The sportier bookend to its more luxuriously-appointed GTL sibling, the 2013 BMW K1600GT is considered by many to be the pinnacle of sport-touring motorcycling. With its 1650cc inline-six, stunning visual design, and full list of amenities and features rivaled only by the GTL in this class, the K1600GT is the bike for riders who want to truly go the distance.
Features & Technical Specifications
Engine: Liquid-cooled, transverse in-line six
Bore x Stroke: 72.0 x 67.5mm
Compression Ratio: 12.2:1
Valve Train: DOHC, 4 valves per cyl.
Fuel Delivery: BMS-X EFI, 52mm throttle valves x 6
Lubrication System: Dry sump, 4.8-qt. cap.
Transmission: 6-speed, hydraulically actuated wet clutch
Final Drive: Shaft, 2.75:1
Ignition: BMS-X Computer Controlled
Frame: Cast aluminum twin-spar main frame w/ engine as stressed member & cast aluminum Paralever single-sided swingarm
Wheelbase: 63.7 in.
Rake/Trail: 27.8 degrees/4.3 in.
Seat Height: 31.9/32.7 in. (no-cost low seat: 30.7/31.5 in.)
Suspension, Front: BMW Duolever w/ single shock, Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA II, as tested), 4.5-in. travel
Rear: BMW Paralever w/ single shock, ESA II (as tested), 5.3-in. travel
Brakes, Front: Dual floating discs w/ opposed 4-piston calipers & semi-Integral ABS
Rear: Single disc w/ 2-piston pin-slide caliper & ABS
Wheels, Front: Cast, 3.50 x 17 in.
Rear: Cast, 6.00 x 17 in.
Tires, Front: 120/70-ZR17
Wet Weight: 757 lbs.
Load Capacity: 434 lbs.
GVWR: 1,191 lbs.
Fuel Capacity: 7.0 gal
MPG: 89 PON min. (high/avg/low) 45.3/38.8/32.7
Estimated Range: 271 miles
Indicated RPM at 60 MPH: 2,750
Based on analysis and information from private sources and dealers across the internet, the average retail price of a 2013 BMW K1600GT is
Last updated March 24, 2016
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