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  • K 1600 B
  • K 1600 GTL
  • K 1600 GT
  • R 1200 RT
  • F 800 GT


BMW K 1600 Grand America
BMW K 1600 Grand America
Type Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves 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 standard Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Performance / fuel consumption  
Maximum speed 162 km/h
Consumption w.r.t WMTC for 100km 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"
Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, 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 2,560mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 1,000mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,440mm
Seat height, unladen weight 780 mm (low seat*: 750 mm) *OE
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 1,770 mm (low seat*: 1,720 mm) *OE
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 364 kg
Permitted total weight 560 kg
Payload (with standard equipment) 196 kg
Usable tank volume 26.5 l
Reserve 4 l
  • Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)
  • 1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume.