BMW K1600B: history, specs, pictures

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BMW K1600B
Also called K1600B SE, K 1600 B SE, K1600B LE, K 1600 B LE, K 1600 B
Production 2017 - 2019
Class Road
in-line six, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 72.0mm x 67.5mm
Top Speed 124 mph (200 km/h)
Horsepower 156.63 HP (116.8 KW) @ 7750RPM
Torque 129.08 ft/lbs (175.0 Nm) @ 5520RPM
Fuel System injection. electronic intake pipe injection
Air Filter K&N BM-1611 `18[1]
Spark Plug NGK `17-19[2]
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Final Drive Shaft `17-19[2]
Suspension Front: bmw motorrad duolever
Rear: bmw motorrad paralever
Brakes Front: double disc. abs. four-piston calipers.
Rear: single disc. abs. two-piston calipers.
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 190/55-zr17
Wheelbase 63.7 inches (1618 mm)
Length 97.99 inches (2489 mm)
Width 39.37 inches (1000 mm)
Height 57.68 inches (1465 mm)
Seat Height 29.53 inches (750 mm)
Weight 336.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 7.0 Gallon (26.50 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 5.70 liters/100 km (17.5 km/l or 41.27 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual

The BMW K1600B was a in-line six, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by BMW between 2017 and 2019. It could reach a top speed of 124 mph (200 km/h). Max torque was 129.08 ft/lbs (175.0 Nm) @ 5520 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 156.63 HP (116.8 KW) @ 7750 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled in-line six, four-stroke. A 72.0mm bore x 67.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1649.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).


The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the multiple-disc clutch in oil bath.


It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 190/55-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. abs. four-piston calipers. in the front and a single disc. abs. two-piston calipers. in the rear. The front suspension was a bmw motorrad duolever while the rear was equipped with a bmw motorrad paralever. The K1600B was fitted with a 7.0 Gallon (26.50 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 63.7 inches (1618 mm) long.

In Media[edit]


  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.