BMW K 1600 GTL vs Yamaha YZF R1

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K 1600 GTL vs YZF R1

BMW K 1600 GTL vs Yamaha YZF R1: Yamaha YZF R1 STD is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 15 Kmpl while the claimed figure for BMW K 1600 GTL STD is 13 Kmpl. BMW K 1600 GTL is priced at Rs (On road, Delhi) while Yamaha YZF R1 is the costlier one priced at Rs 18,28,579 (On road, Delhi). K 1600 GTL is available in 3 colour options while YZF R1 has 2 colours to choose from. K 1600 GTL churns out a power of 160.4 PS @ 7750 rpm while YZF R1 produces 200 PS @ 13500 rpm.


Mileage (ARAI)13 Kmpl15 Kmpl
Front BrakeDiscDisc
Rear BrakeDiscDisc
Wheel TypeAlloyAlloy
StartingSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Fuel Capacity26.5 L17 L
Engine TypeIn-Line 6-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valves Per Cylinder, DOHCForward-Inclined Parallel 4-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valves, DOHC Engine
Displacement1649 cc998 cc
Maximum SpeedOver 200 Kmph285 Kmph
Gear Box6 Speed6 Speed
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
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Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeIn-Line 6-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valves Per Cylinder, DOHCForward-Inclined Parallel 4-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valves, DOHC Engine
Displacement1649 cc998 cc
Maximum Power160.4 PS @ 7750 rpm200 PS @ 13500 rpm
Maximum Torque175 Nm @ 5250 rpm112.4 Nm @ 11500 rpm
StartingSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Maximum SpeedOver 200 Kmph285 Kmph
Cooling SystemLiquid and Oil CooledLiquid Cooled
Gear Box6 Speed6 Speed
ClutchMultiple-Disc Clutch In Oil BathWet, Multiple Disc
No. of Cylinders64
Drive TypeShaft DriveChain Drive
Valves (per cylinder)44
Bore72 mm79 mm
Stroke67.5 mm50.9 mm
Supply SystemFuel Injection Fuel Injection
Transmission TypeManualManual
Compression Ratio12.2:113.0:1

Tyres and Brakes

Tyre Size

Front :-120/70-ZR17,

Rear :-190/55-ZR17

Front :-120/70-ZR17

Rear :-190/55-ZR17

Tyre TypeTubelessTubeless
Wheel Size

Front :-17 inch,

Rear :-17 inch

Front :-17 inch

Rear :-17 inch

Front BrakeDiscDisc
Rear BrakeDiscDisc
Front Brake DiameterNA320 mm
Rear Brake DiameterNA220 mm

Features and Safety

Body GraphicsNAYes
Carry HookNoNo
Unique FeaturesRiding Modes, Cruise Control, Electronic Immobiliser, Heated Grips, Multi-Controller, Multifunctional Display with On Board Computer, Single Wire System, Seat Heating, Power Socket, Hazard Warning Flasher, On Board Literature, Storage Compartment, Carbon Filter, Anti-Hopping ClutchQuick Shift System, Lift Control System, Yamaha's Inertial Measurement Unit, Power Mode, Traction Control System, Slide Control System, Launch Control System
Seat TypeSplitSplit
ConsoleAnalogue and DigitalDigital
Passenger BackrestYesNo
Step-up SeatYesYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Underseat StorageNANo
Riding ModesYesYes
Traction ControlNoYes
Cruise ControlYesNo
Quick ShifterNoYes
Launch ControlNoYes
Power ModesNoYes
Adjustable WindscreenYesNo
Mobile ConnectivityNANo

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis/FrameBridge-Type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-Bearing EngineDiamond
Front SuspensionBMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strutTelescopic Forks, 43 mm
Rear SuspensionBMW Motorrad ParaleverSwingarm, (link suspension)


Length2489 mm2055 mm
Height1475 mm1150 mm
Width1000 mm690 mm
Ground ClearanceNA130 mm
Saddle Height750 mm855 mm
Dry Weight210 kgNA
Kerb Weight350 kg200 Kg
Wheelbase1618 mm1405 mm
Fuel Capacity26.5 L17 L


IgnitionNATCI (Digital)
Head LampXenonLED Headlights With Twin LED Running Light
Turn Signal LampLEDLED
Pass SwitchYesYes
Projector HeadlightNAYes
Battery TypeMFNA
Battery Capacity12 V, 19 AhNA
Pilot LampsNAYes
LED Tail LightYesYes
Alternator700 WNA
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