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BMW K 1600 GTL Specs

The BMW K 1600 GTL model is a Touring bike manufactured by BMW . In this version sold from year 2012 , the dry weight is 321.0 kg (707.7 pounds) and it is equiped with a In-line six, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 160.00 HP (116.8 kW) @ 7750 RPM and a maximum torque of 175.00 Nm (17.8 kgf-m or 129.1 ft.lbs) @ 5250 RPM . With this drive-train, the BMW K 1600 GTL is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the BMW K 1600 GTL have a Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine frame with front suspension being BMW Motorrad Duolever and in the rear suspension it is equiped with BMW Motorrad Paralever . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-ZR17 on the front, and 190/55-ZR17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the BMW K 1600 GTL braking system includes Double disc. ABS size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the front and Single disc. ABS size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the rear. 

BMW K 1600 GTL General Information

Brand BMW 
Model BMW K 1600 GTL 
Year 2012 
Year 2012 
Category Touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

BMW K 1600 GTL Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,680 mm (66.1 inches) 
Length 2,489 mm (98.0 inches) 
Width 1,000 mm (39.4 inches) 
Height 1,465 mm (57.7 inches) 
Seat Height 750 mm (29.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance  
Trail size 108 mm (4.3 inches) 
Wheels details Aluminium 
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-ZR17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 190/55-ZR17 
Front brakes Double disc. ABS 
Rear brakes Single disc. ABS 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 320 mm (12.6 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 320 mm (12.6 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 348.0 kg (767.2 pounds) 
Dry Weight 321.0 kg (707.7 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.4984 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 26.50 litres (7.00 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.00 litres (1.06 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Duolever 
Front Suspension Travel 125 mm (4.9 inches) 
Rear Suspension BMW Motorrad Paralever 
Rear Suspension Travel 135 mm (5.3 inches) 

BMW K 1600 GTL Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders In-line six, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection, digital engine management (BMS-X) 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1649.00 ccm (100.62 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 72.0 x 67.5 mm (2.8 x 2.7 inches) 
Compression Ratio 12.2:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 160.00 HP (116.8 kW) @ 7750 RPM 
Maximum torque 175.00 Nm (17.8 kgf-m or 129.1 ft.lbs) @ 5250 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM  
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system  
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system  
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Multiple disc clutch in oil bath 
Driveline Cardan Shaft 

BMW K 1600 GTL Performance

Top Speed  
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)  
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)  
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear  
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 4.60 litres/100 km (21.7 km/l or 51.13 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 106.7 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 
Emissions Closed loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3 

BMW K 1600 GTL Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type  
Electrical Details 12 V/19 Ah, maintenance free battery. 
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments  
Lights