Yep, me too. Then they cheaped out and brought the K1600B. The whole project got compromised to cut costs I presume. Too bad, but that is the way it goes. It's still not bad at all, the new B, but it lost all contact with Concept 101.Agree, I was hoping for the Concept 101
Sadly I must agree. Don't get me wrong, it's not bad at all. I guess I said that already, but the fact is I am having trouble putting my finger on exactly what it is I am not happy with. In the example shown above, the color is a complete put-off for me. Maybe that's what it is! Now I have to go see one in person just to hash it all out.I had high hopes for the 1600B and Grand America but not that impressed. You can not add a trunk to the 1600B and you can not take the trunk off of the Grand America. The GTL has it all but some do not like the styling as much. I'm most intrigued by the new goldwing offering. Looking forward to all the side by side reviews of the new BMW Grand America, Honda Goldwing Tour, Yamaha Trans Continental etc.... Lots of new choices including HD.
HEY, what the hell!!!
Over engineered as many German products are and really FUGLY. I'll take almost any BMW boxer over this.
If for no other reason, (and believe me there's a bunch), that is a deal breaker.
- 6-cylinder in-line engine that meets EU4 requirements with an output of 118 kW/160 hp at 7 750 rpm and a maximum torque of 175 Nm at 5 250 rpm.
- Top speed limited to 162 km/h or 101 mph.
The K1600B is suppose to be limited to but have seen posts of guys hitting 135 to 140 mph indicated on speedo. A few are taking delivery of there GA now so will see if it is actually limited to 101 mph or not.If for no other reason, (and believe me there's a bunch), that is a deal breaker.