BMW Motorrad Reveals Flagship 6 cylinder K1600GT Luxury Cruiser Motorbike at Intermot 2016
The new BMW K1600GT: Roaring with a 6-cylinder motor and extravagant riding features for luxurious travelling at a level never defined before! The 6 cylinder touring motorcycle market is definitely redefined with the new offerings from BMW Motorrad.
BMW Automotive in addition to BMW Motorrad have been mastering the use of inline 6 cylinder motors in various applications. In this instance the inline 6 that is in the K1600GT produces 160 hp with 175Nm for a silky smooth power band that can allow its riders to eat highway miles like candy.
Aside from the advanced inline 6 cylinder motor that the K1600GT comes with. The touring motorcycle comes with electronic suspension Dynamic ESA with automatic damping adaptation as standard. In simple English, this means that the K1600GT’s suspension automatically adjusts with the push of a button according to riding modes that the rider will select. Not only that, but the flagship motorcycle will be equipped with a reversing capability to assist with riding manoeuvrability.
In addition, the K1600GT also comes with advanced safety features, mainly the “Intelligent Emergency Call” feature which automatically releases the motorcycle’s location, and statistics of the crash to the BMW emergency call center. This happens If the motorbike senses anything within its parameters for proper emergency protocol.
The BMW K1600GT Highlights
- 6-cylinder in-line engine with output of 118 kW (160 hp) at 7 750 rpm and a maximum torque of 175 Nm at 6 500 rpm.
- Electronic suspension Dynamic ESA with automatic damping adaptation as standard.
- Reverse assist for even simpler manoeuvrability (optional)
- Shift Assistant Pro for shifting up and down without clutch (optional)
- Instruments with newly designed dials. Speedometer with K 1600 GT inscription
- Intelligent Emergency Call as an ex works option for rapid assistance in the event of an accident or in emergency situations.
- Three new colours: Mars Red metallic, Blackstorm metallic and Lupine Blue metallic / Blackstorm metallic.