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BMW Motorrad launches Touring vary in India beginning at Rs 23.95 lakh | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Touring line-up consists of the R 1250 RT, the Okay 1600 B, Okay 1600 GTL and Okay 1600 Grand America.

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 Rs 23.95 lakh. The Okay 1600 vary of bikes contains three fashions – Okay 1600 B (Rs 29.90 lakh), Okay 1600 GTL (Rs 32 lakh) and the range-topping Okay 1600 Grand America (Rs 33 lakh).

BMW R 1250 RT: particulars

The BMW R 1250 RT has been up to date for this yr with a brand new entrance fairing and a full LED headlamp. The engine on obligation right here is identical 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. This propels the 279kg behemoth from 0-100kph in simply 3.7 seconds. As is custom these days, 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.

BMW Okay 1600 vary: particulars

The Okay 1600 vary of bikes are the one mainstream inline-six cylinder bikes out there for buy readily at the moment. 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, suggestions the scales at 344kg, whereas the opposite two are heavier. The bikes roll on 17-inch solid 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 outfitted with each rider assist and comfort-enhancing characteristic 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 Road Glide Particular and Street Glide Particular, the Honda Gold Wing, the Indian Roadmaster and different full-size tourers.

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