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BMW R 1200 RT Vs BMW K 1600 GTL comparison

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New Delhi
₹ 19.28 Lakh
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₹ 29.98 Lakh
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Compare BMW R 1200 RT and BMW K 1600 GTL

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the BMW R 1200 RT Vs BMW K 1600 GTL on CarAndBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2019. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

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The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the BMW K 1600 GTL starts at ₹ 29.98 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW R 1200 RT starts at ₹ 19.28 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 22.78 Lakh for top-end model.

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As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW K 1600 GTL base engine returns 15 kmpl. The BMW R 1200 RT base engine returns 20 kmpl.

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In the powertrain department, the BMW K 1600 GTL gets a 1649 cc that produces 158 bhp peak power. The BMW R 1200 RT comes in a 1170 cc that produces 123 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 1170 cc1649 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 6
Max Power 123 bhp @ 7750 rpm158 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 125 Nm @ 6500 rpm175 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Delivery Electronic intake pipe injection Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Air/liquid-cooled Oil/water-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self Start Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 25 L26.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4 L4 L
Mileage 20 Kmpl15 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 500 km397.5 km
Kerb Weight 276 kg350 kg
Length 2222 mm2489 mm
Width 983 mm1000 mm
Height 1416 mm1475 mm
Wheelbase 1485 mm1618 mm
Ground Clearance N/A146 mm
Seat Height 805 mm750 mm
No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Oil lubricated clutch, hydraulically operated Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
Chassis Type Two-section frame consisting of front and rear sections, load-bearing engine-gearbox unit Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Telelever; stanchion diameter 37 mm, central spring strut BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear Suspension Cast aluminium single-sided swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; WAD strut (travel-related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable (continuously variable) at handwheel, rebound damping adjustable BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front Brake Type Dual Disc Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 276 mm320 mm
Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Cast Aluminium Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17 120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR 17 190/55 ZR 17
Battery 12V / 16Ah, maintenance-free 12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight Halogen Xenon
Tail Light LED LED
Speedometer AnalogueAnalogue
Tachometer AnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type DigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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