Monitor) enhances safety.

Also included is ESA II (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) which allows you to change your suspension setting on the move, at any time to adapt to varying road conditions, riding styles and load. The K 1300 S Dynamic Package can be combined with any color option.

The BMW K 1300 S with Dynamic Package: the perfect combination of power, versatility and safety.

Specifications

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Engine Type Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder-engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication
Bore x stroke 80 mm x 64,3 mm
Capacity 1.293 ccm
Rated output 175 hp (129 KW) at 9,250 rpm
Max. torque 103 ft-lb (140 Nm) at 8,250 rpm
Compression ratio 13.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K)
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Maximum speed Over 125 mph (200 km/h)
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h 50 mpg, at a constant 55 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h N/A
Fuel type Unleaded premium only.
Alternator three-phase alternator 580 W
Battery 12 V / 12 Ah, maintenance-free
Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated
Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox
Drive Shaft drive
Frame Bridge-type frame, cast aluminum, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminum single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut with lever system, spring pre-load adjustable hydraulically (continuously variable) at handwheel, adjustable rebound damping
Suspension travel front / rear 4.5/5.3 inches (115 mm/135 mm)
Wheelbase 62.4 inches (1,585 mm)
Castor 4.1 inches (104.4 mm)
Steering head angle 60,4°
Wheels Cast aluminum
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 Twin disc, floating brake discs, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear Single disc brake, diameter 265 mm, double-piston floating caliper
ABS Standard equipment: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Length 85.9 inches (2,182 mm)
Width (incl. mirrors) 35.6 inches (905 mm)
Height (excl. mirrors) 48 inches (1,221 mm)
Seat height, unladen weight 32.3 (820 mm) low seat: 31.1 (790 mm)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 560 lbs (254 kg)
Dry weight 2) 503 lbs (228 kg)
Permitted total weight 1,014 lbs (460 kg)
Payload (with standard equipment) 573 lbs (206 kg)
Usable tank volume 5 gallons (19.0 liters)
Reserve Approx. 1 gallon (4.0 liters)
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