2020 BMW K1600B Guide

2020 BMW K1600B

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2020 BMW K1600B:

If you’re hungry for asphalt and for new horizons, then the Bagger is the motorcycle for your journey. With its six cylinders, it delivers impressive power and extraordinary running smoothness. Let the journey begin. You and the bike become one with the road in the Bagger silhouette: the chopped windscreen and the striking rear ensure an unmistakable appearance. Behind its good looks is a great deal of innovative technology and a high level of comfort. So get going with the K 1600 B.

Emotion and fascination with 6 cylinders in the exclusive Bagger style.

The presentation of the “Concept 101” concept study as part of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in spring 2015 was an impressive new chapter for BMW Motorrad in the history of BMW Motorrad Concept Bikes. This BMW Motorrad interpretation of motorcycling on endless highways, the dream of freedom and independence and the embodiment of “Grand American Touring” now becomes reality in form of a series version of the new K 1600 B bagger.

As a high-performance, highly emotional and exclusive motorcycle, the new K 1600 B with the familiar 6-cylinder in-line engine and supreme 118 kW (160 hp) output, like the “Concept 101” study that preceded it, already embodies the motto of the “Spirit of the Open Road”. It is synonymous with elegance, power and luxury on two wheels and transforms every road, every tour and every moment into a particularly intense experience.

 

 

 

2020 BMW K1600B Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
  • 3 Ride Modes (Rain/Road/Dynamic)
  • ABS Pro
  • Cruise Control
  • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
  • Dynamic ESA
  • Heated Seats (Rider + Passenger)
  • Hill Start Control Pro
  • LED Tail Light
  • Multifunction Display
  • On-Board Computer
  • Power Socket
  • Saddle Bags in Body Color
  • Seat 29.5″ Height (Low)
  • Standard Seat 29.5″
  • Stepless Power Adjustable Windshield
  • Toolkit
  • Xenon Headlight with Dynamic Leveling
  • New paint finish Hockenheim silver metallic.
  • Black switches.
  • Including reverse gear.

 

 

 

2020 BMW K1600B Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

The characteristic streamlining with a low rear section and masculine colour scheme make for relaxed dynamic elegance.

In design terms, the new all-black (Blackstorm metallic / black for chassis parts and drivetrain) K 1600 B takes the form of a bagger, an exclusive custom bike type that is particularly popular in the USA. The characteristic properties of the bagger are its drop-shaped silhouette, whose highest point is the front fairing, the stretched drop-like silhouette in a “streamlining” style and the deep-set side cases with integrated US American style rear lights. New fully chrome-plated silencers run parallel to the road and are an organic fit for the visual appeal of the bagger.

Largely based on the technology used in the BMW 6-cylinder tourer K 1600 GT, the new K 1600 B implements its spectacular backward sloping linear design with a completely reconstructed rear section. This not only makes the bagger look particularly low-lying and slender, but also, thanks to the new rear frame, significantly reduces the height of the passenger seat.

Side cases with newly designed compartments and folding rear mudguard for easy dismantling of the wheel.

A re-design of the compartments in the side cases with slimmer covers and deeper body allows for particularly comfortable and effective loading of luggage. The rear mudguard has been designed to fold upward to make it easier to remove the rear wheel.

High visual impact and effective wind and weather protection.

The fairing of the new K 1600 B with its closely tailored dynamic windscreen makes the motorcycle look particularly powerful and impressive. For especially effective wind and weather protection, the side sections of the wind deflectors are stretched further back. Wind deflectors protect the rider’s hands. The two mirrors also match the design concept, ensuring a particularly good view of the following traffic thanks to the large mirror surfaces with an aspherical element.

Electronic suspension Dynamic ESA with automatic damping adaptation as standard.

With the electronically controlled Dynamic ESA chassis and its “Road” and “Cruise” modes, the new K 1600 B combines riding comfort, stability and dynamic performance ensuring an incomparable riding experience. In the standard “Road” setting, damping adaptation is fully automated, offering the very highest level of comfort and ultimate traction on virtually all surfaces. In contrast, the new K 1600 B offers very gentle damping in “Cruise” damping mode, ensuing a very high level of comfort at low speeds.

New reverse assist feature for comfortable manoeuvring and Shift Assistant Pro for shifting up and down without activating the clutch.

The new K 1600 B is particularly easy to manoeuvre thanks to the reverse assist feature. This is activated conveniently at the press of a button on the left-hand handlebar panel. Pressing the starter button initiates movement.

The Shift Assistant Pro available as an option allows the rider to shift up and down without activating the clutch in a large number of cases.

Comfortable foot rests for a “feet forward” position and optional exclusive forged wheels for individualisation.

A wide range of Original BMW Motorrad Accessories and options available ex works means that nothing is left to be desired in terms of the individualisation of the new K 1600 B. This includes the provision of comfortable foot rests for the passenger, while these elements can also be fitted to offer the rider a particularly relaxed “feet forward” position. Redesigned forged wheels with eleven double spokes each further enhance the exclusivity of the new K 1600 B.

