There is a German proverb along the lines of “anyone who travels with ambitions never travels alone.” This is especially true when you are traveling with someone else. The BMW K 1600 GTL represents both these elements. It offers performance touring that leaves no wishes unfulfilled. Its powerful six-cylinder engine now delivers dynamism and superior character: thanks to the comfortably designed vehicle geometry, you can enjoy every mile. – The cockpit has also been redesigned. it has been entirely geared towards interaction with you so you can enjoy every tour even more consciously and intensively. Because traveling together starts here – truly in the spirit of #RideAndShare.
BE YOURSELF AND SHOW IT
Colors are only light – but a very special kind of light.
The three color variants of the K 1600 GTL emphasize its sophisticated claim. After all, the fact you are traveling at the top end of the spectrum should not just become evident from comfort and performance.
This K 1600 GTL is in Black Storm Metallic. Black has always been a sign of calm elegance and powerful dynamics, making it the perfect choice for the basic variant of the K 1600 GTL.
Two other paint versions are also available: the Option 719 Mineral White Metallic, or the Style Exclusive option in Gravity Blue Metallic.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE K 1600 GTL
• Enthralling Engine An engine like a legend. And is there anything better than bringing legends to life with a spin? Its smoothness, superior character and performance values simply remain impressive.
• Integrated Smartphone Charging Storage Compartment You should reach the destination set in the navigation, not the end of your smartphone’s battery: the splash-proof and specially ventilated charging compartment features a USB-C connection.
• Configurable Favorites Buttons It’s great to have everything at hand when you’re away from home: you can assign your favorite functions to the four buttons.
• High-quality Option 719 Classic Forged Wheel The Option 719 forged wheel demonstrates where you’ve come from – and where you are heading. Production and design correspond to the highest quality and are a synonym for outstanding taste.
• Brilliant 10.25″ TFT Display The 10.25″ TFT color display with integrated map navigation and connectivity opens up new worlds for you, not only in terms of readability, menu navigation and operating concept.
• Generous Luggage and Storage Space Cases and top case offer enough space for everything you need on your journey and there is plenty of room for those mementos that you won’t want to be without when you’re back at home.
• Powerful LED Headlights Make discoveries and see the world in new light – thanks to the new, full LED headlight with adaptive headlight, you can interpret this idea quite literally.
• Sound Enhancing Audio System 2.0 A special sound experience that is included in the standard scope offers outstanding interaction and the right backdrop for your traveling experience. In addition, it is intuitive to use and features menu navigation.
Sometimes it’s the small things that make a trip unforgettable. That’s why the K 1600 GTL is exclusive down to the last detail: be it the available armrest for your companion, the sophisticated, optional liners for cases and top case or the numerous chrome parts that make your bike look perfect. You yourself can rely on the best light conditions you could have hoped for thanks to the full LED headlight with adaptive headlight. Turn night into day – and enjoy riding around the clock in ideal light conditions: for exclusive comfort and visibility.
EXCLUSIVE – EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU
At the end of the day, staying true to yourself and your approach is the most important thing – even when you’re traveling. Turn the K 1600 GTL into your very own bike with our optional equipment and Original BMW Motorrad Accessories. The comfort package already provides you with additional LED headlights and engine protection bars as well as Keyless Ride, central locking system and anti-theft alarm. The package is rounded off by Shift Assist Pro, enabling gearshifts without having to actuate the clutch.
THE NAME SAYS IT ALL
The K 1600 GTL is as complete and accomplished as you could picture in your wildest dreams. However, just like it is possible to add a few miles to every trip, we can always add more to the bike. We have put together two bikes for you to inspire you: the “endurance runner” and the “exclusive” variants. Be inspired and discover even more comfort and personal highlights.
Athletic, dynamic and superior, the K 1600 GTL represents exclusive and comfortable traveling. However, our design standards go even further: being connected to each other, reading maps, reaching your destination as a team along the most beautiful routes. The 10.25″ TFT color display of the K 1600 GTL is the right companion for this purpose. Its full-screen mode offers a fully interactive map view for navigation with the BMW Motorrad Connected app: for cockpit navigation like you have never experienced it before. In split screen mode, on the other hand, you can rely on several functions at the same time, and you are able to control them in a straight-forward way using the multi-controller.
LEGENDARY SIX-CYLINDER IN-LINE ENGINE
How do legends come about and how do they travel around the world? With the K 1600 GTL’s six-cylinder engine, the answer is clear: by traveling. Its character and performance are legendary, yet tangible. And thanks to the revised engine control unit, the torque is now even more powerful than before. The motorcycle develops the 160 hp rated output 1,000 rpm earlier, at 6,750 rpm. Engine drag torque control (dynamic engine brake control) and Dynamic ESA help provide stability and are optimally adapted to the more emotionally designed Ride Modes: for focused performance touring.
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