mardi 16 novembre 2010

BMW K 1600 GT / K 1600 GTL

An overview of highlights of the BMW K 1600 GT and K 1600 GTL

  • Supreme in-line 6-cylinder engine with a high level of pulling power, especially in the lower and medium engine speed range.
  • The lightest and most compact 6-cylinder in-line engine in serial motorcycle production weighing just 102.6 kg and measuring 560 mm in width.
  • Engine output 118 kW (160 bhp) at approx. 7,500 rpm and a maximum torque of approx 175 Nm at approx. 5000 rpm.
  • Over 70% of maximum torque available from 1500 rpm.
  • Consistent lightweight construction throughout the entire vehicle (magnesium front panel carrier, aluminium rear frame, crankshaft etc.).
  • E-Throttle: fully electronic relay between accelerator grip and throttle valve.
  • Three drive modes to choose from ("Rain", "Road", "Dynamic")
  • High active safety due to standard BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part integral).
  • Traction control DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) for maximum safety when accelerating (optional extra).
  • Chassis with Duolever and Paralever and ideal mass concentration for dynamic riding properties combined with optimum comfort.
  • Electronic Suspension Adjustment ESA II for optimum adaptation to all uses and load states (optional extra).
  • World premiere for a motorcycle: Adaptive Headlight (optional extra) in conjunction with standard xenon headlamp and lighting rings for increased safety at night.
  • Integrated operating concept for the first time with Multi-Controller, TFT colour screen and menu guidance.
  • Audio system with preparation for navigation device and controllable interface for iPod, MP3, USB, Bluetooth and satellite radio (only USA and Canada) (standard in the K 1600 GTL).
  • Innovative design with outstanding wind and weather protection.
  • K 1600 GTL with very comfortable, relaxed ergonomics set-up for long trips with pillion passenger as well as luxury touring features.
  • Extensive optional equipment and individually tailored accessories at the familiar high level of BMW Motorrad.

6-cylinder in-line engine.
The new engine of the K 1600 models offers the benefits of a powerful in-line 6-cylinder engine with superior running smoothness and takes up virtually no more space than a comparable 4-cylinder engine. A completely new dimension of riding pleasure without the drawbacks of a normal in-line 6-cylinder engine in terms of chassis geometry, weight distribution and centre of gravity.
The engine of the K 1600 models is about 100 mm narrower than all 6-cylinder in-line engines previously used in serial motorcycle production. This makes the engine not only the most compact but also the lightest 6-cylinder in-line engine for a serial production motorcycle, weighing just 102.6 kg.
This extremely compact construction and reduced width was achieved in particular by means of a just slightly undersquare stroke-bore ratio of 67.5 to 72 millimetres (0.938) with a relatively long stroke and very small cylinder centre distance spacings of 77 millimetres.
1,649 cc, 118 kW (160 bhp) at approx. 7,500 rpm and a maximum torque of approx. 175 Nm at approx. 5000 rpm - the figures sound straightforward enough. But the ride feel is virtually impossible to capture in words. The transversely mounted 6-cylinder in-line engine of the BMW K 1600 models offers outstanding running smoothness and allows gentle gliding as well as supremely athletic travel. 70 per cent of maximum torque is available from just 1500 rpm.

The first motorcycles in the world with adaptive xenon headlight. For even greater safety at night.
A world premiere shines in the striking front section of the new K models: the first adaptive xenon headlight for motorcycles.
Integrated operating concept with Multi-Controller, TFT colour monitor and menu guidance.
The instrument panel based on digital technology comprises a speedometer and tachometer as well as an information display which takes the form of a powerfully lit 5.7-inch colour monitor. This display enables user-friendly presentation of text and graphics over several lines.
An audio system which lets you hear the difference.
The audio system was completely newly designed and has interfaces for playing MP3s - e.g. on an iPod, USB stick or conventional devices such as a CD player.
Navigation system integrated in the vehicle electrical system
If the rider opts for the audio system, the BMW Motorrad Navigator IV available as a special accessory is also integrated in the vehicle electrical system directly ex works. This means that the most important functions such as zoom or voice command repetition can be operated conveniently from the handlebars using the Multi-Controller.

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