News 2012 BMW K 1600 GT | Quick Look

2012 BMW K 1600 GT | Quick Look

2012 BMW Motorcycle

The 2012 BMW K 1600 GT grew from BMW’s obsession with six- cylinder automobiles, and it has a few surprises.

Claimed to be the narrowest inline-six ever, BMW claims the motor puts out an impressive 160 horsepower, but even more importantly, it produces 129 ft/lbs of torque, the stock in trade of a sport-tourer.

The new K 1600 GT features three engine modes-Dynamic, Road, Rain-plus Dynamic Traction Control as a factory option.The suspension is also electronically adjustable, with Sport, Normal, and Comfort modes.

2012 BMW K 1600 GT Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-6
  • BORE x STROKE: 72mm x 67.5mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 12.2:1
  • RAKE: 27.8 degrees
  • WHEELBASE: 63.7 inches
  • CURB WEIGHT: 703 pounds
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • PRICE: $20,900

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