2023 BMW Motorrad K1600B in Malaysia – 160 hp/180 Nm inline-six, RM173,500 OTR with out insurance coverage

Having arrived within the Malaysian market final week, the 2023 BMW Motorrad K1600B touring motorbike has been showcased on the firm’s 2023 enterprise briefing held immediately in Kuala Lumpur, which noticed the Malaysian launch of the 2023 G20 BMW 3 Sequence LCI (facelift) vary.

The model’s Okay-series of touring bikes acquired their newest iteration of updates within the fourth quarter of 2021 as 2022-year fashions, and as such brings Euro 5 compliance.

As with different fashions on this vary, motive energy comes from a tranverse-mounted 1,649 cc inline-six engine producing 160 hp at 6,750 rpm and 180 Nm of torque at 5,250 rpm, the latter 5 Nm up from earlier than, and outputs are despatched to the rear wheel through a six-speed gearbox and shaft last drive, with reverse help.

New for this replace is the ten.25-inch full-colour TFT LCD instrument show, and this brings smartphone connectivity and built-in map navigation utilizing the BMW Motorrad Related app. Using aids embody Dynamic traction management (DTC), three journey modes – Rain, Highway and Dynamic – and engine braking management.

Additional conveniences on the 2023 K1600B embody hill begin management, tyre stress monitoring, USB-C charging, the aforementioned reverse help, heated seat and heated grips, in addition to full-LED lighting with adaptive cornering lights.

Suspension on the K1600B is by the producer’s Duolever system with central spring strut in entrance, whereas the rear finish is supported by the single-sided Paralever swingarm, yielding 115 mm and 125 mm of suspension journey entrance and rear, respectively.

Brakes are a pair of 320 mm discs with four-piston axial-mount calipers in entrance, whereas the rear will get a single 320 mm disc with two-piston calipers, and Integral ABS Professional is included as commonplace on the K1600B.

As earlier than, the 2023 K1600B options Dynamic ESA eletronically managed damping and automated load levelling. Seat peak for the K1600B is 750 mm; for comparability, seat peak on the K1600GT is 810 mm, or 830 mm within the excessive seat place. The K1600B weighs 344 kg totally fuelled, and gasoline capability is 26.5 litres.

Commonplace gear for the 2023 K1600B in Malaysia contains the Consolation bundle, which brings keyless journey, central locking system, quickshifter and anti-theft alarm, together with the Tour bundle that brings an audio system, LED auxiliary head lamp and engine safety bar.

Launched earlier this month, the 2023 BMW Motorrad K1600B is priced at RMRM173,500 on-the-road excluding insurance coverage, and features a BMW Motorrad Malaysia three-year guarantee in opposition to manufacturing defects and a three-year roadside help programme.

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