BMW Motorrad India has launched their flagship Touring line of bikes in India comprising 4 fashions. The R 1250 RT is powered by the identical boxer engine discovered within the R 1250 GS and is priced at ₹23.95 lakh. The Okay 1600 vary of bikes includes three fashions — Okay 1600 B (₹29.90 lakh), Okay 1600 GTL (₹32 lakh) and the range-topping Okay 1600 Grand America (₹33 lakh).
The BMW R 1250 RT has been up to date for this 12 months with a brand new entrance fairing and a full LED headlamp. The engine on responsibility is similar as on the immediately recognisable journey bike from BMW — the R 1250 GS. The 1,254cc horizontally-opposed twin-cylinder engine makes 134hp at 7,750rpm and 143Nm of torque at 6,250rpm, propelling the 279kg behemoth from 0-100kph in simply 3.7 seconds.
This bike comes loaded to the gills with digital rider aids and creature comforts, as anticipated of a luxurious touring machine. The R 1250 RT rolls on 17-inch rims with a 120/70 part entrance tyre and 180/55 part tyre on the rear.
The Okay 1600 vary of bikes are the one mainstream inline-six cylinder bikes out there for buy readily as we speak. The 1,649cc six-cylinder engine makes 160hp at 6,750rpm and 180Nm of torque at 5,250rpm. The lightest of those, the Okay 1600 B, ideas the scales at 344kg. The bikes roll on 17-inch forged alloy rims shod with a 120/70 tyre on the entrance and a (barely fatter than the R 1250 RT) 190/55 tyre on the rear. These bikes are the flagship of the BMW Motorrad vary in India and are available geared up with each comfort-enhancing function one can consider.
Within the Okay 1600 vary, the Okay 1600 B is the extra stripped again, bagger-esque mannequin, the Okay 1600 GTL is the two-up long-haul tourer of the lot and the Okay 1600 GTL is the range-topping mannequin of this luxury trio. Rivals to those bikes embody fashions such because the HD Avenue Glide Particular and Highway Glide Particular, the Honda Gold Wing, the Indian Roadmaster and different full-size tourers.
By- The Hindu