The BMW Mottard has launched its premium motorcycle BMW K1600 B and R nineT Racer in India. Both the motorcycles were launched in the 2017 India Bike week. BMW K1600 B and R nineT Racer are the variants of BMW K1600 GTL and R nineT that are already launched and are on sale in the country. The deliveries of the newly launched BMW motorcycles will begin in the next month.
BMW K 1600 B Price and Specifications
The BMW K1600 B was first shown in October 2016 has a short windscreen and a swooping back that gives the bike a sleeker look. The German motorcycle maker has worked on the fairings and updated the wind deflectors that offers better weather and wind protection. The motorcycle is powered by a liquid-cooled 1,649cc engine that produces 160 hp or power at 7750 rpm and 175 Nm of torque at 5250 rpm and is mated to a six-speed gearbox. The all-new BMW K1600 B comes with a six-speed gearbox for power transmission.
The BMW K 1600 B has a Duolever system up suspension system in the front to carry out the suspension duties. There is a monocross Paralever suspension in the rear to provide better control and safety even at high speeds. BMW K 1600B is equipped with multiple electronic aids like electronic suspension and automatic damping. The bike also has a Shift Assistant Pro assisting the rider to upshift and downshift without using the clutch.
BMW K1600 B can be driven in three riding modes. Also, it has Ducati Traction Control system that provides better control in rough roads and poor road conditions. The Ex showroom price of BMW K 1600 B is Rs 29 lakh in Delhi.
BMW R nine T Racer Price and Specifications
BMW R nine T racer has a classic partial fairing, low slung clip on handlebars and rear set footrests. Some of the expensive accessories that come with the BMW R nine T standard model have been removed with the more conventional bits. The Cafe racer is equipped with the 43mm conventional telescopic forks rather than 46mm forks in standard R nineT model. The disc brakes also comprise four pistons instead of radial mounted front brakes in the standard model.
The BMW R nine T Racer is also featured with 17 inches 5 spoke alloy wheels, a twin-pod instrument cluster along with analog tachometer and speedometer. The engine in BMW R nine T racer is an 1170 cc boxer twin air-cooled engine that produces 110 hp at 7750 rpm and 116 Nm at 6000 rpm, the same as given in standard R nine T model. The ABS is given for better stability and braking control as standard. The Automatic Stability Control is given as an optional feature in the Cafe Racer. The Ex showroom price of BMW R nineT Racer is Rs 17.30 lakh in Delhi.