Technical data


Water/oil-cooled, four-stroke in-line six-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder
Bore x stroke
72 mm x 67.5 mm

1,649 cc

Nominal load capacity
160 hp (118 kW) at 7,750 rpm
Max. torque
175 Nm at 5,250 rpm
Compression ratio
12.2 : 1
Fuel/engine management
Electric fuel injection
Emission control
Regulated three-way catalytic converter, compliant with EU4 emission standard

Riding performance / consumption

Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Consumption per 100 km based on he WMTC
5.7 l
Fuel type
Unleaded 95 octane (RON)

Electrical system

700 W
12 V/19 Ah, maintenance-free


Wet multidisc clutch, hydraulically operated, anti-hopping
Six-speed synchromesh gearbox
Secondary drive
Shaft drive

Suspension / brakes

Bridge-type aluminium frame with load-bearing engine
Front suspension / spring elements
BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear suspension / spring elements
BMW Motorrad Paralever
Spring travel, front/rear
115 mm /135 mm
1,618 mm
106.4 mm
Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim dimensions, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim dimensions, rear
6.00 x 17"
Tyre, front
120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear
190/55 ZR 17
Brake, front
Twin disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Brake, rear
Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston floating caliper
BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral)

Dimensions / weights

2,324 mm
Width (including mirrors)
1,000 mm
Height (excluding mirrors)
1,440 mm
Seat height, unladen

810/830 mm (High seat one-piece (accessory): 810 mm; Low seat one-piece (accessory): 750 mm)

Rider step length, unladen

1,830/1,870 mm (High seat one-piece (accessory): 1,830 mm; Low seat one-piece (accessory): 1,720 mm)

Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

334 kg

Dry weight
306 kg
Max. permitted weight
540 kg
Max. load (with standard equipment)
206 kg
Usable tank capacity
26.5 l
of which 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)

2) Unladen weight without operating fluids (GT without case)

Standard equipment

  • BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral)
  • ABS control (ABS Pro) regardless of banking angle and dynamic brae light
  • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
  • Cruise control
  • Steplessly adjustable electric windscreen
  • Adjustable brake and clutch levers
  • Heated grips and seats
  • Two-piece seat, height-adjustable rider seat
  • (Seat height: 810 mm / 830 mm / inner leg curve: 1.830 mm / 1.870 mm)
  • Integrated ignition and steering lock
  • Luggage carrier
  • Built-in side panniers, pannier lids in bike colour
  • Lockable storage compartment and on-board literature
  • Centre stand

Special features
  • Multi-Controller
  • Self-energizing clutch requiring only a small amount of force
  • 3 riding modes: “Rain”, “Road” and ”Dynamic”

Electrical system
  • Instrument cluster with chrome accents and indirect dial light
  • Two sockets
  • CAN bus with Single Wire System (SWS)
  • Electronic immobilizer
  • Diagnostic interface
  • Hazard warning lights system, white LED indicators and LED rear light
  • Xenon headlights
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Special equipment and accessories.

With the wide range of special equipment and Original BMW Motorrad accessories, you can adapt the K 1600 GT to perfectly suit your individual preferences.

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