BMW K1600 GTL
LUXURIOUS TRAVEL. FIRST-CLASS ARRIVAL.
Ride on and glide towards the horizon in style and elegance on this luxurious high-performance touring bike. The BMW K 1600 GTL is the pinnacle of high quality and sheer comfort. The standard model comes with the legendary six-cylinder in-line engine, and now includes the latest generation of Dynamic ESA and ABS Pro. The redesigned panels reinforce its elegant appearance. Stay calm and collected in any weather condition and at any distance. Enjoy effortless steering on all your trips, whether you’re on your own or with a passenger. Travelling with the K 1600 GTL is a unique experience – stylish, powerful, luxurious – the first class awaits you on two wheels.
Just climb on, relax and enjoy the ride: that’s luxury travel with the K 1600 GTL. With the power of the 6-cylinder in-line engine, even a slight twist of the throttle grip gives way to impressive performance. Enjoyable journeys are assisted by diverse detailed solutions. Maximum comfort and safety as standard with the K 1600 GTL. Find out about all the technical data and standard equipment here.
New paint finishes Manhattan metallic, Style Elegance and Option 719 Mineral White metallic.
. Reversing aid and adaptive turning light are now standard.
. Tyre pressure control RDC and daylight running light are now standard.
. New optional equipment: Engine protection bars.
. New optional equipment: Changes to comfort package content. Expanded to include engine protection bars.
. Striking Xenon Headlamps with Adaptive Headlight.
Pioneering: 6-cylinder In-line Engine.
K 1600 GTL tank trim
K 1600 GTL second storage compartment
K 1600 GTL slipstream deflector
K 1600 GTL electrically adjustable windscreen
K 1600 GTL Keyless Ride
K 1600 GTL chrome parts
K 1600 GTL dynamic ESA
BMW Motorrad Integral ABS Pro (partially integral) with ABS control (ABS Pro) regardless of the lean angle and dynamic brake light.
DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
HSC Pro (Hill start Control)
Steplessly adjustable electric comfort windscreen
Heated grips and seats
One-piece seat (seat height: 750 mm; step length: 1,720 mm)
Comfort foot pegs
Built-in side panniers, pannier lids in bike colour
Detachable top box with backrest, top box lid in bike colour
One key system for ignition, steering, fuel filler cap, storage compartments, panniers and seat locks
Integrated ignition and steering lock
Adjustable brake and clutch levers
Lockable storage compartment and on-board literature
On-board computer, vehicle settings and optional audio system operated using the multi-controller\
Audio system with navigation device preparation
Self-energizing clutch requiring only a small amount of force
3 Riding Modes: “Rain”, “Road” and ”Dynamic”
Chrome Kit for body
Lights permanently illuminated
Multifunctional display with on-board computer: – multifunctional display: digital clock, selected gear and fuel level, coolant temperature level, range display, odometer, trip distance counter (3x), service interval display – on-board computer: range, average consumption 1 and 2, average speed, outside temperature, stopwatch, travel times, date and oil level warning indicator
Instrument cluster with chrome accents and indirect dial light
CAN bus with Single Wire System (SWS)
Hazard warning lights system, white LED indicators and LED rear light\
Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
A New Dimension.
The standard equipped Dynamic ESA adds a new dimension to your riding experience. Within milliseconds, the highly-sensitive module detects riding conditions and regulates the damper in the suspension. This guarantees the ideal damper settings in any riding situation. Even at an incline, levels of damping comfort that were previously unimaginable have now been achieved, resulting in an extremely steady ride.
THE DESIGN: Perfection.
The K 1600 GTL design has received a first-class upgrade. The ly designed side panels, radiator grilles, tank trim and storage compartment make it look even more elegant. Enhancing details like the footrests has helped put the final touches on its exquisite look. Distinctive elements such as Duolever front wheel suspension, the highly visible straight-six engine, the innovative Xenon headlight and the chassis remain pioneers of style. Together with the redesigned front section, including mirror and windscreen, a uniquely elegant and dynamic line management has been achieved. The three premium paint finishes add character that’s exclusive to your bike.
This luxurious, comprehensive package does not only boast a first-class design, it is also an enticingly engaging ride for the roads ahead.
SUPERIOR 6-CYLINDER ENGINE.
The legendary six-cylinder in-line, first class engine offers an unparalleled smooth ride and the most outstanding riding performance in the luxury tour sector. Its 160 hp output and 129 lb-ft of torque at 5,250 rpm supplies the perfect dynamic thrust. This machine is also capable of achieving 70% of torque at 1,500 rpm.
HAVE A SEAT AND RELAX.
