When dynamic performance meets luxury, the result is always exclusive and sensational. BMW Motorrad presents the K 1600 GTL Exclusive – a high-class touring bike that takes technology and visual styling to the extreme. This GTL makes all 6-cylinder dreams come true.
"Exclusive" at first sight: three layers of paint give the outer skin of the GTL Exclusive a level of quality and depth which is unparalleled. Mineral white metallic is seamlessly blended with gentle Magnesium metallic matt and supplemented with numerous surfaces finished in chrome, seats in matching colour and a wealth of other details – the GTL Exclusive radiates luxury and dynamic performance from every angle.
From the frowning LED headlamps at the front to the elevated seating at the back, the GTL Exclusive is perfectly proportioned and exudes a feeling of luxury. What's more, the bike's silver paint finish allows it to stand out from standard GTL models and further emphasises its prestigious nature.
The GTL Exclusive also features the silken-soft yet powerful in-line 6-cylinder engine. Its exclusivity lies in the detail: Hill Start Control for moving off effortlessly on slopes, Keyless Ride automatically releases the steering lock, ignition, fuel tank lid and alarm system as soon as the key is within two metres of the motorcycle. The radio foil aerial is integrated invisibly in the body and the intelligent daytime riding light with LED technology enhances visibility and safety.
The equipment included on the GTL Exclusive are those most frequently in demand among motorcyclists. Central locking with alarm system and a heated seat with backrest come as standard. ESA II, DTC, RDC, LED additional headlight, adaptive xenon headlight, a second brake light and ground lighting are also included for travel comfort. The functions of the BMW on-board computer Pro have been improved and an engine guard is incorporated as standard.
The GTL Exclusive goes above and beyond what is required for bike safety. Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) is standard, allowing for supreme control even under difficult road conditions, while the adaptive Xenon headlight and second brake light at the rear create superb visibility at night. All-in-all, this is one of the safest touring bikes currently available.
|Type||Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder|
|Bore x stroke||72 mm x 67.5 mm|
|Rated output||118 kW (160 hp) at 7,750 rpm|
|Max. torque||175 Nm at 5,250 rpm|
|Mixture control / engine management||Electronic intake pipe injection|
|Emission control||Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3|
|Maximum speed||Over 200 km/h|
|Fuel type||Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)|
|Alternator||three-phase alternator 580 W|
|Battery||12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Clutch||Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath|
|Gearbox||6-speed, helical, gearbox|
|Frame||Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine|
|Front wheel location / suspension||BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut|
|Rear wheel location / suspension||BMW Motorrad Paralever|
|Suspension travel front / rear||125mm /135 mm|
|Steering head angle||62.2°|
|Wheels||Cast aluminium wheels|
|Rim, front||3.50 x 17"|
|Rim, rear||6.00 x 17"|
|Tyres, front||120/70 ZR 17|
|Tyres, rear||190/55 ZR 17|
|Brake, front||Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers|
|Brake, rear||Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper|
|ABS||BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)|
|Width (incl. mirrors)||1,000 mm|
|Height (excl. mirrors)||1,465 mm|
|Seat height, unladen weight||750 mm (OE seat extra high: 800 mm)|
|Inner leg curve, unladen weight||1.720 mm (OE seat extra high: 1.810 mm)|
|Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)||360 kg|
|Permitted total weight||560 kg|
|Payload (with standard equipment)||200 kg|
|Usable tank volume||26.5 l|
Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)
1) According to Directive 93/93/EEC with all fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable fuel tank
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