The 2014 BMW K 1600 GT Sport turns the sport-touring inline-6 into even sportier touring. This version of the 1600 has a lower windshield and a sport seat, as well as black-gloss wheels and a special two-tone Sakhir Orange Metallic/Black Storm Metallic color scheme. Of course, it still has the narrow (for a six-cylinder) motor that produces 160 horsepower and a staggering 129 ft/lbs of torque. The suspension is electronically adjustable, with Sport, Normal, and Comfort modes. 2013 BMW K 1600 GT Sport Quick Stats:
ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-6
BORE x STROKE: 72mm x 67.5mm
COMP. RATIO: 12.2:1
RAKE: 27.8 degrees
CURB WEIGHT: 703 pounds
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