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2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America [Model Overview]

2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America

Hit The Open Road On The 2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America

If there’s one model in the 2021 BMW line-up that’s designed for touring North America, it’s the K 1600 Grand America. The Grand America is a European-made touring motorcycle from BMW Motorrad. It’s big, bold, powerful, and plush—and it comes packed with everything you need for a great North American road trip.

Like the rest of the K 1600 range, the Grand America draws power from BMW’s mighty 1,649 cc inline six-cylinder engine. It’s a big engine that produces big power, to the tune of 160 horsepower and 129 lb-ft of torque. That power is delivered to the wheel via a six-speed gearbox and kept in check with a full suite of advanced riding aids. The most notable of these include Dynamic Traction Control, Cruise Control, and ABS Pro.

Other features include a high windscreen, footboards, a Bluetooth-enabled audio system, dynamic ESA, Hill Start Control, Reverse Assist, and a multi-function controller. Riders can also take advantage of ample storage from the side bags and integrated top case, a xenon headlight, and engine protection bars.

For 2021, the K 1600 Grand America is available in three color options: Hockenheim Silver Metallic, Mars Red Metallic, and Black Storm Metallic.

The 2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America starts at $26,295 USD / $31,875 CAD.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new 2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America in one place.

2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America

Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $26,295 USD / $31,875 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • Powerful six-cylinder inline engine
    • Dynamic ESA: unevenness ironed flat.
    • Reverse Assist: effortlessly maneuvering and backing out of parking spaces.
    • Dynamic Traction Control

Main Specs

  • Engine: 1,649 cc oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine
  • Power:  160 HP
  • Torque: 129 lbs-ft
  • Wet Weight: 802 lbs (364 kg)
  • Seat Height: 29.5 in (750 mm)


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2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America

2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America Specifications

From BMW


Engine 1,649 cc oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine
Engine Power 160 Hp
Bore x Stroke 72 mm x 67.5 mm
Compression Ratio 12.2 : 1
Fuel delivery Electronic fuel injection with ride-by-wire throttle system
Starter Electric
Max Torque 129 lb-ft (175 Nm) at 5,250 rpm


Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Transmission Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with helical cut gears
Drive Shaft drive 2.75:1


Suspension Front BMW Duolever; central spring strut
Suspension Rear BMW Paralever
Brakes Front Dual floating disc brakes, 4-piston fixed calipers, diameter 320 mm
Brakes Rear Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, dual-piston floating caliper
Tires Front 120/70 ZR 17
Tires Rear 190/55 ZR 17
Fuel Tank Capacity 7.0 gal (26.5 l)
Color Mars red metallic


Alternator Three-phase 700 W alternator
Battery 12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free
Headlight Xenon headlight
Tail Light


Overall Length 100.8″ (2,560 mm)
Overall Width 39.4″ (1,000 mm)
Overall Height 56.7″ (1,440 mm)
Wheelbase 63.7” (1,618 mm)
Castor 4.2” (106.4 mm)
Seat Height Extra High Seat: 31.9″, High Seat: 30.7″, Standard Seat 29.5″
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled

802 lbs (364 kg)



2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America

2021 BMW K 1600 Grand America Features

Engine guard.

Effective protection against damage to the engine and characteristic optics.

Premium chrome badge.

High-quality chrome parts ensure elegance and visible luxury.


Audio System.

Listen to your music very conveniently.

Reverse Assist.

Ensures effortless maneuvering.

Audio system including set-up of the navigation.

Reach your destination as quickly and easily as possible.


The floorboards ensure comfortable support.

High windscreen.

The windscreen provides a greater presence and wind protection.

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