2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle Review

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle Review
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The BMW brand has provided the quality products in terms of sports bikes, scooters and cruiser motorcycles. Today I am presenting the review of new 2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle, which is considered as one of the best and ideal cruiser in terms of its performance, power and comfort. It does not matter whether the rider is riding on highway or city traffic, this cruiser is always ready to deliver the best riding experience. Its powerful 6-cylinder engine provides an extraordinary running smoothness and impressive power development. Its new chopped windscreen and the superb rear section ensure an authentic design and outstanding view. It has an innovative technology and best level of comfort. The new 2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle is the first name that comes to mind when someone is talking about the powerful cruiser.

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle – Features

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle

Outstanding Design

The new 2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle features the best design and an excellent appearance. Its best sloping line of silhouette makes it much flatter and streamlined. Its new Blackstorm Metallic color combination with the variety of black tones provides this BMW Cruisers an incredible shape and makes its appearance more attractive. The chopped windscreen with an attractive rear section containing new LED indicators and brake lights integrated into the cases define with style. The powerful black 6-cylinder completes its strong character. Its standard tubular handlebars ensure that rider can have an easy control over it.

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle

Power

The new 2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle features the 1600cc 6-cylinder in-line engine guaranteeing the desired dynamics with smooth power delivery. The engine features the maximum torque of 175 Nm and maximum power of 118 kW (116 HP). The amazing part is that this engine achieves the 70% of the torque at 1,500 RPM. This means even at the smallest movement of the wrist of the rider, the engine will provide massive acceleration. Its reverse assistant ensures an effortless maneuvering. The rider has an option of choosing of the keyless ride, which adds another technical highlight that perfectly rounds off an overall package.

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle

Best Riding Pleasure

The new 2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle is best known for its best riding pleasure. The rider will experience the smooth and comfortable riding no matter how long he is riding. Its new seat design ensures the maximum comfort and confidence during the ride. Thanks to the use of standard dynamic ESA, the rider now experience an optimum handling and riding dynamics. There is an option of “Cruise” setting for softer damping comfort. The new footboards guarantee the relaxed posture and ultimate riding pleasure. There is a number of accessories available for front speakers, HSC (Hill Start Control), pro shift assistant or additional storage compartments.

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle – Technical Specifications

Engine

Type Oil-/water-cooled 4-stroke inline 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four-valve-per-cylinder
Bore x stroke 72 mm x 67.5 mm
Capacity 1,649 cc
Rated Output 118 kW (160 HP) at 7,750 RPM
Max. Torque 175 Nm at 5,250 RPM
Compression ratio 12.2: 1
Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection
Emission control Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed Over 200 km/h
Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km 5.7 l
Fuel type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle Specs

Electrical system

Alternator 700 W
Battery 12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Gearbox 6-speed, helical, gearbox
Drive shaft drive

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle Specs

Chassis/brakes

Frame Bridge-type frame, cast aluminum, load-bearing engine
Front wheel location/suspension BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear wheel location/suspension BMW Motorrad Paralever
Suspension travel front/rear 115 mm /125 mm
Wheelbase 1,618 mm
Castor 106.4 mm
Steering head angle 62.2°
Wheels Cast aluminum wheels
Rim, front 3.50 x 17″
Rim, rear 6.00 x 17″
Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear 190/55 ZR 17
Brake, front Dual disc brake having diameter of 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear Solo disc brake having diameter of 320 mm, double-piston caliper
ABS BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle Specs

Dimensions / weights

Length 2,489 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 1,000 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,465 mm
Seat height, unladen weight 750 mm
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,720 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 336 kg
 Permitted total weight 560 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 224 kg
Usable tank volume 26.5 liters

2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle

Conclusion

This article is about the review of new 2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. It features the powerful engine delivering the massive amount of acceleration and power. The chassis is very attractive and features an impressive color combination. One will fall in love with its rear section due to its attractive look and outstanding appearance. The seat is highly comfortable for both rider and passenger. In short, the new 2017 BMW K 1600 B Cruiser Motorcycle is really an ideal bike for those who always prefer cruisers for long distance traveling.

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