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2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America
2018 BMW K 1600 Grand America

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
BMW
BMW
Model Year
2018
2018
Model
K 1600 Grand America
K 1600 Grand America
Model Code
K1600GRANDAMERICA
K1600GRANDAMERICA
Color
Black Storm Metallic
Black Storm Metallic

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm

Rear - Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, dual-piston floating caliper

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Front - Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm

Rear - Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, dual-piston floating caliper

BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)

Wheels

Cast aluminum wheels

Front- 3.5 x 17 in.

Rear - 6 x 17 in.

Cast aluminum wheels

Front- 3.5 x 17 in.

Rear - 6 x 17 in.

Tires

Front - 120/70 ZR 17

Rear - 190/55 ZR 17

Front - 120/70 ZR 17

Rear - 190/55 ZR 17

Dimensions

Length
100.8 in. (2,560 mm)
100.8 in. (2,560 mm)
Height
Excluding mirrors - 56.7 in. (1,440 mm)
Excluding mirrors - 56.7 in. (1,440 mm)
Width
Including mirrors - 39.4 in. (1,000 mm)
Including mirrors - 39.4 in. (1,000 mm)
Weight
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled - 802 lb. (364 kg)
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled - 802 lb. (364 kg)
Wheelbase
63.7 in. (1,618 mm)
63.7 in. (1,618 mm)
Seat Height

Unladen weight - 30.7 in. (Standard Seat)

Inner leg curve, Unladen weight - 69.7 in. (Standard Seat)

Unladen weight - 30.7 in. (Standard Seat)

Inner leg curve, Unladen weight - 69.7 in. (Standard Seat)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Final Drive
Shaft drive 2.75:1
Shaft drive 2.75:1

Electrical

Battery
12V (19 Ah), maintenance-free
12V (19 Ah), maintenance-free
Alternator
Three-phase 700 W alternator
Three-phase 700 W alternator

Engine

Engine
4-Stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts
4-Stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Horsepower
160 hp (118 kw) at 7,750 rpm
160 hp (118 kw) at 7,750 rpm
Displacement
1,649 cc
1,649 cc
Bore x Stroke
72 x 67.5 mm
72 x 67.5 mm
Torque
Max. - 129 ft. lb. (175 Nm) at 5,250 rpm
Max. - 129 ft. lb. (175 Nm) at 5,250 rpm
Clutch
Multi-plate wet, hydraulically operated
Multi-plate wet, hydraulically operated
Fuel System
Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
Exhaust
Emission control - Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Emission control - Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Lubrication
Dry sump
Dry sump
Fuel Capacity
7.0 gal. (26.5 l) with 1 gal. reserve
7.0 gal. (26.5 l) with 1 gal. reserve
MPG Rating
41 mpg (WMTC)
41 mpg (WMTC)

Operational

Frame
Aluminum bridge-type with load-bearing engine
Aluminum bridge-type with load-bearing engine
Suspension

Front - BMW Motorrad Duolever, central spring strut; Travel - 4.5 in. (115 mm)

Rear - BMW Paralever; Travel - 4.9 in. (125 mm)

Front - BMW Motorrad Duolever, central spring strut; Travel - 4.5 in. (115 mm)

Rear - BMW Paralever; Travel - 4.9 in. (125 mm)

Rake
62.2°
62.2°
Trail
Castor - 4.2 in. (106.4 mm)
Castor - 4.2 in. (106.4 mm)
Maximum Speed
101 mph
101 mph
Capacity

Payload - 432 lb. (196 kg)

Unladen - 802 lb. (364 kg)

Total - 1,235 lb. (560 kg)

Payload - 432 lb. (196 kg)

Unladen - 802 lb. (364 kg)

Total - 1,235 lb. (560 kg)

Other

Additional Colors

Austin Yellow Metallic / Black Storm Metallic

Black Storm Metallic

Austin Yellow Metallic / Black Storm Metallic

Black Storm Metallic

Features

The Design

  • SHAPED BY FREEDOM: With the iconic low slung lines, this luxury touring Bagger becomes one with the road. The low passenger seat, and integrated topcase and back rest make sharing the open road a breeze. Integrated into the rear cases, the rear light design helps the bike stand out in the crowd.
  • GO THE DISTANCE: No matter how long your dream ride might be, you can expect a dynamic experience with the Bagger's impressive 160 hp and 129 ft. lb. torque. For when it is time to head back out on the road, reverse assist makes backing out of overlooks and parking spaces effortless.

The Highlights

  • RIDE ON AND ON: You'll never want the journey to end with the K 1600 Grand America. The standard Dynamic ESA offers the best possible handling and idling, while the "Cruise" mode makes the ride even smoother. The standard engine protection bar and the audio system with navigation preparation are guaranteed to impress. Let the journey continue with K 1600 Grand America.
  • ENGINE GUARD: Effective protection against damage to the engine and characteristic optics.
  • PREMIUM CHROME BADGE: High-quality chrome parts ensure elegance and visible luxury.
  • TOPCASE WITH BACKREST: The distinctive rear with its topcase, integrated indicators and brake lights underlines the streamlined silhouette of the bagger.
  • AUDIOSYSTEM: Listen to your music very conveniently.
  • REVERSE ASSISTANT: The optional reverser ensures effortless maneuvering.
  • AUDIOSYSTEM INCLUDING SET-UP OF THE NAVIGATION: Reach your destination as quickly and easily as possible.
  • FOOTREST PLATES: The footrest plates ensure comfortable support.
  • CHOPPED WINDSCREEN: The windscreen provides a greater presence and wind protection.

The Design

  • SHAPED BY FREEDOM: With the iconic low slung lines, this luxury touring Bagger becomes one with the road. The low passenger seat, and integrated topcase and back rest make sharing the open road a breeze. Integrated into the rear cases, the rear light design helps the bike stand out in the crowd.
  • GO THE DISTANCE: No matter how long your dream ride might be, you can expect a dynamic experience with the Bagger's impressive 160 hp and 129 ft. lb. torque. For when it is time to head back out on the road, reverse assist makes backing out of overlooks and parking spaces effortless.

The Highlights

  • RIDE ON AND ON: You'll never want the journey to end with the K 1600 Grand America. The standard Dynamic ESA offers the best possible handling and idling, while the "Cruise" mode makes the ride even smoother. The standard engine protection bar and the audio system with navigation preparation are guaranteed to impress. Let the journey continue with K 1600 Grand America.
  • ENGINE GUARD: Effective protection against damage to the engine and characteristic optics.
  • PREMIUM CHROME BADGE: High-quality chrome parts ensure elegance and visible luxury.
  • TOPCASE WITH BACKREST: The distinctive rear with its topcase, integrated indicators and brake lights underlines the streamlined silhouette of the bagger.
  • AUDIOSYSTEM: Listen to your music very conveniently.
  • REVERSE ASSISTANT: The optional reverser ensures effortless maneuvering.
  • AUDIOSYSTEM INCLUDING SET-UP OF THE NAVIGATION: Reach your destination as quickly and easily as possible.
  • FOOTREST PLATES: The footrest plates ensure comfortable support.
  • CHOPPED WINDSCREEN: The windscreen provides a greater presence and wind protection.