BMW Motorrad Malaysia has announced the latest BMW K 1600 B is available now for the local market. The new generation of the Bagger is complemented with style, running smoothness and power development, thanks to the formidable engine that sits at the heart of it. The performance of the six-cylinder in-line engine with advanced equipment and features is set to deliver the best experience for long-distance ride.
The bike will be available in Black Storm Metallic and Manhattan Metallic Matte (Style Exclusive). It comes with a shortened windscreen and a striking rear section featuring LED indicators and brake lights integrated into the side cases. The black six-cylinder in-line engine with Engine Protection Guard exudes strong-charactered overall image. It also comes with accessorised forged handlebars, a fully LED headlight featuring the Light Icon and Adaptive Cornering Light, complete with LED Auxiliary Lights and Ground-Level Lighting.
For performance, the oil/water cooled four-stroke in-line six-cylinder engine has two overhead camshafts placed above the drive shaft, bearing a capacity of 1,649 cc. It can outputs 18 kw (160 hp) at 6,750 rpm and maximum torque of 180 Nm at 5,250 rpm. BMW Motorrad claims it can reach a maximum speed of 200km/h (180km/h if with floorboards). The touring bike comes with Reverse Assistant as standard, for effortless manoeuvring.
The BMW K 1600 B’s fuel consumption us measured at 5.9 litres per 100km of travel. To meet the EU-5 regulations, emission control is offered via a closed-loop three-way catalytic converter to output approximately 137g per kilometre of travel. The alternator in the new Bagger is a 700W three phase-alternator (nominal power) paired with a maintenance-free 12 V/26 Ah battery.
BMW K 1600 B is equipped with a multiple-disc clutch in oil bath with a six-speed helical-toothed transmission, allowing for dynamic bends and greater agility. The centrepiece of the suspension is the cast aluminium bridge-type frame, that is complemented by the BMW Motorrad Duolever on a central spring strut suspension in the front, while the rear suspension is offered via the BMW Motorrad Paralever.
The latest BMW K 1600 B also features the BMW Motorrad Integral ABS Pro and the Automatic Stability Control (ASC), along with three riding modes: Rain, Road and Dynamic. The Bagger is also equipped with engine brake control (MSR), Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Hill Start Control (HSC), electronic cruise control, as well as Dynamic ESA Next Generation (with Automatic Load Levelling) which ensures optimum handling and riding dynamics. The Bagger is also equipped with the Gear Shift Assistant Pro, Reverse Assistant, and Tyre Pressure Control (RDC) as standard.
To provide better viewing of information for the BMW K 1600 B, it has a 10.25-inch colour TFT display with Connectivity and Integrated Map Navigation powered by the BMW Motorrad Connected App, along with a charging storage for mobile phones (USB-C). The four configurable favourites button cluster further supports intuitive operation, while the Keyless Ride system replaces the conventional ignition for greater riding convenience.
Coming as standard to the latest BMW K 1600 B includes the Anti-Theft Alarm and Central Locking System for added safety, as well as the Audio System 2.0/ The bike can also be fitted with Floorboards for comfortable long-distance riding, while the low height of the newly-designed seat ensures maximum comfort and easy access.
If you required to personalised your own BMW K 1600 B, BMW Motorrad is offering option to accessorised with a variety of Original BMW Motorrad Accessories, be it for storage, connectivity, or appearance as well as for ergonomics and comfort.
The retail price (on the road, with BMW Motorrad Malaysia’s All-New 3-Year Warranty and 3-Year Roadside Assistance Programmes, without insurance) for the latest BMW K 1600 B is:
The BMW K 1600 B RM173,500.00