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2012 BMW K1600GTL specifications

2012-06-11 10:21
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ENGINE
Type: Liquid-cooled 4-stroke in-line six-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder
Displacement: 1649cc
Fuel supply system: Fuel-injection
Max power: 118kW @ 7750rpm
Max torque: 175Nm @ 5250 pm
Fuel type: Petrol

TRANSMISSION
Type: 6-speed, shaft drive

PERFORMANCE
Fuel consumption: 5.9 litres/100 km at 120km/h (claimed)

DIMENSIONS
Overall length x width x height (mm): 2489 x 1000 x 1465
Wet weight: 348 kg

CAPACITIES
Passengers: 2
Fuel tank: 26.5 litre

STEERING
Type: Handlebar

BRAKES
Front: Dual disc brake, diameter 320mm, four-piston fixed calipers
Rear: Single disc brake, diameter 320mm, double-piston caliper ABS

SUSPENSION
Front: BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut, 125mm wheel travel
Rear: BMW Motorrad Paralever, 135 mm wheel travel

WHEELS & TYRES
Wheels: Front rim 3.50 x 17", rear rim, rear 6.00 x 17"
Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17, rear 190/55 ZR 17

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