When BMW unveiled its K1600 GT and GTL, expectations ran high: would the six-cylinder Bavarian bikes dethrone the de facto champion of touring motorcycles, the Honda Gold Wing? Having spent a year with a Gold Wing, I was especially curious to see how the new Beemers challenge the Honda.
After putting 300 miles on the new K1600s across winding Georgia roads that would challenge any sportbike, I walked away impressed-- and, frankly, totally surprised-- at what the mad scientists at BMW have concocted. Find out what I'm talking about in this 2012 BMW K1600 GT and GTL Review.*
* Hint: It's nothing like the old boss
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