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I was just a bit taken back by the new screen just standing out there in space ....almost like very little effort to integrate it into the dash, and yes I understand it needs to be removable. Maybe these are prototypes as I would expect more from a finished design. Otherwise cool -
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So if the RT is going to be updated is the k1600 on update list or chopping block

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Chopping block AFAIK
 
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I bought the last 1600 GT option 719 planet blue I have been told........
 
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Chopping block AFAIK
If I was a betting man I'd say you're wrong. No way I see the K1600 going away. I'm excited to see the new R1250RT. I think the improvements/innovations of the RT will make their way to the K bike sooner than later. By the time the K bike is updated the "new" stuff will have the bugs worked out of them.

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The 2021 B and the 2021 GA are listed on the official BMW Motorad website with the updated colors, etc. The GT/GTL not yet...in support of @Gunnert, if the B and GA are in the mix for 2021, why not the GT and the GTL? I'm going with cup half full. They will be available.

The site is not up to date for the new RT, FWIW.
 

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I'm with Gunnert the K1600 will be with us for 2021 and beyond. I still think we might see updates in 2021, I just came from the BMW Motorrad USA site and caught a small change in the standard equipment listed. I built a 2020 B and it's listed with a multifunction display, the 2021 B shows a TFT multifunction display. So will we see a new display?
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Two photos of K1600 spotted in the launch of their NEW R1250RT at 3:47 minutes!

😂😂😂

BMW does not know the difference between their top end bikes!
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I was chatting with the service manager at the local BMW dealership last week and he told me that BMW was getting EU 5 approval for the K1600 engine and that the platform will continue. I assume he knows something more than we do. Time will tell.
 

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Two words: Euro Five.
Agreed, but post BREXIT, the UK could be an ideal market for BMW to dump all of their non-complaint Euro Five bikes....opportunity to pick up some great deals... ;)
 
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Had boxer RT in 2003-2008, never liked that engine, won't be going back, if BMW kills the K1600, Yamaha FJR awaits
 
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Had a 2006 RT, then a ‘12 GTL, now an ‘18 Grand America and I was getting ready to go back to an RT. This is the nudge I needed, already looking at what color I will paint it.
 

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I'm with Gunnert the K1600 will be with us for 2021 and beyond. I still think we might see updates in 2021, I just came from the BMW Motorrad USA site and caught a small change in the standard equipment listed. I built a 2020 B and it's listed with a multifunction display, the 2021 B shows a TFT multifunction display. So will we see a new display? View attachment 146560
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I noticed that too when I built mine up. I still bought the 2020 and took the 0%- 60 month financing instead. I think they are just referring to the screen now that has some TFT or thin film technology in the cluster. If it does at that, I may be wrong. Just an assumption from me based on a photo I found somewhere saying TFT and showed the screen now. The current changes I found on the 2021 were a color upgrade and some items that were dropped individually are now included in the packages. Other then a color change, I didn't think there is a so called TFT like the RT has. Need the experts to chime in if they have any info. I really love this 2020 GA though!
 

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So I guess these features will be in the next K16 version
Adaptive cruise control
Phone compartment with fan and USB
Digital display but different to 1200RT as it was in the analogue versions

The mobile phone compartment with cooling will be the most welcome addition if done well. The RT has a compartment at the top that I always missed on the K16
 
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Wireless charging of mobile is also a good addition.
Hopefully the revised K16 will update the speaker system,I notice they have an audio 2 option on the new RT
 
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