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BMW Motorrad to launch the 2022 Okay 1600 and R 1250 RT touring bikes in India | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

BMW Motorrad is about to launch its Okay 1600  and R 1250 RT  touring bikes in India. The Okay 1600 vary that is coming right here is complete and contains the  BMW Okay 1600 GTL, Okay 1600 B and Okay 1600 Grand America. 

2022 BMW Okay 1600 vary

Late final 12 months, the Okay 1600 line-up bought an up to date engine, electronics, characteristic units and colourways. The Okay 1600 GTL, for example is powered by a 160hp, 1,649cc inline-six engine at 6,750rpm and 179Nm of peak torque at 5,250rpm, which is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. 

Courtesy of the replace to the engine, energy can now be discovered low within the rev vary and the 2 further knock sensors make sure that the engine retains operating easily even with decrease octane gasoline. This needs to be useful contemplating the truth that 95+ octane gasoline  isn’t simply obtainable in our nation. The replace additionally contains the addition of two new lambda sensors together with six exhaust manifold sensors, to observe the efficiency of the combustion chambers.

The Okay 1600 vary, globally, will get an intensive checklist of normal fitments, which features a 10.25-Inch colour-TFT show, a full-LED headlight and adaptive cornering mild, three Experience Modes and MSR (engine brake management).

As well as, there’s heated grips, heated seats, hill begin management (HSC Professional), Tyre Stress Monitor (TPM) and Audio system with SAT-radio. It additionally will get dynamic ESA with automated load-levelling as normal. 

The GTL gives a regular high field and is designed for extra pillion consolation when in comparison with the GT. The elective tools checklist contains keyless journey, central locking system, gear shift help professional, anti-theft alarm and LED-auxiliary headlamp, and engine safety guard. 

The BMW Okay 1600 siblings are anticipated to be priced at round Rs 30 lakh-Rs 35 lakh mark. 

BMW R 1250 RT

The 2022 R 1250 RT is powered by a 1254cc, Boxer engine that makes 134hp and 143Nm and comes paired to a six-speed transmission. The worldwide bike will get options reminiscent of all-LED lights, 10.25-inch instrument cluster, three journey modes and extra. Prospects may get elective extras reminiscent of radar primarily based adaptive cruise management, digital suspension and Dynamic journey mode. 

Which one in every of these bikes is your favourite? Inform us within the feedback part beneath. 

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