2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America - Austin Yellow/Black Storm

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Year
2018
Manufacturer
BMW
Model
K 1600 Grand America - Austin Yellow/Black Storm

Overview

Description

Beyond the horizon.



Go even further with the K 1600 Grand America. This fully-equipped touring bike gets you closer to the road than you ever thought possible, without compromising riding pleasure or comfort. Always ready to go the extra mile, the legendary 6-cylinder in-line engine triumphs with an unparalleled smoothness and impressive power. Its design and features are on another level. From the windshield to the distinctive rear with enough space for two passengers, all the way to the easy-to-use top case and backrest, there's an understated cool about the Bagger. The Grand America makes the horizon seem boundless-and yet within reach.



Shaped by freedom.



With the iconic low slung lines, this luxury touring Bagger becomes one with the road. The low passenger seat, and integrated topcase and back rest make sharing the open road a breeze. Integrated into the rear cases, the rear light design helps the bike stand out in the crowd.



Go the distance.



No matter how long your dream ride might be, you can expect a dynamic experience with the Bagger's impressive 160 horsepower and 129 lb-ft torque. For when it is time to head back out on the road, reverse assist makes backing out of overlooks and parking spaces effortless.



Ride on and on.



You'll never want the journey to end with the K 1600 Grand America. The standard Dynamic ESA offers the best possible handling and idling, while the "Cruise" mode makes the ride even smoother. The standard engine protection bar and the audio system with navigation preparation are guaranteed to impress. Let the journey continue with K 1600 Grand America.

Engine
  • Type: Liquid cooled, 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication
  • Bore x stroke: 72 mm x 67.5 mm
  • Capacity: 1,649 cc
  • Rated output: 160 hp (118 kw) at 7,750 rpm
  • Max. torque: 129 lb-ft (175 Nm) at 5,250 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 12.2 : 1
  • Mixture control / engine management: Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
  • Emission control: Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Performance / Fuel Consumption
  • Maximum speed: 101 mph
  • Fuel consumption: 41 mpg (WMTC)
  • Fuel type: Premium Unleaded
Electrical System
  • Alternator: Three-phase 700 W alternator
  • Battery: 12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free
Power Transmission
  • Clutch: Multi-plate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
  • Gearbox: Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
  • Drive: Shaft drive 2.75:1
Chassis / Brakes
  • Frame: Aluminum bridge-type frame with load-bearing engine
  • Front wheel location / suspension: BMW Duolever; central spring strut
  • Rear wheel location / suspension: BMW Paralever
  • Suspension travel front / rear: 4.5 in. / 4.9 in. (115 mm / 125 mm)
  • Wheelbase: 63.7 in. (1,618 mm)
  • Castor: 4.2 in. (106.4 mm)
  • Steering head angle: 62.2°
  • Wheels: Cast aluminum wheels
  • Rim, front: 3.50 x 17 in.
  • Rim, rear: 6.00 x 17 in.
  • Tires, front: 120/70 ZR 17
  • Tires, rear: 190/55 ZR 17
  • Brake, front: Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm
  • Brake, rear: Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, dual-piston floating caliper
  • ABS: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Dimensions / Weights
  • Length: 100.8 in. (2,560 mm)
  • Width (incl. mirrors): 39.4 in. (1,000 mm)
  • Height (excl. mirrors): 56.7 in. (1,440 mm)
  • Seat height, unladen weight: Standard Seat: 30.7 in., Low seat: 29.5 in.
  • Inner leg curve, unladen weight: Standard Seat: 69.7 in., Low seat: 67.8 in.
  • Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled: 802 lb. (364 kg)
  • Permitted total weight: 1,235 lb. (560 kg)
  • Payload (with standard equipment): 432 lb. (196 kg)
  • Usable tank volume: 7.0 gal. (26.5 L)
  • Reserve: Approx. 1 gal. (4 L)
NOTES:
Unladen weight (DIN) according to guideline 93/93/EWG with all fluids, fueled with at least 90% of usable tank volume

Specs

Engine

Engine Type
4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication
Displacement
1,649 cc
Bore and Stroke
72 mm x 67.5 mm
Cooling
Liquid
Compression Ratio
12.2 : 1
Fuel System
Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system

Transmission

Transmission
Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Final Drive
Shaft drive 2.75:1

Chassis

Front Suspension
BMW Duolever; central spring strut
Rear Suspension
BMW Paralever
Front Brakes
Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm
Rear Brakes
Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, dual-piston floating caliper
Front Tire
120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tire
190/55 ZR 17

Dimensions

Wheelbase
63.7 in. (1,618 mm)
Seat Height
Standard Seat: 30.7 in., Low seat: 29.5 in.
Fuel Capacity
7.0 gal. (26.5 L)
MPG
41 mpg (WMTC)
Dry Weight
Curb Weight: 802 lb. (364 kg)

General

Colors
Austin Yellow Metallic/Black Storm Metallic

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