An overview of highlights of the new BMW K 1600 B:

  • 6-cylinder in-line engine according to EU4 regulations with an output of 118 kW (160 hp) at 7 750 rpm and a maximum torque of 175 Nm at 5 250 rpm.
  • Bagger design with eye-catching stretched streamline-style silhouette and low rear section.
  • Low rear frame for reduced vehicle height, dropped passenger seat height (- 7 cm) and typical bagger look.
  • Fixed side cases with a new compartment design, rear central cover and integrated light units in US-American styling.
  • Chrome-plated parallel silencers with ribbed end caps.
  • Folding rear mudguard for easy wheel removal.
  • Effective wind and weather protection with wind deflectors stretched further back.
  • Typical short bagger-style electrically adjustable windscreen.
  • Electronic suspension Dynamic ESA with automatic damping adaptation and “Road” and “Cruise” damping modes as standard.
  • Reverse assist for even simpler manoeuvrability as an optional equipment item ex works.
  • Shift Assistant Pro for shifting up and down without clutch as an ex-works option.
  • Intelligent Emergency Call as an ex works option for rapid assistance in the event of an accident or in emergency situations (only in European markets where ConnectedDrive is available).

 

 

 

 

2020 BMW K1600B – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $20095 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $29100 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £19435 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Australia MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing in AU

Engine

Type

Liquid cooled, 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication

Bore / stroke

72 mm x 67.5 mm

Capacity

1,649 cc

Rated output

160 hp (118 kw) at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque

129 lb-ft (175 Nm) at 5,250 rpm

Compression ratio

12.2 : 1

Mixture control

Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed

Over 125 mph

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

41 mpg (WMTC)

Fuel type

Premium Unleaded

Electrical system

Alternator

Three-phase 700 W alternator

Battery

12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission

Clutch

Multi-plate wet clutch, hydraulically operated

Gearbox

Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears

Drive

Shaft drive 2.75:1

Chassis / brakes

Frame

Aluminum bridge-type frame with load-bearing engine

Front wheel location / suspension

BMW Duolever; central spring strut

Rear wheel location / suspension

BMW Paralever

Suspension travel, front / rear

4.5” / 4.9” (115 mm / 125 mm)

Wheelbase

63.7” (1,618 mm)

Castor

4.2” (106.4 mm)

Steering head angle

62.2°

Wheels

Cast aluminum wheels

Rim, front

3.50 x 17″

Rim, rear

6.00 x 17″

Tires, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tires, rear

190/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, dual-piston floating caliper

ABS

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Dimensions / weights

Length

97.3” (2,470 mm)

Width (incl. mirrors)

39.4” (1,000 mm)

Height (excl. mirrors)

51.2” (1,300 mm)

Seat height, unladen weight

Standard Seat: 30.7″, Low Seat: 29.5″

Inner leg curve, unladen weight

Standard Seat: 69.7″, Low Seat: 67.7″

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled

741 lbs (336 kg)

1)

Permitted total weight

1,235 lbs (560 kg)

Payload (with standard equipment)

494 lbs (224 kg)

Usable tank volume

7.0 gal (26.5 l)

Reserve

Approx. 1 gal (4 l)

1) As defined in EU directive 93/93/EEC, filled with all operating fluids, fueled to at least 90% of usable tank capacity (including case)

 

 

 

2020 BMW K1600B – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details

Engine

Type

Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder

Bore / 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

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

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

5,7 l

Fuel type

Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

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

Chassis / brakes

Frame

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, 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 aluminium wheels

Rim, front

3,50 x 17″

Rim, rear

6,00 x 17″

Tire, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tire, rear

190/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper

ABS

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Dimensions / weights

Length

2,470 mm

Width (incl. mirrors)

1,000 mm

Height

1,300 mm

Seat height

750/780 mm

Inner leg curve

1,720/1,770 mm

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)

336 kg

1)

Permitted total weight

560 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

224 kg

Usable tank volume

26,5 l

Reserve

4,0 l

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume (including case)

 

 

 

2020 BMW K1600B – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details

Engine

Type

Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder

Bore / 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

Electronic intake pipe injection

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

CO2 emission based on WMTC

133 g/km

 

 

 

 

Performance / fuel consumption

Maximum speed

Over 200 km/h

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

5,7 l

Fuel type

Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

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

Chassis / brakes

Frame

Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, 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 aluminium wheels

Rim, front

3,50 x 17″

Rim, rear

6,00 x 17″

Tyre, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tyre, rear

190/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper

ABS

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Dimensions / weights

Length

2,470 mm

Width (incl. mirrors)

1,000 mm

Height

1,300 mm

Seat height

750/780 mm

Inner leg curve

1,720/1,770 mm

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)

336 kg

1)

Permitted total weight

560 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

224 kg

Usable tank volume

26,5 l

Reserve

4,0 l

1) As defined in EU directive 93/93/EEC, filled with all operating fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable tank capacity (including case)

 

 

 

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