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12 BMW K 1600 GTL E specificationsBMW K 1600 GTL E 2012


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2012 BMW K 1600 GTL E

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BMW's profilation of this bike
The GTL E, takes the revolutionary K 1600 GTL and adds further ground breaking technology which has never been seen before on a motorcycle as standard. The addition of Dynamic Traction Control, Tyre Pressure Control and Adaptive headlight as standard, optimises the safety, economy and quality of the ride.

General information
Model:BMW K 1600 GTL E
Year:2012
Category:Touring
Rating:73.7 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1649.00 ccm (100.62 cubic inches)
Engine type:In-line six, four-stroke
Power:160.00 HP (116.8 kW)) @ 7750 RPM
Torque:175.00 Nm (17.8 kgf-m or 129.1 ft.lbs) @ 5250 RPM
Compression:12.2:1
Bore x stroke:72.0 x 67.5 mm (2.8 x 2.7 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection. Electronic intake pipe injection, digital engine management (BMS-X)
Fuel control:DOHC
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:6-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Shaft drive (cardan)
Clutch:Slipper clutch
Driveline:Cardan Shaft
Fuel consumption:4.60 litres/100 km (21.7 km/l or 51.13 mpg)
Greenhouse gases:106.7 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Emission details:Closed loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
Rake (fork angle):27.8
Trail:108 mm (4.3 inches)
Front suspension:BMW Motorrad Duolever
Front suspension travel:125 mm (4.9 inches)
Rear suspension:BMW Motorrad Paralever
Rear suspension travel:135 mm (5.3 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-ZR17
Rear tyre dimensions:190/55-ZR17
Front brakes:Double disc. ABS
Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. ABS
Rear brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Wheels:Aluminium
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:321.0 kg (707.7 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:348.0 kg (767.2 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.4984 HP/kg
Seat height:750 mm (29.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alternate seat height:780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, highest setting.
Overall height:1,465 mm (57.7 inches)
Overall length:2,489 mm (98.0 inches)
Overall width:1,000 mm (39.4 inches)
Wheelbase:1,680 mm (66.1 inches)
Fuel capacity:26.50 litres (7.00 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
Electrical:12 V/19 Ah, maintenance free battery.
Seat:One piece seat bench
Color options:Silver, blue
Comments:Electrically adjustable windshield.
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