Technical Data

Engine
Type

Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder

 

 

 

 

Bore / stroke

72 mm x 67,5 mm

Capacity

1,649 cc

Rated output

118 kW (160 hp) at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque

175 Nm at 5,250 rpm

Compression ratio

12,2 : 1

Mixture control

Electronic intake pipe injection

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

Performance / fuel consumption
Maximum speed

162 km/h

Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC

5,7 l

Fuel type

Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)

Electrical system
Alternator

700 W

Battery

12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission
Clutch

Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath

Gearbox

6-speed constant mesh transmission, helical, gearbox 

Drive

cardan shaft drive

Chassis / brakes
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

115 mm /125 mm

Wheelbase

1,618 mm

Castor

106,4 mm

Steering head angle

62,2°

Wheels

Cast aluminium wheels

Rim, front

3,50 x 17"

Rim, rear

6,00 x 17"

Tyre, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tyre, 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)

Dimensions / weights
Length

2,560 mm

Width (incl. mirrors)

1,000 mm

Height (excl. mirrors)

1,440 mm

Seat height (dead weight)

750/780 mm

Inner leg curve (dead weight)

1,720/1,770 mm

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)

364 kg

1)
Permitted total weight

560 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

196 kg

Usable tank volume

26,5 l

Reserve

4,0 l

1) As defined in EU directive 93/93/EEC, filled with all operating fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable tank capacity

Standard Equipment

  • Wind shield high, perfect wind protection
  • Engine Guard
  • Foot board
  • Audiosystem with navigation preparation
  • Topcase including backrest
  • Reversing Aid
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Optional Equipment

  • Floor lighting
  • BMW Motorrad Navigator
  • Seat high
  • Seat extra high
  • Intelligent emergency call
  • Forged handlebar
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More Individuality

Special equipment and accessories.

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

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