BMW K 1300R Review
BMW K 1300R is a powerful super sports bike from BMW. It is coming with lots of Factory Fit Options like Comfort Passenger Seat, Dual Low Seat (790mm) and Tyre Pressure Control. For safety and security it gets Anti-Theft Alarm, ASC (Automatic Stability Control) etc.
You can add Luggage Grid and Dynamic Package (Tyre Pressure Control and ASC) for £485.00. BMW K 1300R equipped with Standard Factory Equipment or Special Features like BMW Motorrad ABS, Sports Wheels, On-board Computer, Heated Grips and Sport Windshield. Other special features are LED Indicators, Gear Shift Assist and ESA 2 (Electronic Suspension Adjustment).
Available color options for BMW K 1300R includes Racing red/Sapphire Black metallic and Sapphire black metallic/Black satin gloss. The bike features Stainless steel exhaust system, Digital engine management, Closed loop 3 way catalytic converter with oxygen sensor and Shaft drive.
Powering the BMW K 1300R is a strong Engine/Driveline, which is best described as 4 Cylinder in line engine, mounted across the frame and inclined at 55° with 4 Valve cylinder heads. Engine mated to a 6 Speed gearbox. Running Gear is a Continuously adjustable rear rebound damping.
BMW K 1300R offers good safety and comfort on ride. It is packed with Cast aluminium single sided swing arm and Cast Aluminium wheels. BMW Motorrad Duolever front suspension and paralever (EVO) rear suspension ensures best class stability at high speed.
About dimensions and measurements, It features 5.5 x 17 rear wheel with 180/55 ZR 17 tyre. Brakes used are Twin disk front brake (EVO, 320mm dia.) and Single disk rear brake. BMW K 1300R offers Hydraulic rear spring preload adjuster and Prop stand with starter inhibit too.
About the Electronics of BMW K 1300R, includes Power socket, Hazard warning flasher, White turning indicator and Permanent headlamp beam. You also receives Electronic immobiliser and Info flat screen (digital clock, gear indicator, fuel gauge, coolant temperature and cruising range indicator, total and 2 trip odometers, service interval indicator).
Equipment of BMW K 1300R includes Storage compartment with toolkit, One key system for ignition, steering, fuel filler cap and seat lock, Adjustable handbrake and clutch lever. There is also Integral ignition switch and steering lock. Rider can feel One piece dual seat comfort.
BMW K 1300R Full Technical Specifications
|Make Model||BMW K 1300R|
|Engine||Liquid cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Bore x Stroke||80 x 64.3 mm / 3.15 x 2.53 c/in|
|Induction||Electronic fuel injection, Digital Motor Electronics with integrated knock control (BMS-K)|
|Ignition / Starting||Digital CDI / electric|
|Exhaust management||Fully controlled three-way catalyst,|
|Alternator||Three-phase alternator 580 W|
|Battery||12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Max Power||127 kW 173 hp @ 9250 rpm|
|Max Torque||140 Nm 103 lb/ft @ 8250 rpm|
|Clutch||Multiple-plate clutch in oil bath, hydraulically operated|
|Frame||Bridge frame, aluminium, load-bearing engine|
|Front Suspension||BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut, Paralever; central spring strut with lever system,|
|Front Wheel Travel||115mm|
|Rear Suspension||Cast aluminium single swing arm with BMW Motorrad, spring pre-tension with infinite hydraulic adjustment,|
|Rear Wheel Travel||135mm|
|Front Brakes||2x 320mm discs 4 piston calipers|
|Rear Brakes||Single 265mm disc 2 piston caliper|
|Front Tyre||120/70 ZR17|
|Rear Tyre||180/55 ZR17|
|Rim, Front||3,50 x 17″|
|Rim, rear||5,50 x 17″|
|Steering head angle||60,4°|
|Dimensions||Length 2.228 mm Width (incl. mirrors) 856 mm Height (excl. mirrors) 1.095 mm|
|Seat Height||820 mm / 32.3″ (low seat 790 mm/31.1″)|
|Dry-Weight||217 kg / 478 lb|
|Fuel Capacity||19 Litres|
|Standing ¼ Mile||10.7 sec|
|Standing 0 – 100km||2.9 sec|
|Standing 0 – 150km||4.9 sec|
|Standing 0 – 200km||7.9 sec|
|Top Speed||265.8 km/h|