BMW Motorrad Malaysia Introduces BMW K 1600 GT And K 1600 GTL;...

BMW Motorrad Malaysia Introduces BMW K 1600 GT And K 1600 GTL; From RM175k

BMW Motorrad Malaysia has introduced 2 new touring motorcycle variants from the BMW K 1600 portfolio i.e. BMW K 1600 GT and BMW K 1600 GTL.

Both the new bikes come with updated features and refreshed design, powered by the narrowest 6-cylinder in-line engine in its series production. The BMW K 1600 GT is agile and dynamic, equipped with an upgraded full-LED headlight for enhanced safety. On the other hand, the BMW K 1600 GTL is engineered for shared riding experiences, designed to comfortably transport 2 people in style and comfort.

“For over a decade now, we have presented our powerful and luxurious six-cylinder equipment at the highest level with the BMW K 1600 models. Now, while still remaining true to design, we are thrilled to present new exclusive features to the New BMW K 1600 GT and BMW K 1600 GTL, that will not only enhance the touring experience but ultimately offer what tourers are built for: to enable new adventures in every horizon – through diverse cities, countries and landscapes, in the company of friends or to meet new people along the way,” said Hans de Visser, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia.BMW K 1600 GT_Touring

The BMW K 1600 GT comes in 2 distinct colourways i.e. the classic Black Storm Metallic and the Style Sport which features a striking combination of light white, racing blue metallic and racing red body colours and highlights. This includes the golden brake calliper at the front and the contrasting paintwork in light white on the front-wheel cover. Meanwhile, the K 1600 GTL is available in Black Storm Metallic and Gravity Blue Metallic (Style Exclusive). A new special edition Option 719 Meteoric Dust will also be made available for both the K 1600 GT and K 1600 GTL.

The new variants are fitted with a Engine Protection Guard for the black 6-cylinder in-line engine, low electrically adjustable windscreens and full-LED headlights that feature the Light Icon and Adaptive Cornering Lights, along with Daytime Riding Lights, LED Auxiliary Lights, Ground-Level Lighting as well as additional fog lights. There are 4 configurable “Favourites” buttons that allow for easy access to vehicle functions, while the onboard computer and 10.25″ coloured TFT display provide connectivity as well as an
integrated navigation system with the BMW Motorrad Connected application. Bluetooth function is also available for telephony and music playback, along with WiFi for navigation.

The oil / water cooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine has a capacity of 1,649 cc and has 2 overhead camshafts placed above the drive shaft. The engine can produce 160 hp (118 kW) @ 6,750 rpm and maximum torque of 180 Nm @ 5,250 rpm. Top speed for both bikes is 200 km/h. Power is transmitted to the bike via a multiple-disc clutch in oil bath with a 6-speed helical-toothed transmission, allowing for better dynamism and agility.

A revision has been made to comply with EU-5 regulations where emission control is offered via a closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter to output approximately 137 grams per kilometre of travel. Fuel consumption for both variants is officially measured at 5.9 litres per 100 km. Further, the alternator is a 700 W 3 phase-alternator (nominal power) paired with a maintenance-free 12 V / 26 Ah battery.

The centrepiece of the suspension is the cast aluminium bridge-type frame. The front suspension of the K 1600 GT is a BMW Motorrad Duolever on a central spring strut suspension, while rear suspension is a cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever. The K 1600 GTL is also fitted with the BMW Motorrad Duolever at the front, but has a central shock absorber with helical spring. At the rear, it uses a central spring strut with coil spring, and features adjustable rebound stage damping and spring preload,  making for optimum damping comfort and stable handling.

Besides the BMW Motorrad Integral ABS Pro, the new variants also feature 3 riding modes i.e. Rain, Road and Dynamic modes. Owners will also be able to enjoy riding assistance features such as the Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Engine Brake Control (MSR), Hill Start Control Pro, as well as the Dynamic ESA Next Generation (with Automatic Load Levelling) which ensures optimum handling and riding dynamics. Riders can also make use of the standard Reverse Assistant for effortless manoeuvring.

Furthermore, riding comfort is enhanced with the heating feature for both the grips and seats, adjustable handbrake and clutch levers, as well as Cruise Control. More convenience is also offered with the standard addition of the case holder, integral pannier cases in body colour, tyre pressure control as well as the smartphone tray with USB port.BMW K 1600 GTL_Touring

Exclusive to the BMW K 1600 GTL is Audio System 2.0 which has radio functions, equalizer sound profiles, and front speakers integrated into the fairing, along with the variant-exclusive top case which offers generous storage space and is perfect for shared riding experiences. Previously optional equipment but now made standard for both new variants include Keyless Ride, central locking system, Gear Shift Assist Pro and the anti-theft alarm.

The retail prices (on the road, with BMW Motorrad Malaysia’s all-new 3-Year Warranty and 3-Year Roadside Assistance Programmes, but without insurance) are RM174,500 for the BMW K 1600 GT, and RM183,500 for the BMW K 1600 GTL.

Financial Services

The Financing Plan from BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia allows for ownership of the BMW K 1600 GT and BMW K 1600 GTL from RM2,128 and RM2,238 per month, respectively (based on the Balloon Financing estimates of an 80% loan on a 4-year tenure).

You can also enjoy additional benefits with the Industry-Leading Premium Engine Oil Inclusive, Service Inclusive and Warranty Extension Programmes by BMW Motorrad Malaysia. For more information on the programmes, visit

For more information on the new BMW K 1600 GT and BMW K 1600 GTL, you can either visit your preferred authorised BMW Motorrad dealer or


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