News 2011 BMW K 1300 S | Quick Look

2011 BMW K 1300 S | Quick Look

2011 BMW Motorcycle

Sleek and powerful, the BMW K 1300 S’s inline-four cylinder motor outputs a considerable 175 horsepower (claimed).

BMW’s superb quick-shifter now aids the six-speed gearbox, and the second-generation electronically adjustable (on-the-fly) suspension makes a noticeable difference in varying road conditions aboard the K1300S.

The Paralever rear suspension is coupled to the rear wheel by shaft drive. Despite non-radial calipers, the bike’s brakes are responsive and don’t lack feel; ABS is standard this year, as are sport wheels.

BMW’s informative On Board Computer is also standard for 2011.

2011 BMW K 1300 S Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-4
  • BORE x STROKE: 80mm x 64mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 13.0:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • WHEELBASE: 62.4 inches
  • RAKE: 29.6 degrees
  • WET WEIGHT: 560 pounds
  • PRICE: $15,850

For a look into the entire 2011 motorcycle lineup, check out the Ultimate MotorCycling Digital Buyer’s Guide.

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With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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