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The BMW K1600GT/GTL is significant not just because of its huge 1,649cc engine, surprisingly low price or raft of tech features. It marks the first time BMW’s contemporary automobile design language has been applied to two wheels. Angel eyes? Check. LED ribbon taillights? Check. Inline-six included as a design element? Check. Chrome number badges? Check. But, unlike the new 5-series, 7-series or Z4, the big K doesn’t look bulbous or misproportioned. It actually looks smaller than it is. Here’s a glimpse at the design sketches and clay modeling process which made that happen.

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