The 2020 BMW K 1600 B is a touring motorcycle that is a fantastic touring motorcycle out there. It’s a bit simpler than its K 1600 stablemates. With that said, it’s still a fantastic touring motorcycle and offers a good cruiser take on the K 1600 platform.
The model features a 1,649cc six-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that makes 160 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. It’s a good, strong engine that’s mated to a six-speed manual transmission. This engine has enough power and makes the bike genuinely quick.
The K 1600 B is at home on the highway but it can handle itself around town, too. The motorcycle offers quite a lot and that means it comes with a $20,095 price tag.
The motorcycle is available in Black Storm Metallic or Imperial Blue Metallic.
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Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
Multi-plate wet clutch, hydraulically operated
Shaft drive 2.75:1
BMW Duolever; central spring strut
Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm
Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, dual-piston floating caliper
120/70 ZR 17
190/55 ZR 17
Fuel Tank Capacity
26.5 L (7 US gal.)
Black Storm Metallic or Imperial Blue Metallic
97.3 in (2,470 mm)
39.4 in (1,000 mm)
51.2 in (1,300 mm)
63.7 in (1,618 mm)
30.7 in (779 mm)
494 lbs (224 kg)
2020 BMW K 1600 B Features
Dynamic ESA: unevenness ironed flat.
The standard Dynamic ESA significantly increases the first-class riding comfort of the K 1600 B. It ensures the best traction, safety and the highest level of comfort. Dynamic ESA controls the suspension depending on the driving condition and riding maneuvers by automatically adjusting to the detected conditions. In doing so, it ensures significantly improved contact between road and tire, even when in a lean. Enabling riding characteristics which are always stable and an added boost in comfort and safety, especially on long tours.
Reverse Assist: effortlessly maneuvering and backing out of parking spaces.
Simply reverse. Steep paths and narrow space conditions at popular look-out points or parking spots are no issue with the convenient Reverse Assist. Activate the Reverse Assist reverse assist by putting the bike into neutral and engaging the function using the button on the left handlebar. As soon as the R is shown on the display and started by pressing it, you can glide out of your parking space with ease and get going on to your next destination with ample momentum.