EXPLORING THE WORLD ON THE MOTORCYCLE…
JUST LIKE IN AN ARMCHAIR!
The most comfortable maxi-tourers on the market.
Motorcycles that cost like SUV, they are heavyweight and bulky on the road… but at the same time they allow to ride in pairs for hours with the maximum relaxation that can be implemented on a motorcycle. Prerogatives that belong to the 11 tourer flagships that we present to you, arrived on the market in 2020.
BMW K1600 GRAND AMERICA
Turnkey price from 30.450 Euro
A very luxurious touring motorcycle, equipped to the top. Starting from its very fluid in-line six-cylinder engine. The space to travel in two is really large, the passenger footrests have been designed to offer a relaxed seat to the driver; the passenger can access the seat very easily. The support to the guide, in every driving condition, is very complete. We indicate the reversing assistant, Dynamic ESA suspension control, Cruise Control mode, Hill Start Control (it prevents the bike from rolling back uphill). The standard equipment includes an audio system with navigator ready, additional speakers of the top case, which is standard with backrest, stop lights and direction indicators, side cases integrated in the body, additional LED spotlights, adaptive cornering light, Bluetooth interface, tire pressure control, engine guard.
In addition to the standard features, numerous optionals are available: ground lighting, BMW Navigator, Intelligent Emergency Call, clutchless gear assistant, Keyless Ride, central locking and anti-theft system, daytime running lights and more. Two colors.
The bike is 2,560 mm long, 1,000 mm wide and weighs 364 kg empty. The tank contains 26.5 liters.
BMW R1250 RT
Turnkey price from 19.700 Euro
This is the touring version of the 1250 family. To push it, is a 136 HP Boxer that offers a top speed of over 200 km/h.
BMW Shiftcam, Hill Start Control, Dynamic brake (that ad-hoc distributes the hard breaking), traction control, Rain and Road mode, ABS Pro… all contribute to driving support. Standard equipment adds heated grips, electrically adjustable windshield, integrated side cases and more.
There’s no shortage of customization options to make the bike sportier, more comfortable or more touring (with accessories such as the heated seat, the top case, Cruise control, PRO electro-assisted gearbox, GPS ready, high quality audio system, keyless start). The new definition of luxury comes from the refined and elegant Option 719 and Classic packages: It is impossible to list the complete equipment.
Five colors; tank capacity 25 liters; length 2,222 mm, width 985 mm.
Weight in running order 279 kg.
HONDA GOLDWING TOUR DCT & AIRBAG
Ex-dealer price 37.590 Euro
It is the most equipped version of this extraordinary motorcycle, today powered by a 1,800 cc six-cylinder engine, on the market since 1975 (it was called GoldWing GL1000).
We are talking about a car disguised as a motorcycle, equipped with airbags, extraordinarily easy to drive thanks to its low center of gravity despite its weight.
So much substance, at all levels (engine, chassis, standard equipment).
7-speed gearbox, fast and assisted gear changes with DCT, 4 Riding Mode, Walking Mode function for movements at reduced speed both forward and reverse, Cruise control, electric suspension preload, assistance for uphill starts, smart key to keep in your pocket: you get on the saddle, press a button and start. No keys, in short.
The 7″ LCD screen located centrally in the dashboard captures your attention. It contains all the information about vehicle parameters, driving and route. The audio system in this version is state of the art for a motorcycle, and connects to every source present. GPS is standard. All controls, both on the handlebars and the center screen, can be used with gloves. Trunk and side cases are part of the equipment, the windscreen is electric. The lighting system is full Led; grips and saddles (made as armchairs) are heatable. Among the optional available also the possibility to mount a backrest also behind the driver’s seat. Tank capacity 21 liters. Wheelbase 1695 mm. Weight with a full tank of petrol: 383 kg.
INDIAN CHALLENGER LIMITED
Price from 31.490 Euro
The engine that drives this bike is the new 1,769 cc. V-shaped PowerPlus equipped with a six-speed gearbox with overdrive and clutch-assisted clutch.
The equipment includes an electrically adjustable windscreen, a dashboard that brings together round analog instruments and a 7-inch touch display with navigation as standard, weather and traffic updates and all the info needed to synchronize other devices, manage audio and other functions. Speaking of audio: here the system is the Indian Premium 100 Watt.
We continue with Cruise control, full LED headlights, keyless entry, 68 liter waterproof side bags. Lots of electronics to support driving.
The Limited version is available in 3 colors. The finishes are in the same color as the bodywork.
The tank has a capacity of 22.7 liters, the dry weight is 365 kg. The bike touches in length the 2.500 mm.
HARLEY-DAVIDSON CVO LIMITED
Price from 44.000 Euro
A truly full optional Harley-Davidson model, powered by a Milwaukee Eight 117, 1923 cc engine (the maximum displacement for H-D touring bikes). The list of standard equipment is very long. We mention for example the adaptive Led front headlamp with additional lights that are activated according to the angle of inclination of the bike, the anti-theft Security System, hydraulic clutch assistance, Tomahawk wheels, direct control of the operation via App (H-D Connect Service). And again the possibility to make hands-free calls and converse with the passenger. Side cases + trunk with luggage rack are of course standard as well as the sound system (75 watts per channel) and heated grips. To support communication and navigation there is a 6.5 inch TFT color display. The aesthetics showcases a superbly crafted, as well as exclusive, paint finish.
The weight is the highest in its category: 411 kg. The bike reaches a length of 2,600 mm.
Three colors available for the Limited.