K 1600 Grand America

K 1600 Grand America



The open road. Even that's not enough for you. You always want to take it further, because you've never been so close to the road. With the Grand America, you can relax and enjoy the ride for miles on end. As a fully-equipped luxury touring bike, this full dresser offers the utmost riding pleasure and comfort for carefree cruising. The legendary 6-cylinder in-line engine triumphs with an unparalleled running smoothness with impressive power development. Always ready to go the extra mile. Even the silhouette is on another level: from the high windshield to the distinctive rear with the easy-to-use topcase and backrest. This is complemented by the innovative technology and abundance of space – especially for two. It's within arm’s reach: The Grand America makes the horizon seem boundless – and yet so close. 


Frame Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
Suspension travel, front / rear 115 mm /125 mm
Front wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear wheel location / suspension BMW Motorrad Paralever
Wheelbase 1,618mm
Castor 106,4
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)
Inner leg curve 1,720/1,770 mm
Usable tank volume 26,5l
Reserve 4,0l
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 364 kg
Max. permitted weight 1,235lbs
Payload (with standard equipment) 432lbs
Length 2,560mm
Seat height 750/780 mm
Height (excluding mirrors) 1,440 mm
Width (including mirrors) 1,000 mm
Battery 12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free
Alternator 700 W
Type Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, 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
Maximum speed 162 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC 5,7 l
CO2 emission based on WMTC 133 g/km
Fuel type Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)
Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Gearbox 6-speed constant mesh transmission, helical, gearbox
Drive Shaft drive
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