European model shown. 

MSRP excludes destination & handling fee of $895, tax, title, license and registration.

The BMW K 1600 GTL

Traveling together
Shots of a moving K 1600 GTL.

There is a German proverb along the lines of “anyone who travels with ambitions never travels alone.” This is especially true when you are traveling with someone else. The BMW K 1600 GTL represents both these elements. It offers performance touring that leaves no wishes unfulfilled. Its powerful six-cylinder engine now delivers dynamism and superior character: thanks to the comfortably designed vehicle geometry, you can enjoy every mile. - The cockpit has also been redesigned. it has been entirely geared towards interaction with you so you can enjoy every tour even more consciously and intensively. Because traveling together starts here – truly in the spirit of #RideAndShare.

Shots of a moving K 1600 GTL.

Highlights of the K 1600 GTL

Enthralling engine
Focus on the six-cylinder engine.
Integrated smartphone charging compartment
Integrated charging compartment with mobile phone.
Configurable Favorite buttons
Focus on the four numbered Favorite buttons.
High-quality Option 719 Classic forged wheel
Black Option 719 wheel on the K 1600 GTL.
Brilliant 10.25" TFT display
Focus on the TFT display of the K 1600 GTL.
Generous luggage and storage space
Focus on the open side bags of the K 1600 GTL.
Powerful LED headlights
Focus on the LED headlights.
Sound-enhancing audio system 2.0
Focus on the TFT display and the K 1600 GTL’s speakers.

Sometimes it’s the small things that make a trip unforgettable. That’s why the K 1600 GTL is exclusive down to the last detail: be it the available armrest for your companion, the sophisticated, optional liners for cases and top case or the numerous chrome parts that make your bike look perfect. You yourself can rely on the best light conditions you could have hoped for thanks to the full LED headlight with adaptive headlight. Turn night into day – and enjoy riding around the clock in ideal light conditions: for exclusive comfort and visibility.

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3 year warranty

Ride on & on & on. 

Get up to 3-years or 36,000 miles warranty on all new motorcycles.

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Be yourself – and show it

Colors are only light – but a very special kind of light

Whichever color you choose: the K 1600 GTL emphasizes its sophisticated claim. After all, the fact you are traveling at the top end of the spectrum should not just become evident from comfort and performance.

Opt. 719 Meteoric II Dust Metallic

Without a shadow of a doubt, the K 1600 GTL Meteoric II Dust Metallic embodies maximum levels of elegance and impressive forward power to create a harmonious unit that likes to lead.


Traveling means discovering worlds – including worlds of color: with its elegantly looking Black and Monolith Metallic, Style Exclusive in Gravity Blue Metallic is downright calming and unleashes pure dynamics on demand – outstandingly accompanied by chrome add-on parts.

Black Storm Metallic

All black. This has always been a sign of calm elegance and powerful dynamics, making it the perfect choice for the K 1600 GTL.

Exclusive – exclusively for you

Exclusive – exclusively for you

At the end of the day, staying true to yourself and your approach is the most important thing – even when you’re traveling. Turn the K 1600 GTL into your very own bike with our optional equipment and Original BMW Motorrad Accessories. The comfort package already provides you with additional LED headlights and engine protection bars as well as Keyless Ride, central locking system and anti-theft alarm. The package is rounded off by Shift Assist Pro, enabling gearshifts without having to actuate the clutch.

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The name says it all

The name says it all

The K 1600 GTL is as complete and accomplished as you could picture in your wildest dreams. However, just like it is possible to add a few miles to every trip, we can always add more to the bike. We have put together two bikes for you to inspire you: the “endurance runner” and the “exclusive” variants. Be inspired and discover even more comfort and personal highlights.

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Athletic, dynamic and superior, the K 1600 GTL represents exclusive and comfortable traveling. However, our design standards go even further: being connected to each other, reading maps, reaching your destination as a team along the most beautiful routes. The 10.25" TFT color display of the K 1600 GTL is the right companion for this purpose. Its full-screen mode offers a fully interactive map view for navigation with the BMW Motorrad Connected app: for cockpit navigation like you have never experienced it before. In split screen mode, on the other hand, you can rely on several functions at the same time, and you are able to control them in a straight-forward way using the multi-controller.

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Legendary six-cylinder in-line engine

cc capacity
lbs-ft max. torque at 5,250 rpm
gallons of storage space
in. seat height
Oil/water-cooled, six-cylinder, four-stroke, in-line engine

How do legends come about and how do they travel around the world? With the K 1600 GTL’s six-cylinder engine, the answer is clear: by traveling. Its character and performance are legendary, yet tangible. And thanks to the revised engine control unit, the torque is now even more powerful than before. The motorcycle develops the 160 hp rated output 1,000 rpm earlier, at 6,750 rpm. Engine drag torque control (dynamic engine brake control) and Dynamic ESA help provide stability and are optimally adapted to the more emotionally designed Ride Modes: for focused performance touring.

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#RideAndShare – the journey continues here