BMW K 1300 GT: review, history, specs

Class: sport-tour
Production: December 2007 – October 2010
Predecessor: BMW K1200GT
Successor: BMW K1600GT

BMW K 1300 GT (Europe, USA), 2007-2010

History


MarketsProductionName & Codes
EuropeDecember 2007 – October 2010Name: BMW K1300GT
Model code: K44
Parts Catalog Code: 0538
USADecember 2007 – August 2010Name: BMW K1300GT
Model code: K44
Parts Catalog Code: 0539

Electronic Aids BMW K1300GT (basic & optional):

• Integral ABS-II
• On-board computer
• ESA-II (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
• TPC (Tyre Pressure Control)
• Cruise-control
• ASC (Automatic Stability Control)
• Heated grips (automatically controlled by the on-board computer)
• Seat heating

Specifications


BMW K1300GT: specs.

DIMENSIONS
Overall length2318 mm / 91,2 in
Overall width965 mm / 38,0 in
Overall height1438 mm / 52,7 in
Seat height820/840 mm (32,3/33,1 in)
800/820 mm (31,5/32,3 in) – low seat
Wheelbase1572 mm / 61,9 in
Ground clearance
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight288 kg / 635 lbs
FRAME
Frame (type)Aluminum bridge frame with load-bearing engine
Front suspension, travelBMW Duolever, 115 mm / 4,5 in
Rear suspension, travelBMW EVO Paralever (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 135 mm / 5,3 in
Front tire size120/70 ZR17
Rear tire size180/55 ZR17
Front brakeDouble disc, 320 mm, 4-piston calipers EVO (Integral ABS-II)
Rear brakeSingle disc, 294 mm, 2-piston caliper (Integral ABS-II)
Fuel capacity24,0 l / 6,3 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l)
Fuel economy5,0 l / 100 km (90 km/h)
5,9 l / 100 km (120 km/h)
ENGINE
Engine (type)Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement4-cylinders in-line transverse
Bore & Stroke80,0 x 64,3 mm
Displacement1293 cm³ (78,9 cu in)
Compression ratio13.0:1
Valve trainChain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power160,0 hp (118,0 kW) / 9000 rpm
Max. torque135,0 Nm (13,7 kg-m) / 8000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph)2,9 sec
Top speed260 km/h (162 mph)
Fuel system (type)Fuel Injection, Bosch BMS-K
DRIVE TRAIN
ClutchWet, multi-plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission6-speed
Final driveShaft
Gear ratio

I
II
III
IV
V

VI


2.294
1.789
1.458
1.240
1.094
0.971
ELECTRICAL
Ignition systemBMS-K
AlternatorThree-phase generator, 14V / 945W
Battery capacity12V-19Ah

Images


BMW K1300GT: images, gallery.

BMW K1300GT
BMW K1300GT
BMW K1300GT

Videos


BMW K1300GT: video.

Manuals


BMW K1300GT: documentation.

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