2016 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

2016 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive | Buyer's Guide
2016 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive

As if simply being a 160-horsepower, 6-cylinder, 1649cc BMW luxury tourer isn’t enough, the 2016 BMW K 1600 GTL is now available in an Exclusive edition.

The list of up-market features is staggering, including Hill Start Control, a roomier seating area (with a heated backrest standard for the passenger), integral film antenna, four-coat paint, LED daytime running lights, keyless ride (with electronically unlocking gas cap), and upgraded chrome instrument panel.

Of course, the Exclusive also offers Electronic Suspension Adjustment II, Dynamic Traction Control, ABS Pro, three power modes, Keyless Ride, and adaptive xenon lights.

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2016 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive Specs:

ENGINE

  • Type: Liquid-cooled, DOHC inline-6
  • Bore x stroke: 72 x 67.5mm
  • Displacement: 1649cc
  • Maximum power: 160 horsepower @ 7750 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 129 ft/lbs @ 5250 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 12.2:1
  • Engine management: EFI w/ ride-by-wire
  • Emissions control: Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
  • Lubrication: Dry sump

PERFORMANCE

  • Maximum speed: 125+ mph
  • Fuel consumption: 52 mpg at a constant 55 mph
  • Fuel: Premium

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Alternator: 3-phase, 580 watts
  • Battery: 12 V / 19 Ah

TRANSMISSION

  • Clutch: Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated
  • Gearbox: Constant mesh 6-speed
  • Final drive: Shaft

CHASSIS

  • Frame: Aluminum bridge-type w/ load-bearing engine
    Suspension
  • Front: BMW Motorrad Duolever w/ central spring strut; 4.9 inches of travel
  • Rear: BMW Motorrad Paralever; 5.3 inches of travel

WHEELS

  • Type: Cast aluminum
  • Front: 3.50 x 17″
  • Rear: 6.00 x 17″
  • Front tire: 120/70 ZR17
  • Rear tire: 190/55 ZR17

BRAKES

  • Front: Twin 320mm floating discs w/ four-piston fixed calipers
  • Rear: 320mm disc, with dual-piston floating caliper
  • ABS: Cornering-optimized ABS standard

DIMENSIONS

  • L x W x H: 98 x 39.4 x 57.7 inches
  • Wheelbase: 63.7 inches
  • Rake: 27.8°
  • Trail: 4.3 inches
  • Seat height: 29.5 inches (standard); various optional seats
  • Curb weight: 794 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 7.0 gallons

2016 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive Color:

  • Sparkling Storm Metallic

2016 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive Price:

  • MSRP From $30,395

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