“Emotion and allure with Six-cylinders in the absolute Bagger style” is BMW’s tagline for the new K 1600 B. These bikes are so massive that we brainstorm the B ability as calmly angle for Battleship, or Bomber as it does Bagger. Either way, we anticipate it will address to the American bazaar bigger than some of the added blighted European efforts to breach into the American Cruiser segment.
“This BMW Motorrad estimation of motorcycling on amaranthine highways, the dream of abandon and the apotheosis of ‘Grand American Touring’ now becomes absoluteness in anatomy of a alternation adjustment of the new K 1600 B Bagger.”
Munich describes the muscle/cruiser/tourer as a “…highly affecting and absolute motorcycle… alike with elegance, ability and affluence on two auto and transforms every road, every bout and every moment into a decidedly acute experience.” Whew, we’re breath heavily already. Whether or not all this affect translates to sales charcoal to be seen, but in agreement of canoeing baggers, this has to be a huge advance over the R 1200 C. Sure, it may be a brace hundred pounds heavier, but 160 application adds some austere address to a bike with this pedigree. A bigger bigger Bagger? We like the complete of it.
While Moto Guzzi was aboriginal to bazaar with MGX-21 Flying Fortress, the K 1600 B will acceptable be the criterion in this category. “The appropriate backdrop of the Bagger are its drop-shaped silhouette, whose accomplished point is the advanced fairing, the continued drop-like contour in a ‘streamlining’ appearance and the alveolate ancillary cases with chip American-style rear lights. New absolutely chrome-plated silencers run alongside to the alley and are an amoebic fit for the beheld address of the bagger.” It alike has an old-school hinged rear fender that makes rear caster abatement easier.
The Bagger additionally appearance cyberbanking abeyance (Dynamic ESA) with automated damping adjustment as standard. With Alley and Cruise modes, the above provides, automated damping, “offering the actual accomplished akin of abundance and ultimate absorption on around all surfaces.” The Cruise approach offers actual affable damping for a aerial akin of abundance at low speeds.
A new reverse-assist affection for affluence of departure and Shift Assistant Pro for alive up and bottomward after activating the clamp are aloof a few of the addition abetment tech that are deployed on this bike. Reverse is activated at the columnist of a button on the left-hand handlebar panel. Pressing the amateur button initiates movement.
The “comfortable bottom rests accommodate a “feet forward” benumbed position. Alternative redesigned artificial auto with eleven bifold spokes anniversary added enhance the exclusivity of the new K 1600 B.” The B is accepted to retail in the low- to mid -$20,000 range.
An overview of highlights of the new BMW K 1600 B:
Stephan Schaller, President of BMW Motorrad: “After Germany, the USA will abide the additional best important bazaar for BMW in the advancing years, too. This is area we see abundant potential. In the US abandoned we appetite to bifold our bazaar allotment to ten percent in the abutting three years.” Schaller continues: “We will lay the foundation for outstanding advance with new articles accurately tailored to the needs of the bazaar and by accretion our sales base.”
BMW K1600B 2021 Price, Design And Review – BMW K1600B 2021