BMW R nineT Racer and K 1600 B launched in India

By autoX Editorial | on November 25, 2017

BMW Motorrad has launched two new models – the BMW R nine T Racer and the K 1600 B for the Indian market.

At the India Bike Week in Goa, BMW Motorrad has launched two new products for the Indian market. With the two new products, BMW has expanded their Heritage and Touring range of motorcycles.

The BMW R nineT Racer now joins their Heritage line-up. The R nineT Racer will be brought in as a CBU and is priced at Rs. 17,30,000 (ex-showroom) and will be available in Light White non-metallic paintwork.

The R nineT Racer features 1970’s superbike styling, mixed with modern motorcycle technology. The R nineT Racer is powered by a 1,170cc, air/oil cooled, boxer engine that develops 108bhp at 7,750rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission. The boxer engine’s sound is emphasised by an electric servomotor and an acoustic valve fitted into the 2-in-1 exhaust system.

2017 BMW K 1600 B1

Additionally, to expand their Touring range, BMW has also launched the BMW K 1600 B in a single Pro trim option priced at an ex-showroom of Rs. 29,00,000. At the heart of the K 1600 B is an in-line 6-cylinder, four-stroke engine that churns out 157bhp at 7,750rpm and 175 Nm of torque at 5,250rpm. The K 1600 B also comes with riding modes to tailor the traction control system to their riding demands. These modes allow the rider to choose between Rain, Road, and Dynamic which are available at the press of a button.

BMW Motorrad’s India current model offering includes the S 1000 RR and R 1000 RS from their Sport range, the R 1200 GS, R 1200 GS Adventure and the X 1000 XR from their Adventure range. Among the roadsters, S 1000 R and the S 1200 R and also available while their Touring range includes the R 1200 RT, K 1600 GTL and the now the K 1600 B. The BMW Motorrad Heritage line up in India consists of the R nineT, the R nine T Scrambler and the new R nineT Racer.

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