BMW K1600GT

  • Nico Bakker’s 160bhp BMW GS built from a K1600GT.

    Nico Bakker’s 160bhp BMW GS built from a K1600GT.

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    Renowned chassis builder Nico Bakker’s just revealed his latest project; and it’s a custom BMW K1600GT that’s been turned into an adventure-ready GS.   Nico Bakker of Bakker Framebouw is a big name in the world of motorcycle racing – having worked for the likes of Giacomo Agostini and Phil Read back in the ‘70s.…

  • Carl Reese sets new motorcycle distance record – 2,119 miles in 24 hours on a BMW

    Carl Reese sets new motorcycle distance record – 2,119 miles in 24 hours on a BMW

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    American Carl Reese has smashed the world record for most distance covered in 24 hours on a motorcycle – by bagging 2,119 miles in 24 hours on a BMW K1600GT. Reese went through four rear and two front tyres in the run and had to stop with more than an hour remaining, meaning that in…

  • Here’s BMW’s K1600B – the 6 cylinder bagger based around the new GT tourer. In someone’s spare bedroom, apparently

    Here’s BMW’s K1600B – the 6 cylinder bagger based around the new GT tourer. In someone’s spare bedroom, apparently

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    BMW has unleashed this latest creation – it’s new K1600B. Apprently pictured inside someone’s spare bedroom in an unfurnished bit of a house. OK, maybe not, but you’ve got to admit that the setting for the official pictures (above) isn’t the usual setting for a bike like this. Anyway, essentially, it’s the K1600GT that we…

  • Intermot show: BMW’s 2017 K1600GT tourer unveiled by the factory

    Intermot show: BMW’s 2017 K1600GT tourer unveiled by the factory

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    BMW has shown the world its new K1600GT, here’s the direct words from the German factory about the big tourer:   The new BMW K 1600 GT – 6-cylinder performance and luxurious comfort for dynamic touring at the very highest level. 6-cylinder in-line engines have been an integral part of BMW automobile history and brand…

  • EXPOSED: 2017 BMW K1600GT’s next generation secrets

    EXPOSED: 2017 BMW K1600GT’s next generation secrets

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    We’ve been seeing the next generation BMW K1600GT doing the testing ’rounds’ for a while now and ahead of the launch of the bike at the upcoming motorcycle show at Intermot, Germany, details have come in from our friends abroad about the big tourer. Essentially the big tourer is staying at the same power, little…

  • German press shows this: Mega six-cylinder naked with six exhausts and K1600 engine… yeah…

    German press shows this: Mega six-cylinder naked with six exhausts and K1600 engine… yeah…

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    OK, so this is a rumour – and from what we can gather from our German cousins on the excellent Motorrad magazine, there’s little to move this story on from that rather precarious position – but still, check this story out! What we have here is the illustration by Stefan Kraft that shows a massive…

  • New GoPro mounts for BMW GS range

    New GoPro mounts for BMW GS range

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    An increasing number of motorcyclists are using GoPro cameras to record their rides, both for practical and pleasure purposes. Finding a suitable and safe mounting point for the compact camera can be tricky though, and often ends with precarious positioning and poor filming angles. Wunderlich’s new mounts are a stable, secure and discreet way to…

  • 2011 BMW K1600GT/K1600GTL Review

    2011 BMW K1600GT/K1600GTL Review

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      While there’s nothing new about inline sixes, BMW’s latest offering of the configuration in their K1600GT supersports tourer has taken the design to all-new heights. Lighter, smaller and more powerful than any production six-cylinder motorcycle engine seen before, the 1649cc, 160bhp motor holds the key to the smoothest of power deliveries and, inturn, one…

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