K 1600 B Grand America


Beyond the Horizon.

When the open road is not enough. You always want to take it further, because you've never been so connected to the road. With the Grand America, you can relax and enjoy the ride for miles on end. As a fully-equipped luxury touring bike, this motorcycle offers the utmost riding pleasure and comfort for carefree cruising. The legendary 6-cylinder in-line engine is sublime with an unparalleled running smoothness and impressive power development. Always ready to go the extra mile. Even the silhouette is on another level: from the high windshield to the distinctive rear, with the easy-to-use topcase and backrest. The K 1600 B Grand America boasts innovative technology with an abundance of space for two. The end of your Adventure never seems that far away when you are riding the Grand America.

Standard Equipment.

Adaptive Headlight, Daytime Riding Light, High Windshield, DTC, Dynamic ESA, Electric Screen, Audio System ECE with Navigation Preparation, Radio Software, Bluetooth, Cruise Control, Keyless Ride, Heated Grips, Low Comfort Seat, Central Locking Top Case, Hill Start Control, Reverse Assist, Tyre Pressure Control, Central Locking System, Quick Shift Assist Pro, Floorboards, Engine Protection Bars, LED Additional Fog Light, Anti-Theft Alarm System, Standard Seat Height 780mm.

  • Black Storm Metallic and Austin Yellow Metallic


  • Available in Black Storm Metallic and Austin Yellow Metallic / Black Storm Metallic
  • Quick Shift Assist Pro, Floorboards
  • Engine Protection Bars

    Grand America Package
  • Audio System ECE with Navigation Preparation
  • Radio Software and Bluetooth
  • Reverse Gear

    Traction Package
  • Adaptive Headlight, Daytime Riding Light
  • Hill Start Control, Tyre Pressure Control

    Equipment Package
  • Keyless Ride
  • Central Locking System
  • LED Additional Fog Light
  • Anti-Theft Alarm System
  • Standard Seat Height 780mm

Technical Data.

  • Engine
    Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder
    Bore / stroke
    72 mm x 67,5 mm
    1.649 cc
    Rated output
    118 kw (160 hp) at 7.750 rpm
    Max. torque
    175 Nm at 5.250 rpm
    Compression ratio
    12,2 : 1
    Mixture control
    Electronic intake pipe injection
    Emission control
    Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
  • Performance / Fuel consumption
    Maximum speed
    162 km/h
    Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC
    5.7 l
    Fuel type
    Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)
  • Electrical System
    700 W
    12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free
  • Power Transmission
    Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
    6-speed, helical, gearbox
    Shaft drive
  • Chassis / Brakes
    Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
    Front wheel location / suspension
    BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
    Rear wheel location / suspension
    BMW Motorrad Paralever
    Suspension travel, front / rear
    115 mm / 125 mm
    1,618 mm
    106.4 mm
    Steering head angle
    Cast aluminium wheels
    Rim, front
    3.50 x 17"
    Rim, rear
    6.00 x 17"
    Tyre, front
    120/70 ZR 17
    Tyre, rear
    190/55 ZR 17
    Brake, front
    Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
    Brake, rear
    Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper
    BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
  • Dimensions / Weights
    Seat height
    780 mm (low seat*: 750 mm) *OE
    Inner leg curve
    1,770 mm (low seat*: 1,720 mm) *OE
    Usable tank volume
    26,5 l
    4 l
    2.560 mm
    1.440 mm
    Width (incl. mirrors)
    1.000 mm
    Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)
    364 kg
    Permitted total weight
    560 kg
    Payload (with standard equipment)
    196 kg
Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN) 1) According to Directive 93/93/EEC with all fluids, fuelled to at least 90% of usable fuel tank