The K 1600 GTL also offers unprecedented comfort. Its enticing features include an enormous amount of space and excellent accessibility. Carefully thought-out and easily accessible storage space solutions focus on the comfort of the rider, making the K 1600 GTL an uncompromising choice in touring quality. Riding with a partner on a long journey is a true pleasure thanks to a variety of appealing features such as central locking, heated seats, an electrically adjustable windscreen and a range of seat heights. The multi-controller concept is essential, allowing riders to switch functions comfortably without removing their hands from the handlebars or their eyes from the road.
DYNAMIC ESA: Unevenness Ironed Flat.
The standard Dynamic ESA once again significantly increases the first-class riding comfort of the K 1600 GTL. It ensures the best traction, safety and the highest level of comfort: dynamic ESA controls the suspension depending on the driving condition and riding maneuvers by automatically adjusting to the detected conditions. In doing so, it ensures significantly improved contact between road and tire, even when in a lean. Enabling riding characteristics which are always stable and an added boost in comfort and safety – especially on those long tours.
The standard setting “Road” – takes you comfortably over all unevenness. With the “dynamic” setting, a generally firmer damping action is selected: for sporty dynamic riding.
REVERSE ASSIST: Effortlessly Maneuvering And Getting Out Of Parking Spaces.
Simply reverse. Steep paths and narrow space conditions at popular look-out points or parking spots are no issue with the convenient Reverse Assist. Activate the Reverse Assist by putting the bike into neutral and engaging the function using the button on the left handlebar. As soon as the R is shown on the display and started by pressing it, you can glide out of your parking space with ease and get going on to your next destination with ample momentum.
MORE LIGHT. MORE SAFETY.
The standard xenon headlights are double as bright and consume 30% less power than conventional halogen headlamps. They ensure consistent illumination of the road surface – particularly at night and with poor visibility. At the same time, they make you easier to be seen as well. A cylindrical bulb shield on the reflector prevents the light bulb from dazzling other road users.
THE LIGHT FOLLOWS THE WHEEL. Adaptive Headlight.
The adaptive headlight optimally illuminates the road when negotiating bends. A servo motor in the main headlight compensates for the motorcycle’s banking angle when cornering, orienting the light at the optimum angle for the road. For the rider, this represents an enormous increase in active driving safety, particularly when taking corners at night.
CASES AND STORAGE COMPARTMENTS: More Space For Your Luggage.
Whether you are touring or simply going for your daily ride, the installed cases and storage compartments on the K 1600 GTL provide sufficient space for everything you need to store. From the day-to-day essentials, equipment and clothing, and even holiday mementos.
The Topcase impresses with its convenient interior and the interior lighting fitted as standard. Your passenger will love the small comfortable backrest. The standard colors of the motorcycle are perfectly integrated into the elegant appearance of the K 1600 GTL. The optional storage compartment for the top case lid provides space for all travel essentials, documents and paperwork.
The liners give you even more space and order for your touring case. With the carry handle and the removable shoulder strap, it is the ideal companion for a cruise through town.
KEYLESS RIDE AND CENTRAL LOCKING.
Keyless Ride and Central Locking make your life easier and quickly become companions you won’t want to do without.
Thanks to Keyless Ride, the mechanical key becomes superfluous so you no longer have to spend time inconveniently looking for it before you set off. It is sufficient simply to carry your key in your jacket pocket in order to unlock and start up your motorcycle.
The Central Locking ensures that the contents of the storage compartments and additional cases are protected when you lock your bike – all this simply by pressing a button on the handlebars. Enabling you to set out on an excursion after dismounting even faster.
CLUTCHLESS SHIFTING THANKS TO GEAR SHIFT ASSIST PRO.
Shift Like In Racing.
This is luxury – above all a plus for easy handling: the Gear Shift Assist Pro was originally developed for racing sport. Adapted for the touring sector, it allows you to shift gears without using the clutch throughout the RPM band. During acceleration, the throttle grip remains open and ensures swift and relaxed shifting. When downshifting with closed throttle grip, the system automatically provides double-declutching and uses this to downshift perfectly. This ensures that your clutch hand is relieved and remains relaxed even after long tours. In addition, shift time is reduced as compared to a gearshift using the clutch: for even more dynamics and comfort.
BMW MOTORRAD OPTION 719.
Bring Your Character Onto the Road.
No tinkering, no surprises, no compromises. With BMW Motorrad Option 719, you get a bike with your personal touches and the highest quality standards. At BMW Motorrad, you will find particularly high-quality designer optional equipment such as the exclusive Option 719 milled parts set and special colors or performance enhancing accessories from M Parts. The interplay between long-standing development skills from BMW Motorrad and the interaction of complex production processes connected with tradition-steeped craftsmanship facilitate a new level of significance and exclusivity.