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2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle Review Specs

The new 2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle is an impressive and highly recommended motorcycle for those who love distance rides. The bike offers exceptional riding pleasure with a relaxed riding style, yet it provides highly dynamic and outstanding comfort during the ride. With its powerful 6-cylinder, the in-line engine is considered an icon with its power delivery and it runs smoothly and offers dynamics and touring comfort.

The motorcycle is always ready for long-distance touring thanks to wind and weather protection equipment. When riding the K 1600 GT, the rider leaves quite an impression regardless of whether he standstill or during the ride.

2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle – Features

2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle

Engine Features

The new 2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle features a powerful 1649ccm, in-line six-cylinder and four-stroke engine, which can deliver a maximum of 158.2 HP at 7,750 rpm and peak torque of 175 Nm at 5,250rpm. The bore of 72mm and stroke of 67.5mm ensure more excellent performance.

Also Read: 2021 BMW K 1600 GTL Adventure Touring Bike Review

The latest injection fuel system features electronic fuel injection with a ride-by-wire throttle system for outstanding throttle response. The 6-speed gearbox offers an impressive gear shifting experience. Thanks to the brand new multi-disc clutch in the oil bath, the clutching experience is never smooth like that.

2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle

Chassis Features

The new 2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle features an aluminum bridge-type frame with a load-bearing engine for outstanding stability. The bike has got 27.8-degree rake with a 108mm trail for more excellent stability.

In addition, the suspension system comprises up of front suspension with BMW Motorrad Duolever while the rear suspension has BMW Motorrad Paralever for the greater damping force. The tires, on the other side, offer more excellent traction over a variety of surfaces with 120/70-ZR17 in the front and 190/55-ZR17 in the rear.

The braking system features a double disc in the front with ABS and four-piston calipers and the end of a single disc with ABS and two-piston calipers.

2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle

2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle – Technical Specification

Engine and Transmission

Displacement 1649 ccm (100.62 cubic inches)
Engine type In-line six, four-stroke
Power 158.2 HP (115.5 kW)) at 7750 RPM
Torque 175.0 Nm (17.8 kgf-m or 129.1 ft.lbs) at 5250 RPM
Top speed 201.2 km/h (125 mph)
Compression 12.2:1
Bore x stroke 72 mm x 67.5 mm (2.8 inches x 2.7 inches)
Valves per cylinder 4
Fuel system Injection. Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
Fuel control Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Lubrication system Dry sump
Cooling system Liquid
Gearbox 6-speed
Transmission type Shaft drive (cardan) (final drive)
Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Fuel consumption 5.70 liters/100 km (17.5 km/l or 41.27 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 132.2 CO2 g/km. (CO2 – Carbon dioxide emission)
Emission details The closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle

Chassis, suspension, brakes, and wheels

Frame type Aluminum bridge-type frame with load-bearing engine
Rake (fork angle) 27.8-degree
Trail 108 mm (4.3 inches)
Front suspension BMW Motorrad Duolever
Front-wheel travel 115 mm (4.5 inches)
Rear suspension BMW Motorrad Paralever
Rear-wheel travel 135 mm (5.3 inches)
Front tire 120/70-ZR17
Rear tire 190/55-ZR17
Front brakes Double disc. ABS. Four-piston calipers.
Diameter 320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes Single disc. ABS. Two-piston calipers.
Diameter 320 mm (12.6 inches)

2021 BMW K 1600 GT Touring Motorcycle

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight 306 kg (674.6 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 334 kg (736.3 pounds)
Power/weight ratio 0.5171 HP/kg
Seat height 750 mm (29.5 inches)
Alternate seat height 831 mm (32.7 inches)
Overall height 1440 mm (56.7 inches)
Overall length 2324 mm (91.5 inches)
Overall width 1000 mm (39.4 inches)
Wheelbase 1618 mm (63.7 inches)
Fuel capacity 26.5 liters (7 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity 4 liters (1.06 US gallons)

Other specifications

Color options Black Storm Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Black Storm Metallic/Glacier Silver metallic, Sparkling Bronze Metallic
Starter Electric
Electrical Three-phase 700 W alternator. 12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance free battery.
Carrying capacity Saddle Bags in Body Color. Luggage Rack.

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