Ride on and glide towards the horizon in style and elegance on this luxurious high-performance touring bike. The BMW K 1600 GTL is the pinnacle of high quality and sheer comfort. The standard model comes with the legendary six-cylinder in-line engine, and now includes the latest generation of Dynamic ESA and ABS Pro. The redesigned panels reinforce its elegant appearance. Stay calm and collected in any weather condition and at any distance. Enjoy effortless steering on all your trips, whether you’re on your own or with a passenger. Travelling with the K 1600 GTL is a unique experience – stylish, powerful, luxurious – the first class awaits you on two wheels.
The K 1600 GTL design has received a first-class upgrade. The ly designed side panels, radiator grilles, tank trim and storage compartment make it look even more elegant. Enhancing details like the footrests has helped put the final touches on its exquisite look. Distinctive elements such as Duolever front wheel suspension, the highly visible straight-six engine, the innovative Xenon headlight and the chassis remain pioneers of style. Together with the redesigned front section, including mirror and windscreen, a uniquely elegant and dynamic line management has been achieved. The three premium paint finishes add character that’s exclusive to your bike.
This luxurious, comprehensive package does not only boast a first-class design, it is also an enticingly engaging ride for the roads ahead.
The legendary six-cylinder in-line, first class engine offers an unparalleled smooth ride and the most outstanding riding performance in the luxury tour sector. Its 160 hp output and 129 lb-ft of torque at 5,250 rpm supplies the perfect dynamic thrust. This machine is also capable of achieving 70% of torque at 1,500 rpm.
The standard equipped Dynamic ESA adds a new dimension to your riding experience. Within milliseconds, the highly-sensitive module detects riding conditions and regulates the damper in the suspension. This guarantees the ideal damper settings in any riding situation. Even at an incline, levels of damping comfort that were previously unimaginable have now been achieved, resulting in an extremely steady ride.
The K 1600 GTL also offers unprecedented comfort. Its enticing features include an enormous amount of space and excellent accessibility. Carefully thought-out and easily accessible storage space solutions focus on the comfort of the rider, making the K 1600 GTL an uncompromising choice in touring quality. Riding with a partner on a long journey is a true pleasure thanks to a variety of appealing features such as central locking, heated seats, an electrically adjustable windscreen and a range of seat heights. The multi-controller concept is essential, allowing riders to switch functions comfortably without removing their hands from the handlebars or their eyes from the road.
Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder
160 hp (118 kW) at 7,750 rpm
129 lb-ft (175 Nm) at 5,250 rpm
Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Over 125 mph
40 mpg (WMTC)
Three-phase 700 W alternator
12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free
Multi-plate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Shaft drive 2.75:1
Aluminum bridge-type frame with load-bearing engine
BMW Duolever; central spring strut
4.5” / 5.3” (115 mm / 135 mm)
63.7” (1,618 mm)
4.2” (106.4 mm)
Cast aluminum wheels
3.50 x 17″
6.00 x 17″
120/70 ZR 17
190/55 ZR 17
Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm
Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, dual-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
98” (2,489 mm)
39.4” (1,000 mm)
58.1” (1,475 mm)
High Front Seat (two-piece): 31.9″/32.7″, Extra High Seat: 31.9″, Low Front Seat (two-piece): 30.7″/31.5″, High Seat (one-piece): 30.7″, Standard Seat: 29.5″
High Front Seat (two-piece): 72″/73.6″, Extra High Seat: 72″, Low Front Seat (two-piece): 69.9″/71.3″, High Seat (one-piece): 69.7″, Standard Seat: 67.7″
772 lbs (350 kg)
1,235 lbs (560 kg)
463 lbs (210 kg)
7.0 gal (26.5 l)
Approx. 1 gal (4 l)
1) As defined in EU directive 93/93/EEC, filled with all operating fluids, fueled to at least 90% of usable tank capacity (GT without case)
|Category||LEISURE, SuperSport Tourer|
|Color||Black Storm Metallic, Manhattan Metallic|